Great Greek Restaurants You Need to Visit in Metro Detroit

By: Scott Davis | August 10, 2018

Whether it’s finding comfort in a perfectly wrapped gyro, a refreshing horiatiki salad, or a keftede dish, Greek food can be both filling and delicious. There are so many places to find great Greek dishes in Metro Detroit that sometimes it might seem a little overwhelming. We’re here to help!

Athens Souvlaki

Known for their amazing pita and family recipes, Athens Souvlaki in Detroit and Southfield is a must visit for any Greek food fanatic. They feature a delicious chicken kabob, pastitsio, gyros, and even a homemade greek yogurt for dessert. Be sure to follow them on Facebook for any updates on their menu!

Pegasus Tavernas

If you’re looking for a fine dining experience, there’s not much finer Greek options than Pegasus Tavernas in Greektown and St. Clair Shores. Their large menu features numerous Greek appetizers such as melitzanosalata or saganaki tourkolemano, along with lamb, pork, veal, chicken and seafood. Their desserts are also well-known with their baklava, tiramisu, and giaourti options.

Ahmo’s Gyros & Deli

With locations in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, Brighton, and Novi, you’re never too far from a great tasting gyro from Ahmo’s Gyros & Deli! The Ahmo’s Gyro features lamb, beef, chicken, onions, lettuce, tomatoes, and garlic dressing which makes for a perfect gyro for any occasion. You can also find Mediterranean pitas, Greek plates, gyro bowls, and more on their menu.

The Greek

One of downtown Detroit’s newest restaurants, The Greek has quickly become a go-to location for high quality Greek cuisine. They have numerous appetizers, sandwiches, entrees, and desserts that will satisfy any craving. We suggest their lamb chops which are charbroiled and marinated with EVOO and greek house blend herbs.

KouZina

Inspired by Greek street food, KouZina in Royal Oak has been one of the most popular Greek restaurants since 2012. If you’re looking for a great gyro, try the KouZina original gyro which features homemade pita, meat, tomato, red onion, parsley, and your choice of sauce. Pair that with their pita chips, bougatsa, or rice pilaf and you have a perfect meal!