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The perfect place to enjoy life and food.

Address
1400 Upper James St, Hamilton
Reservations
Opening hours
Sun-Thurs 11:00-23:00, Fri-Sat 11:00-00:00

OUR STORY

Welcome to Ios Estiatorio & Wine Bar

Our goal is to provide our visitors with the best Greek dishes made from the the freshest fruits and vegetables, the finest meats, seafood and poultry. Stop by tonight for a meal you won’t soon forget. 

Tasteful

RECIPES

Our chefs cook using traditional recipes, while adding their own flair to create our unique flavours. We also use traditional spices, such as pepper, rosemary, thyme and others. We create our own exclusive sauces which are the basis for many of our signature dishes. With the best ingredients, top notch recipes and unparalleled service we look forward to becoming your favourite night out. 

press

Ios is truly lovely. Lovely atmosphere, lovely food, and lovely attentive staff. I can’t wait to return...
I've used the word "perfect" more than once. That's their slogan — "The perfect place to enjoy life and food."
Diane Galambos
The Hamilton Spectator

Menu

Mezedes | Appetizers

Greek Spreads

Tzatziki | Tirokafteri

Elies

Mixed marinated olives

Cheese

Kefalograviera | Vlachotiri | Greek Feta 

Tiropita or Spanakopita

Your choice of oven baked phyllo pastry filled with barrel-aged feta, or with spinach and barrel-aged feta.

Saganaki

A slice of rich Kefalograviera cheese, seared to perfection. Brought to table-side, a shot of ouzo is poured and finished with a drizzle of fresh lemon juice for a sizzling display.

Ios Chips

Your choice of lightly fried zucchini or eggplant served with our house-made tzatziki.

Ios Crab Cakes

Mixture of crab meat with cream cheese, minced red peppers, garlic and herbs, served with a honey lemon sauce.

Octapodi

Mediterranean grilled octopus, marinated in red wine, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.

Kalamari

Your choice of lightly fried or grilled squid with lemon. Served with a Greek tangy cocktail sauce.

Ios Shrimp

Tiger shrimp sauteed in white wine, garlic, fresh diced tomatoes, with a hint of greek spice

Shrimp Cocktail

Large chilled Tiger shrimp served with a tangy cocktail sauce

Loukakino

Your choice of grilled mild sausage with herbs and spices or fish sausage stuffed with tilapia, spinach and feta cheese.

Keftedes

Greek style meatballs in tomato and basil sauce

Ios Feta Fournou

Red peppers and tomatoes grilled and topped with seared barrel-aged feta cheese finished with a red wine vinaigrette. 

Soupes | Soups

Avgolemono

Chicken and rice in a creamy whipped egg and fresh lemon broth.

Ios Fish Soup

Variety of fish, potatoes, carrots, red peppers, tomatoes, and a hint of fresh lemon.

Salads

Ios Salad (Greek)

Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers, onions, barrel-aged feta cheese, olives, in a homemade Greek dressing made with extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano, a hint of garlic, and sea salt.

Horiatiki (Village)

Vine-ripened tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, barrel-aged feta cheese, olives, extra-virgin olive oil, oregano, sea salt.

Kaisara (Ceasar)

Crisp romaine lettuce, crumbled bacon, croutons, Parmesan cheese, in a creamy garlic house dressing.

Psari | Seafood

Lavraki | Sea Bass
Lithrini | Red Snapper
Tsipoura | Sea Bream
Solomos | Salmon
Lobster Tail

8-9 oz lobster tail served with warmed butter

Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Jumbo shrimp sauteed in white wine, fresh tomato, Greek thyme in a spicy garlic sauce. Best served over a bed of rice

Whitings

Pan-seared whitings, finished with white wine, a hint of garlic and fresh basil.

Side Dishes

Rapini or Horta

Steamed wild seasonal greens 

Oregano Fries

Fries with skin on, crumbled with barrel-aged feta cheese and sprinkled with oregano.

Lemon Potatoes

Oven-roasted potatoes in Mediterranean seasoning and lemon

Sauteed Mushrooms

Sautéed Mushrooms with herbs, spices a hint of garlic. Finished in a white wine sauce.

Steria | Land

Souvlaki

Your choice of a chicken or pork skewer traditionally marinated in lemon juice, andextra-virgin olive oil and seasoned with oregano, sea salt and garlic. Served with a side of tzatziki.

Gyros

Traditional shaved pork gyro slow-cooked and seasoned with Mediterranean spices. Served with a side of tzatziki.

Ios Chicken

Mediterranean seasoned grilled chicken breast finished with sautéed mushrooms, rosemary and a hint of garlic in a creamy white wine sauce.

Roast Lamb

Boneless Ontario Lamb marinated in herbs and spices, slow-roasted to perfection.

AAA Filet Mignon

6 or 8oz filet mignon wrapped in bacon

AAA New York Striploin

10 or 14 oz New York striploin

AAA Rib Eye

14 oz Rib Eye bone in cut

Lamb Chops

Ontario Lamb chops

Add Ons

Lobster Tail

8 – 9 oz

Shrimp Skewer

Medium-sized Tiger shrimp grilled and served with a garlic butter sauce.

Lunch Menu

Ios Burger

Beef burger served on a toasted bun with barrel-aged feta cheese, bacon, tomato and onion. Served with oregano fries.

Salmon

Grilled Salmon served over a fresh Greek salad.

Souvlaki on a Pita

Chicken or pork souvlaki wrapped in a Greek pita with house-made tzatziki, tomato and onions. Served with fries.

Traditional Gyros

Traditional pork gyro slow cooked in herbs and spices, served in pita bread with house-made tzatziki, tomato, onions and fries.

New York Sandwich

5 oz New York Cut on a toasted bun with sautéed mushrooms and onions. Served with oregano fries.

Kreatopita (Meat Pie)

Mediterranean seasoned beef and Kefalograviera cheese wrapped in phyllo pastry, accompanied by a small fresh Greek salad

Ios Pita

Ios salad; Lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers, onions, barrel-aged feta cheese, olives, in a homemade Greek dressing made with extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano, a hint of garlic, and sea salt wrapped in a grilled pita.

Vegetarian Pita

Mediterranean seasoned mushrooms, red and yellow peppers, onions, tomatoes, Vlachotiri cheese, tomato sauce, wrapped and baked in a phyllo pastry, accompanied by a small fresh Greek salad.

Childrens Menu

Souvlaki

Chicken or pork skewer served with Tzatziki and fries

Burger

Beef burger served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, and ketchup. Served with fries.

Chicken Fingers

Tender chicken strips with BBQ sauce. Served with fries.

Gyro

Gyro sandwich with tzatziki, tomatoes, and onions. Served with fries.

Makaronia Me Kima

Spaghetti in a tradtional Greek meat sauce, sprinkled with cheese.

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Opening hours

Sun-Thurs 11:00-23:00, Fri-Sat 11:00-00:00