Greek food lovers are always on the lookout for great restaurants serving their Mediterranean favorites. Here in Killeen, there are more than a few eateries that specialize in the flavorful dishes of Greece. Read on for a few of the best Greek restaurants in the area.
Authentic Greek dishes are on the menu at Acropolis, a popular dining establishment in Harker Heights. Diners give top marks to the restaurant’s Greek classics like moussaka, pastitsio, and spanakopita. Lamb and beef gyros are also top choices. Grilled options include souvlaki (steak or chicken), Mediterranean talapia, and rack of lamb. Acropolis is located at 360 West Central Texas Expressway, Harker Heights, TX 76548. Reviews of this restaurant are glowing, as this one attests: “Wow, the food was amazing! It came out hot, fast, and yummy. We will definitely come back. Great restaurant for quiet conversation.”
A small and unassuming little spot located at 413 North 10th Street in Killeen, Gyro Stop has a following of loyal fans who swear by the quality of the food served here. Says one, “I’ve been going here for 20 years and Sammy still rocks the best gyros in Central Texas.” Fresh food and friendly service seem to be Gyro Stop’s recipe for success. Menu favorites include baba ghanoush, falafel, Greek fries (with feta, oregano, and red wine vinegar), and – of course – gyros. This seasoned blend of beef and lamb is served here in the form of a wrap, a burger, or a platter. You can even get a gyro value meal that includes fries and a drink.
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Pita de Jour
Located at 904 North Gray Street in Killeen, Pita de Jour offers fantastic Greek specialties served up quickly in a casual setting. The food is hot, fresh, and made to order, and you can customize your perfect pita. In the simple four-step ordering process, customers choose a half or whole pita sandwich or meal; a filling (lamb, chicken, beef, vegetarian, and more); veggies, sauce, and cheese; and a beverage. One reviewer writes, “The customer service is out of this world! The food is super fresh and delicious! One of Killeen’s hidden jewels.”