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Zorba's Tavern

2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
+1 215-978-5990
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 21 February 2018

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
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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|
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.
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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, 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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