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“Dinner with co workers”
Review of Kanella Grill - CLOSED

Kanella Grill
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: City Center East
Cross street: 10th Street
Description: Kanella is a Greek restaurant located in the Washington Square neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Reviewed January 8, 2014

The restaurant is great. It is a BYOB so that's a plus. The food and service was excellent. The only part that's concerning is that it is small so the tables are extremely close. When it's busy it's cramped. If you like Greek you'll love this place the prices are good too.

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Thank TrinaC81
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

Kanella was highly recommended and I am glad to have had the opportunity to go for breakfast/lunch recently. Everything was fresh, really delicious and authentic and I can't wait to return for dinner. It's small so reservations are highly recommended although don't expect to sit around because when you arrive they'll let you know if someone has reserved your table for a later time (we arrived at 10:20 am and were told we would need to be out by 11:30 am for the next reservation). Very efficient so if you like to sit around after eating you might want to go later.

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Thank CMCPhiladelphia_PA
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Reviewed December 21, 2013

This restaurant is fabulous. It is a great restaurant in what has become one of the great foodie cities in this country--Philadelphia. It is a BYOB Mediterranean /Cypriot gem located in a great neighborhood.Service was great,food was beyond good and the atmosphere in just fun. Sitting close to others makes for a relaxing great time.
Will return many times. Prices very reasonable and helped out by the BYOB concept.

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Thank 414march
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

I cannot gush enough about Kanella. My sister, best friend Danielle and I wanted to try this authentic Greek restaurant for a long time now for brunch, but decided to meet for dinner instead. I will warn you the warm, cozy restaurant does get very loud, but that is half the charm, and you start to feel as if you are part of a big Greek family.

After opening our yummy bottle of red wine, our extremely knowledgeable waiter navigated us through the menu and made some great suggestions. I got the Spanakopita with Kale (AMAZING!) while my sister had the stuffed pepper, and Danielle had the gorgeous ravioli.

Dessert is a must. if on the menu get the Salted Caramel tart with ginger ice cream. It's light so you don't feel that guilty. I cannot wait to go back for Restaurant Week or even brunch!

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Thank Catherine M
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

The menu isn't extensive but this is good, authentic Greek-Cypriot food. We had the mixed starters which were all good. The Armenian dumplings were described as spicy and tasted fantastic though they were indeed spicy. The whole fish (bream) that evening was superb. Haven't eaten such a perfect fish for a long time. Had planned on dessert but didn't have enough room. This is a BYO.

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