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Papa Cristo's Catering & Greek Taverna

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2771 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006-3913
(323) 737-2970
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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LA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love and food at Papa Christo's and now he is giving free Greek Cooking classes a few times a month. Visit his web site to find out more.

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Thank LAGourmet
California
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540 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We knew we were in for a treat when we saw the large Greek Orthodox Church and school complex. Papa Christos is across the street. Ordering is via the deli takeaway counter but the dining room is very spacious, comfortable and welcoming. The menu is wonderful and servings are generous. We had the chicken kebabs which came with a Greek... More 

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Thank Gemma'smum
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came with a party of ten people, and we ordered a variety of things. Chicken kabobs, spicy beef kabobs, lamb chops, greek salad, and greek pizza, to name a few. everything was well prepared and well seasoned. The meats had been marinated well and were very tender and succulent. The potatoes, oh the potatoes! Those were out of this... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Very casual setting with excellent food- you can never go wrong with some great olive filled salads with lettuce/tomato/cheese viniagrette, lamb chops, kebobs, gyros, and pita breads. Everything that we've ordered at Papa Cristo's always met or exceeded expectations and enormous! The service was always warm, welcoming, and fast! It is true, you must come to appreciate the bounty. I've... More 

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Pasadena, California
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This wonderful Greek deli and restaurant is as authentic as it could be!! The food is traditional Greek, think moussaka, lamb, hummus, etc. It's fresh and delicious. The prices are very reasonable. It's a casual atmosphere with order in or order out choices. Lots of parking in the back.

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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Went here based on the reviews we read. Well...very disappointed. Can't believe people think this is great Greek food. We are from Chicago, and Papa Cristos can't compare to our great Greek restaurants in Chicago. The menu was more of a "fast food" kind. We had the "greens" and it was cold like a salad. We asked someone to heat... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I did not eat in the restaurant but had the food as take-out. Delicious! The lamb chops were wonderfully seasoned and tender. The gyros were some of the best ever. Loved the lemon potatoes. Falafel was a bit dry and hummus runny. Baba ganouch was excellent.The warm pita was very good. Definitely would get food from there again.

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Thank RBeam
Northern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

What to say? For Greek, you want to go to Papa Cristo (apparently since 1948). In SoCal for a visit but just on the verge of Greek Easter so we wanted to pick up some pastries, wine, other Greek products for the holiday. This is the best. We've been to the restaurant in past years (lunch...also great).

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Thank nurealam
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Since 1948 Papa Christo has been serving real Greek taverna food to the local Greek population. The Greek cathedral is across the road and you hear more Greek than English among the customers. The food is delicious (recommend the lamb chops or souvlaki plate) and the import store has tons of Greek delicacies.

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Cerritos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We have been eating here for years, and our last visit was great as always. This is a family-run place with authentic fresh Greek food. You stand on line to order your food and then they bring it to you in the dining area. This was our first time in a long time going on a weekend - and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2771 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90006-3913
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (323) 737-2970

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