Kapnos Taverna

  • Dessert Menu
    11:30am to 3:00pm , 3:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Dinner Menu
    3:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Brunch Menu
  • Lunch Menu
    11:30am to 3:00pm

Popular Dishes

Spit-Roasted Pork
Muhammara, pickled cauliflower, roasted carrots, spiced walnuts
$15.00

Desserts

Baklava
Vanilla ice cream
$9.00
Panna Cotta
Pistachio, lemon, strawberry sorbet
$9.00
Opera Torte
Coffee buttercream, ganache, almond cake
$9.00
Greek Trifle
White chocolate mascarpone, lemon curd
$9.00
Apple Cake
Walnuts, cinnamon, salted caramel
$9.00
Ice Cream & Sorbet
Seasonal flavorss
$7.00

Popular Dishes

Spit-Roasted Pork
Muhammara, pickled cauliflower, roasted carrots, spiced walnuts
$15.00

For The Table

Half Spit-Roasted Chicken
“Spanakorizo,” spinach, barley, dill, charred lemon
$22.00
Whole Bronzino
Braised kale, lemon, fresh garbanzo, dill, olive oil
$38.00
Whole Lamb Shoulder
Ancient grain salad, tzatziki, harissa
$79.00

Spreads

All spreads come with flatbread.
Pikilia
Sampling of three spreads
$24.00
Tzatziki
Yogurt, cucumber, dill, citrus
$11.00
Tyrokaftari
Feta, smoked manouri, grains of paradise
$12.00
Taramosalata
Carp roe, caviar, cauliflower
$13.00
Favosalata
Yellow lentils, scallions, black garlic
$10.00
Melitzanosalata
Smoky eggplant, roasted peppers, walnuts, feta
$11.00
Stone Baked Flatbread
Garlic, sea salt
$3.00
Crudité
Baby carrots, cucumber, sesame
$4.00
Hummus
Chickpea, tahini, sultan chutney
$10.00

Cold Mezze

Horiatiki
Tomato, cucumber, pepper, onion, kalamata, feta, red wine vinaigrette
$12.00
Squash Salata
Zucchini, roasted patty-pan squash, tomato, arugula, pistachio
$11.00
Carrot Salata
Heirloom roasted carrots, candied walnuts, tahini vinaigrette, manouri
$12.00
Chilled Cucumber Soup
Yogurt sorbet, compresed cucumbers
$9.00
Greek Caesar
Romaine, feta, croutons
$10.00

Garden Mezze

Crispy Eggplant
Spicy honey, orange pith puree
$11.00
Roasted Cauliflower
Golden raisin, fenugreek, spiced almonds
$12.00
Greek Spiced Potato Fries
Greek island dressing
$10.00
Crispy Brussels
Apicot, hazelnuts, pickled pearl onions
$14.00
Grilled Asparagus
Marinated roasted peppers, crispy capers, feta
$13.00
Piyas
Giant beans, rainbow chard, slow roasted tomato
$11.00
Roasted cremini mushrooms
garlic, lemon, aleppo chili
$13.00

Traditional Mezze

Spanakopita
Spinach, leeks, feta
$12.00
Falafel
Chickpea fritters, arugula, tahini
$10.00
Marinated Olives
Red chili, graviera, almonds
$7.00
Dolmades
Stuffed grape leaves, pine nuts, citrus labne
$10.00
Kolokithokeftedes
Zucchini patties, peppercorn yogurt
$10.00
Cheese Saganaki
Lemon, honey
$13.00

Ocean Mezze

Swordfish Kebab
Roasted peppers, oil cured olives, pickled lemon
$16.00
Charred Octopus
Pickled red pearl onion, frisee, harissa oil, favosalata
$17.00
Pireaus Shrimp
Metaxa, lemon, charred bread
$15.00
Roasted Salmon
Couscous, patty-pan squash, mustard latholemono
$16.00

Meat and Poultry Mezze

Za`atar Yogurt Marinated Chicken Souvlaki
Broccoli tabouleh, tahini
$14.00
Spit-Roasted Pork
Muhammara, pickled cauliflower, roasted carrots, spiced walnuts
$15.00
Spit-Roasted Lamb
Ancient grain salad, tzatziki
$16.00
Marinated Beef Souvlaki
harissa garlic toum, pickled pearl onion, parsley, fava beans
$17.00
Peloponnesian Style Meatballs
Smoked eggplant, spiced tomato, mizithra
$13.00

Main

Stone Oven Baked Eggs
Crispy lamb, potatoes, feta
$14.00
Unavailable
Greek Coffee Waffles
Chocolate espresso beans, cinnamon butter, crema
$12.00
Unavailable
Spit Chicken & Waffles
Greek honey, crispy grains
$15.00
Unavailable
Baklava French Toast
Walnuts, seasonal fruit
$12.00
Unavailable
Scrambled Eggs
Zucchini, tomato, yogurt
$12.00
Unavailable
Omelet
Spinach, tomato, mushroom, kefalograviera cheese
$13.00
Unavailable
Merguez Muffin
English muffin, scrambled egg, kefalograviera
$13.00
Unavailable
Spinach Pyde
Leeks, scallion, feta, egg
$12.00
Unavailable

Spreads

All spreads come with flatbread.
Pikilia
Sampling of three spreads
$24.00
Unavailable
Tzatziki
Yogurt, cucumber, dill, citrus
$11.00
Unavailable
Tyrokafteri
Feta, smoked manouri, grains of paradise
$12.00
Unavailable
Taramosalata
Carp roe, caviar, cauliflower
$13.00
Unavailable
Melitzanosalata
Smoky eggplant, roasted peppers, walnuts, feta
$11.00
Unavailable
Favosalata
Yellow lentils, scallions, black garlic
$10.00
Unavailable
Stone Baked Flatbread
Garlic sea salt
$3.00
Unavailable
Crudite
Baby carrots, cucumber, sesame
$4.00
Unavailable
Hummus
Chickpea, tahini, sultan chutney
$10.00
Unavailable

Garden Mezze

Horiatiki
Tomato, cucumber, pepper, onion, kalamata, feta, red wine vinaigrette
$12.00
Unavailable
Marousalata
mixed heirloom greens, mizithra cheese, citrus vinaigrette
$10.00
Unavailable
Greek Caesar
Romaine, feta, croutons
$10.00
Unavailable
Squash Salata
zucchini, roasted patty-pan squash, tomato, arugula, pistachio
$12.00
Unavailable
Piyas
Giant beans, rainbow chard, slow roasted tomato
$11.00
Unavailable

Cold Mezze

Greek Yogurt Parfait
Seasonal fruit, spiced walnuts, honey
$10.00
Unavailable
Marinated Olives
Red chili, graviera, almonds
$7.00
Unavailable
Dolmades
Stuffed grape leaves, pine nuts, citrus labne
$10.00
Unavailable
Greek Bagels & Lox
Taramasalata, salmon, caper, tomato
$12.00
Unavailable

Hot Mezze

Spanakopita
Spinach, leeks, feta
$12.00
Unavailable
Kolokithokeftedes
Zucchini patties, peppercorn yogurt
$10.00
Unavailable
Cheese Saganaki
Lemon, honey
$15.00
Unavailable

Gyros

Scrambled Eggs Gyro
Crispy potatoes, tomato, mushrooms, yogurt, dill
$12.00
Unavailable
Traditional Gyro
Tzatziki, romaine, pickled onions, radishes
$11.00
Unavailable

Sides

Spit Roasted Lamb
$9.00
Unavailable
Slab Bacon
$6.00
Unavailable
House made Loukaniko Sausage
$7.00
Unavailable
Potato Hash
$5.00
Unavailable

House Made Sodas

Sarsaparilla Ginger Beer
$5.00
Unavailable
5 Spice Ginger Beer
$5.00
Unavailable
Passion Fruit
$5.00
Unavailable
pomegranate vanilla
$5.00
Unavailable
grapefruit & cinnamon
$5.00
Unavailable

Spreads

All spreads come with flatbread.
Pikilia
Sampling of three spreads
$24.00
Unavailable
Tzatziki
Yogurt, cucumber, dill, citrus
$10.00
Unavailable
Tyrokafteri
Feta, smoked salmon, grains of paradise
$10.00
Unavailable
Taramosalata
Carp roe, cauliflower, caviar
$12.00
Unavailable
Favosalata
Yellow lentils, scallions, black garlic
$9.00
Unavailable
Melitzanosalata
Smoky eggplant, roasted peppers, walnuts, feta
$10.00
Unavailable
Stone Baked Flatbread
Garlic oil
$3.00
Unavailable
Crudite
Baby carrots, cucumber, sesame
$4.00
Unavailable
Hummus
Chickpea, tahini, sultan chutney
$9.00
Unavailable

Cold Mezze

Horiatiki
Tomato, cucumber, pepper, onion, kalamata, feta, red wine vinaigrette
$12.00
Unavailable
Squash Salata
Zucchini, roasted patty-pan squash, tomato, arugula, pistachio
$11.00
Unavailable
Carrot Salata
Heirloom roasted carrots, candied walnuts, tahini vinaigrette, manouri
$12.00
Unavailable
Chilled Cucumber Soup
Yogurt sorbet, compresed cucumbers
$9.00
Unavailable
Maroulosalata
Mixed heirloom greens, mizithra cheese, citrus vinaigrette
$10.00
Unavailable
Greek Caesar
Romaine, feta, croutons
$10.00
Unavailable

Garden Mezze

Crispy Eggplant
Spicy honey, orange pith puree
$11.00
Unavailable
Roasted Cauliflower
Golden raisin, fenugreek, spiced almonds
$12.00
Unavailable
Greek Spiced Potato Fries
Greek island dressing
$10.00
Unavailable
Crispy Brussels
Apicot, hazelnuts, pickled pearl onions
$14.00
Unavailable
Grilled Asparagus
Marinated roasted peppers, crispy capers, feta
$13.00
Unavailable
Piyas
Giant beans, rainbow chard, slow roasted tomato
$11.00
Unavailable

Traditional Mezze

Spanakopita
Spinach, leeks, feta
$12.00
Unavailable
Falafel
Chickpea fritters, tahini
$10.00
Unavailable
Marinated Olives
Red chili, graviera, almonds
$7.00
Unavailable
Dolmades
Stuffed grape leaves, pine nuts, citrus labne
$10.00
Unavailable
Kolokithokeftedes
Zucchini patties, peppercorn yogurt
$10.00
Unavailable
Cheese Saganaki
Lemon, honey
$13.00
Unavailable

Ocean Mezze

Swordfish Kebab
Roasted peppers, oil cured olives, pickled lemon
$15.00
Unavailable
Roasted Salmon
Couscous, patty-pan squash, mustard latholemono
$16.00
Unavailable
Charred Octopus
Pickled pearl onion, frisee, harissa oil, favosalata
$16.00
Unavailable

Meat & Poultry Mezze

Za`atar Yogurt Marinated Chicken Souvlaki
Broccoli tabouleh, tahini
$13.00
Unavailable
Spit-Roasted Lamb
Ancient grain salad, tzatziki
$16.00
Unavailable
Aleppo Marinated Beef Souvlaki
Red chili, roasted sunchokes, garlic toum
$16.00
Unavailable
Peloponnesian Style Meatballs
Smoked eggplant, spiced tomato, mizithra
$13.00
Unavailable
Half Spit-Roasted Chicken
Spanakorizo, spinach, barley, dill, charred lemon
$22.00
Unavailable

Gyros

Tzatziki, romaine, pickled onions, radish.
Falafel Gyro
$12.00
Unavailable
Chicken Gyro
$13.00
Unavailable
Pork Gyro
$13.00
Unavailable
Salmon Gyro
$14.00
Unavailable
Lamb Gyro
$14.00
Unavailable

About Kapnos Taverna

(703) 243-4400 • 4000 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

A sister restaurant to Isabella’s Kapnos, located on 14th Street in Washington, D.C., Kapnos Taverna features more traditional takes on the ancient cuisine alongside some of the biggest hits from his modern ode to mainland Greece.