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It’s Greek to Me: Greek Restaurants Near Carbondale

Greek cuisine is commonly known for its meat and fish-based dishes served with a variety of delicious sauces such as tzatziki and garnishes such as mushrooms and onions. The flavorful complexity of Greek food is an absolute treat. Luckily for us, there are some excellent Greek restaurants near Carbondale where you can sample these delectable dishes.

If you are looking for some great Greek cuisine, here are our top three picks for Greek restaurants near Carbondale.

The Best Greek Restaurants Near Carbondale:

Pita Alley

Pita Alley is a small, local cafe serving a variety of Mediterranean and Greek cuisine. You’ll find small plates, pitas & dip, gyros, and pita-based sandwiches. They also have awesome fire-smoked flatbread pizzas with tasty toppings such as feta. Fast and friendly service top off the experience. You’ll love it!

Aban’s Kitchen

Aban’s Kitchen isn’t technically Greek cuisine. The small, local business specializes in Yemeni cuisine but also serves up classic Greek dishes. From pitas and hummus to gyros, flatbread pizzas, and falafel, you’ll find it here. Choose to dine in booth seating or eat from low tables as you recline on cushions. All of this is coupled with friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere. This is a dining experience you will always remember. In fact, you will be back for more in no time!

El Greco

El Greco is a fast-food style Greek eatery that serves up quick, authentic meals to on-the-go diners. Eat there or take it with you. Choose from classic dishes including homemade pita bread and hummus, falafels, gyros, kebabs, and other Greek-American classics. Served up counter-side or packed to go, you’ll love the food at El Greco!


If you’re staying at the Pointe at SIU, these restaurants are all within close driving distance, so stop by and give them a try. You won’t regret it!

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