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Greek National Cafe

112 Emerson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-833 6069
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“moussaka” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
112 Emerson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the entree of bread and 3 dips and then our mains of slow cooked lamb and pork souvlaki. The service was prompt and friendly even though we did not have a booking. We wanted to try dessert but the meals were very filling.....

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The retro Greek/Kiwi decor of the restaurant looks clean and appealing. All the meals were excellent, with fresh, quality ingredients, cooked and presented with care. The meals were not large, but were perfect for us. Both of our kids really enjoyed their grilled octopus followed...More

Thank VeracityJones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in Greek National after just walking by, and even though we didn't have a reservation they were able to squeeze us in. We were very happy that worked out! The vegetarian moussaka, Greek salad, and Kessaria pies were all excellent, with flavors that...More

1  Thank PaulOfTheNorth
Reviewed 25 December 2017

You are crazy if you miss trying at least one dining experience at the Greek National Café in Napier

1  Thank Strabaneboy
Reviewed 12 December 2017

First time here on recommendation from others. We shared an entrée of pita bread with 3 dips. The pita bread was stunning, the dips less so. The tzatziki was very nice bit the other 2 were pureed like baby food and had no texture or...More

Thank Sassysas1970
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

A great night. Lovely food. Prompt friendly personal service and beautiful house made ice cream. The maze platter was a great way to try out different dishes. I hadn’t tried Greek before and was a bit wary of olives. Had no need to worry. The...More

Thank MHRenner
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Wonderful experience. Okay, modest decor, but very good/authentic greek cuisine. "Ithaca style" says the front of house guy*, so a different but very tasty take on kleftico (slow cooked lamb) a salad with tomatoes, cucumber and olives but no greens, etc. Good selecton of modestly...More

Thank plskmn
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The decor is incredible - an absolute time capsule, the food is remarkable - authentic and cooked to perfection, and the staff were a delight.

Thank Phil_1960_Sydney
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

A group of five of us dined here. The restaurant is aa old 1970s style cafe, so do not expect to be blown away by the decor but it's really neat that they have maintained the original fittings and furniture. The dinning area is small...More

Thank paulsmithun
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

From start to finish we had a great experience at the National Cafe. So lucky to have this amazing place preserved and turning out great family service in Napier. Flavoursome Greek food that had us all sharing the delicious meze platters and competing for who...More

Thank tikit0ur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Emerson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-833 6069
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Description
Greek National Cafe serves up Greek cuisine from our home island of Ithaca in a relaxed dining room environment in the heart of Napier. We're open Tuesday through Saturday from 5pm to 10pm.
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