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Plaka Greek Taverna

7-275 Shawville Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3H9, Canada
+1 403-256-3772
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7-275 Shawville Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3H9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently hosted a large event at Plaka. The service was exceptional and the staff truly go above and beyond to accommodate. Highly recommend their platters which give a you a taste of everything. The Moussaka, Souvlaki, Spanakopita, and Calamari were all delicious.

Thank whathuh01
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here Wednesday evening more by accident than anything else. We were looking for a place to eat before going shopping and decided on the Plaka Greek Taverna. The waiter/owner met us at the door and showed us to a table. He was...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We went for dinner on a Saturday night with my son and his new wife. The initial reaction when entering is cute and cosy. Nice blue and while checkered table cloths and all the tables were set with a full compliment of cutlery and stemware....More

Thank skierCalgary
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Food tasted fine, definitely wasn’t the best Greek food we’ve had. We ordered the mixed grill plate expecting one skewer of each of the 3meats, it was literally one skewer with bits of the 3 which was disappointing. We also just got one piece of...More

Thank sarayousuf
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for two on a Friday evening. When we arrived the restaurant was full but our table was waiting. The menu has a good range of authentic Greek offerings at reasonable prices. Our warm fresh pita with spicy cheese dip was a...More

Thank foulaman
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Foulaman - we are glad you tried our newest appetizer. We are proud of the new Greek wines we have brought to the taverna as well. We seem to be getting wonderful comments about this addition to the menu....More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

This is one of my favourite lunch destinations (I always get a chicken souvlaki pita). The pita, tzatziki, and greek salad is delicious. It's also in a quaint little restaurant with the most friendly service! I could go months without stopping in and whenever I...More

Thank Chloe_the_Cat_2016
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for the review Chloe. We pride ourselves on remembering our valued guest (such as yourself). We look forward to seeing you soon at Plaka.

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I have been here three times now with my family, and enjoyed it every time. The food was amazing and really resembled the food that you find in Greece. The one waiter is always incredibly nice and welcoming, and very good with families. He provides...More

Thank Syrina_G
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you Syrina for the kind comments about our Manager, Panos. He never forgets a face, and he treats everyone like part of his extended family! We are so happy you enjoy your time at Plaka, and look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed February 3, 2018

This is a quaint little restaurant in the Shawnessy area by the Lowe's store. Panos welcomes you as if you were long lost family. He is attentive to your needs and informative to your questions. The food is delicious. It was our first time at...More

Thank heperry
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you Heperry for the terrific review. Panos is one-of-a-kind and he believes in the traditional Greek way. He treats everyone like a member of his family (it is a large one by now). We really appreciate you taking the time to write about him,...More

Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a smaller sized, family restaurant in the Shawnessy shopping area that could easily be missed if not a local. Personally, I hadn't been there in years but decided to try it out on New Year's Eve because it had been some time since...More

Thank TheresWaldo
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Hello TheresWaldo: Thank you for the lovely review. You must come back and try our new Greek wines and beers we added to our menu. We do have a lot of traditional Greek items on the menu, so thank you for listing some of them....More

Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

So nice to have adult children and they take you out for a delicious dinner at end of 2017. Lovely Greek themed little restaurant. One other couple in the place when we arrived at 8pm. Greek music playing in background. Lots of parking at this...More

Thank Cheryl C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-275 Shawville Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Southwest Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Southwest Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-256-3772
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