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George's Greek Cafe

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5252 Faculty Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712 (Candlewood)
+1 562-529-5800
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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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Lakewood, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service, will return. Clean location have not seen any of the shows offered at some locations but will look forward to.

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Thank T2633LKjoses
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

George's has authentic Greek cuisine. The people there are very friendly. They gave us a taste of their special New Zealand lamb chops. They were very delicious and seasoned with George's special spice mix. The Gyro platter we ordered was a very large portion of yellow rice, greek salad, thinly sliced gyro meat, yogurt sauce and pita triangles. Excellent food... More 

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Thank Honolulugirl18
Lakewood, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I've been going to George's Greek cafe for many years, and I love it Everytime I go. Great service wonderful food excellent prices. If you haven't been there go. Try the lamb it is spectacular 😎

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Thank davidgrk5
Lakewood, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Whether you go to the Long Beach or Lakewood restaurant/cafe you'll find attentive service and outstanding food. I had lost my taste for lamb after being served some very poor mutton like meat at another restaurant years ago. I was enticed into trying the lamb at George's Greek Cafe and I'm hooked again. It's my favorite dish, no matter how... More 

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Signal Hill, California
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225 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I have to admit that Georges is my wife and I's go to place and go to several since we are in the middle of 4 Georges. We frequently come to this one at the Lakewood mall because of the happy hour. Great drinks, great appetizers and the service is always good. Yesterday we went for lunch and had to... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

There were seven of us and we tried lots of different things. We had most of their dips and the flaming cheese. Then we bought four of the dinners and upgraded to add lamb chops. OMG! Those lamb chops are fabulous. Everything that came on the dinner was fabulous. The Greek salad, the hummus, as well as the kebabs and... More 

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Thank Beachredondo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We went there for lunch during the week. Food was very good and service was excellent. They weren't busy yet . Their Sunday brunch is packed but a good value At 16.99 . Lunch for two of us was 30.00 .My husband had a salad and gyro ,(your choice of lamb, chicken or beef ). I had grilled chicken salad.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
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.

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Thank george p
Athens
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Paixtaras
Lakewood, California
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5252 Faculty Avenue, Lakewood, CA 90712
    (Candlewood)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 562-529-5800
Description
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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