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Philo's Resturant

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Greek, Canadian, Pizza
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1613 Pitt Street, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-933-3344
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Ontario, Canada
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Philos has such good lunchtime specials and monthly specials that it really draws a crowd, especially the day after all the seniors get their CPP/OAS. Seniors are savvy shoppers and if they are occupying a large percentage of the space then it must be a deal and probably tastes good too. The monthly special ending on 30th Nov was Chicken... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok I must admit I have been hearing about this Philo's for quite some time. I was reluctant to try it as all the other Cornwall restaurant suggestions simply grossed me out. Tonight, I was brave and decided to give it a try. Well here we go for the long-winded review. Upon our arrival, we were able to park right... More 

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Thank Lisa D
Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the chicken souvlaki. Big salad, great rice, perfectly cooked chicken. Potatoes were good but lacked That lemony herb taste I look for, but thats personal pref and 4th were still good. My server Tasha was nice if a little evasive or rushed at times. Wasn't busy. Portion size for price unbeatable. Would recommend for a general meal.

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Thank Matt D
Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their Greek food is wonderful. They also offer many other food options, which are all also great. Definitely recommend for casual or family dinner. They're a favourite in Cornwall and are usually quite busy, but the service is always good.

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Thank therealhollyg
Cornwall, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant for years and all the food is good but the management is horrible. We've been there tons of times with my family, my family, my church, groups... We are very satisfied with the food and even the prices are reasonable. However, we always have problems with the management that is not business at all.... More 

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Thank JoyfulM3
Ontario, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

our waitress was pushy and rude. we ordered one of the "specials" and were made to feel like we were an inconvenience in doing so. nothing was offered from the special menu - we had to ask for everything that was included. Soup tasted like tomato paste, alfredo sauce was NOT homemade in the least, 4 little shrimp accompanied, cake... More 

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Thank Debra B
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

PROS : Always good food, plenty to eat, tasty, full plates, ice cold beer. CONS : Some waiter / waitresses could use some training as to customer needs without having to ask, some could pay more attention to customer. OVER ALL : Great family restaurant

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Thank localfoodspecialist
Cornwall, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great food, salad dressing is homemade and amazing. Too much food for one, we order out most times and share!!!

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Thank leica2015
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Love this place when we go to Cornwall that so our place every 3 months to see my in laws lunch or Souper very gggoooodddd the potion big and the service is great very friendly and clean there is parking at the restaurant it s at the end of the city but it's worth the drive go and see for... More 

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Thank Carole C
Fredericton, Canada
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I can only compare this greek restaurant to other greek restaurants outside Cornwall. So many of the reviews rave about the place but to be honest, the food is fine, nothing great and I've eaten at much better places with better decor. It is a very good value mind you. Three adults ate here and the amount before tip was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Greek, Canadian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1613 Pitt Street, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Cornwall
  • Phone Number: +1 613-933-3344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?