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“Good Meat and Fish” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Evvia

Evvia
420 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 326-0983
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Ranked #1 of 312 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price range: $25 - $45
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: University
Description: Sister restaurant of Kokkari, Evvia has been serving beautiful and elegant Greek cuisine since 1995. Fabulous fish, savory roasted meats, and sun-soaked vegetables are jazzed up with a spritz of lemon, a little olive oil, and herbs. There is perfection in simplicity.
washington, dc
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Good Meat and Fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Second visit. Lamb was the meat of the day and was good. Halibut special was excellent, better than the whole fish. Lamb chops still the best menu item. Warm cake was a good dessert and a good size. Sunday looks to be too large even for two people. Really the best semi-fancy dining place in Palo Alto.

Visited January 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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184 reviews 184 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
“So good the owner knows me by name!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I absolutely love this restaurant. The staff are amazing, the food is exceptional, wine choices are plentiful, and the decor is charming. I go there any time I am in Palo Alto and would highly recommend it.

Visited August 2012
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cambridge
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“wonderful lamb chops and service, friendly bar scene”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

agree with others that plump cut lamb chops are tender and flavorful and excellently paired with a soft rhone wine. ate at the bar and was served expertly by a gracious but efficient bartender. much impressed by how well the restaurant ran despite having a more than full house.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
“Loud, busy and tasty!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

A perfect lunch spot, service is impeccable, food the right size (not huge servings), and anything with lamb in it is close to perfect. Try appetizers, and don't miss the Greek fries, they are perfect!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Jose
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Best Lamb Chops I've ever had”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I am a big fan of lamb chops and if you would like to have decent lamb chops in south bay, this is the place to be!
It's a mediterrenean resturant with great atmoshere for birthday parties, or just hang outs.
The foods are well prepared and presented.
Highly recommend!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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