Delphi Greek in Westwood Surprises Diners with Delicious Vegan Options

Los Angeles, CA – Delphi Greek, a renowned restaurant in Westwood known for its gourmet lamb and vegetarian dishes, has recently caught the attention of vegans and food enthusiasts alike. The Experience Magazine had the pleasure of dining at Delphi Greek and discovered a delightful surprise – a range of mouthwatering vegan options.

Roozbeh with his shark at Delphi Greek

While Delphi Greek may not be widely known as a vegan spot, owner Roosbeh Farahanipour has successfully curated a menu that caters to all dietary preferences. One standout dish is the Fakes Soup, a lentil soup that is both vegan and packed with flavors. The addition of carrots adds a delightful touch to this classic dish.

Roozbeh (L) with Erwin Glaub (R)
Delicious Falafel Plate

Vegetarians at Delphi Greek can indulge in the Hellenic Chopped Salad, a refreshing combination of fresh romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, Calmat olives, onions, garbanzo beans, and bell peppers, all dressed in a zesty dressing. This salad is a true celebration of Mediterranean flavors.

Another highlight on the vegetarian menu is the Vegetarian Moussaka. Layers of roasted eggplant, zucchini, and potatoes are skillfully topped with a creamy béchamel sauce. The result is a rich and comforting dish that is sure to satisfy any appetite.

Delicious dolmas

In addition to the delectable cuisine, the service at Delphi Greek is exceptional. The friendly and attentive staff ensure that every guest’s dining experience is smooth and enjoyable. The inviting atmosphere of the restaurant further enhances the overall experience, providing a cozy setting for a delicious meal.

Sharks at Delphi Greek

Delphi Greek also offers a unique treat for diners – a fish tank featuring exotic fish, including four sharks, a Manta Ray, a Leopard fish, and the stunning Tiger Fish. Diners are encouraged to take a picture with the sharks, adding a touch of adventure to their visit.

Roozbeh and his amazing Tiger fish and Puffer fish. They each have their own personalities

Stepping into Delphi Greek, guests are greeted by walls adorned with citations and awards recognizing owner Roozbeh Farahanipour’s contributions to the community. One notable article that’s hanging on the wall is from the Santa Monica Mirror. It highlights Delphi Greek’s extraordinary efforts in serving 94,500 seniors during the pandemic. The LAPD also honored Delphi Greek for its generous support of law enforcement during a challenging time.

Puffer Fish (L) with Tiger Fish (R)

The extensive menu at Delphi Greek offers a wide array of options, ranging from traditional Greek dishes to burgers, seafood, lamb, breakfast items, falafel, and desserts. Chef Rana’s expertise shines through in every dish, with highlights including the housemade Dolmas, flavorful falafel plate, and the delectable basmati rice.

Amazing Tiger fish!
Roozbeh talking about the model of Aristotle Onassis’ ship. In the background in the frame are pictures of Princess Fawzia of Egypt. She was the Shah’s first wife

Delphi Greek also holds fascinating artifacts and photographs, including a model ship owned by Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis, who was known for amassing the world’s largest shipping fleet.

Rooabeh also owns the Persian Gulf restaurant a few doors down. This restaurant features a war museum to the Persian Gulf war.

Roozbeh’s citation from the LAPD

To conclude the meal, guests can indulge in the Housemade Baklava, a sweet Greek pastry made with walnuts, phyllo dough, and honey syrup. This dessert is the perfect ending to a memorable dining experience.

Overall, Delphi Greek in Westwood has exceeded expectations with its delicious offerings. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking to try something new, Delphi Greek is a must-visit restaurant that promises to tantalize your taste buds and leave you with a memorable culinary experience.

Next time you find yourself in Westwood, be sure to stop by Delphi Greek and discover the delightful surprises that await you.

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