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George's Greek Cafe

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5316 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803 (Glendora)
+1 562-433-1755
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fountain Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recent visit was major disappointment. Couple years back gave it 4 stars, revised as 2 stars. Ordered the lamb souvlake pita ($13.75) and the few pieces of lamb in it were overcooked. Girlfriend ordered the beef souvlaki only (just meat, nothing else) for $9.25. Beef was good and tender but overpriced (very small portion too). Were there just after they... More 

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Monterey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the family on my daughter's recommendation, Service quick, food good and lots of it ( so come hungry) I had the chicken and it was good, only a fair wine list.

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westminster
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been to Greece five times, I am a big fan of the hospitality of the Greeks and their lamb dishes. George's on the shore creates the Taverna ambience, demonstrates the welcoming Greek hospitality and serves very good lamb. If you sit at a table on the very small patio, you can enjoy the passing crowd as well as a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I had the pleasure of dining at George's Greek Cafe during my trip to Long Beach, CA. The food was excellent and the service fantastic! I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the Long Beach, CA area

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Belmont Shore, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I will admit that we tend to eat George's more as take out than eat in, but either way it's amazing food. Always fresh and delicious. The Belmont Shore location is always lively and upbeat. The owners are wonderful people and make you feel like family.

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Gyro and greek salad combo is perfect and really filling. Come on a Friday and you have to try the Kleftico...slow cooked lamb...so delicious!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Very good food and service. Asked waiter for recomendation and he suggested Lamb Chops and i'm glad he did! My wife had awesome Salmon and Hummus was top notch.

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Long Beach, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

Over the years we have eaten here and at the Lakewood Restaurant. We have always been very pleased. This time we ordered six lamb chops and for $3.00 extra they split the order into two parts. The plate came with three lamb chops each and VERY LARGE portions of the rice and French Fries. The food was exceptional and the... More 

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Kansas City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stopped for a late lunch, and asked to be seated inside. The street noise from 2nd Street is enough that carrying on a conversation is nearly impossible, and this was true even when seated at the closest table to the entry that we were given. We asked for a table farther within the restaurant and were told the other... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Kyle was an excellent waiter. He was helpful with the menu and constantly came back to the table to make sure we were happy. We ordered Saganaki "Flaming Cheese" it comes with Kalamata Olives and is flamed by the table. If you like cheese try it. We ate every bite. We both had the Lamb Chop lunch with 2 sides.... More 

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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
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5316 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA 90803
    (Glendora)
  • Public Transportation: Second St. has stops for the Metro Link as well as the Passport Bus. See Metro.net for time schedule.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-433-1755
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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