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George's Greek Cafe

135 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
562-437-1184
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Ranked #2 of 976 Restaurants in Long Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Café, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Broadway
Transit: There are multiple Transit stops surrounding our location. George's Greek Cafe is located 1 block North of the Long Beach Transit Mall and the 1st Street stop of the Metro Blue Line.
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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Los Angeles, CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Opa. A popular & personal spot, and a favorite-special for their Souvlakia chicken: Skewered cuts-of-boneless-chicken-breast marinated in fresh lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil, greek spices and grilled to perfection. Healthy & tasty. Another favorite is the salmon - George's is one place, time-after-time, again and again, to order salmon. It is fresh fish here. And grilled in a marinate of... More

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Portland, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Everything looked and tasted so fresh. Our waitress was friendly and the prices reasonable. I'd recommend a visit here!

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Banff National Park, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were in a party of five people. We had their special family dinner. The food was very good and as promised they brought more after the third course. The problem we had was with the drinks. Two of us ordered two different beers which were both flat, making the beer icky tasting. The Pinot Grigio wine was also not... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have been to George's several times now, having been referred to by a friend. Whenever I have a hankering for lamb chops, I go to George's. It never fails or falters. They are good, just get them!

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Long beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have been going to George's for years and years, the food is always good and the staff is friendly. I have also attended large catered events here that were As well done as a family meal. Of course their Greek food is wonderful but their fries are amazing too.

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have gone to George's for over a decade. The location on 2nd street is also fantastic! My favorite is the stuffed salmon, but the chicken slouvachi is also a go to dish. I do NOT like lamb, but the lamb chops at George's are so good, I actually enjoy them! This is a true family owned business, run by... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nice restaurant. Very friendly staff. Quick service. Enjoyed visiting with staff. Would recommend this restaurant, if you love Greek food. Excellent!

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Long Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

George is so charming! Love being greeted by the owner. We were here on a warm night. Beautiful evening. Great food and service.

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Long Beach, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Love the Greek salad with either chicken or salmon! Very filling. Service is excellent they are very attentive.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

George's is a family owned restaurant that is worth multiple visits. We've been going there for over 15 years. The service is very friendly and efficient. Prices are reasonable. The menu is as Greek as it can get. The food is delicious. My favorites are the lamb dishes. Ample seating is available at about 6:00 PM each week day. The... More

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Additional Information about George's Greek Cafe

Address: 135 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone Number: 562-437-1184
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Café, Family Fare

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