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Tsindos-The Greeks Restaurant

#138 of 3,039 Restaurants in Melbourne
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197 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9663 3194
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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New Lambton
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426 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first visited this restaurant on our annual Melbourne visit last winter, and were so impressed. We love good home cooked Greek food, and the food in Tsindos reminds us so much of what we eat on visits to Greece. No nonsense, hearty food. Traditional dishes like Kleftika and Mousaka- the best we have had! Service ultra friendly and helpful-... More 

Thank Gregory D
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133 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant when I'm in Melbourne It's easy, friendly bit like a pair of comfy slippers. Staff are great, food predictably good, simple and tasty. This visit had the usual, calamari, kleftiko with a small side Greek salad and rice pudding to finish. All superb. For once I was in early enough to get the Kleftiko which is served... More 

Thank softywalter
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A party of 7 had the banquet which was served promptly and plentiful . Overall the food was fine without being outstanding. Seafood was nice but the squid could have been charcoal a little more. The chops were the best - salad spot on - small serving Service was really friendly and we sat upstairs in an area that was... More 

Thank Hynet9
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favourite greek restaurant in Melbourne. It has a friendly family atmosphere, the food and wine are always good, and it is value for money (especially the combination dish). Highly recommended.

Thank russellw907
Adelaide, Australia
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Flew into Melbourne today and wanted a traditional Melbourne Greek meal. Tsindos did not disappoint. Wonderful friendly welcoming service and excellent food. My wife had the fish of the day which she enjoyed and I loved a mixed souvlaki. Two lovely Pikes red by the glass each and we left for a total of $100. Loved it!

Thank Brian B
Sale, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This restaurant was reasonable, but nothing spectacular. We had the banquet for 2 and not overly impressed. Staff were great but the atmosphere was not that great and the food pretty ordinary. Wouldn't go there again.

Thank Olcheez
Melbourne, Australia
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185 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Pop in here on a Saturday night without a booking and they gave us table even though they were very busy. Service was great and food came promptly. Very good food and typical Greek fare. Price was reasonable for city eatery.

Thank our56
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Went for group dinner (9 people). Ordered mixed dips for all but only received 3 tiny plates of dips. Not enough. Nice bread though. Mains were very unimpressive. Some not available. Luke warm meat no charcoal effect. Dessert (baklava) OK. Wouldn't go again.

Thank Geoff P
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

On arrival greeted by a lovely Greek gentleman and a lovely restaurant. Tablecloths! Yay! The waiter was great and gave us a run down of the specials and menu. The food was really good, tasty and very reasonably priced. Our group of 4 had no complaints, the restaurant you could just tell was family run with care. We have already... More 

Thank Suzanne C
Bendigo, Australia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

we were disapointed with the food the greek wine was nice but that was it. the place was only half full and they had to many staff on that wouldnt leave you alone,we had the squid which was taste less and was served on chips.(what tha).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $22
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: (03) 9663 3194

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.