Menu

 

PIZZA BREADS  


HERB [V]   Mixed Greek herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil   9

PESTO AND PARMESAN [V]   Homemade basil pesto, garlic and parmesan flakes  12

EL GRECO [V]     Caramelised onion, garlic and blue cheese   14

 

DIPS 

All dips are served with pita bread


AUBERGINE [V]    Roasted aubergine, greek style yoghurt, garlic and extra virgin olive oil   10

OLIVE PASTE [V]  Kalamata olives with capers and garlic  10

TZATZIKI [V]  Greek style yoghurt, dill, garlic and extra virgin olive oil  10

TARAMOSALATA  Fish roe with fresh lemon juice  10

 

MEZE PLATTER 

Designed to be shared between 4 people  

GREEK 


A combination of three dips, plus sundried tomatoes, keftedakia (meatballs), mixed olives, roast red capsicum, cherry peppers, fresh dolmades, Cretan hard cheese,, gherkins and spicy pork, served with warm pita bread   35

 

ITALIAN  


A combination of Parma ham, chorizo salami, pastrami, mixed olives, olive paste, cherry peppers, relish and gorgonzola cheese, served with bread sticks     35

 

 

 

MEZEDES-STARTERS 


FETA [V]  A thick slice of Greek feta cooked in the oven with fresh tomato and herbs  12

KEFTEDAKIA Beef and lamb meatballs made with fresh herbs  14

SPANAKOPITA [V]  Traditional Greek spinach and feta pie  14

DAKOS [V]  Cretan rusk served with chopped fresh tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta, sliced red onion and oregano 16

CHEESE SAGANAKI [V]  A hard Greek cheese, fried and served with lemon   16

CALAMARI  Deep fried rings served with garlic and fresh lemon juice  18

DOLMADES  Cabbage leaves stuffed with ground beef and rice, served with a lemon, egg sauce   18

SCALLOPS  Cooked in a mild garlic cream sauce 19

 

 

 

 

SALATES – SALADS 


GREEK  Traditional recipe with ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, black olives, feta  18

CRETAN   Fresh tomato, cucumber, potato, egg, watercress and Cretan rusks    18

SEAFOOD   A generous variety of mixed seafood, drizzled with an olive oil and balsamic dressing complete with fresh seasonal greens    26

 

 

PIATA – MAIN | GREEK

All mains are served  with rosemary potatoes and fresh market vegetables


SOUVLAKI   Free range chicken breast pieces skewered and cooked on the grill, served with salad greens and tzatziki   28

GEMISTA     Fresh market vegetables stuffed with rice and herbs, oven baked   30

MOUSSAKAS   Layers of potato, aubergine, zucchini, ground beef and bechamel sauce   30

LAMB VASILIKIS   Ground lamb filled with fresh capsicum and feta, topped with homemade lamb gravy ( Kostas’ Grandmother’s recipe)  32

PRAWN SAGANAKI   Large prawns cooked in a tomato and feta sauce    33

SIGNATURE DISH 

CHICKEN EL GRECO   Free range chicken breast cooked with garlic in a creamy white wine, feta and spinach sauce  35

 

 

PIATA – MAIN | ITALIAN 

All mains are served  with rosemary potatoes and fresh market vegetables


PESCE DEL GIORNO    Snapper cooked with a garlic, caper and lemon sauce   35

RISOTTO ALLA PESCATORO   Risotto of arborio rice with clams, prawns, calamari and scallops in a fresh tomato sauce  35

POLLO A LA CHEF   Free range chicken breast, onion and capsicum in a thick white wine and tomato sauce  35

SCALLOPINI MARSALA   Pork fillet with a creamy mushroom and marsala sauce  35

BISTECCA EL PEPE     220g eye fillet cooked in a red wine and mustard cream sauce  37

SIGNATURE DISH 

BISTECCA EL GRECO   220g eye fillet cooked in a red wine, mushroom and tomato sauce  37

 

 

PIZZA

All pizzas are served with a mix of edam and mozzarella cheeses, garlic and fresh parsley

Gluten free option $4 extra

Two sizes available – small|large 


MARGHERITA [V]  Tomato, basil, mozzarella   13 | 21

AL FUNGHI [V]  Mushrooms, garlic  19 | 27

PEPPERONI  Pepperoni, roast red capsicum  19 | 27

VEGETARIANA [V]  Mushrooms, olives, pineapple, garlic, asparagus, capsicum, red onion  20 | 28

SICILIANA  Chorizo, parsley, fresh tomato, red onion, mushrooms  20 | 28

CARNIVORO  Salami, bacon, ham, pepperoni, BBQ sauce  20 | 28

DI COSTA [V]  Sun dried tomatoes, feta, red onion, olives, garlic, basil   21 |  29

CAPRITZIOSA [V Capers, olives, anchovies, garlic, mushroom  21 | 28

EL GRECO  Lamb, red onion, feta, capsicum, olives, tzatziki, basil  21 | 29

QUATTRO STAGIONI   Salami, ham, mushrooms, prawns 21 | 29

 

 

MACARONIA – PASTA 

Gluten free option $4 extra ( with penne pasta only )


BASIL AND PESTO TORTELLINI [V]  Tortellini with mushrooms and garlic in a cream sauce  24

SPAGHETTI VERDURA [V]  Capsicum, olives, mushroom, onion, spinach and garlic in a tomato cream sauce  24

SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE  Traditional Italian ground beef in a herb and tomato sauce  24

BEEF LASAGNE  Ground beef layered with pasta in a bechamel sauce   25

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA   Spaghetti with bacon and mushrooms in a white wine and garlic cream sauce  25

SPAGHETTI POLLO PICANTE  Spaghetti with chicken, capsicum, olives, chilli, garlic in a white wine and tomato cream sauce  25

PENNE DI COSTA  Penne with chicken, bacon, mushrooms, blue cheese and garlic in a tomato cream sauce  26

FETTUCCINE EL GRECO   Fettuccine with smoked chicken, mushrooms in a white wine and tomato cream sauce   26

SPAGHETTI MARINARA   Spaghetti with seafood and capers, cooked in a tomato sauce  26

 

GREEK WINES  


TSANTALI RETSINA     Bottle  30                   

NEMEA RESERVE 2011    Glass   9.50           Bottle  40

NEMEA GRANDE RESERVE 2009      Bottle  47

SANTORINI ASSYRTIKO 2015       Bottle  50 

 ITALIAN WINES


VILLA SANDI PROSECCO DOC IL FRESCO NV      Bottle 200ml  12.50    Bottle 750ml  40

VILLA SANDI PINOT GRIGIO VENETO 2016     Glass  9.50      Bottle  40

ROCA DELLE MACIE CHIANTI VERNAIOLO DOCG 2016     Glass  9.50       Bottle  40

UMANI RONCHI VIGOR SANGIOVESE – MERLOT 2015       Bottle  45

Proudly matched for El Greco by David Prescott – Wine and More

 

NZ & AUSTRALIAN WINES


SMUGGLERS COVE MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC 2016   Glass  8       Bottle   27

O:TU CLASSIC MARLBOROUGH SAUVIGNON BLANC 2016     Bottle   35

KAHURANGI NELSON PINOT GRIS 2017    Glass  10.50     Bottle   45 

WEST BROOK MARLBOROUGH BARRIQUE FERMENTED CHARDONNAY 2015    Glass  10.50     Bottle  45

JOHNER WAIARAPA PINOT NOIR ROSE 2017    Glass  10    Bottle   35

GREY ROCK HAWKES BAY MERLOT 2015     Bottle   35 

VIN ALTO CLEVEDON MERLOT/MONTEPULCIANO 2013     Glass  10.50     Bottle   45

HOPPERS CROSSING RESERVE OTAGO PINOT NOIR 2015     Glass  10.50     Bottle   48

BEERS & MORE


HELLAS PILS (GREEK)    9.50

MENABREA LAGER (ITALIAN) 330ML    9.50

MENABREA DOUBLE MALT (ITALIAN) 330ML    9.50

MENABREA ZERO 0% ALC (ITALIAN) 330ML    9.50

PERONI, HEINEKEN, CORONA, STEINLAGER      8.50

CIDER ZEFFER GREEN APPLE 330ML      8.50

VIN ALTO LIMONCELLO     10

TSANTALI OUZO    10

Non Alcoholic Drinks: Charlies Organic Beverages, San Pellegrino 250ml    5

A range of Tea and Coffees also available

 

 

DESSERTS


BAKLAVAS    Filo with walnut, pistachio, spices and honey syrup, served with ice cream  12

LIMONCELLO CHEESECAKE  Cheesecake with limoncello liqueur   12

VESUVIO CHOCOLATE CAKE   Chocolate cake with a caramel centre   12

GREEK YOGHURT  Served with honey and walnut pieces  12

GELATO  Limoncello freshly made, locally  12

 

PIZZA BREADS  


HERB (V)    Mixed Greek herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil    9

PESTO & PARMESAN (V)    Homemade basil pesto, garlic and parmesan flakes  12

EL GRECO (V)     Caramelised onion, garlic and blue cheese   14

 

DIPS     

All dips are served with pita bread


AUBERGINE (V)    Roasted aubergine, greek style yoghurt, garlic and extra virgin olive oil   10

OLIVE PASTE (V)  Kalamata olives with capers and garlic  10

TZATZIKI (V)    Greek yoghurt, dill, garlic and extra virgin olive oil    10

TARAMOSALATA    Fish roe with fresh lemon juice   10

 

 

GREEK MEZE PLATE FOR 4


A combination of three dips, plus sundried tomatoes, keftedakia (meatballs), mixed olives, roast red capsicum, cherry peppers, fresh dolmades, Cretan hard cheese, gherkins and spicy pork, served with warm pita bread   35

 

ITALIAN MEZE PLATE FOR 4     


A combination of Parma ham, chorizo salami, pastrami, mixed olives, olive paste, cherry peppers, relish and gorgonzola cheese, served with bread sticks     35

 

PASTA


SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE  Traditional Italian ground beef in a herb and tomato sauce  24

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA   Spaghetti with bacon and mushrooms in a white wine and garlic in a cream sauce  25

PENNE DI COSTA   Penne with chicken, bacon, mushrooms, blue cheese and garlic in a tomato cream sauce  26

FETTUCINE EL GRECO   Fettuccine with smoked chicken, mushrooms in a white wine and tomato cream sauce    26

Gluten free option $4 extra ( with penne pasta only )

 

PIZZA

All pizzas are served with a mix of edam and mozzarella cheeses, garlic and fresh parsley

Gluten free option $4 extra

Two sizes available – small|large


MARGHERITA (V)   Tomato, basil, mozzarella   13|21    

PEPPERONI  Pepperoni, roast red capsicum  19|27

CARNIVORO  Salami, bacon, ham, pepperoni, BBQ sauce  20|28

DI COSTA (V)  Sun dried tomatoes, feta, red onion, olives, garlic, basil   21|29

EL GRECO  Lamb, red onion, feta, capsicum, olives, tzatziki, basil   21|29

 

 

 

SALADS


GREEK  Traditional recipe with ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, black olives, feta    18

CRETAN   Fresh tomato, cucumber, potato, egg, watercress and Cretan rusks    18

SEAFOOD   A generous variety of mixed seafood, drizzled with an olive oil and balsamic dressing complete with fresh seasonal greens      26

 

DESSERTS


BAKLAVAS    Filo with walnut, pistachio, spices and honey syrup, served with ice cream   12

LIMONCELLO CHEESECAKE   Cheesecake with limoncello liqueur   12

VESUVIO CHOCOLATE CAKE  Chocolate cake with a caramel centre   12

GREEK YOGHURT   Served with honey and walnut pieces  12

GELATO    Limoncello freshly made, locally   12

Available weekends 11am to 4pm

 

 

 

KIDS’ MEALS $17

Choose one main meal or pizza or pasta, and dessert for $17

MAIN COURSE 


CALAMARI  Deep fried calamari rings served with garlic and fresh lemon juice

KEFTEDAKIA  Beef and lamb meatballs made with fresh herbs

OR

PIZZA

Gluten free option $4 extra


HAWAIIAN   Ham, pineapple – tomato base with a mix of edam and mozzarella cheeses, finished with garlic and fresh parsley

PEPPERONI  Pepperoni, roast red capsicum – tomato base  with a mix of edam and mozzarella cheeses, finished with garlic and fresh parsley

OR

PASTA

Gluten free option $4 extra ( with penne pasta only )


SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE  Traditional Italian ground beef in a herb and tomato sauce

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA  Spaghetti with bacon and mushrooms in a white wine and garlic cream sauce

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DESSERT


ICE CREAM SUNDAE  Two scoops of vanilla ice-cream with your choice of chocolate or raspberry sauce

Non Alcoholic Drinks  Charlie’s Organic Beverages $5

Kids’ meals available under 12 years of age

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL DISHES

STARTERS

DAKOS :   $16


Cretan rusk served with chopped fresh tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta, sliced red onion and oregano

MACARONIA – PASTA

PENNE DI COSTA:  $26


Penne with chicken, bacon, mushrooms, blue cheese and garlic in a tomato cream sauce

PIATA - MAIN | GREEK

SOUVLAKI  $28


Free range chicken breast pieces skewered and cooked on the grill, served with salad greens and tzatziki

Restaurant Location

El Greco

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday  4pm - 10pm

Saturday/Sunday 11am - 10pm

Monday - Closed

Restaurant Details

1/1 The Esplanade  Campbells Bay, North Shore, Auckland

P 09 475 5772

Sarah Newson  M  021 931 644

Kostas Grigorakis  M  021 121 4406

E  info@elgreco.co.nz