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Yiamas

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275 8th Street | Across from the Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1N4, Canada
2508718552
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is good but extremely average -- in terms of price, portion size, decor, food quality, and taste. For example, chicken souvlakis are made with chicken thighs . . .

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Thank Louis P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered two dinners, a Chicken souvlaki Amd a Kalimari dinner. The chicken was so small (maybe 4oz), I asked for a bit more tzadziki amd some pita they charged me $5 for the tzadziki and $2.50 for the bread. We sat in a table in the dark after reserving, the bathrooms were outside and it reaped like cigarette smoke! The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Our favorite restaurant in the Valley. Wonderful Lamb, dolmades, general just good Greek food. Ricky is great along with other staff it can get busy at times so be patient. Veg. moussaka is good, occasional they have meat Moussaka as a special which superb.

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Thank Sandy P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We've eaten here a number of times, just the two of us or as part of a group, and everyone has always loved it. Warning: they really feed you here, no skimping on portion sizes so fast before you come. Food is delicious and good value. Their "Ekmek" dessert is our favourite, surprisingly light and really good. Baklava isn't usually... More 

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Thank MacEnCheez
Courtenay, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Yiamas on two different occasions. The food menu is good,and authentic, the service is very friendly, fun, efficient and knowledgeable. The dinning atmosphere is good, the bathrooms and rest of the building that you have to go through to get to the bathroom is horrible: musty, cigarette smoke filled, dingy, dirty, and dark.

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Thank DJ M
Courtenay, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Recently went here with a group and enjoyed great meals with fast and efficient service for over 30 patrons. Everyone enjoyed their various meals and agreed that the lamb souvlaki and spanokopita were excellent. We'll be back!

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Thank lindalou907
Comox Valley, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Best slow cooked lamb ever; calimari, veg moussaka, olive tampinade, hummus wonderful -- well seasoned and so tasty. Casual atmosphere, comfortable for friends, couples and groups. Service ranged from average to good, depending on number of guests.

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Thank gng113
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Clean nice restaurant, but the food is very average in terms of taste and the portion size. For example, they generally use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts in their dishes.

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Thank Louis P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Very good value. The best calamari I've had in a long time. My husband had the chicken souvlaki and I stole his potatoes. They were delicious.

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Thank Jocelyne S
Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Super good food!! Worth going in even though it is next to the Avalanche pub. Calamari is awesome and so is all of the things I tried so far.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 8th Street | Across from the Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N 1N4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: 2508718552
Description
Brand New Greek Restaurant

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?