August 24, 2017
With authentic Greek cuisine in the heart of downtown New Westminster, Taverna Greka should be at the top of your list of places to eat.
With so many restaurants to choose from in New Westminster, narrowing down which to pick can be a challenge. This family run restaurant is a hidden gem among the hustle and bustle of Columbia Street, if you haven’t been yet, here are four reasons you’ve got to put it on your list!
While everything on their menu is delicious, the Kalamari is something to go back for again and again. Kalamari is a mainstay on most menus, but trying it at Taverna Greka drives home the authenticity of their Greek cooking. Other starter favourites include their Saganaki, Spanakopita, and if you are with a group or feeling brave, their Greka Appy Platter.
Choosing Taverna Greka means you aren’t just getting dinner, but a show too. Throughout the week they have entertainment, ranging from live music with Rossi Tuesday’s, to live belly dancing every Friday and Saturday night. The belly-dancers move throughout the restaurant, meaning wherever you sit you won’t be missing out. If you feel up for it, you can even join in and get an impromptu dancing lesson!
New Westminster is filled with amazing views, but the one from Taverna Greka might just be the best in the city. Overlooking Westminster Pier Park and the Fraser River creates a breathtaking experience, especially when you combine it with amazing food.
As a family run restaurant, Taverna Greka puts a focus on creating a warm and welcoming environment that makes everyone feel at home. From the moment you walk in you’ll be greeted with smiles and the friendly service carries on throughout the whole meal.
It’s no surprise that Taverna Greka has become one of the most popular restaurants for locals and visitors alike in New Westminster. Come for the amazing food and stay for the view, entertainment, and great service!