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“The Best Greek Food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Symeons

Symeons
Ranked #37 of 181 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hong Kong, China
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179 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“The Best Greek Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014

I am a huge fan of greek cuisine and have had more than my fair share of it all over the world. Symeons is the best. I've gone here my whole life (whenever in the area anyway) and I will go back again, next time I'm in Utica. Everything is delicious, service is great. Authentic greek feel to the place.

Visited December 2013
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English first
Frankfort, New York
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“always good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2014

7 days a week, holidays and every other day, this place will always find room for your party (of almost any size). the food is fresh and consistently good. this is not a chain, this is a family business unique to this (Utica) area. we love it.

Visited March 2014
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Syracuse, New York
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great food and staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Food is amazing
Great flavors and great prices as well. Friendly environment management is great and the owner is a nice guy
Great lamb by far

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Utica, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

Symeons is our favorite local restaurant. The food is always fresh and delicious. The atmosphere is authentic greek, and the owner who is the original owner's son personally goes to each table and talks to you. We have been dining here for years, actually since the original opened at a different site, and have never been disappointed. Highly recommend.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Brenham, Tx
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113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Hope this was an off night, not impressed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

We dined at Symeons while on a brief trip to New York. Our Hotel recommended this place. My wife loved greek food, but we were very disappointed in our experience. First we were seated looking straight into the service area for the wait staff. They were not busy, but that is where we ended up. The staff was bickering all night. I love to see food warmed in a microwave. The food was ok, but we would never return. On our way out, the ladies room door was open as some one was bent over swishing the toilets. The area on the way out reeked of clorox. It was just not a good experience. And no one seems to notice any of this or seemed to care. Diner beware.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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