New Greek Eatery Lets Customers Build Their Own Bowls, Pitas

A new Greek restaurant that lets its customers build their own protein bowls, with an optional bowl made from pita bread, has opened in Fairfield County. 

A "build your own" bowl from Urban Greek Kitchen.
A "build your own" bowl from Urban Greek Kitchen. Photo Credit: Facebook/Urban Greek Kitchen

Urban Greek Kitchen on Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton opened in October of this year. 

For the main course, customers can opt for a "build your own" protein or pita bowl, choosing between shrimp, chicken, lamb, steak, shrimp, and veggies and adding different toppings. Pre-made "signature" bowls include: 

  • The Santorini Bowl, made with chicken, field greens, lentils, tomato-onion salsa, a medley of olives, pickled onions, roasted peppers, hummus, cucumbers, and a choice of dressing
  • The Urban Greek Bowl, made with shrimp, romaine lettuce, brown rice, bean corn salsa, pickled onions, tomatoes, an olive pesto, beet hummus, and "crazy feta" with a choice of salad dressings
  • The County Greek Bowl, made with lamb, toasted orzo, tomato-onion salsa, cucumber, beets, a medley of olives, feta, chickpeas, red peppers, and tzatziki with a choice of salad dressings
A number of pita bread sandwiches are also on the menu, including: 
  • A lamb pita sandwich with Mediterranean salsa, arugula, tzatziki, herbs, and olive oil
  • A chicken pita sandwich with tomato-onion salsa, romaine lettuce, feta cheese, tzatziki, herbs, and olive oil
  • A shrimp pita sandwich with tzatziki, tomatoes, romaine lettuce, pickled onions, herbs, and olive oil
  • A veggie pita sandwich with seasonal vegetables, arugula, avocado hummus, parsley, hummus, and tzatziki
Although its list of main courses is simple, customers have a myriad of options for side dishes, including
  • Mediterranean or feta cheese popcorn
  • Avgolemono soup with egg, chicken breast, rice, and lemon
  • Greek fries
  • Lemon potatoes
  • Grape leaves stuffed with rice and herbs
  • Spinach pies
  • A selection of hummus plates
Urban Greek Kitchen offers both carryout and in-house dining, and its menu can be viewed on its website

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