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Vasili's Greek Food & Barbque

1501 Mission St Ste A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4740
(831) 458-9808
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English first
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place is great. The lemon chicken soup is amazing. All of the dishes are great with massive portions of meat. Super consistent.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I love Greek food, and happened upon Vasili's while passing through Santa Cruz en route from Monterey to Half Moon Bay on Hwy. 1. Parking was a challenge, but we found the dining room to be spacious and warm. We ordered saganaki (flaming cheese) as an appetizer, and it was quite a show (see photo) and more... More

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Benicia, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant is great the food is tasty the lamb is to dye for!!! Full of flavor the feta burger is fantastic. My kids had the pasta it was great the sauce had a lemon flavor it was really good and the meatballs was cook to perfection. The prices a really good has well.

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Rio de Janeiro
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I wasn`t expecting to find a greek restaurant in a "surf" environment as Santa Cruz ... nor I was looking for . My wife spotted it as we passed by . We were already late for lunch and starving , and though it was past 3 pm , the waiter kindly invited us in . What a great suprise !... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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223 reviews 223 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I ate the Wednesday chicken dinner special and was pleased with the delicate lemon flavor. I think it may be more suited to the lunch crowd, but we enjoyed a respite from rich foods and heavy sauces. Parking is very limited both on the property and public sites nearby. We were fortunate to find a spot, but the restaurant had... More

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Santa Barbara
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Lunch on our way up the coast. Good location - right off hwy 1 thru town, so an easy on-off stop. Casual local place. Veggie gyros, pork gyros, and vegetarian plate - all really good! Best part was the sauces - all tasted homemade and fresh. Would go back just for that!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Can warmly recommend this place for lunch. We passed by on our way to Monterey and stopped for late lunch. Delicious food and great service. Nice prices and even Greek beer. The feta-burger and Greek salad tasted Greece.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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153 reviews 153 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We were among the last customers of the day for this funky establishment and it was apparent that the staff wanted to leave. I understand things like that and am usually tolerant. My order was for a chicken dish and it tasted like it was days old. When I mentioned that I was met with a shrug of the shoulders.... More

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california
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Service was very good and we were well taken care of. The Greek coffee was really good and the gyro was good too, lots of flavor.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We needed to stop for lunch in Santa Cruz and just didn't feel like going down to our regular favorites...wanted to stay on Mission St. I've seen Vasili's a number of times, but this time we stopped. Excellent Greek food, great waitresses - no complaints!

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Additional Information about Vasili's Greek Food & Barbque

Address: 1501 Mission St Ste A, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4740
Phone Number: (831) 458-9808
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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