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Golden Fleece in the News

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From Top Lists to New Developments, There's a Reason We are Greektown's Longest Running Restaurant

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New market to boost Greek in Greektown

“The Dionisopoulos family of the Exodos club and Golden Fleece on Greektown’s central Monroe Avenue stretch are building out another food-and-drink concept, tentatively called Bakalikon.”

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10 of the best lunches in downtown Detroit for under $11

“This longstanding family-owned Greek restaurant has the best gyro meat in Detroit “

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Greektown steers toward reinvention with master planning vision

“Its funders include… …the Dionisopoulos family of Golden Fleece and the Exodos club”

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Woodbridge Pub Sells to Greektown Bar Owners

“Two Greektown bar and restaurant owners Spiro Vamvakas of Pappy’s Bar & Grill and Yanni Dionisopoulos of Greektown nightclub Exodus and late-night restaurant staple Golden Fleece purchased the business”

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Keeping the Greek in Greektown: Ethnic grocery and cafe concept planned for Monroe

“The Dionisopoulos family, which owns Exodus and Golden Fleece, is reportedly behind the concept.”

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An Eater's Guide to Detroit

“The Greektown area… … serve old-school Greek food from flaming cheese to gyros. The Golden Fleece is a particular late-night favorite”

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18th Annual Greek Independence Day Parade April 14

“If you need a healthy dose of all things Greek, this is the way to go… …Here to tell us all about it are parade president Yanni Dionisopoulos and executive chef Raymond Shveida from Exodos & Golden Fleece”

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Detroit’s Top Restaurant Standbys of 2018

“As is tradition at Eater, we closed out 2018 by surveying local food writers and our own staff on various restaurant-related topics, and publishing their responses throughout the week. “

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Best Saganaki 2016

“The Golden Fleece isn’t fancy, but it’s been a staple in Greektown for as long as we can remember. They carve meat off the spit before your eyes, the servers as sweet as pie, and there’s more Old World charm than you can shake a stick at. And that flaming cheese is exactly the traditional dish you come to love from an real-deal Greek diner.”

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Thrillist Review

“Despite the influx of changes in Greektown, The Golden Fleece remains an unfussy, family style Greek eatery where the gyro meat is carved off a spit in the front and in full view of the restaurant.”

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Visit Detroit

“Traditional Greek food from Gyro, Shish Kabob, Lamb Chops, and Steaks. Enjoy a variety of beer, wine and liquor.”

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American Road Magazine

“Greek myths, that is: accounts of Hercules and other heroes who sailed with Jason and the Argonauts in quest of the famed golden fleece—a glistening woolen coat of a magical ram that could fly. And that’s hardly surprising; after all, in 1970, Nick and his brother, Bill, opened the Golden Fleece Restaurant in the center of Detroit’s Greektown with high hopes of their own…”