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Elena Greek Armenian Cuisine

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1000 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205-2806
+1 818-241-5730
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Definitely one of my "go to" restaurants! The most tender and tasty chicken kabob I've ever had, and I have never been disappointed when I order it. I have tried most of the other kabobs which are very good, but there's something about their chicken kabob and that rice that keeps me coming back! Don't miss out on their lentil... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking to enjoy a leisurely meal in an upscale location, this is not the restaurant for you. If, instead, you are looking for plenty of good food served quickly in a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant, then you have found the right place. Highlights: the lamb chops, lentil soup, and skordalia (garlic dip). Low points: the ground beef kabob... More 

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Thank himom9597
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357 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

It is a little restaurant on the south side of Glendale and serves typical Greek/Armenian style food. Lots of kabobs (lamb, beef, chicken) to choose from and the food was fresh and tastes very good. The wait staff could smile more though. Anyway, nice culinary experience and generally reasonable prices compared to other places in Glendale.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

I had the lamb gyro and it was huge and full of lamb. My partner had the chicken kabob and it looked good as well.. the waitress was not very attentive and kind of rude..

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Our meal was fresh and authentic. The grape leaves were split to 5 vegetarian and 5 with meat. Hummus was delicious. For our dinners the combo plate with steak kabob and lulu (Hamburg)kebab was seasoned just right. The rice was also delicious. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone that enjoys Mediterranean or middle eastern food. Well played.

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Thank msogho
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

The Greek Armenian food is great and affordable that's the best thing about Elena.. The cheapest with best quality and taste .. Would definitely recommend .. No enough space for big groups .. Not surprised to find it crowded all the time

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a small "Hole in the wall" place that you would never expect to visit by its location and its atmosphere. However, if you want to eat home cooked Armenian, Greek, and Arabic food at a price of less than 15 dollars per person (for a large portion), then this is your place. The restaurant has been family owned... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2014

We've been going to Elena's for many years..driving from the Valley & Thousand Oaks. The food has not changed much over the years. This is what appears to have been an outdoor stand at one time... at first they covered the patio and then enclosed it. The grilling is still all done up front in the original stand. The menu... More 

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Olathe
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

After finding out that Glendale, CA has one of the largest Armenia populations outside of Armenia, I was interested in having some authentic food. I found this restaurant by virtue of the Internet and because it was close to where I was working. The place is tiny, but clean. I liked the small, homey feel and the waitstaff greeted me... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2014

I wanted to review this restaurant, since it had been a few years since I had been back. Now keep in mind, I used to go here in the early 80's, so my reference points, are decades old. I must admit, the food here keeps getting BETTER! Ignore the statements that are full of negativity, they are probably just jealous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Eastern European, Armenian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 S Glendale Ave, Glendale, CA 91205-2806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 818-241-5730

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