When someone mentions Greek sweets and baked goods, nine times out of ten your mind will go straight to baklava. And there's no shame in that! The sticky, sweet, nutty and flaky dessert puts a smile on everyone's face. But there's more to Greek bakeries than baklava. Much more.
Houston may not be home to many bakeries specializing in Greek baked goods, but the Bayou City is home to several Greek restaurants that serve a variety of Hellenic sweets and treats. So, without further ado, here are the top five places to find Greek baked goods in Houston.
5. Café Pita +
While the baklava at this restaurant is subpar on its own, the main draw is the baklava cheesecake. Whoever thought to top a classic cheesecake with baklava is a genius (and probably not a health nut). Because cheesecake is not good enough by itself, just top it with a sticky, nutty and flaky slice of baklava. Honey oozes out of the pastry, blending perfectly with the creamy cheesecake and graham cracker crust. No, Café Pita isn't the best place for Greek baked goods, but the baklava cheesecake makes up for its lack of options.