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724 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3N3, Canada
(705) 742-7374
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious

The food is cooked by an original Greek lady. She is a butcher herself so she knows the best pieces of meat! The souvlaki lamb melts on your tongue.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Henk S
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The food is cooked by an original Greek lady. She is a butcher herself so she knows the best pieces of meat! The souvlaki lamb melts on your tongue.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Been to many cities and restaurants. See, I can enjoy a real 5 stars venue and I don't mind the modest place with modest service and average food. I'm not being a snob or any pretentious turtle-neck-wanna-be-richy-rich-in-my-Landrover here, I am only telling you to forget about this outdated and nasty restaurant. I've eaten street food in Latin America and don't... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We love coming here. The food is as good as the guaranteed warm welcome and how nice to have people that truly know their wines.

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Omemee, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Always busy so make a reservation but the food is really good one of my wife and I's favorite places for dinner.

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Lakefield, Canada
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Previous reviewers were "on the money". Very tasty food, approachable and affordable wine selections. Maybe the best moussaka I've had in recent memory. Staff is "old school", friendly, professional, attentive... Not inexpensive but would say it is good value for the dollar spent, portions are generous..greek salad simple, traditional and very tasty. Hard to imagine not enjoying an evening at... More 

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Millbrook, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

George and his sister Anna do it right. Anna is the cook and George is the wine guy. The food is original the wine is great and the service is exceptional

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Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have visited several times over the past decade during our yearly vacation to cottage country. The food and service are consistently very good, perhaps have even gotten better over the years. Anna cooks to tender perfection and her hand is assertive with the spices. George is also fabulous in the kitchen but his true talent is with his wine... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have been here many times with family and friends from Peterborough. I just love this place. It's so classy. However, the price is reasonable. My favourite item on the menu is the Grilled Octopus. I mean it is just so well done it is like living a dream. The atmosphere is simple elegance not overpowering. The service is individualized... More 

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Havelock, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We were quite enthusiastic about eating good Greek food, and really enjoyed the meal as we ate it, but within an hour we had headaches and unquenchable thirsts - the kind you get from too much salt and hidden additives/flavour enhancers. Shame.

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Peterborough, Canada
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Definitely a cut above the norm. The meals, Anna's special stuffed lamb chops and the Greek sausage, were both excellent in flavour and presentation. A very good greek salad both in size and taste was included. The service was attentive and relaxed and George not only took your money; but also took an interest in his guests. A return visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 724 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3N3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: (705) 742-7374

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 18
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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