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2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
215-978-5990
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Ranked #221 of 3,778 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek
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  • English first
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Authentic home cooked Greek food. Great grilled fresh fish, squid, and octopus. Excellent lamb and many vegetarian options.

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is probably one of the best Greek meals I've ever had. The restaurant itself reminds you of being in one of your Greek friend's houses from high school with multiple busts of Zeus and other kitschy knickknacks, but overall the quality of the food and service were second to none! We started off with the cold appetizer sampler which... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

There were 5 of us on a day trip to Philadelphia. We were at the restaurant for over an hour and 45 minutes. Which is normally the average time. In that almost 2 hours we were told no you can't have anymore bread and oil? You see the server took it upon himself to say no because he didn't want... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The restaurant was busy on this early Sunday evening but the service was good. The flaming Saganaki appetizer was a fried cheese and ouzo delight. Went great with our BYOB red wine. The Shrimp Poseidon and the Rack of Lamb Chops were done to perfection and very filling. I would definitely come back and call for reservations beforehand.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I don't know why it took my so long to try this place since it's within walking distance from where I live. I was pleasantly surprised by the delicious food. So great to have real, authentic Greek food right in the neighborhood. The only thing that topped the food was the service. The waitstaff are extremely nice and very patient... More 

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My two friends and I went this weekend, and I was very unimpressed. The server was not nice, and did not give us room temperature water when we asked for- because one of us had a really bad cold! The food was over priced, and not tasty. I shared the meatball made of beef and lamb, and it was horrible.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every time we visit this pleasant small restaurant in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia we thoroughly enjoy the tender roasted lamb as well as the traditional Greek appetizers. The service is always friendly as well.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Honestly, this was the best Greek food I've ever eaten. Very well prepared, excellent service. The baklava was out of this world.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I like this restaurant...been there a few times, once for my birthday party and a few other times with family or friends. I love their food and I think the prices are very reasonable.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We like Greek food very much and Niko at Zorba's is good at cooking it. Horiatiki salad, calamari, octopus, and other hot and cold appetizers taste the way they should. Sometimes that is all we eat. Main entrees are savory and the lamb chops will have you licking your fingers. You do pick up a lamb chop with your fingers... More 

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Additional Information about Zorba's Tavern

Address: 2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
Phone Number: 215-978-5990
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
Cuisine: Greek

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