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Yiama's Greek Taverna

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275 8th Street, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N-1N4, Canada
(250) 871-8552
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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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The most succulent tender delicious not strong lamb souvlaki! Great portion size, yummy real roast lemon potatoes! Homemade desserts, reasonable prices!

Thank bennybear
Powell River, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love the calamari battered in corn or potato starch rather than wheat breading. It is light and very tasty and Yiama's makes it excellent. As well the lamb kebobs are excellent. Lamb dinner is a generous portion. As with most restaurants should offer more Tzikiki sauce included.

Thank Teresa H
Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spent six months in Cyprus on the Greek side of the island and loved the Greek cuisine. The food at Yiama's is every bit as good as anything I tried while there. We've eaten there several times...every time the food and service were excellent! If you are looking for an authentic Greek meal, we highly recommend you try Yiama's... More 

Thank Rick J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went there for dinner one evening this spring. There was only one server on this night, and understandably the service took a lot longer than expected. The meal wasn't impressive enough for me to return, but it wasn't bad either. I chose not to take my leftovers home, as it just wasn't a meal I would choose to repeat the... More 

Thank Veronica B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is homemade and with the best lamb I have had, and I've had lamb in Australia. The service was amazing and very friendly with good recommendations. I also tried the custard dessert with the toasted almonds on top - a happy dance for the palate.

Thank Adventure7Girl
Elgin, South Carolina
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually go onto Trip Advisor and see where to eat- however I didn't have time- and boy was this a lucky choice- the very best authentic Greek food I've ever eaten. Very quaint and cozy. We split an order of garlic prawns and thank goodness we did- we couldn't have eaten it all- it's fresh, everything- and the bread... More 

Thank Ciidross
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your typical Greek restaurant, very delicious. The roast lamb is very good, loved the ribs, done dry style"

Thank 516lesliet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently good food and excellent service! Ricki is a wonderful welcoming waiter! Both lunch and dinner are great!

Thank Leona S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a clean and attractive restaurant. Very friendly staff who offered menu recommendations for our group. We ordered a variety of appetizers, a couple salads, and the Entree Platter. Food was delicious and fun to share family style. I would definitely return.

Thank DebbsDebbs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The food was so good we went back the next day.....and ordered the same food. I love spanakopita. Yiama's has the best spanakopita I have ever tried. If you like Greek food, this restaurant is a must.

Thank Barb D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 8th Street, Courtenay, British Columbia V9N-1N4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: (250) 871-8552

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?