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The Grecian Gourmet Taverna

€€ - €€€Mediterranean, Greek
412 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4441
+1 901-249-6626
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11 Nov 2018
“What. A. Find.”
1 week ago
“Great Downtown Lunch Spot”
Closed today
Mediterranean, Greek
€€ - €€€
412 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4441
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually eat here once every few weeks since I work downtown. The food is always prepared well, very flavorful, and the service is great as well. The gyro one of the better ones in Memphis and the lamb sliders are awesome for lunch -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NathanH1726
GrecianGourmetTavern, Owner at The Grecian Gourmet Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Nathan. We appreciate the great feedback and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. JoBeth & Jeff Grecian Gourmet Taverna

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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

We popped in last night with extended family. Welcoming atmosphere, including toward our toddler. The food was fabulous! And reasonably priced. I chose the moussaka. Each bite was a pleasure. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank steele505
GrecianGourmetTavern, Owner at The Grecian Gourmet Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Steele - we're so glad that you had a great experience!!

Reviewed 11 November 2018

I decided to try this place during Memphis' annual Downtown Dining event. Wow! I got the beef/lamb gyro along with a small Greek salad. The food was tasty and there was plenty of it. While some reviewers claim that it is not authentic Greek, it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scalba123
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited for lunch while trying to find a local place for good mediterranean food. The dining area is small, but we were quickly able to find a seat after ordering. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. I did find it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank williamhY9641HG
GrecianGourmetTavern, Owner at The Grecian Gourmet Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi William, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that we didn't meet your expectations on your initial visit and would love the opportunity to host you again and share some of our other authentic Greek dishes with you. In fact, we'd be happy...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

My sister is always encouraging me to try new things so we came here. So glad we did. I had moussaka and it was very good. You order at the counter and then they bring your food to you. Will definitely go back and take...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 13betty
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We went here for a wine tasting and dinner last night. Great food, large portions, and wonderful service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Izzy333
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Zipped in for a light lunch & spun out deeply disappointed- they’re frauds! We ordered each a chicken gyro..& whilst it did come in a “toasted”( too thick & heavy !) version of a ‘middle eastern wrap’ giving the initial bite a good taste—-continuing eating...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John N
GrecianGourmetTavern, Owner at The Grecian Gourmet Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John, Thanks for sharing your thoughts. We are sorry that you had a bad experience and we would have loved to have had a chance to make it right while you were dining with us. We do, in fact, have a gyro machine, but...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visited after Internet search for lunch stop during cross country family trip. Ordered 2x Greek Plate with Lamb Gyros, Dolma, and Pita Chips (w/ Feta Dip). Feta Dip is just a tad spicy, and it’s wonderful on the homemade pita chips. The dolma is also...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lovelacm
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I called 30 minutes before they were scheduled to close to see if they could accommodate 12 for dinner. They said - ‘come on over’ and we were glad we did. This spot is a nice, new addition to the South Main dining scene. Nice...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Memphistraveler65
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I went here looking for excellent, authentic Greek food. By my standards, they fell quite short. I had the large Greek salad with Gyro meat on it and a side of tatziki...which I like to put on my salad. I got a nice bowl of...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank eatbread
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Restaurant Details

Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4441
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-249-6626
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The Grecian Gourmet Taverna is a family-owned & operated restaurant serving house-made authentic Greek cuisine in a comfortable & friendly environment while creating great experiences for our customers. We invite you to enjoy traditional Greek favorites like Spanakopita, Moussaka, Pastitso and hand-rolled Dolmathes as well as some of our new creations like Lamb/Feta sliders or Pita Chip Nachos. All our offerings are made in house from scratch and we have a wide variety of curated wines and local beer selections.
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