Best Of 2022

Best Fried Feta

Fillo Greek Bake Shop

Serving up an assortment of flaky, buttery pastries and a robust menu of Mediterranean offerings, Fillo Greek Bake Shop brings a slice of Greece to Over-the-Rhine. The café is named after phyllo, the thin pastry dough included in so many of the eatery’s menu items. The restaurant is a full-fledged family affair — husband-and-wife duo Evan and Evi Papanikolaou operate Fillo with their daughters. Customers can expect delicious standards like baklava, but Fillo also serves lunch items, including lamb and beef kebab in a pita and Greek salata. On the small plates menu, find ​​fried feta. It isn’t just a chunk of hot, delicious Greek cheese; the feta comes wrapped in phyllo dough with hot honey and toasted sesame seeds. To keep it authentic, an ice cold Mythos beer pairs well with any lunch entrée.