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“Love this place specially Sunday night” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Effie's

Effie's
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Ranked #585 of 4,317 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: City Center East
Cross street: 11th
Transit: Get off at 11th & Walnut
Redwood City, California
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144 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Love this place specially Sunday night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Sunday night the set menu is one of the best option to share. The price Is right and usually you dont need a reservation

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London
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2012

They offer average quality Greek food in average sized portions at average cost.

The menu was limited, and mostly stuff done on the grill with little or none of the stewed dishes in which Greek cooking excels . Fish was also in short supply when we were there

There's a front room, contiguous to the grill, and a separate dining room across the courtyard, where we ate. As only two tables were taken when we were there, it felt rather depressing.

There's nothing wrong with this place, but there are better byob restaurants on Pine

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank beenaroundLondon
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A gem in the gayborhood”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Hungry one evening and needed some comfort food. Vegetarian moussaka was delicious! We sat in the back room which was cozy and seemed a bit fancier than inside the main restaurant. Service was good. Don't forget to byob and save room for baklava!!!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hipsterres
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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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519 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
“Average Greek Restaurant”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

Nothing exciting about this small restaurant on the first floor of a town house. The atmosphere is pleasant, but the portions are small for average prices. The service is uninspired. Okay if one lives in the neighborhood but not worth a return visit.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank larryderm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good, homecooked Greek food...casual and cozy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

One of our favorite places for good home cooked Greek food. We've always enjoyed our food and the friendly service. I had vegetarian moussaka (wonderful) and fresh roasted beets with garlic (perfect) .............and the baklava is FABO!
If the weather is nice ask to sit outside in the patio (between) the two buildings. Great atmosphere. A neighborhood jewel in center city!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank pachachuck
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