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Greek food in DEN

tatamagouche Aug 5, 2010 04:48 PM

What do you all recommend? Seems as though every place gets mixed reviews—Monaco Inn, Yanni's, Melita's...Athenian seems to be well liked...Been to Pete's Central One and didn't think it was as awful as some. Anyway, thoughts?

TIA!

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    mmmcqueen RE: tatamagouche Aug 10, 2010 02:31 PM

    I can't say the food is amazing, but I always enjoy Chef Zorbas on e12th ave between elizabeth and Clayton. Food is fine, neighborhood scene from patio is great.

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      tatamagouche RE: mmmcqueen Aug 10, 2010 02:54 PM

      Thanks! I really wish we had an *amazing* place though...

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      DDell RE: tatamagouche Aug 10, 2010 02:58 PM

      I personally like the Phoenician Kabob on East Colfax (about Ivy). It's more Lebanese than Greek, but they have awesome hummus, great gyros, wonderful kabobs. Well really anything there is terrific.

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        tatamagouche RE: DDell Aug 10, 2010 03:13 PM

        Agreed! But as you say it's more Lebanese. I'm talking taramosalata and skordalia, pastitsio and moussaka, lots of fish dishes, etc.

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          DDell RE: tatamagouche Aug 10, 2010 03:18 PM

          tatamagouche - sorry, I can't help you there. When you find it, let us all know.

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            tatamagouche RE: DDell Aug 10, 2010 03:29 PM

            Likewise! I will try Monaco and Yanni's at some point, but I'm not holding my breath.

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