Nick the Greek Opens Oct. 8 in Westwood, Plus Two More Locations In The Works

Thousand Oaks and Santa Monica are officially in the beginning stages of development.
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Nick the Greek’s brand new Westwood location is finally opening this Thursday, October 8, serving free lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on that special day, so stop by, at 10959 Kinross Ave., to partake in the grand opening festivities.

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On the heels of opening in Westwood, additional locations of the quick-service franchise are in the works. Franchisee Anton Van Happen is developing Nick the Greek locations in Thousand Oaks and Santa Monica, both of which are in the early stages, he told What Now Los Angeles. After leases are secured and renovations complete, those outposts for which Van Happen would not disclose the locations, should be open sometime next year. 

Van Happen explained to WNLA why he chose these locations, which are strategically centralized between popular neighborhoods, casting a wide net to get that Nick the Greek brand out there. Van Happen mentioned a possible future opening in Oxnard and other smaller neighborhoods. 

“I don’t have, right now, exact locations of the next locations after Santa Monica and Thousand Oaks,” Van Happen said. “Come next year we’ll have a better idea of where to put the other locations.” 

While these restaurants are meant to draw in the most publicity, what really sets Nick the Greek aside from other Mediterranean restaurants is that it stays true to its Grecian roots, according to Van Happen. Most Mediterranean aren’t specific to Greek, he said. “I guess you call it street food,” Van Happen explained about Nick the Greek’s authenticity. 

(Edited to correct opening day of the week)

Kasey Fox

Kasey Fox is a passionate writer with origins and aspirations in creative writing who has found a new voice in the exciting world of entertainment reporting. Having worked for Screen Rant, International Business Times, and The Blast, he also has backgrounds in SEO, social media marketing, and the art of entertainment itself. In his free time, Kasey hosts several podcasts on his comedy YouTube page as well as writing feature-length screenplays, of which he's achieved semi-finalist status at the Austin Film Festival's screenwriting program.
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aernout tierie
aernout tierie
19 days ago

Hi Kasey, the GRAND opening on October 8 is on Thursday and not on Wednesday. Please urgent correct. Thank you

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