What’s on the Menu
- Baklava – Layer upon layer of filo, chopped nuts, butter, and honey syrup
- Floyeres – Rolled baklava
- Koulourakia – Traditional twisted butter cookies
- Pasta Flora – Greek jam tarts
- Melomakarona – Traditional Christmas cookies, drenched in honey syrup and sprinkled with nuts
- Kourambiethes – Delicate butter cookies sprinkled with powdered sugar
- Loukoumades – Greek donut treats drizzled with honey and sprinkled with nuts and cinnamon
- Kataifi – Rolled filo pastry filled with nuts and drizzled with syrup
- Galaktoboureko – Layers of golden brown crispy filo filled with creamy custard and bathed in scented syrup
- Karithopita – Walnut cake spiced with cinnamon and ground cloves
- Diples – Thin sheets of folded, fried dough drizzled with honey and dusted with cinnamon and ground walnuts
- Gyros – Beef and lamb pita sandwich with tomato, onion, and tzatziki
- Souvlaki Kalamaki – Seasoned pork or chicken skewers served on the stick with bread and lemon
- Lamb Chops – Our famous lamb chops marinated with Greek seasoning and served with fries
- Feta Fries – Our delicious fries — with feta!
- Tyropites – Greek cheese pies in flaky filo dough
- Spanakopites – Spinach and feta pies in flaky filo dough
- Frappé – Foam-covered iced coffee made from instant coffee
- Kafé – Greek coffee
- Krasi – Greek wine; the festival features a variety of hard-to-find imported wines
- Beer – Popular Greek beer
- Ouzo – Anise-flavored aperitif that is a symbol of Greek culture
- Famous Greek 1/2 chicken
- Roasted Leg of Lamb – Slow roasted, sliced lamb seasoned with a blend of Greek spices and garlic
- Pastichio – Layers of pasta and ground beef topped with béchamel sauce
- Souvlaki – Chicken skewers marinated in lemon, olive oil, and Greek spices and charbroiled over an open flame
- Dolmathes – Grape leaves stuffed with rice and beef
- Greek Salad – Tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers, cucumber, and feta cheese,. topped with olive oil and vinegar dressing
- Pilafi – Rice cooked in broth
- Fasolakia – Greek-style green beans
Back again by popular demand, is our Signature Dish – Greek Rotisserie chicken/s with lemon juice, olive oil, and Greek oregano; Gyros (thinly sliced lamb in a pita with a spicy Tzatziki yogurt sauce served with Greek seasoned fries; feta cheese and Kalamata olives in a refreshing Greek Salad; and roasted leg of lamb, as only the Greeks can make.
To fulfill your appetite, we are serving Mezedes (appetizers) like those found at sidewalk café’s on the islands of Greece: Pastitsio (seasoned ground beef and macaroni topped with a tasty Bechamel sauce), Spanakopita (filo pastry with spinach and Greek Feta cheese filing), Tyropita (Greek Feta Cheese wrapped in Filo dough), Dolmades (marinated grape leaves stuffed with rice and seasoned ground beef), Greek seasoned chicken, lamb, chicken and vegetarian shish kabobs (Souvlakia).
For your sweet tooth, the ladies of the church bake a wide variety of delicate pastries and deserts including the world known famous Baklava, Koulourakia (traditional Greek cookies), Kourabeithes (melt in your mouth butter cookies dusted in powdered sugar) and Galatobouriko (Greek custard wrapped in filo pastry, sweetened with light honey syrup), Diples (delicately rolled pastry dough, crisped & drenched in honey and sprinkled with cinnamon and walnuts). Last but not least, Loukoumathes. Long Beach is known for their Loukoumathes.
All of the above are excellent and go very well with a hot cup of fresh brewed Greek coffee (Kafe) or Greek iced coffee (Frappe).