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“Just Okay” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Zorbas Greek Buffet

Zorbas Greek Buffet
Ranked #6 of 420 Restaurants in Chula Vista
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Diego, California
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Just Okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great selection but typical of a buffet style restaurant. Most of the food has been sitting in steam trays for a while so I would not call it fresh. Service was good but not outstanding and the building is starting to show it's age.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
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English first
San Diego, California
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Terrible Service! Terrible!Service!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I was there on sunday, it costs a litle more around $14 usd. I was not really impresed with the food but must say it was ok. The ambience is good and gives the greek feeling. THE SERVICE WAS TERRIBLE! our waiter was the cashier, so we got screwed on service. I ask for iced tea and that is all i drink because only when we arrive i saw the waiter, ho sorry also to bring the check. There was only the cashier and one other waitress for the amount of people in the place was a little cheap on management to save on another waitress and sacrifice service. Not shure if i will go back because i really prefer to be treated right than to be ignored as we were in this place.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Chula Vista, California, United States
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good Greek Buffet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I've been here a few times for lunch and a couple of times for dinner. The buffet is done very well and has a large variety of Greek foods and desserts. The lamb is outstanding in all it's forms. And the large variety of desserts are delicious.

The evening was delightful with shots of Ouzo and the waiters get together and do Greek dancing.

Overall, Zorba's is worth the trip.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great Selection of Greek foods”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is a great location for lunch. They have a variety of hot & fresh Greek food items to choose from. They have chicken, lamb, beef, an fish dishes. The hummus/salad bar is great. Pita bread is always kept fresh/hot. The buffet is a great deal. There's also a dessert bar with fruits/cakes/puddings and cookies. The staff is very attentive and friendly. The atmosphere gets a bit loud when the restaurant is full. In the evenings, your treated to an awesome dancing show. Overall, this restaurant has great food and service.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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“Nice place but not worth the price”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

Saw this place thought we would try it, my family of four ( me, bf, my 9yr old, and my 2 yr old). The food was average nothing stuck out pretty plain. Especially for over 12$ a plate, 10$ for my 9yr old, and 5$ for my 2yr old who doesn't eat off his own plate in the first place, the waitresses are rude and very short with customers. For greek food the only thing that had flavor was the mash potatoes that were so garlicky you could only stand about 2 bites before it started to burn. To sum this paying over 55 dollars for a tasteless buffet is not worth it ,

    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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