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“Wonderful Greek food & atmosphere!”

Alexander the Great
Ranked #190 of 8,435 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Great Uptown
Reviewed August 7, 2014

We tried ATG this evening after friends recommended it. Cloth tablecloths, real napkins, clean dining room, quiet and serene. The restaurant was nearly empty when we arrived (7pm) but picked up as the evening went on, as happens in traditional restaurants in Greece. We enjoyed a slow, wonderful meal. Salad was fresh, pasta was perfectly done, seafood was fresh and firm, and desert was spectacular. If you want something a little different - try this spot. You won't be disappointed. Service was excellent (Eu-style....a relaxing pace). Another nice touch - Mobile credit machine payment so your credit card never leaves your sight. We will be back.

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Reviewed July 20, 2014

The food is out of this world, the ambiance, the music and the personnel is absolutely great.This is the address of Greek Taverna style fun. Being from that part of the world, Alexander the Great is one the important reason I prefer living in Houston, TX because I am not home sick any more. However, I would give the fifth the start if and only if the owner could also appreciate his clients who are not from Greece and if he could kern how to smile genuinely.

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Reviewed July 4, 2014

Went here on a Monday evening so it was not mobbed. A very pleasant place with some authentic Greek dishes. I recommend the goat, beautiful flavour and very tender. Service was old school courteous. Big family party celebrating Grandma's birthday added to the atmosphere.

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Reviewed June 30, 2014

All the dishes were excellent. Restaurant was quiet so easy to carry on a conversation. Waiter was accommodating.

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Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is upscale, yummy Greek food. The menu was interesting. We had the pan fried cheese served with flaming ouzo (don't remember the exact name of the entree). I've never had anything quite like that. It's super salty, but very interesting, and I would order it again. Pita bread is amazing. Feta cheese was good. Dolmas were good. Entrees were good (moussaka). We were very stuffed and very happy.

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