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The Original Greek

724 Water St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3N3, Canada
(705) 742-7374
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Ranked #11 of 263 restaurants in Peterborough
Price range: $11 - $18
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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English first
Havelock, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Peterborough, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The service is personal and prompt. George is a very good & friendly host. The knowledge George has regarding the wine list is awesome. The best Greek food in Peterborough by far. I would recommend this restaurant. The staff is all very friendly. Anna does a wonderful job in the kitchen.

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Peterborough, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

The service was the only thing that wasn't 5 stars. Well except the one ply toilet paper in the washrooms that is pretty sad. But the food was cooked like something off of Hell's Kitchen and was prepared as if chef Ramsey was managing. Would defiantly recommend this place to anyone who likes greek food. Best make reservations tho we... More

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Anzio, Lazio, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Really loved eating here. I am a tourist so I can't really compare to other local restaurants that much, but this place was delightful. The waiter was very classy and polite, the owner was friendly and really nice. The food was delicious too and the prices are low for such a meal, especially compared to other places which would sell... More

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

George and Anna will always offer a smile, as well as Patrick who has been taking care of us the 3 times in the last couple of weeks. Food is very tasty and a good recommendation would be to start with the white wine of the house, and then continue with the red. There are some other wine selections, but... More

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Peterborough, Canada
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

My wife and I have long been customers at The Original Greek. We went for dinner 2 days ago and found that the restaurant had been completely renovated with new decor, new colours, and a fantastic new menu which has many new items, but preserves Anna's classic dishes. As ever, George's welcome and extensive wine list were to the fore.... More

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Peterborough, Canada
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

My husband and I went to the Original Greek recently and were pleased to be presented with authentic Greek meals, delicious ! Admittedly the decor could use updating, it is probably the same decor it originally opened with....but our waitor was very pleasant, attentive without be obtrusive...and the meal divine...so yes we would go back !

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Peterborough, Canada
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We have been regular customers at this fine dining establishment for over ten years and have never had a bad experience. We visit at least once every month or two and the service and food are always exceptional. George and Anna are lovely, welcoming hosts who consistently make our evening very special. George has great selections of wine and I... More

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Bailieboro
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Food and particularly the wine cellar are the best in Peterborough. The service and wine-pairing advice are excellent. I recommend the Original Greek to everyone.

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