Craving roasted lamb or Greek yogurt prepared authentically? We’ve got a list of the top 5 Greek restaurants in Miami that will have you shouting Opa! and maybe even throwing your plate against the wall too.
1 Estiatorio Milos by Costas Spiliadis
Milos by Costas Spiliadis is known for its clean, perfectly prepared fish that diners can handpick from their mini market. A whole fish for the table can top $200 a piece but it's so worth it, as are all the delicate side dishes. For dessert, Milo's "The Real Greek Yogurt" with kithira thyme honey is about as real as it gets.
730 1st St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
2 Mandolin Aegean Bistro
The intimate locale is romantic and chic, yet relaxed. Mandolin Aegean Bistro offers up "Mom's homemade specialties" recreating simple dishes that are delicious and traditional in the villages of Greece and Turkey with fresh produce from their next door garden. As Mandolin says, it's "a place to feed your stomach and your soul."
4312 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
3 Kouzina Greek Bistro
At Kouzina Greek Bistro guest will not only get a taste of Greece, but feel like they are dining in Santonrini. The outdoor seating is a floral garden with white tables. The entire restaurant was hand designed by the owner's vision. Indulge in the whole fish of the day, the Santorini chicken, or the much talked about Slow Roasted Pork Ribs drizzled with thyme honey from the island of Crete and semolina puree.
3535 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137
4 Eat Greek Souvlaki
This is a Greek restaurant that offers calorie-conscious alternatives... as well as large portions for big eaters. Eat Greek is all about traditional Greek cuisine, serving up high quality food quickly. Take out and delivery are available, but that doesn't affect Eat Greek's focus, which is fresh food. Local and imported products are used for every dish. Forget other fast food places, Eat Greek is redefining fast food and taking it up a notch.
2917 Biscayne Bay Miami FL 33131
5 Maria's Greek Restaurant
This quaint 52 seater restaurant is located in Coral Gables. All the recipes come from Maria Sotiriou a native Greek who runs the restaurant with her family. The char-broiled lamb chops and the lamb kebab are both specialties of the house. Maria's Greek Restaurant is a casual spot promising to whip up authentic Greek favorites.
2359 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33145