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1450 Kingston Road, Pickering, Ontario L1V 1C1, Canada
(905) 831-3763
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just OK

My wife and I had lunch here on a Sunday after shopping in the mall. It was a cold day and the restaurant was pretty empty. We were able to get a table aside one of the gas fireplaces which was nice on such a cold day. My wife ordered a chicken greek salad and I had a chicken pita... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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Bowmanville, Canada
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Bowmanville, Canada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My wife and I had lunch here on a Sunday after shopping in the mall. It was a cold day and the restaurant was pretty empty. We were able to get a table aside one of the gas fireplaces which was nice on such a cold day. My wife ordered a chicken greek salad and I had a chicken pita... More 

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Pickering
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My Wife & I Have been here several times to get some very good Greek food. The restaurant is always nice and clean and the staff is friendly. The menu is typical Greek and is very delicious. The portion are enormous, I always need a take home box. Danielle, our waitress was ever so friendly and looked after us perfectly.... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had lunch there. I don't usually love tzatiki but I had to put something on my food to give it flavour. Also ended up asking for lemon on the side for my rice and potatoes. Very bland, huge portion for lunch but what was the point if it wasn't authentic? Many better places in Durham to get Greek. Skip... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Service was good, food too salty and my mix vegetables were the frozen kind. Not authentic, to me authentic means fresh! Would rather have traveled downtown...won't eat here again!

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Pickering, Canada
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Went there last week on a rainy day for lunch with a friend of mine. It was not very busy. We had a quiet table over by the window. There was a door beside us which made our seat a bit chilly and noisy from the traffic. We closed the door but the waitress opened it again. The tables were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Great greek food I'm greek and eat it all the time and I love it so good greek food love to see this place open for a long time great food.

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Ajax, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

this is now a franchise Milos Greek. previous reviews probably refer to the old family run bus. we were the only customers at 9pm (this should have been a red flag) service is awful, they just loiter around and ignore the customer even though there is no other customer and there is nothing to do. we had to wait 20min... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I grew up on Greek food, and my husband adores it. I don't believe the food here is as fresh as some of the more upscale restaurants on the Danforth are, but there are positive qualities in this restaurant. The grilled calamari is firm, tasty and not rubbery. The Gyro is not as salty as any other Greek restaurant I've... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

From someone that has grown up on the Danforth and me being Greek I think I should know Greek food. I went there yesterday with my girlfriend and I ordered the typical Pork souvlaki dinner and she had the Calamari dinner. In one work I would describe the food as "EXCELLANT” This food is comparable to the best Greek restaurants... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you are looking for a Greek restaurant in Pickering...look no further! Milos Greek restaurant (Previously, The Friendly Greek) has the best Greek food in Durham Region! My wife had the Large Greek souvlaki dinner and I had the large Gyro's dinner. Your dinner comes with a Greek salad and all you can eat garlic and pita bread. You dip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1450 Kingston Road, Pickering, Ontario L1V 1C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Pickering
  • Phone Number: (905) 831-3763

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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