Lunch Menu

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!"


Cheese Plate (meant to be shared)

Imported cheeses (ask server) with marinated olives, red onion, pepperoncinis & grilled pita.



Gilled imported kasseri cheese, served flambé with pita & lemon



Baked spinach and féta cheese filled filo pastry, served with tzatziki



Meatballs topped with tomato sauce & parmesan cheese


Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Dólmas

Rice stuffed grape leaves served with tzatziki sauce & lemon.


Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Dolmádes

Hand rolled ground beef & rice stuffed grape leaves, steamed and topped with lemon basil cream sauce


Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Sautéed Kalimári

Sautéed with tomato, spinach, olives, capers, onions, garlic & sherry



Mussels sautéed with garlic, butter & white wine, served with garlic bread.


Mezé Plate (meant to be shared)

Mixed plate of meatballs, Gyro meat, pita,  tzatziki, hummus, marinated olives, féta cheese & dolmas


Veg Mezé Plate (meant to be shared)

Mixed plate of gigantes, grilled vegetables, pita, tzatziki, hummus, marinated olives, féta cheese, roasted red peppers & dolmas




House made hummus served with pita, carrot & cucumber



House made tzatziki served with pita, carrot & cucumber


Two Dip Plate

Served with pita, carrot & cucmber


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.

Soup and Salad

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Greek Salad

Romaine lettuce and red onion tossed with house made Greek dressing, with tomatoes, cucumbers, marinated olives, pepperoncini & féta cheese

Regular $15
Family size      $18

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Spinach and Beet Salad

Spinach and red onion tossed with olive oil, lemon, sea salt and oregano, with roasted golden beets, féta cheese and candied walnuts

Single serving $15
Family size      $18

Add to Any Salad

  • Grilled chicken, gyros or shrimp  $6
  • Salmon filet  $16

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Avgolémono
Greek soup made with chicken stock, lemon, egg, dill and rice

Cup - $8
Bowl - $11

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Fakkés
Greek Lenten soup made with red lentils, tomato, carrot and onion.

Cup - $8
Bowl - $11

Soup and Salad Plate

Cup of soup and regular sized salad



Vegetables $12
  • Sautéed Spinach
  • Roasted golden beets w/ féta cheese crumble and extra virgin olive oil
  • Sautéed Vegetables
  • Gigantes Beans in Tomato Dill Sauce
Carbs $10
  • Herbed Rice
  • Roasted Potatoes with féta cheese crumble and extra virgin olive oil
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Orzo Pasta with house made tomato sauce  and féta cheese crumble
  • Herbed and Buttered Orzo Pasta

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.”


Served with choice of roasted potatoes, coleslaw, garlic mashed potatoes or cup of soup

  • Substitute any side with a salad for $8    
  • Substitute homemade gluten free bread for $2
  • Add sautéed mushrooms, onions, feta cheese, or bacon for $2 each

Pita Sandwiches


Grilled gyro meat with lettuce, tomato and tzatziki


Chicken Gyro

Grilled chicken breast with lettuce, tomato and tzatziki



Brined, marinated and grilled pork tenderloin with lettuce, tomato and tzatziki



Grilled veggies and hummus with lettuce, tomato, cucumber and crumbled féta in a pita


Grinders (on a toasted hoagie roll)

Greek Dip

Sliced Colorado lamb leg with melted provolone cheese with lamb jus



Meatballs, tomato sauce and melted provolone cheese


The Jake

Grilled chicken breast, bacon, tomato, melted provolone cheese and basil mayo


Burgers (on a brioche bun)

Greek Burger

Grilled 8oz ground beef patty, melted kasseri cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion & basil mayo


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.

Καλή όρεξη!
Kali orexi! (bon appétit!)

Eggplant Burger

Grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, feta cheese spread, lettuce, tomato and onion




Gyro Plate

Grilled gyro meat served with roasted red potatoes, sautéed vegetables & tzatziki


Arní stó Foúrno

Roasted, sliced Colorado lamb leg finished with thyme jus gravy and grated parmesan cheese, served with herbed orzo pasta & butter braised green beans


Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Arní Steak

Seasoned, grilled Colorado lamb top round finished with grilled scallions, served with garlic mashed potatoes, butter braised green beans & tzatziki


Arní Giouvétsi

Braised lamb shank topped with house tomato lamb sauce, finished with feta cheese crumbles, served with herbed orzo pasta & sautéed vegetables



Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Brizóla

Brined, marinated grilled boneless pork loin, topped with bourbon mushroom cream sauce, served with garlic mashed potatoes & sautéed vegetables


Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Souvláki

Brined, marinated grilled pork tenderloin skewers, served with herbed rice, butter braised green beens & tzatziki sauce



Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Chicken and Capers

Chicken breast sautéed with white wine, tomato, capers, olives and onion, on garlic mashed potatoes, finished with grated parmesan cheese



Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Verlasso Salmon

Sustainably farm raised salmon filet from Patagonia (Chile/Argentina) pan seared and finished with lemon, dill and caper butter, served with herbed rice and sautéed spinach



 A casserole with layers of ground beef, roasted potato and eggplant. finished with traditional béchamel sauce and baked


Pasta (served over fettuccini with garlic bread_)

Makarónia mé Souzoutkákia

Greek style baked meatballs topped with house tomato sauce, finished with grated parmesan cheese


Chicken Mavrodáphne

Chicken breast sautéed with mushrooms and onions in a port wine sauce and finished with scallions


Shrimp Makaronátha

Shrimp sautéed with onion, garlic, tomato, white wine, and baby clams


Mediterranean Makarónia

Tomato, onion, capers, garlic and spinach, sautéed with white wine, finished with feta cheese

  • Add chicken, gyros, or shrimp – $6
  • Add salmon filet – $16
  • Add gluten free pasta upon request $4


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.


Greek Coffee

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 and you’ll have the energy to dance all night!

Suggested pairings:
(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 for a perfect end to your meal.

Suggested pairings:
(Desire, Beerenauslese, Muscat of Samos)


Ice Cream or Sorbet

(Ask your server for today’s flavors)


Stuffed Figs

Figs stuffed with cinnamon, vanilla, and crushed walnuts then topped with Greek yogurt and honey.

Suggested pairings:
(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.

Suggested pairings:
(St. John Commandaria)


Bread Pudding

(Ask your server for today’s selection)

Made in house with flavors that change according to the seasons.

Suggested pairings:
(Desire, Beerenauslese)


House-Made Cheesecake

(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.

Suggested pairings:
(Kourtaki, Mavrodaphne of Patras)


Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Gluten-free

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.

Contact us

2616 Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
(719) 633-0406

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