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Aug 10, 2007 02:36 PM

Spanakopita in Austin? (preferably South Austin)

I can make it myself, but rather than mucking around with phyllo on a regular basis, I'm looking for a consistent source of spanakopita. Years ago I had it at Marakesh downtown, but it seems to have disappeared from their menu, at least during lunch. The have "spinach pie" but that is not the same animal, it's actually what appears to be Fatayer.

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  1. i'm not sure, but maybe Phoenicia on S. Lamar? and then there's always Tino's Greek Cafe on Brodie @ Slaughter.

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    1. re: NirvRush

      Thanks for the tips, I've never tried Tino's and definitely will now. Phoenicia doesn't list spanakopita on their online menu, but they are a bakery, so maybe they bake it up sometimes. They're within walking distance, so I should check.

      1. re: NirvRush

        Luched there(Tino's on Brody) today.Big platter of food, centered around dry chicken from gyro-rotisseie.Decent Dolmades(too much meat-too heavy), decent Spanakopita(not Enough spinach/cheese fillig-definately sufferred from steam-table-itis...soggy), decent Meatball in really nice tomato sauce(meatball made w/ the same meat/rice blend in Dolmades?), decent overly dressed salad-all in all a lotta decent Greek chow for $7. I'd return to try the other center-of-the-plate Gyro meat option, though.

        1. re: stellawine

          That sounds...underwhelming. Lots of food, though, decent price. I'm not sure I'd tolerate soggy Spanakopita, though.