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Elia's Mediterranean Cuisine

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485 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1129
(757) 518-2600
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Very Good!

Probably because of my heritage, I am always on the look-out for quality Mediterranean. Elia's is such a place - good quality - reasonable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2013
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Probably because of my heritage, I am always on the look-out for quality Mediterranean. Elia's is such a place - good quality - reasonable prices.

Thank tfig218
VA Beach
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Service is a complete 0 Food is maybe a 2 out of 10 Don't expect drink refills, don't expect bread, don't expect any kind of attentive service. The food is basic. I can make much better pastas and pizzas at home. Please steer away from this joint. I am a VB native and I can think of 100 other places... More 

1 Thank VanegaRB
Virginia Beach VA
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

This is the worst restaurant I have ever been in. When we entered there was no one in sight and no one greeted us for several minutes. Two other people came in behind us and waited also. Finally a young girl - waitress - appeared in jeans with holes all up the front and seated us. The room was very... More 

Thank Eileen B
Henrietta, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2011

We were visiting VA beach and were in search of some good Italian food. We all ordered the spaghetti, awesome! Fresh Italian bread topped it off! Great service.

Thank HappyBeacher_11
Virginia Beach
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

I'm an avid tripadvisor user. I stopped here before checking the ranking. Once I saw it while waiting to order I was worried. Pay no attention to the ranking, this place is great. Very personible server. Excellent food. No complaints, great job!

Thank TonyVB
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

Worst italian restaurant we've ever been to. Me and my boyfriend went to this restaurant today, just to try something new.. first impression the restaurant atmosphere was ok, We ordered an appetizer it was bruschetta, when I was half way done with my food Ive found a hair!!! I WAS REALLY GROSSED OUT! the hair was obviously not mine bcoz... More 

1 Thank dstny
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

We were very disappointed with our visit to Casa De la Pasta. I had read mixed reviews but wanted to try somewhere different and give it a chance. First off, it seemed as though we were disturbing the guy in the dirty white t-shirt sitting behind the counter when we asked if we were to seat ourselves or wait to... More 

3 Thank AKAMomof5
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2011

My review would be longer if everything weren't excellent. Elias is one of the few restaurants that I would recommend to anyone looking for authentic Greek food in Hampton Roads. You will not be disappointed. Not only is the food plentiful in portion, it's always fresh and of the highest quality. Whether you walk in two minutes before closing, or... More 

Thank GhentProf
va beach
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2010

I loved this place i took my wife out to eat and she really enjoyed it. I was The best my wife is from rome and just came down here. I wanted to treat her well and show her an authenic place. She said it may be better than some spots there. Will be back soon as i can get... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 485 S Independence Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1129
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 518-2600

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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