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Three Kretans

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151 Frederick St | Ontario, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2M2, Canada
+1 519-576-9091
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a nice dinner for the first time at Three Kretans before seeing a Concert at the Registry Theatre across the road on Frederick Street. They even offered free parking-passes for the evening so we could stay parked there through till after the concert. The wait-staff was friendly, service was fast-enough, and the food was just right. Perfect-sized portions,... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Earlier this week my husband and I, along with two other couples, went to Three Kretans for supper before seeing Blue Rodeo at the Centre in the Square. This was my husband's and my first time at this restaurant but the other couples had been before. Note: If you have supper there Three Kretans allows you to leave your vehicle... More 

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Thank BakingBookworm
petuniawaterloo, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you and your guests enjoyed your evening - especially on a busy theatre night. We appreciate your detail and how you mentioned our theatre menu and our parking offer. If there is anything you can think of that would have made your experience even... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Visited a few times - Quiet when we were there - good atmosphere. Great Greek Food. Good service. Would visit again.

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Thank gjbooth
Kitchener
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Had the Gyro dinner tonight. Lots of food for sure, so great portions. Everything was hot. Cooked through. Really only had a problem with the amount of salt in the lamb / beef I had. Really really salty. Had been at least 10 years since I had last been. Place looks exactly the same now as it did then. Prices... More 

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Thank Keith C
Waterloo, Canada
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139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This restaurant doesn't look like much on the outside but inside is a nice homey/classy restaurant. It is a Greek restaurant and the food was wonderful and the server went out of her way to make sure we were pleased with everything. Loved it.

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1 Thank clf51
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Great family run Greek restaurant, with excellent service and delicious food. The menu options are fresh and tasty. I definitely recommend this place. I believe they are also the best rated Greek in KW for many years running.

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2 Thank NeverWantToGoHome
ThreeKretans, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoy our restaurant and recommend us to others. See you again soon! -Gina More 

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I visited the Three Kretans restaurant with my office co-workers during lunch the other day. The server was polite and quick to take our orders. There was one other table seated when we arrived. Perhaps that should have been enough of an indication? We ordered various items from the lunch menu, I opted for the Chicken Lunch Souvlaki @ 11.95... More 

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1 Thank luv2travelAneat
ThreeKretans, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As a small business, we appreciate your feedback and strive to ensure all our customers our happy. I'm sorry you were disappointed with your visit and didn't like our lemon roasted potatoes. It is a traditional Greek recipe that we use which the majority of our customers have enjoyed for the last 20 years. If... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had dinner on Sat at the Three Kretans in Kitchener ....We had a wonderful sever, very pleasant but she was the only one working on the floor....there were about 6-7 table at the time...I must say she did hold her own but that’s about all that this restaurant has going for it.. We ordered the dinner for two...not cheap...when the... More 

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Thank dondram1966
ThreeKretans, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you were disappointed with your visit. We take complaints very seriously, as we are a small business and strive to please all our guests. I spoke with your server that evening and there wasn't any indication that you and your guest were dissatisfied with your meal and experience. In fact,... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a Greek restaurant and the menu is varied, enjoyable and very delicious. The atmosphere is wonderful.

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Thank Frank H
ThreeKretans, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for writing a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! -Gina More 

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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service brings me back here again and again. Food is always great, service is superb, you never have to wait for your food, and the prices are reasonable.

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1 Thank MomOf2Girlies
ThreeKretans, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We appreciate and value your feedback and are thrilled that you continue to enjoy our establishment. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Frederick St | Ontario, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2M2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-576-9091
Description
Angelo and Doxa Makrydakis immigrated to Canada from the island of Krete. In 1996, they decided that Kitchener needed a Greek dining experience where customers would feel welcome and a part of the family in a casual, warm atmosphere. Soon after, the Three Kretans was born. Named after their 3 sons - Gus, Zack and Niko - they succeeded in bringing the tastes of Greece to KW. With fresh ingredients and traditional Greek dishes and desserts prepared daily, Three Kretans has established itself as being Kitchener-Waterloo's premiere authentic Greek restaurant for over 18 years. OPA!

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