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Vassilis Souvlaki Greek Taverna

6558 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #162 of 477 Restaurants in Burnaby
Cuisines: Greek
Most recent review
- Jun 6, 2014
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14 reviews from our community

50% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I had the Kalamari, Chicken Keftethes and Garlic Prawns. At first I thought I had lost my ability to taste food. Turns out its the food. The Tsatizki had taste, granted not a very good one. The food was cooked well enough just tasteless. I was amazed that food could be so bland.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Food was ok, like everyone wrote, over priced for the food you get. Portions did get smaller. Im guessing its due to the upgraded car of the owner.. Everyone knows the place for the owner having a Ferrari. Not the food. 18$ for a roast lamb.. Bit high. I guess they are right, best greek in burnaby.. If you only... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Went for a Saturday lunch, loved the decor and our server Joanna was fantastic! Had the tzatziki & pita to start and chicken keftethes...deelish!

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Burnaby, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very good food. Prices reasonable. Always busy. Service is average. Abiance is excellent. We went for a date night.

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Hollywood, Fl
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

I came here, against my sisters advise. She said it was just OK, bit I needed to kill an hour, and the website is so basic, I assumed it would be a quick salad and spinach pie, diner style. I was so shocked to see how cute, quaint, and decorative it was inside. Tons of attention to detail. Spotless, warm,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I've been frequenting this restaurant for at least 10 years. The food and service have been consistently good and the décor is very authentic and romantic, which was reason enough for me to ignore the incredible rudeness of the owner. I saw him yelling at his staff in a couple of occasions, and twice grunting and slamming the window shutters... More

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Burnaby British Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I just came from the restaurant and had a good meal. I had the vegetarian plate of spanokapita, dolmades, hummus, delicious green beans, potatoes. I thought it was great. My companions had lamb souvlaki and were happy. The restaurant was not busy and the waitress was pleasant. I have always liked the look of the restaurant and it was nice... More

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Victoria, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The other day, we were hungry and did not know what to eat, so we remembered Vassilis, a restaurant we have seen many times, therefore we decided to give it a shot. When we arrived we were greeted by the owner (we assume) he guided us to a table in an area the majority of the diners were sitting (by... More

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Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This restaurant may be good for you if you don't appear to be an immigrant to the owner's judgement. Upon arrival, if you appear to be an immigrant to the owner, your party will be seated in a designated area which is away from the view of the entrance. He categorizes immigrants as non-white or speaks English with an accent.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Avoid this place at all costs. The food was microwaved and overpriced, but worse of all the service was beyond infuriating and this was by far the worst experience I have had at a restaurant in recent memory if not ever. We had a party of 12, we got one bill and asked politely to have it split up, we... More

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