Maybe it's Boston’s proximity to the water or the fact that Massachusetts has one of the largest Greek populations in the country, but a new wave of Hellenic restaurants is cresting. Scroll through to see our editors’ top spots for Grecian grub in Boston.
Stop in to this fast-casual Fenway-side spot for your choice of a grain bowl, pita, or salad, with a glass of one of its wines on tap. Bonus: Get a food-plus-wine combo for less than $20. Opa!
4 Kilmarnock St.; 617-266-0001; salonikigreek.com
Sample local seafood, traditional Mediterranean spreads, and hearty entrées like 15-hour lamb shoulder and a heritage pork chop, at the spacious bar or one of the plentiful patio tables at this Back Bay newcomer.
79 Park Plaza; 617-422-0008; dorettaboston.com
Like the Seaport neighborhood surrounding it, Committee has a roomy, industrial vibe that works with its small-plates take on Greek classics. No ouzo here: The cocktail menu is full of tiki-centric drinks (and, yes, they come in pitchers).
50 Northern Ave.; 617-737-5051; committeeboston.com