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The Greek Authentic Cuisine - CLOSED

435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4503
+1 831-466-9990
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Dec 13, 2014
“Good food, great atmosphere”
Nov 24, 2014
“Too bad they have closed now...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4503
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11 - 20 of 36 reviews

Reviewed August 19, 2013

Most of the reviews are stellar. In my experience it is a friendly, family place. Lots of music and plate breaking for various celebrations. Now the food is OK. Nothing that outstanding in my estimation. Good choices on small plates, Entrees looked BIG.... with an...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Wow! What a fantastic Greek restaurant right here in Santa Cruz! That was the beet Moussaka I have ever had and my wife had the lamb gyro and she said it was the best she has had in years! A definite must try if you...More

Thank Jaysuhn12
Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

We dined here after a long day of driving. We got a variety of small dishes, taverns style. It was casual, unhurried, and friendly the way I remember eating small dishes slowly on a hot night in rural northern Greece.

Thank FoodiePilgrim
Reviewed May 23, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here the other night. The service was attentive, the food came quickly, and we all had tasty entrees. The entrees came with a number of sides, so there was plenty of food to enjoy. Just enough background noise that we...More

Thank ABCDtravelers
Reviewed April 1, 2013

The Greek has excellent food and wonderful, attentive service. Family owned and operated, that approach comes through in the quality of the food, friendly service and even the live music. We had a couple of appetizers, an extra order of homemade pita bread and bowls...More

Thank pbansen
Reviewed December 13, 2012

True to the Mediterranean tradition, with recipes learned from his mother, Vasili offers fresh and tasty items on a large menu. He is not only the owner and cook, but all the art work on the walls is his, consisting of dozens of drawings of...More

Thank RogerCello
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The food here is fantastic, best Greek in town. It is a family run establishment so the food and the service is great. The portions are huge, which is great because I go home with dinner for the next night every time I dine here....More

Thank kimberlee44us
Reviewed October 23, 2012

Wow what a find. We went in to try an authentic Greek plate. They started us off with the chicken, lemon soup....amazing. Then moved to small Greek salads, then the lamb chop dinner which was to die for. Very juicy and full of flavor. Cooked...More

Thank diablo676767
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Really tasty food, plentiful portions, boisterous friendly atmosphere, usually crowded, entertainment sometimes, come-as-you-are setting whether beach or concert, what's not to like about this informal place...unless for some reason you wouldn't like Greek/Mediterranean cooking. Good value but not inexpensive. No outside seating, no view (except...More

Thank TaktLosGatos
Reviewed April 17, 2012

Lamb cooked to perfection,salads are unbeliveably fresh & HUGE! Never a bad experiance or meal. Opa! to Vasili, Georgie, and the whole staff. Try the calamari with skorthalia & a cold Mythos !

1  Thank ZekenStorm
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-466-9990
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