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Kalamaki = Καλαμάκι = “skewer”

Whether it’s walking through the bustling old city of Athens, or strolling your way through the whitewashed pathways of the Mediterranean islands, the exotic aromas of the finest earthly combinations seem to allure your senses into the unbeatable flavor of the kalamaki. Perfumed with olive oil, oregano, and fresh lemon, the seduction beckons your indulgence into this simple yet wholesome culinary treasure. The Ancient Greeks favored this feast of succulent meat wrapped in warm pita bread…a prized recipe that has remained a timeless favorite for the modern Greeks today.

Tucked away in the Chapel Hill courtyard behind Kipos Greek Taverna, let the aromas guide you to your new love affair with Greek street food. We source local organic meats and ingredients when possible, cook responsibly, and add lots of LOVE.
Welcome to Kalamaki!

What our Customers Say…

"Best Greek street food in Chapel Hill! This place keeps it simple. Basic menu. Start with lamb or chicken, gyro or souvlaki. You can choose a (delicious!) side Greek salad or seasoned fries. Easily under $8 for lunch. Uconnection discount can not be beat! On a sunny day it's beautiful to sit outside in the courtyard as well.
Ample parking in the rear, friendly staff, fresh ingredients, delicious fare. Try a Greek beer!"
Kevin from Chicago, Illinois
"Simple, delicious greek food. This order-at-the-counter shop was a delightful find for a casual lunch. The man working behind the counter was super friendly and polite, made a great first impression. We had the chicken souvlaki and chicken gyro, which were both simple and delicious in flavor. The herb fries were perfectly crispy, and the outside dining experience was perfect on a beautiful spring day. Parking was easy to boot. We will be back for sure!"
Katy from Chapel Hill, NC

"Our main go-to for take-out (via takeout central). Always delicious - fresh, flavorful and healthy - perfect!! While I am still in love with my Pita Jungle (AZ, CA), they come in at a close 2nd (big shoes to fill...). Would recommend to anyone who enjoys simple, flavorful, tasty Greek food!"
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