Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church

Tallahassee, FL

 

Dining in the Hellenic Center

From Our Kitchen

Remember all food can be prepared for TO-GO if you wish to just drop by your lunch hour

Deluxe Platter

Pastitsio – A hearty casserole of seasoned ground beef, Greek-style macaroni topped with a creamy béchamel sauce.

Spanakopita – Spinach, feta cheese and herbs wrapped in flaky, buttery filo.

Tiropita – A savory feta cheese mixture baked in flaky buttery filo.

Souvlaki – Succulent, lean cubes of pork skewered and marinated Greek style, charcoal grilled to perfection.

Fassolakia/Green Beans – Tasty Greek style green beans with crushed tomatoes, onions and Greek seasonings.

Greek Salad – Lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers and onions, topped with our delicious homemade creamy Greek vinaigrette dressing. Topped with feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and Salonika pepper. Served with a roll of bread.

Moussaka Dinner

Moussaka – A Classic Greek dish of Sliced eggplant baked in a ground beef sauce and then smothered in a topped with a creamy béchamel sauce.

Rice Pilaf – Rice with fresh mushrooms lightly seasoned.

Greek Salad – Lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers and onions, topped with our delicious homemade creamy Greek vinaigrette dressing. Topped with feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and Salonika pepper. Served with a roll of bread.

Souvlaki Dinner

Souvlaki – Succulent, lean cubes of pork skewered and marinated Greek style, charcoal grilled to perfection.

Fassolakia/Green Beans – Tasty Greek style green beans with crushed tomatoes, onions and Greek seasonings.

Spanakopita – Spinach, feta cheese and herbs wrapped in flaky, buttery filo.

Tiropita – A savory feta cheese mixture baked in flaky buttery filo.

Greek Salad – Lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers and onions, topped with our delicious homemade creamy Greek vinaigrette dressing. Topped with feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and Salonika pepper. Served with a roll of bread.

Pastitsio Dinner

Pastitsio – Your choice of ground beef pasta casserole topped with with creamy béchamel sauce.

Fassolakia/Green Beans – Tasty Greek style green beans with crushed tomatoes, onions and Greek seasonings.

Greek Salad – Lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers and onions, topped with our delicious homemade creamy Greek vinaigrette dressing. Topped with feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and Salonika pepper. Served with a roll of bread.

Veggie Platter

Spanakopita – Spinach, feta cheese and herbs wrapped in flaky, buttery filo.

Tiropita – A savory feta cheese mixture baked in flaky buttery filo.

Rice Pilaf – Rice with fresh mushrooms lightly seasoned.

Fassolakia/Green Beans – Tasty Greek style green beans with crushed tomatoes, onions and Greek seasonings.

Greek Salad – Lettuce, tomatoes, green peppers and onions, topped with our delicious homemade creamy Greek vinaigrette dressing. Topped with feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and Salonika pepper. Served with a roll of bread.

Large Greek Salad

A meal in itself.  Fresh salad greens, tomatoes, onions, green peppers and cucumbers, tossed with specially blended vinaigrette dressing, topped with feta cheese, Greek olives and Salonika peppers, and served with a bread roll.

Pastries in the Patmos Hall

Pastry Sampler Box - Includes Finikia, Kataife, Kourambiedes, Walnut Swirl, Pecan Blossom, Almond Cookie & Baklava.

Almond Cookie - Crescent cookie topped with slivered almonds.

Almond Cookie with Cherry - An almond flavored cookie with a cherry on top.

Almond Apricot Cookie - A delicious cookie filled with Apricot jam.

Famous Baklava & Variations - Layers of buttered filo and ground pecans with sweet syrup.  Baklava variations include Walnut Swirls and Pecan Blossoms.

Baklava Cheesecake - A delicious combination of cheesecake mixed with Baklava crumbs inside and toped with layers of Baklava.

Chocolate Kok - Always a first sell out - our famous Greek Chocolate Cake.

Finikia - A nut-filled cookie, dipped in honey and topped with ground nuts.

Flogeres with Chocolate Drizzle - Rolled Baklava decorated with chocolate.

Galatoboureko -Layers of filo generously filled with custard, and glazed with syrup.

Karithopita - A delicious walnut cake drizzled with syrup.

Kataife - Shredded wheat stuffed with pecans and spices, and dipped in honey syrup.

Kourambiedes - Wedding and Christmas cookies made with butter and crushed roasted almonds and generously dusted with powered sugar.

Koulourakia - Traditional Easter cookie; butter cookie sprinkled with sesame seeds.

Loukoumi - Greek candy flavored with rose water and nuts.

Paximadia - A bag of crisp coffee biscuits flavored with cinnamon or vanilla walnut, and topped with sesame seeds.

Feta Bread - A bread loaf generously stuffed with Feta.

Pecan Blossom - Flaky filo baskets bursting with glazed pecans and walnuts, topped with honey syrup and a pecan.

Rice Pudding - Creamy rice pudding with a touch of cinnamon.

Saragli with Cherry - Rolled Baklava - Saragli. A different version of Baklava.

Outside under the Tents

Something for Everyone

A-la-Carte Booth

Moussaka -  Layers of ground beef, eggplant “melitzanes,” and Greek spices topped with a creamy béchamel sauce.

Pastitsio - A hearty casserole of seasoned ground beef, Greek-style macaroni topped with a creamy béchamel sauce.

Dolmades - A tasty ground beef and rice stuffed grape leaf.

Spanakopita - Spinach, feta cheese and herbs wrapped in flaky, buttery filo.

Tiroptia - A savory feta cheese mixture baked in flaky, buttery filo.

Gyros

Gyros - You know you want one! As hamburgers are to the US, the Gyro is to Greece. Always a Favorite! Tantalizing delicious thin slices of seasoned combination of beef and lamb wrapped in grilled flattened Pita and topped with onions, chopped tomatoes and a mouth-watering Tzatziki (yogurt/garlic/cucumber) sauce.

Souvlaki

Souvlaki - Succulent, lean cubes of pork skewered and marinated Greek style, charcoal grilled to perfection. Served with a fresh bread roll.

Greek Fries

Greek Potato Fries - Specially seasoned fries with ketchup.

Kafenion

Greek coffee and frappé. Pastry Samplers Available.

Taverna

Serving:

Soft Drinks
Bottled Water
Domestic Beer
Greek Beer
Greek Wines by the Bottle
Greek Red Wine 
Greek White Wine
Mavrodaphne
Retsina
Ouzo - Greek Liqueur
Metaxa - Brandy

Agora (Import/Shopping Booths)

Featuring unique, imported goods from Greece! Cookbooks, dolls, T-Shirts, ornaments, Icons, jewelry, collectibles, key chains, prayer beads, buttons, antique toys, music, aprons, and so much more!

Accommodations

On Site Disabled Parking with placard & ATM available for your convenience.

Animal Policy

Animals are not permitted at the Greek Festival with the exception of service animals and service animals in training.

Live Greek Music

Enjoy the unmistakable sounds of traditional and modern Greek music by Nick Trivelas' Band.

Church Tours

Come see our beautiful Church with Fr. Robert, our priest, and learn about the fascinating Byzantine origins of our Church and enjoy a brief introduction to Orthodoxy.  Tours last approx. 30 min.  Please meet at the Church entrance.  No Food, Drinks, or Smoking is allowed inside the Church.  Enjoy traditional Greek hymns and take in the beauty of hand-painted icons with the addition of sweet incense as you experience the glory of our Church.

Greek Folk Dancing

Don’t miss traditional Greek Folk dance performances by our Youth, College Students, and Adults who are dressed in authentic costumes and performing numerous dances from different regions of Greece.  We hope to bring you a visual taste of the old country. Performances on the main stage are scheduled throughout the day.  Dancing is for everyone! After each performance, you are invited to join us on stage.  The steps are easy to learn and our dancers love to teach. Performances are scheduled throughout the day and night - so there is no excuse to miss the vibrant taste of the old county. OPA!

Download our Guide Book!

Simply click the link below to download a color PDF of our Guide Book! Share this with friends, family, and coworkers!  You will find more detailed information on the fun activites within!

Guide Book 2017