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Greek Islands Restaurant

200 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-5489 (The Loop)
312-782-9855
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Ranked #165 of 8,344 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Neighborhood: The Loop
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Chicago
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We've been going to Greek Islands since the 70's when they were still on Jackson. I think the portions are a little smaller than they used to be, but still a good value. We started with the Cold Spread Sampler (skimpy) and Octopus. I had Kontosouvli (pork on the spit) and my wife had the special Sea Bass. Our friends... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

we were there on Thursday when they open at 11:00 and by 11:30 the place was packed, And for good reason everything on the menu is excellent and the wait staff is quick and friendly I highly recommend this place.thanks again and we will be back soon!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Best Greek food in Chicago. Great service, unique layout. All the normal Greek style foods. Excellent Lamb. Lunch or dinner can't go wrong

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

So many greek places in the city, but this is one of my favorites. Huge space, great service and always delicious food. Love that it hasn't changed over the years and every meal I order is delicious and consistent. Love the dolmadoes, stuffed tomatoes and greek classics. Quick take out service too if you live near by and want to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I grew up in Chicago. I grew up with a Greek father. I have been going to this restaurant for over thirty years. Go. Go hungry. What to order? Anything and Everything! Discovery why I think Chicago holds the torch on Greek American cuisine! And by the way, the men who valet the cars, have been there for decades and... More

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North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended and did not disappoint. It is huge and seats a lot of people. Being this night, there was a BlackHawks game, we were concerned, but there was no reason. We were seated immediately and the server was on top of it with water and bread. Stavros was our waiter and could not have been more... More

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NYC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I've eaten a lot of quality Mediterranean food, and Greek Islands is both excellent and authentic. The ambiance feels like someone transported an old restaurant from the motherland and dropped in off in Chi-town - replete with at least five levels that feel like they've been built upon repeatedly. The service is excellent, the prices incredibly reasonable, and the olive... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

OMG!! I can't tell how good their food is. The service is what is expected in a Greek restaurant, good but not overwhelming. Place was packed with Greek folks, which is a great sign, if they were eating there means the food is authentic. Order the fried cheese for a fun "opaaa"!!

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Guadeloupe
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A must in Chicago to taste Greek food. Good service, Greek ambience. The flaming saganaki is a mechanical affair as it is done to every table almost. Crowded in week ends, valet parking is fast.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We waited a long while for a table on a Saturday night, but glad we did. The food was tasty, well-priced and, even though it was jam-packed in there, the waiter was awesome. Kept our bread and waters topped up, brought us wine, lit the cheese on fire and all of that good stuff. Also honestly the servings are giant... More

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Additional Information about Greek Islands Restaurant

Address: 200 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661-5489
Phone Number: 312-782-9855
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > The Loop
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean

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