About Us

Portrait of Xenia and Chris Sarantis

Olympians Family Restaurant is the sister restaurant of Spartans Family Restaurant. Chris and Xenia Sarantis founded Spartans Family Restaurant in January 1995 in Burke, Virginia. Olympians was opened in 2003 when Eleni Sarantis and Angelo Linardakis were preparing for their wedding.

Wanting to open another restaurant for his kids, Chris stumbled upon a space open for lease in Alexandria which he thought was a perfect opportunity. Olympians focus is to provide good food and a comfortable atmosphere where customers feel a part of our family.

We dedicate everything we do to our Father, Chris Sarantis who suddenly passed on September 20, 2007. He is the reason Spartans & Olympians Family Restaurants exist and was and always will be our mentor and hero.

We have learned everything from him and will continue to not only implement everything he taught us at the restaurants, such as customers are #1 & be consistent, but we will continue to be role models in our family, to your families, and in our community.

We will make sure that as he watches us he continues to be proud.

Owner Chris Sarantis

View our wide variety of delicious Greek and Italian dishes!