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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Satiate Those 'Mamma Mia!' Cravings At These 5 Pita-Filled Eateries

Posted By on Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 12:27 PM

Mamma Mia! It's here!  The award-winning production, written by Catherine Johnson and based off of the songs of ABBA, will bring the atmosphere and culture of Greece to San Antonio's Majestic Theatre Tuesday, June 9, and it will run through Sunday, June 14. The musical will likely leave the audience with a craving for Greek food (and a few Swedish earworm hits), so we've compiled a few local restaurants to satisfy those cravings.

click image Chef Dimi would like you to try some Longhorns. - MINA & DIMIS GREEK HOUSE
  • Mina & Dimis Greek House
  • Chef Dimi would like you to try some Longhorns.

1. Mina and Dimi's Greek House:

At Mina and Dimi's Greek House (7159 W. US Hwy 90, 210-674-3464), on San Antonio's westside you can find some delicious desserts. The Longhorn, feature a light crispy phyllo shell that has been baked to a nice golden crisp, has been drizzled with chocolate, and topped with whipped cream and a cherry. That's not even the best part. Inside, the Longhorn is filled with a Greek banana creme, sweet mangos and banana slices. 

click image That's a lot of pita! - YELP
  • Yelp
  • That's a lot of pita!

2. Pasha's Mediterranean Grill: If Mina & Dimi's Longhorn's aren't large enough for you, then check out Pasha's Gigantic Pita! More pita, less problems.

click image Join the Greeks at John The Greek - URBANFORK
  • Urbanfork
  • Join the Greeks at John The Greek

3. John The Greek: At this North Central restaurant (16602 San Pedro, 210-403-0565) you can find a delicious Gyro Plate. Open Monday through Saturday, the restaurant has been serving Greek dishes for over 25 years.

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