We were told our ticket was the next one out. Greek at the Harbor is a Greek restaurant with a great location right on the Ventura Harbor in California. From almost the moment we sat at our table this cocky big mouthed waiter started telling us how they have changed the menu and portion sizes. After watching 6 other tables get their food and they arrived after we did , we asked again. Full Recap Greek at the Harbor is a Greek restaurant with a great location right on the Ventura Harbor in California. After glancing at the menu, the chef makes his order; a side of calamari, the hot and cold appetizer sampler, and the Moussaka eggplant casserole.
He made clear they no longer served bread and butter and that the restaurant had been loosing money by serving too much food, people were taking too much food home and then strangely offered us time to review their rather meager one page menu. Unpleased with its taste, he quickly asks the server to take it away. He said his ovens were not working properly and there was nothing he could do. Weekend belly dancing, Greek Dance Shows, Demetri's flips and acrobatics and Aris' famous Table Dance will amaze and delight the entire family. Gyro sandwich only is no longer sliced from a vertical spit but is a ground meat concoction and is served with Tahini sauce--not Tzatziki.
If these could be fixed, then Chef Gordon Ramsey could proudly say that he has created a successful Greek Food Restaurant. Aris was in-charge of the reopening ceremony of this restaurant. This restaurant offers Greek food and has an amazing view of the Ventura harbor. But sadly, they are running out of money. One of the owners hails from Texas so you will find Porterhouse, ribeye and filet mignon steaks on the menu as well.
Next, the Hot Mezze Platter arrives at his table. This Restaurant has been geared up to the extreme level. We have been going to this lovely place for years for the delightful harbor view and good Greek food. Here's the deal, avoid this dump like the plague. And don't forget to check out all of the other. Taped over six days in July, the resulting episode is scheduled to debut at 8Â p.
No more sampler platter; no more Gyro plate. Ramsey goes on to take an inspection of the kitchen and finds out that all the food items are pre-cooked, and are just reheated. To their surprise, however, the chef soon leaves the two to talk alone. Taped in May 2009, episodes devoted to two Thousand Oaks restaurants didn't air until nearly a year later. Certainly the owners who are Greek know Greek food. On top of that, the plate is covered in grease.
To his dismay, however, he adamantly states that the food is good. The food quality has improved a lot. Before long, he is introduced to the entire family, including husband Makis and son Darius. Greek table dances and other entertainment will take place during commercials. Reservations are recommended and available online or by calling the restaurant.
Eventually, his appetizer, the calamari arrives, and his first impression is not a positive one. I don't know what kind of contract the owners have with the production company, but if there is any way to bring back the restaurant we loved, please, please do it. For a sneak preview, watch the video clips at. In seek of more answers, Gordan goes on to talk to his wife, Lynn. Once again displeased, he asks the waiter to return the dish back into the kitchen.
I'd love it if you shared your thoughts on the episode in the comments below! Aris Mikelatos, 31, has a degree in kinesiology at Cal State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo but began working at the restaurant, most recently as general manager, after a renewed interest in his Greek heritage inspired him to study the culture's traditionalÂ dances. Lastly, there is one small issue related to the behavior of waiters. Lousy service, lousy food, and way too expensive. It's thicker now, so skip the straw, Makis MikelatosÂ said. This restaurant is owned is Makis and his wife and was established in the year 1994. Ramsey sat in a meeting with the family members in order to discuss the possible ways to improve the condition of the hotel and get it back to its lost charm.
And they have a lot of daily visitors now. Its space is being remodeled for the opening next month of La CucinaÂ diÂ Venti. Mikey, who is Greek-born, and his wife Lynn own the restaurant but their son Aris wants to to take it over with no restaurant experience. We left and spent my daughter's birthday and my 10 year anniversary at In-N-Out Burger where our meal was served up perfectly in 6 minutes!!! Due to the involvement of Ramsey, the restaurant receives a makeover, Aris gets involved in the business, the menu cards are revamped and as a result, the customers love their food now. The interior décor of this place has finally come in sync with the modern age.