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Karl Johansgatan 60, Gothenburg, Sweden
031-12 99 78
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2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and cosy restaurant

I was told about this place from a friend, and needed to try this, as I love greece, and greek food. Went there alone on a tuesday night, and the place was crowded, so I had to wait 5 minutes for a table. A friendly server came quick to take my order. The place was really cosy and I didnt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
ViviAnnSK
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Frederikshavn, Denmark
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Frederikshavn, Denmark
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was told about this place from a friend, and needed to try this, as I love greece, and greek food. Went there alone on a tuesday night, and the place was crowded, so I had to wait 5 minutes for a table. A friendly server came quick to take my order. The place was really cosy and I didnt... More 

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Thank ViviAnnSK
Linkoping, Sweden
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Ate dinner here in company of two teen and a twelve year old. This small taverna have a genuine cozy atmosphere and tasty well prepared greek food. Friendly staff! The turkish touch is a bit confusing but I really recommend this place if you like greek food!

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Thank Rolle M
Norrkoping, Sweden
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

In this small restaurant we had a dinner on last Saturday. Even if the restaurant was full when we called to book a table, they found one for us exactly by the window as we like. Real Greek atmosphere with sets on the table and the music. Moussaka was very good, but I really loved both the baked goat cheese... More 

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Thank U_Vegetarian
Gothenburg, Sweden
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is located a little bit outside the city centre, but it's a good location and a nice restaurant. Okay service, a small and cosy room with not to many tables. A little crowded, especially in the noggrant and weekends, then you need a reservation. The food is delicious, well made and big meals, which I think is great!... More 

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Thank agabriellaa
Eeklo, Belgium
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Frendly and attentive service. I tried the vegeterian alternative on the menu and were prepared very tastefull. Small restaurant but huge portions.

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Thank Wimd1908
Helsingborg
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369 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Often stay at Spar hotel Majorna when in Gothenburg for business. This time preferred to eat locally instead of going to the city centre. Chose Efessos and selected the moussaka. Service was quick and helpful. Food menu quite extensive, small but adequate wine list. Greek atmosphere in this pretty small restaurant. Somewhere between a three or four, and I would... More 

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Thank JanochBarbro
Göteborg
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241 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I had dinner in this small restaurant after a show at the GEST theater. Busy place on a Saturday night, reservation are recommended. The service is delightful. The selection of Greek dishes is sizeable, with very reasonable prices. The wine list on the other hand was a bit pricey for the selection. My lamb chops were tasty and pink as... More 

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Thank Guillaume R
Gothenburg, Sweden
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Efkaristo (greek for thanks, not sure about the spelling though) I just loooove greek food and have for many years tried to find a restaurant that will save me airfares to Athens. Now I have at Efessos. No their menu is not ten pages long, but everything on thirs is cooked with love and the best quality ingredients. We startded... More 

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3 Thank lena e
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Good food and exelent service. Ugly photo on Tripadvisor almost drove us away. Glad we saw through it.

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1 Thank Heiđa L
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had walked by Efessos restaurant many times and finally decided to go in for dinner one Friday night recently. We didn't have a reservation but they seated us with no wait, even though most of the restaurant was full. The candles and blue and white color scheme reminiscent of Greece made for a lovely and cozy setting for our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Karl Johansgatan 60, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  West Coast  >  Vastra Gotaland County  >  Gothenburg
  • Phone Number: 031-12 99 78

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?