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7 Burlington St, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
(02) 9439 1748
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Today
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
great easy going atmosphere, adore the food

I have been to Xenos at least 6 times. I have always found the staff to be friendly, the service quick but not intrusive. Love the food and informal atmosphere! This time I was with a group of 6, all enjoying the various meals we had. I had the lamb shanks, the meat was done perfectly, falling of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Stan M
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Late Night
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I have been to Xenos at least 6 times. I have always found the staff to be friendly, the service quick but not intrusive. Love the food and informal atmosphere! This time I was with a group of 6, all enjoying the various meals we had. I had the lamb shanks, the meat was done perfectly, falling of the bone.... More 

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Sydney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We often eat at Xenos, usually when we want to know we will get a great tasting meal, with fresh and high quality ingredients, good service and a great wine list to top it off. Its a treat for the parents and the kids enjoy it too. We love the cosy booths but it can get a bit noisy inside... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Rude staff. This alone is enough to make me spread the word about a restaurant being awful. Even if the food was amazing, which it certainly isn't here, just the lack of care and attention by the waiters puts me off. Visit was mid week and restaurant very much empty. Was sat at a table near the entrance and it... More 

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TimX1969, Owner at Xenos, responded to this review

Dear Loralee Donaldson, I am perplexed to hear that your experience at Xenos was very much below par. It is obvious that you were served by a waitperson that requires some more training and quite simply an attitude check. Our greatest trait was that we treat all our customers like an extension of our family. There is no excuse however... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I have been here with my boyfriend and we both enjoyed it!good selection of wines and good recreation of Greek taste. Though some elements and variations weren't tipically Greek I will definitely eat here again!

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Eumundi, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

It's been there for over 30 years that I remember but the family run atmosphere continues to provide great value with a huge menu of simple food cooked really well and terrific service. The bacon and eggs was perfect and the coffee is superb.

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Sydney, Australia
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I've been going to Xenos for the last 15 years or so, and will always go back. I've never had a bad experience with the food, service or staff, and can say that it is a consistently great cafe/restaurant. The food is divine, anything from the lunch specials, to the moussaka (which is my favorite), to their desserts never fail... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Xenos never disappoints and is still one of our favourite spots, a lovely, friendly family restaurant with great food. We had a lovely lunch there today and always feel welcome. It makes no difference whether you are ordering a little or a lot, whether you are on your own or with a group, the friendly service is always assured. We... More 

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Australia
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were looking for somewhere with light meals on offer and Xenos has a wide range. Two salads with a beer each was average price at $57. Good quality food, reasonable size and attentive staff.

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Sydney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After a fabulous meal a few weeks back I had the opportunity to visit again last Saturday night. I still can't fault the food and a special big shout out to Phat, the waiter with the biggest smile and laugh. If in Crowss Nest make sure you don't go past here!!

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Sydney
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been regular diners at Xenos for a number of years. Great for a family outing. Good food with decent servings and a kids menu. Whilst BYO the drinks menu is adequate and good value. We will be back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Burlington St, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Crows Nest
  • Phone Number: (02) 9439 1748

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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