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Colossus Greek Taverna

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221 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1H7, Canada
905-849-8175
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistent and pretty good

We dropped by Sunday night for a meal and were not disappointed - this was our second visit. The restaurant was quite busy but we were attended to quite quickly. Our meals were well presented and tasty. Well worth the price. I was happy to see that the food remained consistently good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
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Oakville, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My daughter spent time in Greece and when she comes home to visit she asks if we can go to the Colossus. We really like their assorted appetizer platter. There were 3 of us but we ordered the one for 2 people and there was more than enough. Our main dishes were very tasty, and more than ample. My daughter... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always a family favourite. Our daughter and family who live in Bermuda love this restaurant The ambience is special and the staff always very welcoming and attentive. A wide range of traditional Greek cuisine but my true favourite is the Greek paella! Wines and beers are of Greek origin and plenty of choice. Not too expensive and well situated on... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have visited Colossus a number of times and I would certainly recommend it to anyone looking for something fresh, meaty, and European. First and foremost, the servers are always friendly and attentive, even if it's busy. They show you to your seat, and take your order. If my memory servers right, they even brought out fresh bread with olive... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

After living in Greece for a few years, I am always on the look out for GREAT Greek food (besides what I cook) and Colossus really hit the mark. We just did a variety of appetizers and each one was outstanding. You have to try the grilled octopus. Couldn't believe they had Bougatsa!

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Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Excellent food, excellent value, excellent choice of food for The Taste of Oakville menu. We checked all restaurants' menus and chose this restaurant and were pleased with our choice. We had the three-course dinner menu for $30 per person. Kim's service was outstanding! She's one of the best waiters/waitresses we have met. She's very efficient and genuine in providing a... More 

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Goderich, Canada
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80 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

First visit here but certainly won't be the last. We were a party of 6. There were no complaints about anything from any of us. The people were very friendly and helpful. The service is great. the food is fantastic. Portion sizes are large. This was the first time in a long time that I wasn't able to finish my... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful Greek cuisine in the heart of Oakville. Food quality is consistently good. Call for a reservation as this restaurant is usually busy.

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Oakville, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We dropped by Sunday night for a meal and were not disappointed - this was our second visit. The restaurant was quite busy but we were attended to quite quickly. Our meals were well presented and tasty. Well worth the price. I was happy to see that the food remained consistently good.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We stopped into this small Greek restaurant after an event we attended in Oakville. We were unfamiliar with the restaurant and area, but decided to try it out. We didn't have reservations but they were able to accommodate us since it was still early. We were seated and attended to quickly. Everything from start to finish was very nice. No... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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105 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's been a couple of years since we've been to Colossus. Decided to go last weekend. It's a very small restaurant, so I would highly recommend making a reservation. The service is top notch and although it's a small restaurant, they don't rush you out the door to make room for more guests. We had one of the evening's specials:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1H7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oakville
  • Phone Number: 905-849-8175

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 105
  • Cuisine: Greek

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