Take-out

Family Style Takeout image. Jake and Telly's logo overlaid on a rustic Greek village house with tables and chairs.

You’ve asked and Jake has listened. Jake & Telly’s Greek Taverna is now offering family style take out dinner for four. Make one order and feed everyone.

OPA!

The take out menu at Jake & Telly’s Greek Taverna makes the best Greek food in Colorado Springs available for you at home. Whether you want a family style dinner, our succulent Lamb Shank, or a Gyro, you’ll find it here.

Family Style Dinner for Four

Family Style Take Out 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)

$150

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
  • Baklava

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.

$16

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Marinated Olives & Feta Cheese Plate

Imported Kalamata and large green olives, garlic, pepperoncini peppers, extra virgin olive oil, fresh herbs, and imported feta cheese.

$14

Saganáki

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!

$14

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.

$14

Souzoutkákia (Greek Meatballs)

Our All-natural Greek style baked meatballs. Served with house tomato sauce and parmesan.

$14

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.

$12

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.

$15

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Sautéed Kalimári

Calamari the Greek way! Sautéed with tomato, spinach, olives, capers, onions, garlic, and sherry. Served with fresh lemon.

$15

Sautéed Mussels

Mussels sautéed in garlic butter, white wine and fish fumé. Served with grilled bread.

$14

Little Neck Clams

Little neck clams sautéed in garlic butter, white wine and fish fumé. Served with grilled bread.

$15

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.

$20

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.

$20

Greek Dips (all served with warm pita)

Fresh vegetables with our choice of either, tzatziki, hummus, or skordalia (garlic spread):

  • any one dip    $14
  • any two dips   $16
  • all three dips  $18

If you’re looking for a lighter lunch, our salads are a fresh, healthy option to take out. 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)

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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

Sópa (Soup)

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Avgolémono – Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

The traditional Greek soup. Chicken stock, blended with eggs, lemon, white rice, and dill.

Cup - $6
Bowl - $9

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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 Plate

A cup of any of our soups and a small salad.

$14

a la carte items for take out

  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Rízi$5
    • Long grain rice cooked with fresh herbs, tomato, and onion.
  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Patátas$7
    • Roasted red potatoes, topped with our secret blend of herbs and spices, feta cheese, and extra virgin olive oil.
  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Patátas Pourés$7
    • Mashed Yukon gold potatoes with roasted garlic and a cream cheese finish.
  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Karótes – $7
    • Fresh butter braised carrots.
  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Spanáki – $8
    •  Fresh spinach and garlic sautéed in olive oil.
  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Laxánika$7
    • Sautéed, kale, carrot, cabbage, and garlic. Seasoned with dill.
  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.
  • Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.”

Sandwiches

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

Gyro Sandwich

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.

$12

Chicken 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.

$12

Souvlaki Sandwich

Pork 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.

$12

Falafel Sandwich

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 option.

$11

The Greek Dip

All-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.

$14

Greek Grinder

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.

$12

The Jake

All-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.

$13

Veggie Pita Sandwich with Hummus

Our house-made organic hummus, grilled eggplant, zucchini, red onion, cucumber, lettuce, fresh tomato, and feta wrapped in a warm pita

$11

Burgers

The Greek Burger

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.

$13

The Eggplant Burger

A great vegetarian option. Grilled eggplant on a toasted brioche bun with, roasted red pepper, feta cheese spread, lettuce, fresh tomato, and red onion.

$12

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.

$12

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!)

Take Out Entrees

Gyros Plate

A succulent blend of specially seasoned lamb and beef, grilled to order. Served with roasted red potatoes, sautéed vegetables and our house-made tzatziki. 

$24

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.

$24

Arní stó Foúrno (Oven Roasted Lamb)

Roasted leg of lamb with thyme lamb jus. Served with parmesan herbed orzo and butter braised green beans.

$27

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.

$29

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.

$31

Arní Petháikia (Lamb Ribs)

Lamb ribs slow braised in our kitchen. Served with a balsamic reduction, garlic mashed Potatoes, and butter braised carrots.

$31

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.

$28

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.

$25

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.

$24

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free 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.

$25

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.

$27

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.

$29

Jake and Telly's Gluten Free Sólomos (Salmon)

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.

$30

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.

$31

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.

$24

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.

$25

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.

$24

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.

$25

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

$23

Jake and Telly's Kids' Menu: A photograph of Jake and his two sons at a table looking very excited about a piece of Baklava.

For our guests under 12, we offer a children’s menu as well.

Καλή όρεξη! Kali orexi! (bon appétit!)

Children’s Menu

Take out for kids 12 and under

Children’s Gyros Plate

A 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.

$9

Children’s Grilled Chicken

Grilled Chicken breast served with herbed rice, butter braised carrots and tzatziki.

$8

Greek Pasta & Meatball

Greek style meatball, pasta, house tomato sauce, and grated cheese.

$6

Pasta with Butter

Noodles tossed in butter and topped with grated cheese.

$5

Children’s Cheeseburger

Fresh ground beef, cooked well-done and topped with American Cheese. Served with roasted potatoes.

$7

Grilled Cheese Pita

American cheese grilled in a Greek style pita and served with roasted potatoes

$5

Mini Greek Salad

A children’s portion of our classic Greek Salad. Fresh romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber,onions, and feta cheese served with our house dressing.

$6

Tzatziki Platter

The perfect dipping food. House-made Tzatziki, fresh vegetables, and grilled pita.

$5

Oven-Roasted Potatoes

The kids love this one. Our roasted potatoes with feta cheese, and extra virgin olive oil.

$5

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.

Desserts

Baklava

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)

$7

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)

$9

 Bread Pudding

Made in house with flavors that change according to the seasons. Ask your server for today’s selection.

Suggested pairings:
(Desire, Beerenauslese)

$7

House-Made Cheesecake

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.

Suggested pairings:
(Kourtaki, Mavrodaphne of Patras)

$8

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 wine for take out or enjoy our house made Sangrias when you get home.

Beverages & Alcohol

(all regular alcoholic drinks are available for take out)

Ask your server about our selections.

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.

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