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Greek Islands Restaurant III

33244 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
604-859-1631
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Ranked #12 of 262 restaurants in Abbotsford
Price range: $16 - $21
Dining options: Reservations
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
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
Mission, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you are looking for excellent Greek food and service in the Fraser Valley, look no further. Chris and his staff always strive to ensure you have a pleasant dining experience. We have been going here for quite a few years and have yet to be disappointed. With main entrees, you always get a choice of salad and homemade soup.... More

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went on the recommendation of friends. Make a reservation for weekend nights, it is full. The full menu is broad. If you don't fancy Greek, there is most regular fare. As I have come to learn, the Greeks are not skimpy on their portions. Every meal came with soup, salad, vegetables, potatoes and rice on a large platter, with... More

Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is one of those go-to restaurants where you know you are guaranteed to get amazing food at a reasonable price with friendly service. We love going to Greek islands for a special occasion or just because. The food is always delicious (we recommend the souvlaki) and the staff are friendly and welcoming. One of the best restaurants in Abbotsford... More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We are visiting from out of town and decide on Greek! Well we were more than thrilled with the food and especially the service. One of the best restaurant experiences we have had in a long time. We will be back!

Abbotsford, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

My husband and I have enjoyed going to this restaurant for years, since it opened up. We have consistently had good meals and service. The only negative is that whereas the restaurant was a good value originally, over the years, and particularly in the past few months, the prices have crept up to the point where I would no longer... More

Abbotsford, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We have been going to these 2 Abbotsford restaurants since they opened and have always been very satisfied - when unexpected guests arrived, we always went to a Greek Islands in Abbotsford. Our last two experiences (one in each restaurant) have been dismal failures. Service in the South Fraser Way location was pretty good but the food was horrible and... More

Nanaimo
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

We were staying in a nearby hotel and this was close. What a wonderful place to eat. The place was very busy and the service was exceptional. There were very well staffed and everyone was really friendly. Great service. We ordered one of the specials and it included both soup and salad. The food was so good and there was... More

Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

finally a little class nearby with some excellent bites to try if you have never had greek cuisine where have you been, try out his place with something for everyone its way better than the boring old chippy

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Very good food with pleasant service and dining atmosphere. Nice decor. We had the Friday night special for two with a shared appertizer and dessert, and individual entree, served with a basket of pita, a bowl of soup each and a plate of salad each. All for $45!! Good value for money! We had deep fried calamari, which was nicely... More

Chilliwack, BC
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

What's not to like? The menu is wide, the service is good and the food is always delicious. We never leave hungry. They are accommodating for special events, e.g. birthdays, etc.

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