About Ithaki Modern Mediterranean
ITHAKI continues to delight the senses - cuisine steeped in tradition yet innovatively crafted, warm and professional service, elegant dining rooms. Please join us in savoring our Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, food created under the warmth of the sun and enjoyed in the spirit of friendship and camaraderie.
Ipswich, MA 01938
Mediterranean, Global, International, Greek
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 11:00 - 8:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Ithaki can accommodate all of your special event needs.
Private Party Contact:
Petros: (844) 431-0632
Banquet, Full Bar, Wine
Ithaki Modern Mediterranean Ratings and Reviews
Being very familiar with authentic Greek food, and having enjoyed dinner at Ithaki several years ago, we expected something different than we received. There were no children’s offerings. I asked if they could include a pita in the bread basket for my granddaughter. I was immediately told there would be an extra charge. Fine, I know she will eat pita. For $3 we got one cut up pita. Really, $3.00?
I found some odd spices in the food. Nutmeg should not be the predominant spice in pastitso. The saganaki was not a level vaguely similar to that which I have eaten all over Greece during several trips. All things considered, not my favorite Greek restaurant.
Valentine's dinner was great. Seemed like a special menu - fewer small plates, more entrees. Service was attentive. Food was a great portion and wonderful . The grilled octopus app was nicely charred. The steak was perfectly cooked. The halibut was exceptional - great flavor. For dessert we got the pistachio baklava which looked more like taquitos. A little tough, but tasty.
We usually eat here once a month. Went here this time on Valentines Day and sat at the bar. The menu was slightly different due to the day but we both found something excellent to eat. My wife's Halibut was done to perfection as was my chicken. Our bar tender Jeffery was top notch. He knew his stuff and really enjoys what he is doing even recommended some unique drinks which we tried and enjoyed. This place is huge with the locals and I feel it is the best Greek/Mediterranean places anywhere.
My 24 year old niece and I went here on a Sunday evening at 7:00 pm. The resturant was a bit quiet (last seating 8:00 Sunday?). We loved the small plates: scallops, shrimp, elephant beans. They were all VERY tasty. We also had the fried cheese and thought that to be just so-so. We were stuffed so could not eat dessert. The ambiance was nice. There were a few what seemed like locals at the bar having a good time.
Ithaki was good as usual. We hadn't been for dinner for a while so nice to get back. We normally seem to end up here for lunch on the weekends, which is terrific. Since we were there for dinner, that meant the lamb shank was in order. Terrific as usual. Killer grape leaves that grandmother makes. I had the octopus and as usual it was great. Simple but tasty. Some ground fav beans accompanied and were a good foil for the octopus. Galaktobordiko (I'm probably spelling it wrong) was for dessert and again was very good. We'll be back.
This is not your run of the mill Greek restaurant. The chef here is amazing and the food continues to amaze me, especially the chef's specials. The swordfish special with white beans and squash was unbelievable. If it were not at Ithaca, I would not have even dreamed of ordering it, because I am more of a fish/meat, potatoes and vegetables person. The flavors were amazing, the fish so fresh. I also love the greek deserts. I find it to be among a small handful of truly good restaurants on the North Shore.
Ithaki brings me back to my Greek roots, it offers delicious authentic Greek dishes beautifully presented and in generous portions. We've been going for over ten years now and it's better than ever. Their octopus is so tender and flavorful, good to share before your main course. Their fish is so fresh, being in Ipswich their fortunate to have it locally sourced. I wish I could remember our waiters name, he served us in the bar, tall, thin, young, handsome, and so very patient, gracious and knowledgeable of their offerings. He couldn't do enough for us. Try it, your going to find yourselves mailing it one of your regular restaurants.
We have been searching for a good upscale Greek restaurant on the North Shore and found it 20 minutes from our home in the lovely town of Ipswich. The restaurants in our home town area of Newburyport and Amesbury have become too expensive for every day dining so it was good to see Ithaki was very reasonably priced. The Greek food was excelllent. The service wonderful. We will be back often.
I have been to Ithaki many times before, and have never been disappointed. There is always something new to try via daily specials. The calamari is fantastic, although I have to ask for the sauce on the side because it is too spicy. Braised lamb, moussakas, and other traditional Greek foods are spot-on. Don't miss the galactobouriko for dessert.
Good Mediterranean inspired food, nice wine list and ok prices for what you get.
Saturday 7:30 pm service was what you would expect for a popular restaurant... service took a long time because so many folks arrived at the same time. We were not in a hurry, so it was fine.
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