Authentic International Foods & Wines

Our story emphasizes strong connection to traditions…

At Mariakakis Fine Food & Wine, we pride ourselves on our strong connection to traditions and our commitment to offering a diverse selection of gourmet products that celebrate the rich culinary heritage of Greece, Italy, and the wider Mediterranean region. Founded in 1997 by Johnny Mariakakis, our establishment began as a family restaurant before evolving into a specialty food market dedicated to providing customers with an unparalleled shopping experience.

As a premier destination for discerning food enthusiasts in the Triangle area, our gourmet store offers personalized service and extensive range of international offerings. From imported Greek olives and olive oils to authentic Italian pasta and Mediterranean spices, our shelves are stocked with the finest ingredients sourced from across Europe and beyond.

European and Middle Eastern cuisines

Specialty food store

Hard-to-find Wines

What sets us apart from other food markets in the area is our hands-on approach and dedication to customer satisfaction. When you visit Mariakakis Fine Food & Wine, you'll be greeted by knowledgeable staff members who are passionate about sharing their expertise and helping you find the perfect ingredients for your culinary adventures.

Whether you're planning a traditional Greek feast, exploring the flavors of Italy, or experimenting with international cuisine, our selection has something to suit every palate. We believe in providing our customers with access to high-quality products at reasonable prices, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the delights of gourmet cooking at home.

Our commitment to authenticity and quality extends beyond our products to the way we interact with our customers. When you shop with us, you can expect personalized service and a warm, welcoming atmosphere where you can explore new flavors and discover hidden culinary gems.

Join us at Mariakakis Fine Food & Wine and experience the difference that our dedication to traditions and exceptional ingredients can make in your kitchen. Whether you're a seasoned chef or an adventurous home cook, we invite you to embark on a culinary journey with us and discover the true taste of Greece, Italy, and the Mediterranean.

This gourmet store is different from other stores in the Triangle. Here you find the personal, face-to-face service and simple, straight-forward specialty food market services where the owners are behind the counter, the prices are reasonable, and the selection is varied and extensive, appealing to traditions in Western & Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean region.

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