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Zorba's Tavern

2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
+1 215-978-5990
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it’s ok but not great the food was good veggie vey over cooked and it was just warm not hot when it came to the table . Dessert was the best .

Thank Kellyalt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here yesterday for an early dinner after visiting the Philly Museum of Art and the Rodin Museum. What a wonderful experience! Despite the small and unassuming appearance from the street, this is serious Greek food. We love appetizers so we...More

Thank BrianNJMA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd recommend a reservation on the weekend, but they managed to accommodate a group of 8 on short notice, so you never know. Everyone in my party raved about the food here. There were no vegans/vegetarians or people with food allergies in the group, so...More

Thank RouxTheDay
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Ate here with my wife and daughter in November - we all loved the experience and are looking forward to eating here again. We started out with the traditional tzatziki and two of us got the Imam Baldi and the other the mussels for entrees....More

Thank arbo
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Authentic, delicious, reasonably priced. Great service! Plus BYOB! We’d loved our server, Yanni. He had great recommendations and was so kind. 4 adults, 4 kids and everyone loved the food. A great family dinner in Philly!

Thank LMbugs
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This Greek restaurant is all that, great littler warm spot for couples or friends and family will give you a good feel and amazing delicious food. Ive been there few times and it never disappoints. Lamb is a must and so is the fish. Yum!

Thank MilenaPhilly
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I stopped by here before heading over to Eastern State, which sits across the street from this location. The weather was relatively pleasant, so I sat outside and experienced one of the most unique restaurant views I have had -- that of a prison. The...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

While waiting for our scheduled tour of Eastern State Penitentiary to begin, my wife and I realized we had enough time to grab a quick lunch. We were both unfamiliar with the Fairmount area of the city, yet could see a number of eateries up...More

Thank Pete Serria
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Have been there many times.the staff is always friendly and helpful . Food is really good,traditional flavors and homemade. Don't forget tontry the deserts and if you wanna drink wine or beer u have to bring your own cause the place does not serve alcohool...More

Thank jasminaki
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Very delicious bring your own beer/wine restaurant that serves traditional Greek food. It is located near Eastern State Penitentiary and named after a famous book by Nikos Kazantzakis that was also a movie starring Anthony Quinn in the 1960s. I had the lamb chops which...More

Thank LambChop79
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Response from cassandra c | Reviewed this property |
1 February 2017|
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Response from Jonna H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Zorba's can accommodate vegetarians.
21 February 2016|
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Response from D6846LQjennifer | Reviewed this property |
I have seen them open their extra room which seats a few larger parties on weekends so call and reserve!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-978-5990
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