On Friday, May 29, 2020 Jake and Telly’s Greek Taverna will re-opening its dining room and patio.
Monday May 25 through Thursday May 28: Closed for staff training.
Friday: We open at 11 a.m.
You’ve asked and Jake has listened. Beginning Friday, May 15, Jake & Telly’s Greek Taverna is now offering family style dinner for four. Make one order and feed everyone.
Family Style Dinner for Four
Family Style Dinner for Four (4) people
A choice of one salad, two side dishes, one meat, and one dessert from the list below.
(This special is only sold in increments of four. we cannot adjust quantity or price)
Choice of One Salad
- Greek Salad
- Spinach beet salad
Choice of Two Sides
- Mashed potatoes
- Herbed Orzo Pasta
- Roasted Potatoes
- Herbed Rice
- Buttered Green Beans
- Buttered Carrots
- Sautéed kale/cabbage
Choice of One Meat
- Sliced leg of lamb
- Chicken and Capers
- Gyro Meat
- Grilled Chicken Breast
- Pan Seared Salmon
- Grilled Pork Souvlaki
- Grilled eggplant and zucchini
Choice of One Dessert
- Bread Pudding
Since 1997, Jake and Telly’s Greek taverna has striven to make our patrons feel like part of the family by offering a comfortable and scenic setting to enjoy 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 offer a great selection of fantastic dishes. You’ll be sure to find something to please everyone’s palate.
Appetizers - Orektiká
Marinated Olives & Feta Cheese PlateImported Kalamata and large green olives, garlic, pepperoncini peppers, extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs, and imported feta cheese.
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.
Dolmadákia (vegetarian stuffed grape leaves, imported )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.
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.
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.
Greek Dips (all served with warm pita)
Fresh vegetables with our choice of either, tzatziki or our house-made hummus:
- one dip $13
- two dips $15
Saláta kai Sópa (Salads & Soup)
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 $11
Family size $15
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 $11
Family size $15
Additions to any salad
- add local and all-natural chicken breast $5
- add gyros $5
- add shrimp $5
- add grilled Scottish salmon filet $5
Avgolémono – Greek Lemon Chicken Soup
The traditional Greek soup. Chicken stock, blended with eggs, lemon, white rice, and dill.
Cup - $5
Bowl - $8
Fakkés – Vegetarian Lentil Soup
Organic red lentils simmered with carrot, tomato, and onion. Finished with extra virgin olive oil.
Cup - $5
Bowl - $8
Soup of the Day:
An ever-rotating selection of soups made from scratch in our kitchen. Ask your server for today’s selections.
Cup - $5
Bowl - $8
Soup & Salad PlateA cup of any of our soups and a small salad.
(a la carte)
- Rízi (Greek Rice) – $4
- Long grain rice cooked with fresh herbs, tomato, and onion.
- Patátas (Roasted Potatoes) – $5
- Roasted red potatoes, topped with our secret blend of herbs and spices, feta cheese, and extra virgin olive oil.
- Patátas Pourés (Mashed Potatoes) – $6
- Mashed Yukon gold potatoes with roasted garlic and a cream cheese finish.
- Karótes (Braised Carrots) – $6
- Fresh butter braised carrots.
- Spanáki (Spinach) – $7
- Fresh spinach and garlic sautéed in olive oil.
- Laxánika (Sautéed Vegetables) – $6
- Sautéed, kale, carrot, cabbage, and garlic. Seasoned with dill.
- Yigantes Fasóla (Giant Beans) – $7
- Giant beans slowly simmered in a Greek tomato sauce and topped with dill.
- Orzo Pasta – $7
- Rice shaped pasta topped with our house-made tomato sauce and feta cheese.
- Herbed Orzo Pasta – $7
- Rice shaped pasta tossed with butter, fresh mint, and basil.
- Bonzádia (Beets) – $7
- Roasted 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 $5
- Substitute homemade gluten free bread for $1
- 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.
Chicken Souvlaki 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.
Falafel SandwichGround 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 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.
Veggie Hummus PitaOur house-made organic hummus, grilled eggplant, zucchini, red onion, cucumber, lettuce, fresh tomato, and feta wrapped in a warm pita.
The Greek BurgerOne-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 BurgerA great vegetarian 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.
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.
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.
Kóta Keftéthes Makarónia (Chicken Meatball Pasta)All-natural and local ground chicken seasoned with spinach, honey, and feta cheese nestled on a bed of fettuccine and smothered in a parmesan black pepper cream sauce. Served with garlic bread.
Kotópita (Chicken Pie)All-natural ground chicken, braised vegetables, and imported Greek cheese layered between buttery filo. Served with herbed rice, sautéed spinach, and roasted red pepper coulis.
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.
- Vegetarian – $22
- Add all-natural chicken breast, gyros, or shrimp – $27
- Add a grilled Scottish salmon filet – $32
For our guests under 12, we offer a children’s menu as well.
Καλή όρεξη! Kali orexi! (bon appétit!)
For kids 12 and under
Children’s Gyros PlateA smaller portion of our specially seasoned lamb and beef, grilled to order. Served with roasted red potatoes, butter-braised carrots, and our house-made tzatziki.
Children’s Grilled ChickenGrilled Chicken breast served with herbed rice, butter braised carrots and tzatziki.
Greek Pasta & Meatball
Greek style meatball, pasta, house tomato sauce, and grated cheese.
Pasta with ButterNoodles tossed in butter and topped with grated cheese.
Children’s CheeseburgerFresh ground beef, cooked well-done and topped with American Cheese. Served with roasted potatoes.
Grilled Cheese PitaAmerican cheese grilled in a Greek style pita and served with roasted potatoes
Mini Greek SaladA children’s portion of our classic Greek Salad. Fresh romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber,onions, and feta cheese served with our house dressing.
Tzatziki PlatterThe perfect dipping food. House-made Tzatziki, fresh vegetables, and grilled pita.
Oven-Roasted PotatoesThe kids love this one. Our roasted potatoes with feta cheese, and extra virgin olive oil.
No Greek meal 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.
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 for a perfect end to your meal.
(Desire, Beerenauslese, 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)
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)
Jake and Telly’s is famous for our selection of Greek wines and other beverages. Under Colorado’s current rules, you can get a bottle of sine to go or enjoy our house made Sangrias when you get home.
Beverages & Alcohol
(all regular alcoholic drinks are available to go)
Greek Wine (by the bottle)
One of the most underrated wine producing areas among American wine drinkers, Greece has a history of winemaking that goes back thousands of years. Enjoy the same vintages as Soctates! Order a bottle of red or a bottle of white.
California Wine (by the bottle)
Enjoy a bottle of California wine when you get your meal home. order a bottle of red or a bottle of white.
Colorado Craft Beer (6-pack)
Order a 6 pack of your favorite Colorado craft beer to enjoy when you get home.
Soft DrinksCoffee, iced tea, Coca-Cola products, and lemonade.
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.