Time Out says
Inventive Hellenic cuisine at its best.
With its roaring fireplace, dark wood detailing, and uncommonly gracious service, this renowned Greek spot feels luxuriously old-school. The cavernous space is perfumed by the scent of wood smoke, thanks to the open-hearth grill and wood-fired oven where flatbreads, seafood, and game dishes are prepared. Begin your meal with mezethes (small plates) like marithes tiganites (crispy smelt with garlic-potato skordalia and lemon, also affectionately referred to as “fries with eyes”) or some of the best grilled octopus in town. Lamb dishes like kokinisto me manestra, braised lamb shank with orzo and myzithra, dominate mains but there are still plenty of options for those who would prefer fish, chicken or veggies.
200 Jackson St
|Cross street:||at Front St|
|Transport:||BART & Metro to Embarcadero/bus 2, 4, 8, 10, 12, 18, 24, 27, 38, 44, 54, 56, 58, 72, 72X, 74, 76, 97|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Thu 11:30am-2:30pm and 5:30-10pm, Fri 11:30am-2:30pm and 5:30-11pm, Sat 5-11pm, Sun 5-10pm|