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George's Greek Cafe

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5252 Faculty Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712 (Candlewood)
+1 562-529-5800
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sacramento, California
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505 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Great lunch specials available throughout the week. The Dolmathes are very good, and the Chicken Slouvakis are tasty as well. They have some good Greek wines available as well.

Thank george p
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Let me state before I begin the review that I am Greek, so I know well how Greek food tastes like. We visited George's Greek Cafe on September, wanting our American family to taste some Greek food, since they haven't yet visited Greece. The menu has some Greek traditional dishes and recipes, such as "dolmathakia", "moussaka", "gemista", but there are... More 

Thank Paixtaras
Lakewood, California
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We were hoping to find something more for the money. I had the Gyro and it was just ok. It's a little pricey.

Thank annamarieolivarez
Long Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy this place. Every thing on menu is great and fresh. My favorites are the Mediterranean salad and their grape leafs are perfection. You can dine here for lunch or dinner.... is a neighborhood local kind of place.

Thank Armywife310
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Heading home from a day of 4x4 ing, stuck in traffic, looking to avoid the stop-n-go of So. Cal. "Freeway" driving and feeling hungry 2! Heading down Lakewood Blvd. hoping to by-pass 105 and 91 etc. traffic when the words of, "I'm hungry," comes up; what 2 do?? I know we can Yelp our way to Chilis when out of... More 

Thank Patrick G
Winnipeg, Canada
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403 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Talk about customer service! Wow. Right from the young fellow who seated us to the Manager engaging right away when we had mentioned we didn't enjoy something. This is the gold standard! We dropped in for a light bite for supper. Had soup and salads. We had a complimentary spicy feta cheese. I loved it but my wife found it... More 

Thank SenorGancho
Lakewood, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The food here is always delish. Portions are large. The stuffed steak is my favorite. LOVE it! It's quaint. The patio makes for nice casual dining. The service is always good too. Seems they truly do care to make sure you're happy.

Thank Deborah C
Long Beach, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is one of our favorite local restaurants. The food is marvelous, the service is great, and the atmosphere is fun. Our favorite appetizer is the Hallumi. So simple, but so good. We've had most of the entrees at one time or another. I frequently get one or another variety of Souvlaki (Kabob) and they're all very good. I also... More 

Thank Mike S
Lakewood, California
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

If you like Greek food, this is the place. Nice covered, outdoor patio area. Always have had good experiences. I like the vegetarian appetizer platter as my dinner. Plenty of choices for lunches/ dinners. Haven't tried the brunch. Can get pricy, but you will enjoy your meal.

Thank Lynn A
Lakewood, California
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

My husband usually picks things up and brings it home. I nice change from the ordinary. Since I am disabled it is nice that he brings it home for me.

Thank Helenwearleykay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $25
Mediterranean, Greek, Cafe
Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5252 Faculty Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 562-529-5800
George's Greek Cafe welcomes you to "a little piece of Greece in Southern California." Our family-owned business is here to provide you with high quality food, craft cocktails, and an authentic Greek dining experience. Our restaurant has remained a favorite among the locals for one reason: we never compromise on our promise to provide fresh and delicious meals in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We continue to follow Mama Rodou's recipes, which were passed down to her from her grandmother. We use only the finest imported ingredients, such as first cold pressed extra virgin olive oil from Greece and premium, hormone-free, grass-fed lamb from New Zealand. We want to extend an open invitation to you to dine at one of our restaurants. Whether you're looking to impress a date with an intimate wine tasting, reconnecting with family over Saganaki Flaming Cheese and lamb chops, or planning the perfect wedding reception for 500 of your closest friends, we are here for you. Come in, and feel like part of the family. OPA!

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