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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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“greek salad” (13 reviews)
“baklava” (13 reviews)
“octopus” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked by this spot around 10 times for the last couple days cause we stayed in our friends house , and couldn’t not notice Zobra . It was packed at any time of day . So it took our attention and we decided to...More

Thank Vetal S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this wonderful little restaurant down the block from the Eastern State Penitentiary. We sat outside and appeared to be one of the few tables not speaking Greek. The pita was hot and the hummus perfect. Sandwiches were large and very good. Our group...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Absolutely authentic greek place in Philadelphia. It was cold morning, and after a good plenty of sightseeing I was ready to have a good portion of hot coffee and to eat smth. Nearby the Eastern State Penitentiary I have found (following an advice of my...More

1  Thank Stalevar
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We went for an early dinner.....and were really just trying to find a spot within walking distance of the parking lot. We passed by this place and were skeptical, but took a chance! On the inside you would be pleasantly surprised to find cute, painted...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 16 August 2018

My husband and I were looking for a vegetarian-friendly place to eat lunch after a trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and we found Zorba's! It was delicious. We had the spicy feta dip to start. I loved my eggplant and feta sandwich--it same...More

Thank Erin2B
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I have frequented this Greek restaurant since it opened 20+ years ago. Consistent food , moderately priced , BYOB. Indoor and outdoor seating. The tzatziki is awesome as well as any of the grilled meats. I have known the family and watched the 3 sons...More

Thank Fastphil111
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We had heard of Zorba's and had heard good things,and we were not disappointed. We had been at the Eastern State Penitentiary down the street and just wanted something quick. Each of us ordered a gyro, and we all loved our sandwiches. We will be...More

Thank LoveToTravelWhenICan
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Did a tour of The Penitentiary nearby and hit this very convenient place one block away. Nice people, warm service, comfortable place, relatively small, really good food ( octopus appetizer!). And value for money. Great place!!!

Thank daniel N
Reviewed 10 March 2018 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 4 March 2018

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
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25 April 2018|
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Response from arbo | Reviewed this property |
It definitely is BYOB and there is a liquor store about 3-4 blocks away if you forget.
Scott G
29 April 2017|
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1 February 2017|
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Response from Jonna H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Zorba's can accommodate vegetarians.
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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
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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