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Kerostena Mediterranean Grill

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12546 Valley View St, Garden Grove, CA 92845-2006
+1 714-893-8404
11:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Kerostenas has the best hummus ever and everything else is outstanding too. This Mediterranean Restaurant is not fancy, but the food and service keeps us coming back. The gyro sandwich fills me up, but if you are a big eater, order a combo plate or their delicious lamb shank. They also cook vegetarian or vegan too. Their kabobs have wonderfully... More 

Thank Phyllis C
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This place was amazingly delicious. Everything our group ate was incredible. I had the lamb shank which is not a usual dish for me but the owner said it was the best in Southern California and if I didn't like it he'd give me my money back. He made good on that promise- the lamb was perfect. I will definitely... More 

Thank Dharmagrrl365
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Classic, delicious Mediterranean food from proprietors who lived it all their lives. Hole-in-the-wall atmosphere with tantalizing scents. Very friendly. Good food takes a little to cook but, comfortable while you wait. The mark of a great place is that I keep coming back. And I do.

Thank Teddytoons
Cypress, California
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Loved their food. Service was goos but wait time for meal long. Atmosphere very practical. No ambiance at all. Comfy seating with lower lights would make me come back more often. As it is I use take out all the time.

Thank tinvender
Garden Grove, California
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015

Tried this place yesterday for lunch. What a great find. Am not really to familiar with many of the dishes but what we did try was excellent. Tried the grape leaves, shwarma and the gyro salad. We also had spanikopitas which were also delicious. Very good food ,prices and service. Will go back soon.

Thank michaelcO2461JB
Seal Beach, California
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is our go-to place whenever we're in the mood for good but fast Mediterranean food. Much better food and prices than Daphne's, which is about the same distance from us. The staff is friendly and the food is always fresh and tasty. The shawarmas are great, but the dish that really stands out is their lamb shank. Slow cooked,... More 

Thank Mike b
orange county
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

It's a place where you order at the counter. They gave several tables, but it's really for take out. The Mediterranean menu, which is so common both in Europe, North Africa, and Turkey includes much of the usual fare. Kebobs, Souvlaki, and even Moussaka. My fave here is the Kibbeh. The Dolmas are quite good too. I'm guessing that since... More 

Thank flaco
Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I am visiting family in GG and was craving hummus and stuffed grape leaves. I ordered my family 2 combo plates, 2 gyro plates, vegetarian plate (my order) cheese bread (OMG you have to get this!) and baklava. All was cooked to perfection, hummus was delicious, tzatzinki said was spot on, and we will definitely come here again! I did... More 

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Garden Grove, California
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

I think Kerostena in on the road to somewhere not so good. The cook that used to be there left and the food now has much to be desired for. The hummus is pasty now and the taste is not what it used to. Same with the beef kabob. I don't think it is filet mignon anymore because it is... More 

Thank valentinanat
Orange County, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

Impressed by the food taste and quality. Ordered the shish kabob & chicken shawerma and the orders came with hummus, pita, rice and salad. Also tried the yogurt sauce with cucumbers. All the food tasted like "being invited over for dinner" rather than a restaurant entree. I personally would not be interested to eat at the location because they have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12546 Valley View St, Garden Grove, CA 92845-2006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-893-8404
Phone number of restaurant 714-893-8404
Name of owner is Hatem

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?