Since 1970 Hellas Restaurant has been a proud cornerstone of the Greek Community in Tarpon Springs. Owned and operated by the Karterouliotis family, Hellas Restaurant heralds their rich heritage by producing a truly authentic and cultural cuisine. We strive to provide you with the finest Greek dining experience. Located in the center of Tarpon Springs, Florida's World Famous Sponge Docks and Fishing Village, Hellas Restaurant features Award Winning Greek Cuisine and Authentic Greek Pastries creating a truly memorable dining experience. Because of our uncompromising dedication to culinary excellence, Hellas Restaurant is a favorite dining spot amongst local residents, Tampa Bay area residents and visitors who crave an authentic Greek dining experience. We also have a full service bar with an extensive wine selection.
Hellas Restaurant offers many appetizers and entrées passed down family recipes. For those of you not familiar with Greek cuisine our always friendly and courteous wait staff will be happy to help you make your decision. Our appetizers include Saganaki (Flaming imported Greek cheese. See image below), Skordalia (potato-garlic spread) and the traditional Greek Avgolemono (egg and lemon soup) which we feel is the best chicken soup in the world.
Many diners come for the traditional Greek salad, which is a meal in itself for one, two, three or four. It's rich mass of lettuce, Feta cheese, Greek olives, onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, Greek peppers and oregano, topped with the traditional scoop of our family's secret recipe homemade potato salad is sure to satisfy even the most discriminating palette. For lunch and dinner, in addition to the standard Greek fare of gyros, hamburgers and sandwiches, Hellas offers spanakopita (spinach pie), dolmades (stuffed grape vine leaves) and Greek combination platters. Seafood selections range from Shrimp à la Hellas (pan-fried shrimp in butter and garlic) to Leg of Spring Lamb or Greek inspired Lamb Chops. Don't forget to try the Lamb Shank with Spaghetti, baked in fresh tomato sauce. For dessert, customers have a vast choice of authentic pastries from the on-site Hellas Retail Bakery.
So you have a sweet tooth? Well you've come to the right place. Hellas Retail Bakery offers the finest in rich, buttery and delicious authentic Greek pastries to top off your delicious dinner. Our pastries are so delectable you'll want to gobble them up right on the spot and our fully stocked retail bakery enables you take a little bit of Greece home with you, OPA!