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“Yummy Greek cuisine” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dion Greek Restaurant & Taverna

Dion Greek Restaurant & Taverna
205-207 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 4050
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Ranked #617 of 4,231 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Yummy Greek cuisine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My friend is a big fan of Greek cuisine. We tried this restaurant and it proved to be an excellent choice. We tried lamb skewers and grilled octopus. Most importantly, Greek Kokkineli wine. The restaurant owner and staffs are very friendly and provide high quality customer service.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“As traditional as it gets”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We wanted Greek one night, where better to go than Lonsdale street. We decided to try Dion's.
I'm Greek myself and was so impressed. It's become mine and my partners place to go everytime we're in the city. It's got a sense of seclusion so it's good for couples.
Im guessing the older gentlemen thats always and i mean always! there is the owner. Always lovely and accommodating as well as the staff! Try something with potatoes..tastes like home!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Excellent , excellent , excellent .”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Stumbled across this restaurant seeking a different cuisine. Wow. What good choice. Would go there again & again. Service, food & recommendations well worth while. Not overpriced either. A must do. Quiet ambience for that special occasion.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Klang, Malaysia
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Great food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We had many choices of Greek food but this was the best. It was our first as recommended and we had to try it.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Simply excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We struggle to find a good Greek restaurant where we live, so while in Melbourne we decided to take advantage. There are a number of Greek restaurants near to each other so we took a look in them all. Dion's looked the most inviting. There was a good choice of wines, a few $$ more than what we are used to, but the reds were pretty decent worth the cost. The menu was extensive, traditional Greek dishes and a good choice of chief specials. We opted for the mixed meat platter - wow!! The food was delightful, well cooked, and well presented. It was a huge portion, make sure you have a good appetite if you go for this. My only complaint would be we ordered an additional salad, which we simply didn't touch. The waitstaff could have said it wasn't needed and we needed to chase the waitstaff, they weren't particularly attentive.

We'd definitely go back again.

Visited August 2013
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