You can't spit an olive pit in this town without hitting one of restaurateur Pete Contos's establishments. Pete's Central One is the most inexplicably named eatery in the group, but this location northwest of Washington Park is fairly central to most Denver diners looking for Greek cuisine in a comfortable, decades-old setting. This Pete’s offers many of the same Greek specialties as its sibling restaurant, Pete's Greek Town, on a considerably pared-down (and therefore more focused) menu. The souvlaki is especially tasty, but everything from the gyros to moussaka to pastitsio are good. And as a bonus for vegetarian diners hungry for a taste of this famously meat-centric cuisine: Pete's Central One offers a selection of vegetarian combo plates.
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