Amazing Greek Cuisine

What to Eat?

Deciding what to order from the Greek Festival menu can be challenging for some patrons, although most already have their favorites. Still, the delicious, homemade quality of each offering makes any selection an excellent choice. Below is a partial menu of what you can expect to find at the 2024 Greek Festival.

108-2023 Greek Festival-Edits

Entrées, Salads, and Savories

Greek Dinner

Pastitsio, tiropita, keftedes (Greek meatballs), Greek salad, and dolmades (stuffed grape leaves)

Greek Salad

Fresh greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions, topped with feta cheese and Kalamata olives and served with homemade Greek dressing


Gyro slices served with red onions, tomato, and homemade tzatziki on pita

Lamb Platter with Orzo

Slow-roasted leg of lamb slices seasoned with olive oil, garlic, Greek spices, and lemon; dipped in au jus and served with orzo and pita

Goat Burger (Crowd Favorite Returns to Greek Festival!)

Custom blended goat burger served with onions and homemade tzatziki on a kaiser bun

Mezedes (Appetizers)

Five unique items selected specifically to accompany your favorite libations:

Karpouzosalata – Watermelon, feta, and basil create a refreshing blend of sweet and salty flavors

Kolokithopita – Savory pie made primarily with zucchini and feta and topped with toasted sesame seeds

Mediterranean Pasta Salad – Orzo, Kalamata olives, cherry tomatoes, red onions, capers, and feta mixed with a balsamic vinaigrette 

Melitzanosalata – Greek eggplant dip served with pita

Tiropita – Extra-large, cheese-filled filo triangle


Grilled pork or chicken served with pita, homemade tzatziki and onions

Vegetarian Plate

Greek salad with dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) and Kalamata olives, spanakopita, tiropita, and Greek stewed green beans

The Pastry Shoppe

A HUGE assortment of traditional homemade Greek pastries including

  • Baklava
  • Cakes – Karidopita, Ouzo Cake, Ravani, and more
  • Cookies – Almond Jewels, Koulourakia, Kourabiedes, Stuffed Finikia, and more
  • Frozen Filo Items – Ready-to-Bake Almond Rolls, Galaktoboureko, and Tiropites

Pastries may be purchased at three locations.

  • Pasty Booth – Personally select your favorite pastries, inside the Hellenic Cultural Center
  • Pastry Express – Pick up pre-boxed selections of either baklava or assorted pastries, each in two sizes, inside the Hellenic Cultural Center or on the Cathedral grounds near the Entrance


Baklava Sundae

Delicious baklava crowned with soft-serve vanilla ice cream, then sprinkled with cinnamon and walnut mixture and topped with a cherry

Lemon Kataifi Ekmek - New!

Shredded filo topped with layers of cream cheese, lemon custard, whipped topping, and toasted pecans




  • Michelob Ultra: Served ice cold on tap
  • Mythos: Imported Greek Lager served ice cold in a bottle. Made from select barley and hops with a rich blonde color and refreshing taste


Choose from five (5) delicious daiquiri flavors that include mango, ouzo, pomegranate, strawberry, and watermelon.  Also, Ouzo Jello Shots will be available at the booth.

Mastiha Bar

Mastiha is a Greek liqueur served over ice, straight up, or in the refreshing Mastiha Cocktail. This unique liqueur has a sweet aroma and is flavored with resin from mastic trees, which only grow on the island of Chios, Greece.


The 2024 Greek Festival Taverna will offer an exceptional selection of wines, along with ouzo and a new ouzo cocktail. Download PDF for full wine descriptions and pictures of these wines and liqueurs.

  • Kouros Assyrtiko - Dry White 
  • Kouros Agiorgitiko - Dry Red
  • GWC Flowers Moschofilero - Dry White 
  • Apelia Rosé - Dry Rosé 
  • Apelia White - Dry White 
  • Kourtaki Retsina - Dry White 
  • Kourtaki Mavrodaphni - Dessert Wine 
  • Ouzo Plomari
  • Ouzo Lemonade - New!

Pomegranate Iced Tea

Thirst-quenching pomegranate ice tea is blended especially for the Greek Festival New Orleans from fresh pomegranates. Delicious!

Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Athenian Playground

  • Boxed Juices
  • Snoballs