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.
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.
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.
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.
Hot damn. Call the police and the fireman.
4. Papouli's Greek Grill
: At Papouli's Greek Grill you can find many varieties of hummus including the Jalapeño Fire Hummus. The spicy treat is served at all locations across San Antonio. You can also purchase a dinner for two for only 13 dollars.
Mamma Mia that looks scrumptious.
5. Kostas Greek Food
: You can find some great Greek cuisine on San Antonio's Northeast side. At Kostas Greek Food (12606 Nacogdoches Road, 210-590-6969) you can find a quiet place to eat the restaurant's daily lunch specials.
When Mamma Mia!
inevitably leaves you wanting a taste of some local Greek eats, make sure you check out these restaurants' delicious menus.