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The Greek Lady

University City
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S. 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 382-2600
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a typical campus restaurant with decent food. The portion sizes are extremely large; so large in fact that you can almost get 4 meals out it. Overall thought, every meal I have ever eaten here was good, not special but solid good. Great if you are on a budget and need leftovers.

Thank Cruisin007
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

My son's college baseball team was playing UPenn and we wanted to supply lunch between the doubleheader. We worked with the staff at the Greek Lady and found them to be very helpful and willing to work with us. At the last minute we had to move up the delivery time by one hour and they were still able to... More 

Thank Linda S
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

It's crowded for a reason: the food is delicious. A must-try is the chicken orzo soup. It made me change my recipe for home-made soup, it's that good. The hummus and pita is a meal in itself, so order accordingly. Lots of food, delicious and very affordable. The spanakopita is flaky and so tasty, it's a hit. Go. Eat. Enjoy.

Thank Betsyjohns1
Bethesda, Maryland
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158 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Great food with friendly staff. The desserts looked good too but didn't try. Lots of vegetarian options. Try the veg pita and greek lady sampler.

Thank elissa s
Boone, North Carolina
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

So good I could literally eat there every day for the rest of my life and Im not even Greek. Great price for the amount of food you receive. Service was quick also.

Thank E G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I ordered the gyro during lunch here one day. It was very tasty but really difficult to eat. It wasn't the best gyro I've had but I wouldn't mind coming here again and trying something else. They have nice outdoor seating.

Thank MrsFalcon926
Detroit, Michigan
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130 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

we ordered take out from this restaurant. It is a bit on the pricier end as far as cheesesteaks/hoagies - BUT you get a lot of food! I ordered a Philadelphia Cheesesteak. I got a huge sandwich with lettuce, tomatoes and a dressing, no cheese though?? It is a nicely decorated restaurant. You walk in and place your order. The... More 

Thank Mamaof4littleones
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301 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

YUM. In a word, that's my review. My son and I stopped for a late lunch. The chicken gyro was a huge hit - great tzatziki sauce, fresh lettuce and tomatoes, well-seasoned grilled chicken and the welcome addition of a few fries tucked into the sandwich. Nice outdoor cafe seating.

Thank wahoowa1213
Athens, Greece
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Very nice atmosphere. Spacious tables. Nice food for breakfast/lunch and/or dinner. Self-service. Knowledgeable order takers. Great prices.

Thank Viky S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I love this place ! They give you huge portions the menu has a variety of foods . the service is good for a college location , Good customer service, place is clean, bathroom is good, Campus location but they are located in an urban setting so they are here for the neighborhood as well. Great cheese burgers, homemade ice... More 

Thank vrb0322

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S. 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighborhood: University City
  • Phone Number: (215) 382-2600

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