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George's Greek Cafe - 2nd Street

5316 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5324
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Ranked #4 of 990 Restaurants in Long Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Mon 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Café
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Glendora
Transit: Second St. has stops for the Metro Link as well as the Passport Bus. See Metro.net for time schedule.
Description: Father and Son team, George and Demetri Loizides, proprietors, wish to welcome you to "A little piece of Greece in Long Beach". Georges experience encompasses 40 years in the deli and market area, and son Demetri has spent 18 years in the restaurant business -- A winning Combination. Demitri cooks exactly like his Mom, Rodou. He uses no shortcuts, exhibiting the greatest care and experience in preparing fresh, delicious, tender and healthy food for your enjoyment. Only the highest quality products are employed to produce these healthy traditional fresh, homemade Greek dishes which are prepared daily from scratch. Demitri uses top quality Greek products, such as extra virgin olive oil, in preparing these traditional Greek Salads, Gyros, Sandwiches, and Specialty plates including Mousaka and exquisite Greek Desserts.
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Grand Rapids, Mi
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Scrumptious, authentic greek dishes. The stuffed salmon over greek salad was delicious, the dolmas perfect and the saganaki out of this world. The atmosphere is romantic and charming. We had our dog and were welcomed to dine on the patio. The service was top notch. Manager David was not only helpful but fun to talk to as well.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Whenever we travel to the Long Beach area we always make George's one of our stops. Very authentic Greek food in a great atmosphere... you will not be disappointed.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Very friendly, good Greek food! Love the flaming cheese dish. Service and value very good. Attentive staff. Convenient to walk to, nice neighborhood. I would say.... Check it out!

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Livingston, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was our 3rd visit to George's out of 4 annual trips to Long Beach. I lived in Greece and am very picky about Greek food. George's delivers on every dish! From the Village Greek Salad (no lettuce, tons of Kalamata olives!) to the house made dressing to the pastitsio, all delicious and authentic. We tried a delicious dip of... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We were visiting naples, long beach & went to Georges Cafe for lunch. A nice restaurant with great good & good ambiance. We a few cold Hillas, Greek Beer, and some delicious Spanakopitas & Beef Gyros. Everything was great.

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Anaheim Hills, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We went there for lunch with some business associates. Despite, the restaurant being very busy, our food was prepared pretty fast. I had the Chicken Gyro & my associates had beef Gyro plate. Everything including the Greek salad were perfect and the olive oil was just great. We all thought the cost was actually low. I hope the owners don't... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I was in Long Beach for four nights on business and George's was my favorite. The food was fresh and the drinks were cold. The waitress recommended their special custard for dessert. Although I don't normally eat custard she was convincing. It was fabulous. Glad I listened.

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Miami, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Enjoyed my second visit to George's - this time the smaller outlet on 2nd Street in belmont Shores section of Long Beach. Had lunch of greek salad with chicken and humus. Excellent choice - fresh and tasy. Great watching the street life and the staff was attentive and competent. Would definitely go back - solid value with very good food... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Your going to pay a little more For your meal because it is on second street. Service was outstanding, five start. Lamb was very good as well as the chicken. Metered parking.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had outdoor seating for dinner, and it was lovely. I ordered a gyro (which isn't the most exciting option) but it was SO good. Great service, they kept an eye on you and made sure you had everything you needed. Definitely recommend.

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Additional Information about George's Greek Cafe - 2nd Street

Address: 5316 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803-5324
Phone Number: 562-433-1755
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Café

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