Even with their sights set on eternal glory, the well-greaved Achaeans besieging Troy had to break for dinner. Today's Groupon brings bounteous Hellenic fare across the wine-dark sea and straight into your mouth, the skilled breaker of horses: for $7, you get $15 worth of Greek fare and drinks at Acropolis in Belleville, Illinois.
Acropolis enchants palates with tasty edibles originating from Greece and its breezy, flavor-stocked isles. Daily specials such as Friday plaki, featuring baked cod ($9.95), and Monday moussaka, containing lasagna-like layers of eggplant, tomatoes, spices, and more ($9.95), help diners count down to the weekend without having to check their days-of-the-week underpants.
The feta-adorned greek spaghetti ($7.95) gives Italian fare an Attic twist, and plates of lamb and chicken gyros come with a side of traditional greek salad ($7.95). Visitors may also enjoy a glass of Greek wine or an imported beer ($4–$6) on the patio while debating sports stats, Zeno's paradoxes, or the safest method to put a hat on a live grizzly bear.