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“food fit for greek gods”
Review of Evvia

Evvia
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Ranked #1 of 374 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $45
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: University
Description: Sister restaurant of Kokkari, Evvia has been serving beautiful and elegant Greek cuisine since 1995. Fabulous fish, savory roasted meats, and sun-soaked vegetables are jazzed up with a spritz of lemon, a little olive oil, and herbs. There is perfection in simplicity.
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Just about the best restaurant in Palo Alto. Their lamb, fish entrees are sublime and the octopus salad is far more appetizing than the name suggests. Gorgeous decor and attentive service. Always crowded (no surprise). Great for business lunches and romantic dinners alike.

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Thank Shak H
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Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were lucky to get a booking for a holiday weekend. The restaurant was almost full, crowded and fairly noisy with the talk of contented eaters.

We were advised by the manageress, who went to every table to check on things, that it's always best to book, even midweek, unless you want to eat after 8.30pm. Indeed, some tables were being re-set as we left at that exact time.

Food was superb. Every dish was great. The lamb chops, in particular, were some of the best we've ever had. Service was excellent too.

This place deserves its number 1 ranking and we can only wish we had anything as good as this in London!

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Reviewed May 14, 2014

In a previous trip to the Bay Area we had the opportunity to find a spot at Kokkari at the last minute, and the food was truly outstanding.

We recently were in the Bay Area more towards San Jose, and tried Evvia. Solid upscale Greek restaurant, with mostly traditional Greek food, delivered at a high standard. Ambiance was also great, despite us arriving at almost 10pm midweek, the place was more than 85% full, which made for a very enjoyable experience. Interesting wine list as well.

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Reviewed May 12, 2014

We enjoyed a delicious Mother’s Day Dinner at Evvia. The calamari appetizer tender (not chewy) with delicious breading. Enjoyed a very well prepared skewered lamb that was tender and did not have the strong taste/smell associated with lamb when not well prepared. The tzatziki was thick and creamy. The béchamel sauce used in the pastitsio was thick and creamy. We enjoyed the Greek coffee prepared in an unique heating method with sand. Everything we tried was delicious. The service was very efficient in the completely filled restaurant on Mother’s day evening. The décor is very nice with a lot of wood, open kitchen and a fireplace. Reservations are suggested. We would recommend this restaurant to family and friends.

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Thank AaronI
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

Beautifully decorated, great good and atmosphere, would best describe my experience at Evvia.
The staff was attentative, personable and accommodating. But the star of the night was the main course for me, delightul loin lamb chops served with oven crispy-roasted potatoes.
I would highly recommend the restaurant, just for the lamb chops. I am sure the other dishes were just as good selected by table guests.
You need to keep in mind this is quite pricey, only for very special occasions.

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Thank OneMansPerspectives
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