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Zorba's Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‏
$5.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Tzatziki
$5.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Taramas
$5.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Skordalia
$5.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Melitzana
$5.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Kopanisti
$5.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Hommus
$5.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Dolmades
$7.00
Extra Pita $+0.75
Cold combo
HOT LUNCH APPETIZERS
$6.00
Kalamari
$6.00
Octopus
$6.00
Mussels
LUNCH SALADS‏
Small $4.00
Large $8.00
Horiatiki Salad
Small $4.00
Large $8.00
Spring Salad
$8.00
Pork / Chicken / Gyro Salad
LUNCH PLATTERS
All platters are served with rice, potatoes, mixed veggies or french fries, mixed veggies and tzatziki sauce.
$9.00
Pita Bread $+0.75
Rice, potatoes, mixed veggies
French fries, mixed veggies and tzatziki sauce
Gyro
The famous Greek
$9.00
Pita Bread $+0.75
Rice, potatoes, mixed veggies
French fries, mixed veggies and tzatziki sauce
Charcoaled Chicken
Chicken breast marinated and grilled.
$9.00
Pita Bread $+0.75
Rice, potatoes, mixed veggies
French fries, mixed veggies and tzatziki sauce
Charcoaled Pork
Marinated pork tenderloin
$9.00
Pita Bread $+0.75
Rice, potatoes, mixed veggies
French fries, mixed veggies and tzatziki sauce
Roasted Lamb
Leg of lamb that has been roasted till it melts in the mouth
$9.00
Pita Bread $+0.75
Rice, potatoes, mixed veggies
French fries, mixed veggies and tzatziki sauce
Soutzoukakia
Ground lamb and beef, spiced with onions, garlic, cumin, black pepper, roasted in an oven in red wine sauce
SANDWICHES ON PITA BREAD‏
$6.54
Gyro
The famous Greek
$6.54
Charcoaled Chicken
Chicken breast marinated and grilled.
$6.54
Charcoaled Pork
Marinated pork tenderloin
$6.54
Roasted Lamb
Leg of lamb that has been roasted till it melts in the mouth
$6.54
Soutzoukakia
Ground lamb and beef, spiced with onions, garlic, cumin, black pepper, roasted in an oven in red wine sauce
$3.00
Side Dishes
Rice, roasted potatoes, french fries, mixed veggies.
FISH SANDWICHES
Sandwiches include lettuce, tomato, onions, tzatziki sauce and french fries (inside the sandwich)
$6.54
Tilapia Fillet Sandwich
$6.54
Salmon Fillet Sandwich
VEGETARIAN SANDWICHES‏
$6.54
Hummus
Hummus sandwich with feta cheese
$6.54
Melitzana
Roasted eggplant with feta cheese
$6.54
Dolmades
Stuffed grape‏ leaves with feta cheese
$6.54
Zucchini, Eggplant and Green Peppers
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great dinner at this restaurant last night. The food was excellent and the service was good too. I found the kopanisti sauce a little bit more spicy than it is usually made in any parts of Greece, but everything else was perfect....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mersildal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been regulars since the place opened, probably 20 years ago. The grilled fish, the octopus, the tzatziki, the baklava, the lamb stews . . . this is a very comfortable, low-key, excellent place to have dinner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank skcoa2018
Reviewed November 20, 2018

We went here for our anniversary and were not disappointed. It's BYOB which keeps the price down and their is a liquor/wine store a few blocks down the street. The cold appetizers were fantastic. For dinner I had the octopus and my husband had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MomofShadow
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Went for a birthday celebration. Been here many times. I’m happy to say that the service and food are always good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank grexis
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We walked by this spot around 10 times for the last couple days cause we stayed in our friends house , and couldn’t not notice Zobra . It was packed at any time of day . So it took our attention and we decided to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vetals2016
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We found this wonderful little restaurant down the block from the Eastern State Penitentiary. We sat outside and appeared to be one of the few tables not speaking Greek. The pita was hot and the hummus perfect. Sandwiches were large and very good. Our group...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank V9673AHsusans
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Absolutely authentic greek place in Philadelphia. It was cold morning, and after a good plenty of sightseeing I was ready to have a good portion of hot coffee and to eat smth. Nearby the Eastern State Penitentiary I have found (following an advice of my...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Stalevar
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We went for an early dinner.....and were really just trying to find a spot within walking distance of the parking lot. We passed by this place and were skeptical, but took a chance! On the inside you would be pleasantly surprised to find cute, painted...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Laura C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

My husband and I were looking for a vegetarian-friendly place to eat lunch after a trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and we found Zorba's! It was delicious. We had the spicy feta dip to start. I loved my eggplant and feta sandwich--it same...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Erin2B
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

I have frequented this Greek restaurant since it opened 20+ years ago. Consistent food , moderately priced , BYOB. Indoor and outdoor seating. The tzatziki is awesome as well as any of the grilled meats. I have known the family and watched the 3 sons...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fastphil111
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J9Maus
April 25, 2018|
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Response from arbo | Reviewed this property |
It definitely is BYOB and there is a liquor store about 3-4 blocks away if you forget.
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Scott G
April 29, 2017|
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Response from cassandra c | Reviewed this property |
casual
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Bobcia
February 1, 2017|
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Response from jonnah149 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Zorba's can accommodate vegetarians.
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