9 Authentic Greek Restaurants That Are Worth Going To Laval For
The 450 knows how to do greek!
- MTL Blog decided to make a list of for all of our Moussaka and olive lovers.
- Each one of these restaurants makes some of the best feta-filled dishes around.
- See the list below!
When it comes to good, flavour-filled food, Greek dishes tend to stand out. As a kid growing up Greek in Montreal, my peers would always be in awe of my homemade lunches. Tiropita, mousaka, pastitsio, and lamb were always paired with feta, olives, and tzatziki. These simple yet memorable dishes have been a major part of my life. So, I decided to make a list of.
I did this because when I think about Greek restaurants in our area, Laval always comes to mind. Laval is a short commute away from Montreal and just so happens to be home to some of the most authentic and delicious Greek eateries you can find.
Even though we have tons of killer Greek establishments in Montreal, if you're a fanatic Greek food lover, the following Laval eateries are worth commuting for. From savoury dishes to surgery sweet plates, Laval is home to some delicious Greek restaurants that are loved by many locals.
Laval may seem like a foreign land to some but the reality is, it is only a short car ride away. And, now, with the extension of the Orange Line, it makes for an even easier commute.
If a flight to Greece may be out of reach, a metro ride to Laval may be exactly what you need!
Where: 4365, blvd. Notre-Dame
When it comes to homemade, authentic eateries, Christina's is at the top of my list. The family-owned restaurant cooks up tasty Greek dishes that remind me of my yia yia's cooking, which is the highest form of compliment!
The warm ambiance combined with the genuine Greek flavours makes Christina's Cuisine a must-try for any Greek food lover.
Souvlaki Village Grec
Where: 4491, blvd Samson
If you're looking for a kick-ass gyro in Laval, then Souvlaki Grec is the place for you. The tasty tzatziki combine sd with the fresh, quality meats has kept this establishment in business since 1977, so you know they must be doing something right!
Where: 4654, Chemin du Souvenir
This affordable Greek eatery is known for its fried zucchini chips, octopus and meat dishes. They even serve delicious Greek "makaronada" which is Greek spaghetti!
What many people don't realize is that Ola Kala is also a hot spot to watch sporting events!
Who needs bar food during the hockey game when you can have souvlaki?
Souvlaki Vieux Grec
Where: 3924, Chemin du Souvenir
This cute and cozy Laval eatery is known for its good service and even better food. The authentic gyros are topped with well-made tzaztiki that will keep you coming back time and time again.
I personally like to get one chicken stick and one porc stick because I enjoy both equally!
Where: 5034, blvd. Samson
I've always been a fan of Tripolis. Even though there's one in Montreal, I do feel like the Laval location is worth mentioning.
The lamb chops and veal chops are both worth commuting to Laval to try. I also love the salades at tripolis, there's something about the finely cut ingredients and the zesty dressing that I constantly crave.
And, with every bite you take, you will be transported to a village in Greece, it's that good.
Where: 4637, Chemin du Souvenir
Greektown grill has a way of marinating their meat that will have you craving it time and time again.
The simple and well-priced dishes along with the casual environment has made this a go-to for so many Laval locals.
Next time you're craving Greek food, why not head to Greektown Grill in Laval? You won't regret it.
Where: 1150, blvd. Curé-Labelle
Rotisserie Panama has a few locations, but the one in Laval is truly amazing.
Panama prides themselves on the quality and authenticity of their plates. Everything from the chicken and lamb chops to the friend cheese and zucchini makes for a memorable meal.
The blue and white decor combined with the traditional dishes will truly give you the illusion of being in Greece, until you look outside that is!
Where: 4879 Boul Notre-Dame
Bet you weren't expecting this one, right? But, Greek desserts have become quite a craze and Mr. Puffs is to thank for that.
Although this has now become a popular chain, the original location is located in Laval and it never disappoints.
The Greek donut holes are traditionally topped with honey and cinnamon but Mr.Puffs offers a modern variation on this classic Greek desert. Everything from cookies and cream, sugar and cinnamon, salted caramel, maple syrup, double chocolate and more are offered at this calorie infused establishment, perfect for an after-dinner treat!
Patisserie Café Phyllo
Where: 703 blvd. Curé-Labelle
Greeks are not only about lamb and garlic sauce. Coffee and pastries are a big part of culinary experience in Greece and Phyllo in Laval bring the sweet part of Greece to us.
Not only does this establishment make classic Greek "frappés" but it also creates some of the best Greek desserts you can find.
Bougatsa is one of the most popular deserts in Greece and Café Phyllo is known for it. The traditional recipe is filled with semolina custard and topped with cinnamon and powdered sugar. And, yes, it's as good as it sounds.
I hope you enjoy your Laval excursion!