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“A gem on Greenbank”
Review of Cozmos Souvlaki

Cozmos Souvlaki
Ranked #42 of 2,746 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Delivery
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery
Ottawa, Canada
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“A gem on Greenbank”
Reviewed October 17, 2013

Living in this end of Ottawa, I'm not used to having great restaurants within a stone's throw. That changed when Cozmos opened. I've been there a number of times, now, and it has been superb every time. The portions are generous and the food is fresh. When I mentioned that I have a food intolerance, the owner immediately told me what was in the dishes I was wondering about and grabbed all relevant ingredient lists for me to read. The staff work hard (it is always quite busy when I go in!) and they are friendly. I am thrilled to have a business like this in the neighbourhood and I love supporting them. Good going, Cozmos!

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank heathermm16
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  • English first
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great place for a quick healthy meal”
Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We eat at Cozmos quite frequently and it's great. You really can't ask for anything more its fast, tasty, health and inexpensive. I would recommend it for a good place when you are on the run and want something healthy. We gave also ordered large platters for parties at home which were very good.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank VW1505
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OTTAWA
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good, Hot, Fast, Tasty”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

Good
Hot
many Chefs ready to serve you;
the Owner was singing to the Greek Music in background.

You order at a counter, pay, take-away or
they bring the food to the table.

The eat-in area has very few tables(less than 10 x 2 seats) ,
I suggest you get there early,
the place filled up very fast at 6:30 pm on a Wednesday
and by 7:00 pm the line was out the door.
(this place is not a secret)

Acclaimed as Ottawa's best Greek Food
and highly recommended by Greek-Canadians in Ottawa
but is located at the South-Western corner
just north of Hunt Club and Greenbank Road.
Everyone heading to Barrhaven South
probably stop there to take-away food.

Everything was fresh,
none of the Vegetables were soggy,
the Tomatoes were properly cut without stem parts,
Spanish Onions diced,
and the (Ice-Berg) Lettuce made a strong "carrot-like" crunch noise when eaten
although Greek visitors will probably notice this Lettuce
is a North American "substitute", different from Lettuce served in Europe.
All too often, we have to accept soggy, limp leafs.

This Greek Restaurant/Take Out is
set apart from others (now all closed within Ottawa)
by soft, moist, hot and fresh PITA slices on the side.

The final cost of our meal was $30 (all in $27 + $3 tip)
with huge pile of leftovers, which provided a full lunch today for me!

The tripadvisor.ca site refernce for this Restaurant does not have the recent
Website MENU (with prices) URL at http://www.cozmossouvlaki.com/menu.php

The Salad was *huge* for $7.49 and
"chicken on top" (a whole breast sliced thin) is only $2 more.

"Authentic Gyros Meat Platter" at $11.99 was
a huge plate portion with
large 1/4-slice home fried Potatoes,
bed of rice, big Greek salad portion, cut up strips of Gyro beef over the top,
fresh crushed Feta (not too salty),
(and we skip the Olives as a personal shared preference
but they appeared to be fresh and not soggy).

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank John R
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Shawville, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Love This Place!”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

Food is always good, inexpensive for the amount of food you get (especially for a student on a budget), and everyone there is very friendly. One of my favorite spots!

  • Visited September 2012
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3 Thank more1815
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Ottawa, Canada
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103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“Best Greek food in Ottawa. By a mile.”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Every once in a while you come across a restaurant owner who is passionate about his food and his customers. That is Tony, the owner here. Everything is fresh , delicious , fast and friendly, even when they are very busy, which is always. This is no frills take-out or eat-in but the quality, value and taste are all first rate. Try the 3 meat special on a pita or at least just the pork. They put lettuce on the pitas like other places in Ottawa but for those of you used to Montreal style just ask for tomatoes and onions and they will nod knowingly.

  • Visited September 2012
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3 Thank Snikt21
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