What You'll Get
Unsatisfied with the terrifying nature of Inferno, Dante went on to write a more cheerful adaptation describing the many layers of a delicious baklava. Find Virgil and begin your journey with today's Groupon: for $15 you get $30 worth of Greek dinner fare at Santorini Taverna in Eden Prairie.
Santorini Taverna, an OpenTable.com Diners' Choice winner, combines classic Greek cuisine with contemporary American flavor. The dinner menu dishes out hearty Hellenic eats, including a marinated, pesto-brushed, wood-grilled swordfish kabob ($22). Alternatively, midday diners can nosh on 14-ounce Athenian pork chop grilled over a wood fire ($14) or a pillowy pita stuffed with succulent spit-roasted gyro meat ($9) from the lunch menu. Throughout the day, Santorini's full-service bar keeps chatty lips lubricated with a wide selection of wines, cocktails, and local beers. Celebrating the ancient Greek tradition of democratic food buffets, Santorini Taverna's all-you-can eat Sunday-only brunch ($19.95 per person) enables eager eaters to enjoy unlimited nourishment options from three menu categories with torrid treats such as roasted leg of lamb, sizzling vegetarian eggs benedict, and steamy belgian waffles served with strawberries and homemade whipped cream (selections vary from week to week).
The restaurant's recently doubled dining space features tasteful marble fixtures and blue and white décor that exude Grecian grace and a festive atmosphere, and old photographs and dual fireplaces furnish homey comfort. Likewise, Santorini's resplendent outdoor summer deck harbors a fountain where diners can wish for love, fortune, or an AOL free-trial disk.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Sep 22, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 5 or more. Dine-in only. Not valid for happy hour. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
The Nicklow brothers, veterans of the Minneapolis dining scene, own and operate Santorini, where diners salivate over a slate of Mediterranean delicacies during brunch, lunch, and dinner. On weekends, guests boogie to the strains of live entertainment in the forms of bands and DJs. Dual fireplaces keep shoulders toasty during winter months, and during agreeable weather, diners can feast outdoors on a large deck and patio perfect for viewing the seasonal migration patterns of commercial air balloons.
With a whole brigade of restaurants under his belt and an impressive backstory that includes coming to this country with $3 in his pocket, brother Tony Nicklow was recently inducted into the Minnesota Restaurant Association Hall of Fame, according to CBS Minnesota. He aims to treat every diner with warmth, as if they're a friend, which is why he flings his opponent's favorite foods only during food fights.: