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Greek Islands Restaurant

2686 Langdon St # 3, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
6048501613
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Ranked #3 of 262 restaurants in Abbotsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $21
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Two twin brothers George and Gus Sahamis left Greece in 1975 and traveled to Canada to pursue their dreams when they were young men in their late teens. They brought with them a passion for quality and service that started out as selling souvlakis straight off the spit to the local community and tourists in their hometown of Sparta, Greece, this became the benchmark of their success as they opened The Greek Islands Restaurants throughout the Fraser Valley 21 years later in 1996. It was this same dedication to quality & service that George and Gus passed down to, their sons and nephews in 2003.Today, the privately-owned Greek Islands Restaurants is based in Abbotsford and Chilliwack BC, is operated by George and Gus Sahamis with their sons, nephews and son in law, Yianni #1, Niko, Christo, Yianni #3, and Yianni #4 with two locations in Abbotsford and one in Chilliwack.Greek Islands Restaurants are known for outstanding food, service and atmosphere where people go to be treated like family, to be entertained, and to truly feel like your on vacation in Greece.Greek Islands Restaurants would like to extend a warm “Thank you” to all of our guests for their continued support and patronage..!!
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Two twin brothers George and Gus Sahamis left Greece in 1975 and traveled to Canada to pursue their dreams when they were young men in their late teens. They brought with them a passion for quality and service that started out as selling souvlakis straight off the spit to the local community and tourists in their hometown of Sparta, Greece, this became the benchmark of their success as they opened The Greek Islands Restaurants throughout the Fraser Valley 21 years later in 1996. It was this same dedication to quality & service that George and Gus passed down to, their sons and nephews in 2003.Today, the privately-owned Greek Islands Restaurants is based in Abbotsford and Chilliwack BC, is operated by George and Gus Sahamis with their sons, nephews and son in law, Yianni #1, Niko, Christo, Yianni #3, and Yianni #4 with two locations in Abbotsford and one in Chilliwack.Greek Islands Restaurants are known for outstanding food, service and atmosphere where people go to be treated like family, to be entertained, and to truly feel like your on vacation in Greece.Greek Islands Restaurants would like to extend a warm “Thank you” to all of our guests for their continued support and patronage..!!
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Saganaki great , dolmades to die for. This is absolutely the best Greek place in Abbotsford if not in the Valley. Anybody who knows food will agree. I highly recommend this place to any family or friends.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was a very friendly family run restaurant with the maitre d' and chef greeting customers although they were extremely busy. Reservations are a good idea. The portions were large and entrees come with soup and salad. The lamb was amazingly good. This is a must for anyone looking for good food in Abbotsford.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I have been in Greek Islands Restaurant 3 times in the past two weeks. My experience in most restaurants is it might be good the first time, but then they usually are not good again. NOT THIS TIME! I have eaten lunch there 3 times over the past two weeks and it was fantastic. The lunches are amazing. Their Greek... More

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Surrey, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Went for a friends birthday party. Have not had Greek all that often. This was hands-down the best Greek I've ever tried. The food was nice and hot when it was served. The waitress was very attentive. And we ate a lot of really good cheese!! Oh and the schnitzel !!!!!

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Chilliwack, Canada
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178 reviews 178 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Group of 8 for my wife's birthday. Great night, great food and of course, great friends/family. Yannie and his staff always treat the guests so well. Many repeat guests, including ourselves, always enjoy the evening at this location. Food and service was not disappointing. Always a pleasure. If you haven't yet visited any of these restaurants, do it.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

stopped by on a whim, had the most delicious lunch. service was excellent. atmosphere lovely. price much lest than most. what more can you ask for?

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Greek Islands is my favorite restaurant in Abbotsford. The ambiance is cozy and elegant and the food is amazing. I can't wait to go here again!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

After many years away tried this place again. Still great food great service. Our Greek go to resturant.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have been to Greek Islands a number of times with my brother and sister-in-law. It has become their favorite place to go. They introduced us to a new family owned location in Surrey. Same great service and great food. They welcome you like family and the owners always come over to introduce themselves. Great ambiance, great food!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Havent been for some time but all I can say is wow! The flavoring is fantastic and truly greek. My husband had schnitzel and I had spanikopita that was to dy for. The appy kalamari, very tasty. Reasonably priced and sure to please everyone. Highly recommend going. Service is awesome. You have got to go!

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