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Three Kretans

151 Frederick St | Ontario, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2M2, Canada
+1 519-576-9091
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“salmon” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
151 Frederick St | Ontario, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2M2, Canada
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We were quite surprised that we could not order off the "full menu" because it was a "concert" night and the menu was limited. We ordered the dolmads which were very good as was the village salad (no lettuce in a village salad) however we...More

Thank Belle T
petuniawaterloo, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Hi Belle, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent experience. Yes - we do have a limited theatre menu prior to performances at the Centre in the Square. This is to make it easier on the kitchen so that...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Food drink and service were fantastic. Our server Gina did a great job taking care of our needs. We really enjoyed our experience and will be back. Free theatre parking is a bonus.

Thank Paul S
ThreeKretansMgmt, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Hi Paul! Thank you so much for your feedback! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience and look forward to serving you again soon! Thank you for mentioning the theatre parking also :) Three Kretans Management

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Had dinner here with a group of friends. We were first into the restaurant and somewhat loud, but they handled us expertly and managed to get us in and out in about an hour, as we were in a rush. I love souvlaki and their...More

Thank Scott C
petuniawaterloo, Owner at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hi Scott! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your experience. Being Greek, we don't mind loud folk and we are thrilled that we were able to get your group out swiftly. I do quite enjoy our lamb and...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Wanted to take my wife out for a special dinner for our wedding anniversary. We both like to try different restaurants & often try small out of the way places. The service is almost always better & most of the time the food is great....More

1  Thank Alan B
petuniawaterloo, Owner at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you so much for the amazing review and Happy Anniversary! We are happy you spent it with us and enjoyed yourselves on such a special occasion. It's always nice to hear great things about our restaurant - and Michelle isn't so bad either ;)...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My grandgirl's office is near Three Kretans so last month we walked over to have lunch there together. The food and service were so memorable we went again this week and enjoyed our lunch even more than the first time. The food is delicious, the...More

1  Thank Merry D
petuniawaterloo, Manager at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Merry! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are thrilled that both your visits were memorable and that you enjoyed everything. Michelle, who probably was your server, is really great! I think we will keep her...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

In the basement of the YWCA, the room was surprisingly large and even a bit atmospheric. We were towards (but not at) the end of the lunch period and the server had to be convinced by the chef (or manager) to seat us but once...More

1  Thank Canadian67
petuniawaterloo, Owner at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our business. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and were not rushed :) We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Had a good time at this restaurant prior to our concert at a local music venue, Center in the Square. Their special is free parking if you dine here, which is an added plus! The menu offers many Greek favorites from Souvlaki, to Gyros to...More

Thank 1francophile
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at Three Kretans before the Riverdance performance at Centre in the Square. Our dinners of Chicken Souvlaki and Greek Salad & Salmon, Were both very good. This was our first time at this restaurant, and it was a pleasant experience. We...More

Thank Fred G
petuniawaterloo, Owner at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Fred, Thank you for visiting us and taking the time to write such a fabulous review! We really appreciate and are glad that you enjoyed your dinner before your show at the Centre in the Square. Thank you for mentioning our free parking for...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at Three Kretans before the Riverdance performance at Centre in the Square. Gina took our orders and served our dinners of Chicken Souvlaki and Greek Salad & Chicken, which we thoroughly enjoyed. Gina was a great server -- quiet, unassuming yet...More

Thank AnKnee448
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very disappointing take-out order, I have never has tzatiki i've neverthat looked like this. It was watery like soup. I'm Greek and I know what tzaziki should look and taste like. The chicken was well cooked and tasted fine, however the fries were so over...More

Thank effiep1125
petuniawaterloo, Owner at Three Kretans, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Effie, Thank you for your feedback. Being a family business, we at Three Kretans take all feedback as an opportunity to improve for the future. I do apologize if our meal didn't meet your expectations. With regards to the watery tzatziki, the heat in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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 21 years. OPA!
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