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The Greek Authentic Cuisine - CLOSED

435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4503
+1 831-466-9990
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
13 Dec 2014
“Good food, great atmosphere”
24 Nov 2014
“Too bad they have closed now...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4503
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21 - 30 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2012

So fun when the plates start breaking and 'OPAH" is exclaimed. join hands/arms w/family, friends and new Greek strangers to dance and celebrate! I love the Greek!

Thank lileague
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Its really true that it tastes like all the food here is very tangy and lemony. But I happen to LOVE tangy, lemony Greek food, so to me it tastes great. They make their own delicious (if not waist improving) bread which is served generously...More

Thank Kristin108
Reviewed 10 November 2011

When Vasili sold the original Vasili's on Mission Street a few years ago it was a sad day for those of us who were his regulars. The new owners kept up the look and feel and the recipes, yet it was not quite the same...More

1  Thank busanio
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Went here based on reviews here. We all love Greek food. I don't know what this is....I agree with the other reviewer who said everything tasted like it was drenched in lemon juice. Food bad, waitress lousy, ambience non-existant....I don't know why there are ANY...More

1  Thank elizabethfaye
Reviewed 4 September 2011

I persuaded my husband and two sons to go find this restaurant because of the good reviews. Boy, was I wrong! Literally all the food tasted like it was drenched in lemon-juice. Not authentic greek at all, and we have spent many summers in Greece,...More

Thank B B
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We ate here as a result of the many good reviews. I found it to be adequate but by no means outstanding. The food was good but seemed a bit pricey. I did not like the fact they only took cash. I had a Chicken...More

Thank MisterMVA
Reviewed 20 August 2011

We visited this place after reading the recommendations in Trip Advisor. The positive reviews are spot on! This is not fancy dining however the food is beyond fabulous. My husband ordered the rib eye steak and I ordered the lamp kabob. Both came with huge...More

Thank Anncalif
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Very authentic greek restaurant with huge meals. Realy good food. Entrees 15-20 (huge plates). The restaurant is a little overdecorated but all in all very cosy. You'll see directly into the kitchen and you'll be able to see the old greek chef doing his work....More

Thank Toebe
Reviewed 8 August 2011

I stopped in for lunch based on TA reviews and I wasn't disappointed! I haven't been to Greece for 30 years but the way the food was prepared ( by Vasili) brought back many fond memories of meals in Mykonos, Rhodes, and Corfu, and I...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 6 August 2011

Great food, good service, no wait, reasonable pricesi

Thank rich_herms
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-466-9990
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