About Astoria Shish Kebob House:
A restaurant offering Greek food, the Astoria Shish Kebob House is located at 3300 Rutherford Road, in Vaughan, Ontario. This place serves traditional Greek recipes made from fresh local ingredients in a simple, pleasant atmosphere.
The location of the restaurant in a strip plaza means that there is a big private parking lot in front. The place is wheelchair accessible, but it has no Wi-Fi and no TVs. It is accommodating to large groups and families with children. You can make a reservation here or have a takeout meal prepared from their separate takeout menu.
This restaurant prepares lunch and dinner and serves alcohol from its full bar. It opens at 11.30 AM seven days a week, closing at 9 PM on Sunday through Thursday, and on Friday and Saturday, it closes at 10 PM.
It has been reviewed online on Yelp, Trip Advisor, Google Reviews and Facebook, and from these, I’ve created the following list of pros and cons.
- Traditional Greek cuisine
- Professional, friendly staff
- Simple, clean interior
- Good sized portions
- Good drink selection
- Notes about some salty dishes
- Notes about overcooked souvlaki
The Astoria Shish Kebob House opened in 2014, and since then it has become a favourite place for many people. The interior is simple and clean. There are seating booths and wooden tables and chairs.
The walls have wooden panels, as do the partition walls that add a little privacy. There are yarn chandeliers overhead and muted light strips in the corners of the walls. In terms of décor, there are some framed pictures on the walls and hanging cloth decorations.
The menu served here is divided into a standard lunch and dinner menu, express lunch special menu, takeout, and school hot lunch program. The lunch menu offers lunch favourites like Greek salad, pork, chicken, beef or souvlaki, Greek pork sausage, grilled chicken fillet, and grilled vegetable pita. People can enjoy a lunch with grilled salmon, fried calamari, lamb chops, souvlaki, and mousaka. The menu offers several appetisers like saganaki, spanakopita, calamari, dolmades, feta and olives, and butterfly shrimp, along with dips like hummus, taramosalata, and tzatziki. For dinner people can also order lamb chops, chicken fillet, charcoal kissed quails, shrimp dinner, salmon and shrimp dish, fried calamari and some vegetarian specialities.
The express lunch menu is a dish with spanakopita, pork or chicken souvlaki served with rice, greek salad, and tzatziki dip. The takeout menu has many items like small or large souvlaki, small or large dips, appetisers, salads, sides, and seafood entrees.
The drinks menu offers wines from Italy, Greece, Australia, US and Canada, domestic and imported beers on tap or bottled, and the standard non-alcoholic beverages. The Greek tradition calls for an ouzo with dinner, and Astoria Shish kebob House offers a proper selection of Greek ouzos.