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9753 Deer Lake Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32246-8224
904-854-0426
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Slow for Workday Lunch

Visited as part of a team building lunch with a party of 15. Service was slow, even for a large party. The restaurant only had a few other tables buys and one other large group. Food was fresh, but lacked flavor. I had the lamb wrap. Price was very reasonable based on the amount of food, which... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Janice P
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Visited as part of a team building lunch with a party of 15. Service was slow, even for a large party. The restaurant only had a few other tables buys and one other large group. Food was fresh, but lacked flavor. I had the lamb wrap. Price was very reasonable based on the amount of food, which was plenty.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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155 reviews 155 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Went with a group for an early dinner. Exterior...strip mall+. Interior...dark, dingy, noisy. Service...prompt, friendly. Expected a Greek salad in a Greek restaurant would be great, but it was mediocre at best. No one was talking about how great their food was. No reason to return.

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jacksonville, fl
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I go here at least once a week to happy hr with coworkers. We Only sit outside in their patio area overlooking the parking lot because the inside is dark and nasty. The booths inside are dirty, nasty and all the cushions have burnt mark on them. The bathroom is just as awful. The only reason we continue to come... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Liked: NOTHING. Have been to this restaurant so many times and loved it. Everything was always so good: the tzatziki, hummus, gyros, potatoes, really everything!! I have NO idea what happened, Went there on January 6th and ended up getting it to go. It was a big disappointment, The calamari was the stuff you'd get in the freezer section of... More 

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Jacksonville, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I love greek food, this place has it. The music, flying napkins, and pretty belly dancers complete the experience. A great place for groups, even large ones. They accommodate you very well and while it's exciting and fun, it's not so loud you can't enjoy your friends....

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JACKSONVILLE
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Finally authentic Greek food! Cool atmosphere, think blue/white, lots of water and plants. You guys have got to go on Friday or Saturday night for the Belly Dancing. It is wild! Fresh food, just like jaja used to make! The Spanikopita/Spinach Pie is to die as are the Gyro platters. We have tried every sampler and they are all delicious... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Service was great! Food was fresh and tasty! Great prices....enjoyed it!!!! Appetizers were great...I had lamb ribs...hummus with pita chips...fried zucchini and water with lemon...my friends had Yama wings which were tasty...and flaming cheese...the best part is that all appetizers are half price during happy hour :)

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Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I'm rating a little high 'cause I can't think of another good Greek restaurant in Jacksonville. The food is good and prepared with care and delivered in large portions. The pricing is a little high.

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Cary, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

While travelling through Jacksonville, we found this spot within easy walking distance. We enjoyed the outdoor seating just after sunset and made our choices. We ordered and shared three appetizers - $5 humus, $5 spinach rice, $7 spanakopita (spinach pie) AND an original $10 Greek salad. While we did our very best, the two of us could not finish all... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Been twice just a fun place to meet friends for great food, Greek Wine and of course to dance on tables! A new fave!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9753 Deer Lake Ct, Jacksonville, FL 32246-8224
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 904-854-0426

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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