Like a gentle dragon or the earth itself, a falafel's rough exterior belies its inner warmth. Crunch through outer shells with this Groupon.
$5 for $10 Worth of Greek Fare
The menu includes sides of creamy hummus ($1.50) and falafel wraps with red onion, cucumber, and tomato ($5.95). Entrees of lemon-marinated chicken breast with thyme and Greek spices ($7.95) steam beside beef kebab plates with tzatziki and warm pita ($9.95).
Greek House Cafe
Stan Nicolaides often recalls eating at the kitchen table of his “yia yia,” the affectionate Greek term for one’s grandmother. There, he was unable to go play until he’d downed plates and plates of moussaka and gyros. Even then, it was clear he belonged in the kitchen.
Now, Stan makes his own rules while dishing out falafel, kebabs, and gyros named Best Greek Food two years running by SantaBarbara.com. After sopping up creamy hummus with fresh pita bread, guests have Nick whip up a chicken breast with thyme and lemon while he chatters in Greek.
5 W Haley St.
Santa Barbara, California 93101