Greek cuisines are widely regarded as some of the world’s healthiest cuisines and that’s because they have a wide range of healthy benefits using olive oils, grains, fresh fruits, fish and meat. It’s 2020, and healthy dining has become an important part of our world today; a lot of people have really made it a priority in comparison to how it was in the past.
Many of us love to eat good food while staying perfectly healthy, and in order to achieve this, most people draft really strict diets for themselves. It is worthy to note that one of the best ways to enjoy delicious meals that are also very healthy is by feeding on Greek dishes.
If you are in Dubai and you’ve ever wondered if Greek restaurants existed in the city; they do, they always have. Dubai is known to be home to lots of amazing places and Greek restaurants are no exceptions; they are actually one out of the many restaurants from different countries that have decided to ply their trades in the beautiful city.
Here are the top 10 best Greek restaurants for the most authentic Greek food and experience in Dubai.
1. Opa Dubai
Not only does Opa serve tasty and delicious Greek dishes, it also offers its guests an amazing environment which is serene enough to have a wonderful Greek dining experience. The restaurant is located at Fairmont Dubai and it is filled with mosaic flooring underfoot, coupled with beautiful flowers and fauna that has formed into a beautiful entrance hall. Asides from enjoying delicious Greek meals, if you stay long enough, you’ll enjoy the country’s traditional Zorba dancing and plate smashing.
Unlike most Greek restaurants that can only be found on the newer part of Dubai, Elia is located on Mankhool Road which is considered one of the oldest parts of Dubai. The restaurant offers natural flavors of Greek’s traditional dishes and if you’ve ever wanted to have a perfect Greek cuisine with your family or friends, Elia is the best place to be.
3. Mythos Kouzina & Grill
Located at the Armada BlueBay Hotel in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Mythos Kouzina & Grill has been hugely described as a hidden gem by many due to its traditional tavern-like look that makes it all but perfect restaurant for the inhabitants of Dubai. At Mythos, dishes are prepared by hand in its bid to try and retain the food’s natural flavors, keeping it as real as possible. No wonder it’s always filled up and you have to book ahead to have the best table.
With an amazing view of the water and iconic Atlantis, Ena’s beautiful setting is enough for food lovers to choose the traditional Greek restaurant over other restaurants in the city. Ena also offers a menu that’s filled with tasty Greek dishes, making it rank among the best Greek restaurants in the city. Ena is located on the first floor of the The Pointe Palm Jumeirah East Marina, Dubai, UAE.
5. Greek & Delicious
Just like most restaurants in the city of Dubai, Greek & Delicious also offers amazing views of the city which are coupled with traditional Greek cuisines including the wrapped pita (Souvlaki) which consists of meat, salad and fresh tzatziki. The more relaxed setting of the restaurant makes it a wise choice for people who are particularly in love with Greek restaurants. Greek & Delicious is situated at Shop G01 A, Goldcrest Views 2 , Cluster J, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.
6. Taverna Greek Kitchen
Thanks to its location at the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, the restaurant offers amazing views of the Burj Al Arab, coupled with irresistible Greek flavors. The dishes served here are fresh and tasty which is why every time people think of a perfect restaurant to enjoy Greek cuisines, Taverna Greek Kitchen is one of the places that come to their minds.
Shimmers is located in Jumeirah, in front of an ocean that’s not too far from Burj Al Arab, making it a perfect place because of its ocean views, with Burj Al Arab also in sight. You definitely can’t get enough of the dishes served out in this restaurant and with the all white setting of this place, you are just on course to enjoy your best Greek dining experience!
8. Avli by tashas
Located in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the stylish Greek restaurant offers an amazing setting with beautiful interior to enjoy so many tasty Greek dishes inspired by Chef Natasha Sideris. Coupled with these amazing dishes are their signature cocktails which are just so perfect for any meal you choose to have.
The renowned Greek restaurant is one of the most popular Greek restaurants in the city of Dubai and that’s because it offers amazing Greek food like mezzes, salads, and well-cooked meats. The restaurant opens just in time for lunch and stays up till 1am for those who eat late-night dinners. Gaia is located in Dubai International Financial Centre, Gate Village Number 4, Dubai, UAE.
10. Public Cafe
If you want to have delicious Greek dishes without having to spend too much money, Public Café is the best place to be. The restaurant serves amazing Greek sandwiches and more belly-filling delicious dishes that one can’t help but enjoy, on a more budget-friendly cost. Public Café is located in G5-06, Cluster T, JLT, One Lake Plaza Tower, Dubai.