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Yamas Restaurant

1630 Ellis St, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 8L1, Canada (Central City)
250-763-5823
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Ranked #41 of 516 Restaurants in Kelowna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Central City
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Central City
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English first
Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Yamas is a nice place with great service and hot fresh food. I had the Chicken souvlaki with potatoes and greek salad (hold the rice). The flavours were really good and there was a generous amount of feta and olives on the salad. My husband had the Greek ribs and there was a generous portion of ribs (although he said... More

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Calgary
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

We went to Yamas on a Tuesday night and a few tables were occupied, along with a very large and rowdy university party. The service was pleasant and the food good. We had souvlakis and salmon- that not being an expected entree but delicious otherwise. Would recommend for people looking for a traditional Greek meal....we were full afterwards, which is... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Years after having given up on Yamas for the, then, unsatisfactory quality of the overall experience, we (mature couple) decided to chance another visit to see if it had changed for the better. Indeed, the experience was quite pleasant. The food was very good, the server outstanding in ensuring that one of our meals was completely free of canola oil... More

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Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although not a new restaurant for us, this Greek restaurant remains consistent with good food, great service complete with belly dancer. My friend and I shared an Appie platter, added the fantastic Greek ribs and Greek salad. Very satisfying. This is a large restaurant styled to make you feel like you are in an eating place in its home country.... More

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West Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Delicious greek food. Great service. Loved the potatoes and the beef souvlaki. A great way to enjoy a delicious greek meal downtown kelowna

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Yamas catered our wedding for 50 people in June 2014 and our guests are still talking about the best wedding dinner they have ever had! Yamas did a great job with with all the courses and the moussaka, roasted lamb, spanakopita and all the fixings where excellent, hot and super tasty. The appetizers platters with ribs, shrimp, meatballs and other... More

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White Rock, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It was....okay. Felt nickel and dined...$1.50 here $2.50 there for items that were offered and we just assumed they were included because they weren't on the menu. The roast potatoes were bland, the souvlaki kinda tasteless and the spanakopita was no better than the frozen kind you'd get in the frozen food section of your grocery store.

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Vernon, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Went to this place one evening and was very pleased. The wife had a steak and when it came it was thick and juicy and cooked to perfection. The steak was delish. I had the fettucinni with chicken and tomato basil. also very good. Not the best l have had but good enough. We were brought a heated loaf of... More

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Calgary, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

On our first night in Kelowna we wandered around downtown looking at numerous restaurants before deciding on Yamas Greek Restaurant. It is not particularly attractive from the outside but is reasonably nice inside. We started with the Humous and pita (more like naan bread) which was fairly good but heavy on the garlic. We ordered Mousaka and a chicken and... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I recently ate at Yamas, with a group and made a selection from a limited festive menu. Several people ordered Tzatziki and Pita as a appetizer. Choice of Greek or Caesar Salad. Chicken on skewers with generous servings of rice pilaf and roast potatoes. When you look at the whole menu, it is mostly neutral in color with the exception... More

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