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3821 Center St, Omaha, NE 68105-2450
(402) 346-1528
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like gyros, and have eaten them at pretty much every Greek restaurant in town. This place is consistently by far the best.

Thank EatOmaha
Columbus, Nebraska
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to the Greek Islands. It won't be our last. We really didn't know what to order, as our daughter informed us after we told her that we had eaten here. We didn't get the gyro, or the flaming cheese thing, or not even the baklava, which she said is the whole reason for eating here.... More 

Thank roadtripping4us
Prescott Valley, AZ
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

First, and likely last, visit to Greek Islands. Service was a bit slow. Not that the food took particularly long, but getting drinks was slow--when we first got there and when we wanted seconds. We started with the flaming Saganaki. It was good. Unfortunately, we've had it at another Greek restaurant out of state that we thought was better (more... More 

Thank RickDonya
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I got a gyro platter for lunch. It was yummy. I recommend the Greek potatoes instead of regular fries. I had enough leftovers to eat lunch two more times (supplemented by a side salad one day and fruit the next). The atmosphere is nice, and we got out in plenty of time to head back to work!

Thank Kacie W
Omaha, Nebraska
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482 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

And when I say best, that is not meant to disparage the competition (such as Jim & Jennie's, which is also excellent). But you can't beat this place for a number of reasons: 1. The best range of dishes in the city. Things like lamb shanks, that you rarely see elsewhere. 2. The food quality is outstanding. 3. The servers... More 

Thank Jays911
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Any place that brings me flaming cheese is an automatic favorite. Authentic Greek food, good service, and affordable prices make this a good bet.

Thank Sandy402
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

If your looking for a great little place for a super lunch this is it. The Greek food is top notch and the lunch specials are just that...special. Service is always the best. Nancy will always greet you with a smile and be sure you have everything you need for a great lunch.

Thank stan b
Omaha, Nebraska
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240 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

I have now been to this place about three times! I love the feta dip with pita bread! I also love the fresh warm bread you get when you dine in! Some notable mentions are the grilled marinated chicken with fries, the hummus, the saganaki and the veggie pita! I've made two meals out of portions! Portion Control at its... More 

Thank luckeycharm
Lincoln, Nebraska
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235 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Step into this family-owned restaurant and prepare to be transported to Greece! From the moment you walk in the door, friendly service is the ethos here. The white stucco walls emblazoned with the familiar sea blue of Greece and murals of the country set the stage. The appetizers and entrees are authentic recipes. For a little bit extra they literally... More 

Thank Jim B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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112 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

When I drove up to the restaurant I was not sure what to expect. However, once inside I understood why so many people recommended the Greek Islands in Omaha! The food was delicious. Try one of the Greek wines while dining to make the meal even more authentic!

Thank randall1025

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3821 Center St, Omaha, NE 68105-2450
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: (402) 346-1528

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