Cava Mezze opens Monday in Harbor East. This is the fourth location, and the first in Baltimore, for the modern-Greek restaurant, which was founded in 2006 in Rockville by childhood friends Dimitri Moshovitis, Ike Grigoropoulos and Ted Xenohristos.
The 120-seat restaurant, which occupies a street-level storefront in the new Hyatt Place building, will serve dinner daily, with a weekend brunch service coming later this month, according to a news release. And coming in early July to an adjacent space - Brusco, a sandwich shop that will serve a daily changing menu.
Menu staples at Cava Mezze include hand-rolled grape leaves, tableside flambeed saganaki and braised Elysian Farm lamb shank. The Baltimore location will serve such exclusive seafood dishes as ouzo-scented cuttelfish, snapper with warm hummus and branzino wiht fingerling potatoes and kalamata olive tapenade.
The 14-tap will focus on brews from Maryland and Washington, according to information from Cava Mezze. The restaurant is not taking reservations.
Cava Mezze is at 1302 Fleet St. For information call 443-499-9090 or go to cavamezze.com.