|Date:||Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25|
|Time:||Friday: 4pm to 10pm; Saturday & Sunday: Noon to 10pm|
|Location:|| On Halsted between Van Buren & Adams
315 S Halsted St.
|Beneficiary:||Greektown Chamber of Commerce|
Hellenic pride will take center stage when this acclaimed annual culinary fest on Halsted Street in Chicago’s happening West Loop returns for its 30th anniversary. As most Chicagoans know, this strip of Halsted has been the epicenter of the city’s acclaimed Greek restaurant scene for decades. Quite simply, Taste of Greektown is a romantic weekend celebration for lovers of Mediterranean culture.
Blending Old World traditions with a 21st century freshness, the tantalizing food and spirits from neighborhood eateries will again be the main attraction. There will also be plenty of music and entertainment including Greek bands and games for both kids and families. Opa!
2019 Participating Restaurants
The Ambassador Public House (www.theambassadorpublichouse.com)
Specializing in classic European fare and global sports, this restaurant and sports bar offers it all. From an extensive lineup of beers to a food menu that includes everything from kabobs and burgers to sandwiches, wraps and main entrees, it's the best of two worlds: a truly modern food, drink and sports fan gathering place combined with the Hellenic friendliness of its popular Greektown restaurant neighbors.
This bakery and café opened over two decades ago to bring a true Eurpoean-style café to Chicago. They bring today's technologies together with passion and experience to produce a variety of fresh-baked offerings to be savored.
Athena Restaurant (www.athenarestaurantchicago.com)
Since it was established in 1997, Athena has provided customers with tasty Greek dishes. In an effort to guide patrons through a journey full of flavors, Athena has become the medium between ancient Greek traditions and the modern Western World.
Mr. Greek Gyros (www.mrgreekgyros.com)
This 24-hour neighborhood hotspot has been a go-to place for tried-and-true both Greek and American foods for years.
9 Muses Bar & Grill (www.9museschicago.com)
This eatery's hospitality is a nod to the Mediterranean way of life. This includes use of the finest quality ingredients emphasizing prime cut meats, pure virgin olive oil, Kalamata olives, fresh-hand-rubbed oregano, imported cheeses and Mediterranean sea salt.
This restaurant proudly takes more than just its name from the idyllic Greek island in the Aegean Sea.
Above and beyond Mediterranean hospitality, owner Kontos is proud of his restaurant's emphasis on seafood. The menu contains more than 20 seafood options flown in fresh daily. Hallmark entrees include Greek-style whole red snapper and whole Black Sea bass.
Spectrum Bar & Grill (www.spectrumbarandgrill.com)
Opened over a quarter century ago by a young Greek Cypriot, Andreas, and his brother, Angelo, from the far-away island of Cyprus, the siblings created both a sports bar as well as home for great food and cocktails. Spectrum give customers a friendly neighborhood experience with a menu that combines Greek, American and, of course, Cypriot influences.
Zeus Restaurant (www.zeusgyros.com)
Be it breakfast on a weekday, lunch and dinner or late hours on weekends, Zeus is a popular neighborhood mainstay that prides itself in a diverse menu where Greek dishes are by far the most popular with customers.
8:00pm - Trippin' Billies
5:00pm - Jesse White Tumblers
8:00pm - Sixteen Candles
2pm until 5:30pm - DJ Marco
5:00pm - Jesse White Tumblers
7:30pm - Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society
5:30pm until 9:30pm - DJ Vandar
Plus! Don't miss the Quincy stage (located at Quincy and Halsted) for lots of Greek music and dance plus the Devanco Foods Gyros Eating Contest on Saturday evening!
Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities
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