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Zorba's Tavern

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2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
+1 215-978-5990
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best Greek food in the city! I had the lamb lunch plata no my wife had the chicken platter. Both great, but the chicken was better. Also we both had the avgolemono soup to start. Everything was delicious! Thanks

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Thank Chris4045
Indianapolis, Indiana
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61 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Had a fantastic lunch here at a great price! The salad/gyro combo was the perfect sized portion and was served quickly. Food was excellent and service good. I would definitely return!

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Thank SES11
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The BBQ chicken salad with Greek salad is an amazing lunch. If you ask for the pita whole you can make your own sandwich. The roast lamb literally melts in your mouth. I've never been to Greece but Zorba's makes me want to go.

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Thank Jack M
Philadelphia, Pa
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233 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

When you first walk in the restaurant seems a little disappointing as you face a soda refrigerator but when you get the past the entry the dining area is small and comfortable. It is a BYOB so come prepared, however, a liquor store is not far away. A friend and I had gone to the Art Museum and went there... More 

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Thank joanz359
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Quality ingredients and a warm family atmosphere make this a winner. As repeat customers we've found all the dishes to be excellent. The restaurant is small so please make a reservation.

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Thank Cooperu
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on a cold rainy day and it was such a great choice! The food is delicious, fresh, and made to order! A quaint little family business, serving up delicious Greek food!

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Thank Becky L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Just went here with a group of 12 people for a birthday dinner. It was great! The food was excellent. I highly recommend the octopus appetizer and the cold plate for sharing. The price was great. It's a byob so be sure to bring your own wine. There is a state liquor store a few blocks away if you forget.... More 

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Thank Danielle S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Me and the husband made a last minute decision to get Greek. Ordered the lamb sampler for two. Absolutely amazing food and service. It was a Friday night and we didn't have a reservation. Wasn't a long wait. Parking lot right across the street is convenient since on street parking is almost non-existent. Will be coming here again.

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Thank cassandra c
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I went after a museum trip and ventured down the street to a sandwich shop. Starving I asked my out of town cousin and daughter to walk a little further and walked into Zorba's just because of the name....(In My Big Fat Greek Wedding) We wandered in and it was awesome! Fresh, fresh, fresh food! I ordered the large platter... More 

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Thank Rosemary C
Radnor, PA
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143 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We really enjoyed this Greek restaurant! Next time we go here, we will leave some time to order the whole bronzino for two which folks at another table had and it looked great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?