9124 Rothbury Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
Open Monday through Saturday from 11 AM to 9 PM. Closed Sundays.
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Tzatziki; taramasalata; Big Fat Gyro; chicken, pork, and lamb kebabs; Greek-style hamburger; kota plaki, a braised chicken with onions and tomatoes over pilaf; rotisserie chicken; moussaka; orzo with lamb stew; vegetable meatballs; eggplant and potatoes w
Entrees, $6.49 to $17.49.
Why go: For hefty portions of home-style Greek cooking and hardwood-charcoal grilling delivered with the warmth and good cheer of a family-run restaurant.
What to get: The irresistible Big Fat Gyro, stuffed with French fries as well as the usual lamb, onion, and tzatziki; grilled pork and lamb kebabs and spicy Greek-style hamburger; kota plaki, tender chicken braised with onions and tomatoes over pilaf; a homespun stew of orzo with lamb; vegetable dishes such as tender eggplant and potatoes with olive oil and garlic; ultralight baklava.
Best for: A casual lunch or dinner with kids when you want to feed many for little and for weeknight dinner takeout.
Insider tip: The tangy Angeli Gourmet Greek Dressing used as a marinade, dip, and condiment is for sale by the bottle.
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