Estia's Kouzina

609 N. Main Street

Belmont, NC 28012


  • A short 7-minute drive off I-485 brings you to the small-town charm of Belmont and the Charlotte area’s only authentic Greek restaurant. Gus Georgoulias, former owner of Cosmos Café, named his latest concept after the Greek Goddess of hospitality, Estia, and the Greek word for kitchen, Kouzina. This beautifully renovated former steakhouse with high ceilings and exposed beams will exceed your foodie expectations. Our recipes and ingredients are what you will find in Greece’s restaurants “off the beaten path,” prepared in-house by our Executive Chef Harry Madeckas and Chef Alex Baxevanis. What might be “all Greek” to you is just normal for us.
  • Named among the 2019 "Best New Restaurants" by
  • $35 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
  • Starter (choice of one)
    • Grilled Lamb Souvlaki - tzatziki, pickled onions
    • Lobster Bisque - chive crème fresh
    • Caprese Salad - fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, basil, EVOO, balsamic glaze
  • Entree (choice of one)
    • 24-Hour Braised Short Ribs - Parmesan herb risotto, red wine demi-glace, crispy onions
    • Xinomavro Braised Duck Leg - roasted lemon potatoes, grilled asparagus
    • Lobster Raviolis - brandy cream sauce, roasted tomatoes, wilted arugula
    • Chef's Choice Vegetarian Dish
  • Dessert (choice of one)
    • Baklava
    • New York-Style Cheesecake - berry compote
    • Chocolate Cake - vanilla ice cream

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