Ethnic restaurants provide a taste of variety for everyone not lucky enough to travel frequently or secretly live in the United Nations food court. Have a far-flung feast with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $40 for $70 worth of Greek cuisine Friday or Saturday
- $40 for $70 worth of Greek cuisine Sunday–Thursday
- $20 for $35 worth of Greek cuisine Friday or Saturday
- $20 for $35 worth of Greek cuisine Sunday–Thursday
The menu features pita sandwiches stuffed with crispy falafel, feta, and kalamata olives ($9), slow-braised lamb shanks in a red wine reduction ($20), and small plates of spicy, toasted beets with quinoa ($5).
Taverna Blu brings the Mediterranean coastline to California with its pub-style menu of Greek-inspired cuisine. The chefs fully commit to Mediterranean flavors by importing feta cheese from the Old World. In addition to the favorite Athenian cheeseburger, they assemble hefty sampler platters—laden with everything from falafel and spanakopita to tiger shrimp and calamari—and also create sharable, tapas-style plates of warm stuffed grape leaves and Greek-style tacos loaded with gyro meat that can be paired with international wines and craft beer on tap. For a satisfyingly sweet end to a meal, "be sure not to skip the baklava vanilla ice cream sundae," says Gayot in its review of the Del Mar location, a recommendation echoed by the Carmel Valley News.