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Asteras Greek Taverna

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

DIPS WITH PITA‎
7.00
Humous
Chickpeas, tahini, garlic
7.00
Tzatziki
Yogurt, cucumber, garlic
7.00
Melitzanosalada
Creamy eggplant dip
7.00
Olive Pâté
7.00
Tarama
Carp roe pâté
HOT MEZETHES‎
10.00
Calamari
Deep-fried‎ or grilled
10.00
Saganaki
Pan-fried cheese
8.00
Dolmades
Stuffed grape vine leaves
8.00
Keftedes
Aromatic‎ greek meatballs
8.00
Spanakopita
Spinach and feta wrapped in phyllo
13.00
Garlic Prawns
Sautéed in butter and lemon
SALADES‎
Small 8.00
Large 10.00
Greek Salad
Tomatoes, cucumber, green peppers, onion, and feta
8.00
Marouli Salad
Finely chopped lettuce, green onions, dill, capers in a red wine vinaigrette
8.00
Caesar Salad
With homemade dressing
SOUPES‎
7.00
Avgolemeno
Creamy chicken, rice and lemon soup
7.00
Fakkes
Lentils, vegetables and tomatoes
SOUVLAKIS‎
15.00
Lamb
13.00
Chicken
Boneless, skinless thighs
16.00
Beef Tenderloin
16.00
Tiger Prawns
ENTRÉES‎
All entrées served with greek salad, potatoes and rice
13.00
Lunch Special
Calamari, dolmades, keftede, spanakopita, salad, homous, tzatziki and pita
16.00
Roast Lamb
Slow roasted in special seasonings
18.00
Paidakia
Rack of lamb chops on the grill
15.00
Moussaka
Layers of eggplant, zucchini, meat sauce, and bechamel
13.00
Calamari
Deep-fried or grilled
16.00
Garlic Prawns
Sautéed with butter and lemon
17.00
Seafood Brochette
Halibut, salmon, prawns, and vegetables
VEGETARIAN‎
15.00
Vegetarian Moussaka
Eggplant, zucchini, tofu and bechamel
13.00
Spanakopita Lunch
Spinach pie, greek salad, rice, potatoes, vegetables and tzatziki
12.00
Fettucine Alfredo
DESSERTS‎
7.00
Baclava
Walnuts, almonds, phyllo pastry, and honey rich custard with caramel topping
7.00
Créme Caramel
Rich custard with caramel topping
7.00
Ekmek
Light custard, shredded phyllo pastry, almonds, honey and fresh whipped cream
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First the lovely building. As you enter up the stairs to this fabulous old heritage house turned into a spacious but oh so cozy restaurant! The staff are always friendly and so well versed and knowledgeable on the specials and can give you a graphic...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lauradenem
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food and service are excellent. I have never had a bad meal and the staff are friendly and accommodating.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Susan R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Asteria’s is the restaurant to go to for that special occasion! The food is amazingly delicious, the staff cater to you and your company as if you were their only customers! It is so popular that I would recommend making a reservation early in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 5 days ago

The owner and host of this Greek Restaurant is very cheerful and brings a sample of Sambuca to your table for your tasting pleasure. Very friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mhkelly2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am in a wheelchair, so when we pulled up and saw the staircase out front I was a bit nervous… My husband went in to check if they had an accessible entrance, which they do around back! The waitresses in there are all great....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RedRam99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rhianna was our server and she was absolutely fantastic! We didn’t have to ask for refills on coffee or water. She’s very friendly and efficient. The food is always delicious.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jucoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends took me to Asteras for my birthday. We had Moussaka (meat and vegetarian, Spanacopita and roasted chicken. All dishes were delicious. My complimentary birthday cake was lovely. The service was prompt and very friendly, and a much appreciated personal greeting by the owner reminded...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Vojaganta57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually, our friend took us to Asteras on the recommendation of her friend from the West Coast. We had a lovely and very generous dinner. The service was excellent and very friendly and helpful in making our choices. The servings at Asteras are very generous!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hayleestees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Asteras on September long weekend to celebrate our anniversary. We made a reservation late and yet they still managed to seat us at the front of the restaurant in front of the window- best seat in the house for what would be an...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank AB004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, great atmosphere and quality authentic Greek food. Repeat customers are always made to feel extra special with a personal greeting. It's a well known and much enjoyed restaurant so be sure to have a reservation.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bj_labelle
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There is a ramp under the car port that goes in the back way.
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