When it comes to the middle of the day, everyone starts getting hungry. Whether you want a light meal or something more substantial, Jake and Telly’s is the perfect place for lunch. OPA!
Whether you order take out or join us in the dining room, Jake and Telly’s Greek Taverna strives to make our patrons feel like part of the family by offering the home-cooked delicacies made from recipes passed down from their Yia Yia and Papou, who brought them from the Greek island of Chios in the Northern Aegean Sea.
Jake hopes to welcome you soon to enjoy a succulent meal you won’t soon forget!
In addition to our regular menu, our ever rotating specials are also available for take out.
We tried to skip lunch once. Yia-Yia had words for us, it started with "you're skinny - eat!"
Appetizers - Orektiká
Htapóthi Scháras (Grilled Octopus)
Octopus marinated in our secret blend of herbs and spices, then char-grilled to perfection. Served with a classic Greek Skordalia (garlic and potato dipping sauce), cucumber, lemon and warm pita.
Marinated Olives & Feta Cheese PlateImported Kalamata and large green olives, garlic, pepperoncini peppers, extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs, and imported feta cheese.
One of our most popular dishes! Imported kasseri cheese, grilled, flambéed with brandy and brought to your table with fresh lemon and warm pita. OPA!
Spanakópita (spinach pie)A Greek Classic. Feta cheese, Greek yogurt, garlic, and Yia-Yia’s secret blend of herbs between flaky layers of phyllo. Served with our house-made tzatziki sauce.
Souzoutkákia (Greek Meatballs)Our All-natural Greek style baked meatballs. Served with house tomato sauce and parmesan.
Kóta Keftéthes (Chicken Meatballs)A perennial favorite! All natural and local ground chicken seasoned with spinach, honey, and feta cheese then smothered in a parmesan black pepper cream sauce.
Dolmadákia (imported stuffed grape leaves)
One of our popular vegetarian options! Grape leaves stuffed with rice and onion, then cooked to perfection. Served with tzatziki sauce and fresh lemon.
Dolmádes (steamed stuffed grape leaves)
An old Greek favorite. Grape leaves, stuffed with all-natural ground beef, lamb, rice and our secret blend of herbs and spices. Served with house-made lemon basil cream sauce.
Sautéed KalimáriCalamari the Greek way! Sautéed with tomato, spinach, olives, capers, onions, garlic, and sherry. Served with fresh lemon.
Sautéed MusselsMussels sautéed in garlic butter, white wine and fish fumé. Served with grilled bread.
Little Neck ClamsLittle neck clams sautéed in garlic butter, white wine and fish fumé. Served with grilled bread.
Mezéthes (mixed plate)Our Mezéthes has a little bit of everything. Greek Meatballs, Gyros, Tzatziki sauce, house-made hummus, marinated olives, feta cheese, dolmadakia, tomato and warm pita.
Hortofágos Mezéthes (vegetarian mixed plate)The Vegetarian Mezéthes is the perfect blend of non-meat options. Gigantes beans in tomato sauce, grilled eggplant, onion, zucchini, house-made hummus, marinated olives, feta cheese, dolmadakia, roasted red pepper, and tomato served with warm pita and house-made tzatziki sauce.
Our house-made hummus is a delicious garbanzo bean and garlic dip served with fresh vegetables and pita bread.
A Greek staple, Jake and Telly’s yogurt/cucumber dip is made from scratch in our kitchens and served with warm pita and fresh vegetables.
Two Dip PlateWhy make a decision? The two dip plate gives you both Hummus and Tzatziki along with with warm pita and fresh vegetables.
If you’re looking for a lighter lunch, our salads are a fresh, healthy option. Add a cup of soup for a perfect meal.
In addition to our regular menu, our ever rotating specials offer a great selection of fantastic dishes. You’ll be sure to find something to please everyone’s palate.
Saláta kai Sópa (Salads & Soup)
Horiátiki (Village Salad)
In Greece, most salads are not served with lettuce, and our Village Salad is the real deal. Tomato, cucumber, onion, bell pepper, marinated olives, pepperoncini peppers, feta cheese, extra virgin olive oil, lemon, sea salt, and oregano.
Single serving $12
Family size $16
Elliniká Saláta (Greek Salad)
The traditional Greek Salad. Hand cut romaine lettuce, fresh tomato, cucumber, red onion, marinated olives, pepperoncini peppers, feta cheese topped with our house-made herbed vinaigrette dressing.
Single serving $12
Family size $16
Spanáki y Bonzádia (Spinach and Beet Salad)
Fresh baby spinach, roasted golden beets, red onion, and feta cheese topped with candied walnuts, extra virgin olive oil, lemon, sea salt, and oregano.
Single serving $12
Family size $16
Additions to any salad
- add local and all-natural chicken breast $6
- add gyros $6
- add shrimp $6
- add grilled Scottish salmon filet $12
Avgolémono – Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
The traditional Greek soup. Chicken stock, blended with eggs, lemon, white rice, and dill.
Cup - $6
Bowl - $9
Fakkés – Vegetarian Lentil Soup
A staple of Greek Orthodox Lenten cuisine. Organic red lentils simmered with carrot, tomato, and onion. Finished with extra virgin olive oil.
Cup - $6
Bowl - $9
Soup of the Day:
An ever-rotating selection of soups made from scratch in our kitchen. Ask your server for today’s selections.
Cup - $6
Bowl - $9
Soup & Salad PlateA cup of any of our soups and a small salad.
a la carte
- Rízi – $5
- Long grain rice cooked with fresh herbs, tomato, and onion.
- Patátas – $7
- Roasted red potatoes, topped with our secret blend of herbs and spices, feta cheese, and extra virgin olive oil.
- Patátas Pourés – $7
- Mashed Yukon gold potatoes with roasted garlic and a cream cheese finish.
- Karótes – $7
- Fresh butter braised carrots.
- Spanáki – $8
- Fresh spinach and garlic sautéed in olive oil.
- Laxánika – $7
- Sautéed, kale, carrot, cabbage, and garlic. Seasoned with dill.
- Yigantes fasóla – $8
- Giant beans slowly simmered in a Greek tomato sauce and topped with dill.
- Orzo Pasta – $8
- Rice shaped pasta topped with our house-made tomato sauce and feta cheese.
- Herbed Orzo Pasta – $8
- Rice shaped pasta tossed with butter, fresh mint, and basil.
- Bonzádia – $8
- Roasted golden beets topped with feta cheese and extra virgin olive oil.
What’s lunch without a sandwich? Jake and Telly’s has a great selection of sandwiches, ranging from classics ,like Gyros & burgers, to innovative creations like “The Jake.”
All sandwiches are served with your choice of roasted potatoes, coleslaw, garlic mashed potatoes or a cup of soup.
- Substitute any side with a salad for $6
- Substitute homemade gluten free bread for $2
- Add sautéed mushrooms, onions, feta cheese, or bacon for $1 each
Our succulent blend of beef, lamb, and secret herbs and spices, grilled to perfection and wrapped in a warm pita with lettuce, tomato, and our house-made tzatziki sauce. if you are looking for a Greek Lunch, this is it.
Chicken Pita Sandwich
All-natural chicken breast, marinated in Jake and Telly’s secret souvlaki marinade then grilled to perfection and wrapped in a warm pita with lettuce, tomato, and our house-made tzatziki sauce.
Souvlaki SandwichPork tenderloin marinated in our secret blend of herbs and spices then grilled to perfection and wrapped in a warm pita with lettuce, tomato, and our house-made tzatziki sauce.
Ground chick pea balls fried to perfection then wrapped in a warm pita with lettuce, tomato, and our house-made tzatziki sauce. A classic Eastern Mediterranean vegetarian lunch option.
Veggie Pita SandwichGrilled veggies and our house-made hummus with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and our imported feta wrapped, Greek style, in pita. A fantastic vegetarian option!
The Greek DipAll-natural Colorado leg of lamb roasted to perfection in our kitchen smothered in melted provolone on a toasted hoagie roll with natural thyme & lamb jus.
All-natural Colorado beef meatballs, seasoned with Yia-Yia’s special blend of herbs and spices, placed in a toasted hoagie roll, drenched in our house-made tomato sauce, and blanketed in melted provolone.
The JakeAll-natural chicken breast, marinated with Jake and Telly’s secret blend of Greek herbs and spices then grilled to perfection and placed on a toasted hoagie roll with bacon, fresh tomato, melted provolone, and our house-made garlic basil mayonnaise.
The Greek Burger
a Greek take on an classic American lunch option. One-half pound of all-natural Colorado beef, grilled to order and served on a toasted brioche bun with imported kasseri cheese, lettuce, tomato, red, onion, and our house-made garlic basil mayonnaise.
The Eggplant Burger
A great vegetarian lunch option. Grilled eggplant on a toasted brioche bun with, roasted red pepper, feta cheese spread, lettuce, fresh tomato, and red onion.
The Greek Veggie Burger
A vegetarian “meatless” burger patty made in our kitchen with organic quinoa, egg, brown rice, carrot, and red onion. We grill this patty to perfection and serve it on a toasted brioche bun with imported kasseri cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and our house-made garlic basil mayonnaise.
Over the years, Jake has worked to establish a delicious and creative menu by integrating traditional family recipes with modern techniques. Spending time in the Pacific Northwest and Greece has allowed him to gather many innovative ideas that are now reflected in Jake and Telly’s entree menu.
Kali orexi! (bon appétit!)
A succulent blend of specially seasoned lamb and beef, grilled to order. Served with roasted red potatoes, sautéed vegetables and our house-made tzatziki.
Gyros Yemistá (Stuffed Gyro)Our delicious gyro, sliced thin and stuffed with fresh spinach and tomato, Feta cheese, and honey. Served with roasted red potatoes, sautéed vegetables and our house-made tzatziki.
Arní stó Foúrno (Oven Roasted Lamb)Roasted leg of lamb with thyme lamb jus. Served with parmesan herbed orzo and butter braised green beans.
Arní Kebabs (Lamb Kebabs)
All-natural Colorado lamb skewered with bell pepper and onion and cooked to order in our kitchens. Served with herbed rice, butter braised green beans, and our house-made tzatziki.
Arní Giouvétsi (Lamb Shank)All natural Colorado lamb shank, braised in our house-made Greek tomato sauce. Served with herbed orzo, Feta cheese, and sautéed vegetables.
Arní Petháikia (Lamb Ribs)
Lamb ribs slow braised in our kitchen. Served with a balsamic reduction, garlic mashed Potatoes, and butter braised carrots.
Brizóle (Pork Chop)A 12 oz. boneless pork chop marinated in a secret blend of herbs and spices and frilled to order and topped with a house-made bourbon mushroom cream sauce. Served with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed vegetables.
Souvláki (Pork Skewers)Pork Tenderloin marinated in our secret blend of herbs and spices and grilled to order. Served with herbed rice, braised green beans, and our house-made tzatziki.
Souzoutkákia mé Makarónia (Pasta with Meatballs)
All-natural Colorado beef meatballs, seasoned with Yia-Yia’s special blend of herbs and spices and placed over a bed of Fettuccine noodles and smothered in our house made Greek tomato sauce. Served with garlic bread.
Kótá mé Kápari (Chicken and Capers)All-natural chicken breast, pan seared and finished with white wine, capers, olives, onion, stewed tomato and topped with parmesan cheese. Served with garlic mashed potatoes.
Kóta Mavrodáphne (Chicken in Port Wine Sauce)
All-natural chicken breast, with mushroom and onion, drenched in a Mavrodaphne-Port wine sauce and nestled on a bed of Fettuccine. Served with garlic bread.
Garídes Makarónia (Shrimp Pasta)
Sautéed shrimp and baby clams finished with a lobster fumet, onion, garlic, and tomato white wine butter sauce. Served over a bed of Fettuccine and with a side of garlic bread.
Fresh Scottish salmon seasoned with lemon, dill, and capers. Pan seared to order and topped with a beurre blanc. Served with herbed rice and sautéed spinach.
Psáras Stifádo (Fisherman’s Stew)Fresh Scottish salmon stewed with shrimp, mussels, bay scallops, baby clams, tomato, carrot, celery, leek, pearl onion, potato, our secret blend of herbs and spices and a lobster fumet. Served with garlic bread.
Pastitsio (Greek Casserole with Noodles)
A perfect blend of ground lamb and beef and onions seasoned with nutmeg and cinnamon, then simmered in tomato sauce. Delicately spread over a layer of buttered pasta, topped with a house-made béchamel cream sauce, and baked to perfection in our ovens.
Moussaka (Greek Casserole with Eggplant)A perfect blend of ground lamb and beef and onions seasoned with nutmeg and cinnamon, then simmered in tomato sauce. Delicately spread over a layer of roasted potato and eggplant, topped with a house-made béchamel cream sauce, and baked to perfection in our ovens.
Melitzaná Yemistá (Stuffed Eggplant)
Fresh eggplant stuffed with tomatoes, feta cheese, honey, sautéed spinach, and our house made basil tomato sauce. Served over a bed of Fettuccine.
Mediterranean Makarónia (Pasta)
Fettuccine noodles tossed with tomato, onion, capers, garlic, and spinach then finished with a white wine butter sauce and Feta cheese. Served with spinach and garlic bread.
- Add all-natural chicken breast, gyros, or shrimp – $6
- Add a grilled Scottish salmon filet – $12
- Substitute gluten free pasta for an additional $4
No Greek lunch is complete without dessert, and, from Greek coffees, to Baklava, and our renowned cheesecakes, we have options sure to please.
Ask your server about today’s special desserts.
Finely ground coffee Greek style coffee, sweetened and cooked in the traditional manner then brought to your table in a demitasse cup. One of these after lunch and you’ll avoid the dreaded “Post-lunch blahs” at work!
(Baklava, Cheesecake, Stuffed Figs)
A Greek classic. Flaky filo dough layered with butter, crushed walnuts, honey, and topped with our house-made cinnamon-lemon syrup. Add a cup of Greek coffee and complete the perfect lunch.
(Desire, Beerenauslese, Muscat of Samos)
Ice Cream or Sorbet
Ask your server for today’s flavors.
Figs stuffed with cinnamon, vanilla, and crushed walnuts then topped with Greek yogurt and honey.
(Deus, Mavrodaphne of Patras, Muscat of Samos)
Quadruple Layer Chocolate Torte
A chocolate lover’s delight! Our fantastic house-made chocolate cake with chocolate cookie crust, mousse and our house-made ganache.
(St. John Commandaria)
Coffee Creme Brulée
Our delicious house made cream custard, finished in our kitchen with a crispy flambéed sugar crust and house made whipped cream.
(Kourtaki, Mavrodaphne of Patras)
Made in house with flavors that change according to the seasons. Ask your server for today’s selection.
Made from scratch in our kitchens, we have an ever-rotating selection of seasonal flavors ranging from Pumpkin, to Amaretto, to the ever popular baklava cheesecake, this is one of our most popular desserts.
Ask your server for today’s selection.
(Kourtaki, Mavrodaphne of Patras)
20% gratuity added for parties of six or more.
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or egg may increase your risk of food borne illness.
This is NOT a celiac friendly restaurant. Though we offer gluten free items, food is cooked in a kitchen where gluten is present.