Healthy Meal Options at Greek Restaurants in Fells Point, MD

August 18, 2021 at 4:00 AM
See the vegan and vegetarian options at our Fells Point, MD restaurant.

Greek food has the remarkable quality of being both rich with flavor and a healthy option. That’s what makes it so popular among people who take their nutrition seriously but still want to eat great, such as vegetarian or vegan individuals.

Here at The Black Olive restaurant in Fells Point, MD, we take great pride in serving dishes that find the perfect balance between flavor and health. So, if you’re a vegetarian or vegan in the area looking for your next great meal, check out some of the fantastic options we have available for you.

Vegan and vegetarian options at our Fells Point, MD restaurant.

Mezzethes (small plates).

Start your meal the right way with Greek-inspired small plates to enjoy either by yourself or to share with a partner. Diners also often order multiple dishes to enjoy a tapas-style shared meal where everyone gets to try a bit of many of our delicious options.

  • Black Olive’s Famous Bread – no experience at our Fells Point, MD restaurant is complete without first trying our famous bread. It’s a house organic sourdough bread baked daily and grilled to absolute perfection.
  • Colossal Kalamata Olives – the Kalamata olive is known for its large size, dark brown appearance, and meaty texture. We serve ours perfectly marinated and seasoned.
  • Grilled Mushroom – enjoy fresh portabella mushrooms marinated on grilled house sourdough a grilled to an ideal crisp.
  • Hummus – a staple in Greek cuisine, we proudly serve up our perfect version of this favorite spread. Made out of chickpeas, we season our hummus with tahini, olive oil, garlic, lemon, and parsley.
  • Manouri Cheese in Grape Leaves – Manouri is a classic Greek semi-soft, fresh white mixed milk-whey cheese that traditionally hails out of central and northern Greece. We serve it wrapped in grape leaves and baked with a touch of olive oil.


  • Melitzanasalata – the Greek version of a popular traditional spread that is made throughout the Middle-East and Mediterranean region. Our recipe, passed down through several generations, combines grilled eggplant, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil.
  • Saganaki Plate – get a taste of the Mediterranean with this pan-seared, paper-thin zucchini surrounded by tzatziki, Kefalograviera, a traditional Greek cheese, and Haloumi from Cyprus.
  • Savory Bread Pudding – when you visit our restaurant in Fells Point, MD, you have to try this Black Olive original recipe. It combines our famous olive bread, leeks, portabella mushroom, artichokes, and Greek cheese.
  • Tzatziki – what type of Greek restaurant would we be if we didn’t offer this traditional Middle-Eastern spread made from Greek yogurt with dill, lemon, garlic, and olive oil?
  • Village Pie – one of our chef’s specialties and a popular menu item. The Village Pie is a beautiful village-baked homemade phyllo with Greek cheeses and a variety of savory greens and herbs.
  • Appetizer Combination – if you aren’t sure which spread to order, our Appetizer Combination is the perfect option. It features a beautiful plate of all four traditional spreads with olives and feta cheese.

Soups and salads.

We’re also proud to offer a number of vegetarian and vegan soups and salads at our Greek restaurant in Fells Point, MD. Either enjoy them as a meal themselves or make them the perfect side to your other dishes.

  • Greek Style Romaine Salad – our Mediterranean take on the classic Romaine salad features dill, spring onions, Manouri cheese, and aged vinaigrette.
  • Greek Village Salad – a traditional tomato and feta salad adorned with cucumber, bell peppers, red onion, and Kalamata black olives.
  • Black Olive’s Avocado Greek Salad – another Black Olive signature special, our Avocado Greek Salad contains vine-ripened tomato, avocado, cucumber, red onion, bell pepper, avocado, Kalamata olives, and imported feta cheese.
  • Chef’s Vegetable Soup of the Day – a rotating offering of delicious soups made up of fresh and in-season vegetables.

Main course.

We’re happy to offer a small selection of options served in big portions for those joining us with a healthy appetite.

  • Black Olive Pasta – fresh pasta tossed in a white wine, tomato, and tarragon-based sauce finished with just a touch of cream.
  • Greek Village Pie – a rustic Spanakopita, spinach, red Swiss chard, leeks, sheep’s milk cheeses served in a homemade, hand-rolled phyllo.

Are you ready to enjoy vegan or vegetarian Greek food?

Then visit us at The Black Olive, one of the premier restaurants in Fells Point, MD. We are currently open Tuesday through Saturday by reservation only, but you can browse our menu online or contact us to schedule your reservation.