Where to Find Mediterranean Food in San Antonio – San Antonio Magazine

Where to Find Mediterranean Food in San Antonio – San Antonio Magazine

Where to Find Mediterranean Food in San Antonio – San Antonio Magazine

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Vegetarian and seafood dishes are served on a generous portion of buttery rice with grilled tomatoes, peppers and onions. Meats are slow-cooked over an open flame and include fresh Australian lamb made with Iranian seasonings and chicken breast and beef that’s marinated for 24 hours before it’s grilled. Lunch specials include Moroccan salmon and lamb osso buco served with rice, salad and hummus. 9955 I-10
 
Lentil soup and shiraz salad, served with dried mint, lemon juice and veggies, make for a perfect lunch break. Want something heartier? Consider the chicken or beef shawarma, which features a generous serving of marinated meat, hummus, garlic sauce and Greek salad or basmati rice. Warm up with Turkish coffee or cool off with the rosewater iced tea. 5450 Babcock Road, Ste. 112
 
Family-owned and -operated for over 40 years, Demo’s is known for its personal service as much as its food. Start with hummus or tzatziki and housemade pita bread. You can’t go wrong with a falafel, beef or lamb wrap served with fresh cut fries, but don’t miss the specialties, including the moussaka, which is ground beef layered with eggplant and topped with bechamel. 1205 N. Loop 1604 W.; 7115 Blanco Road, Ste. 120; 2501 N. St. Mary’s St.
 
Everything is made from scratch daily at this grill that serves Persian, Greek and Turkish dishes. Try the hummus topped with falafel, a gyro platter with lamb, chicken and french fries, the baba ghanouj, a smoked and roasted eggplant with tahini sauce, or Kibbeh, which are lamb meatballs stuffed with onion, wheat and pine nuts. 203 N. Loop 1604 W., 9210 Wurzbach Road
 
Lunch specials include the popular avgolemono soup, made with chicken, rice, celery, eggs, carrots and lemon sauce, plus traditional and chicken gyros served with french fries, Greek salad and a drink. 16602 San Pedro Ave.
 
Dining at this Greek eatery is meant to be an experience. Make reservations for one of its Greek wine tasting parties, a toga party or dinner with live music. The menu includes all of the traditional Greek favorites, from gyro and chicken gyro platters with tzatziki and pita bread to kalamarakia, which is fried squid served with Greek seasoned fries, Greek salad and pita bread. 7159 Hwy. 90
 
Owner Nick Anthony looks to carry on the tradition of his grandparents in this fast-casual concept that offers pan-Mediterranean cuisine. Begin with a phyllo puff pastry, which is stuffed with spinach and feta or cream cheese, ricotta and feta, or opt for the stuffed grape leaf dolmas. The plate special features a petite sandwich with your choice of gyro, chicken or falafel plus a Greek salad and additional side. The grilled salmon fillet and rosemary chicken are considered its signature dishes while the Papouli’s Feast for two to three people comes with kebabs, salad, puff pastries and more. 8250 Agora Pkwy., Ste. 120, Selma; 11224 Huebner Road, Ste. 201
 
The owners of this grill believe food is best enjoyed together around the table and it encourages sharing its appetizers, like mast-o-khiyar, labneh and falafel veggie patties. Its build-your-own pasha bowl is a popular option for those who want to select their favorite ingredients and its menu also includes all of the Mediterranean classics, from kabobs and shawarma plates to stews, gyros and salads. Find Mediterranean treats at its sister restaurant, Baklovah Bakery. 1207 N. Loop 1604 W., 9339 Wurzbach Road; 15069 I-35, Ste. 202
 
Order the “Taste of the Mediterranean” sampler if you’re not sure where to start and choose three of its traditional dips (hummus, labneh, baba ghanouj, garlic aioli or tzatziki) along with warm pita bread. There’s also a variety of calzones, wraps, flatbreads and salads featuring falafel, lamb, beef shawarma and more. Baklava and Turkish coffee served with cardamom is the perfect way to round out any meal. 322 Valley Hi, Ste. 106
 
There are several bowls, salads and paninis as well as traditional Lebanese beef and lamb kabobs served with fattoush or tabouli, baba ghanouj and hummus. Try a Lebanese pizza with cheese, spiced ground beef or thyme spices. 9323 Wurzbach Road
 
With dine-in, carry out and delivery plus vegetarian options, kid-friendly dishes and meals meant for groups, there’s something for everyone at this Castle Hills gem. Whether traditional chicken gyros and beef kebabs or grilled tilapia with rice and Mediterranean salad, the dishes are always fresh. 2110 N.W. Military Hwy.
 
Restaurants’ service and menus can change. Please call ahead to confirm. For our full directory of San Antonio restaurants, visit sanantoniomag.com/restaurants-bars.
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200 E. Grayson St., Ste. 107
San Antonio, TX 78215
210-268-1100
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200 E. Grayson St., Ste. 107
San Antonio, TX 78215
210-268-1100
© 2022 Open Sky Media
All rights reserved
Website by Web Publisher PRO

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