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George's Greek Cafe

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135 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-4415 (Broadway)
+1 562-437-1184
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Often "Greek" restaurants aren't truly Greek. But George's is the real thing. The Greek salad was just perfect with delicious home-made dressing. The gyro sandwich was ever so tasty. And the service - unbelievable! I think my waiter brought it within 3 minutes.

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Thank Ken B
San Antonio, TX, United States
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132 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect lamb chops accompanied by local wine is a must. One of their locations offers live music, great idea for a fantastic meal.

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Thank Yorka V
Ft Myers, FL
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Great authentic Greek cuisine. Staff was nice. Enjoyed the indoor/outdoor seating. Wish the bar was a bit larger with more seating.

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Thank lmarnold36
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

George's Greek cafe is been my favorite restaurant in Long Beach CA for almost 15 years. Good food and ambiance, also excellent service.

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Thank Olga D
Las Vegas, Nevada
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Although I've been visiting the downtown Long Beach area during business trips several times a year for decades, I've only recently "discovered" George's Greek Cafe. I'm hooked. Not only is the standard Greek restaurant cuisine excellent, such as gyro and avgolemono (lemon) soup, I've become acquainted with an appetizer I had not seen or tasted before eating at George's: Hallumi.... More 

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Thank DonnPearlman
Long Beach, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Great Greek food right in the heart of Long Beach. Inside and outside dining and lots of good things on the menu. Be sure to try the flaming cheese

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Thank ellen h
Fort Worth, TX
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450 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Had the gyro falafel for an appetizer. They were quite tasty served on a bed of hummus and side of tomato salad. For entree, I had the Greek village salad with a side of lamb kebab. The salad was a bit heavy of green pepper, but the waitress informed me that I could get more or less of any of... More 

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Thank Eric P
Montreal, Canada
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116 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

During our stay we ate out for very supper and a few lunches this was BY FAR our FAVOURITE lunch. The lamb is amazing. OK so ambience is just ok but when you get FANTASTIC service and GREAT food, you might overlook a little less ambience. We shoudl have gone for supper too. Loved it.

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la lucila
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always full, and there is a reason for this. It's fantastic. They serve great food with real Greek taste. Lamb chops are worth the visit. The service is great too. First time we went there Nick gave us a full explanation of the menu and nailed it completely. To finish, one of the best oriental coffees I... More 

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Thank diegoLaLucila
CA
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I loved the new digs. I had visited 13 years earlier and remembered how good and authentic the food was. The Saganaki is delicious. The lamb was good. The Greek Salad was okay; tomatoes not ripe and very meager little pieces of feta (was expecting big chunks). The service was great and I had a patio table. There are great... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-4415
    (Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: There are multiple Transit stops surrounding our location. George's Greek Cafe is located 1 block North of the Long Beach Transit Mall and the 1st Street stop of the Metro Blue Line.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-437-1184
Description
George's Greek Cafe welcomes you to "a little piece of Greece in Southern California." Our family-owned business is here to provide you with high quality food, craft cocktails, and an authentic Greek dining experience. Our restaurant has remained a favorite among the locals for one reason: we never compromise on our promise to provide fresh and delicious meals in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. We continue to follow Mama Rodou's recipes, which were passed down to her from her grandmother. We use only the finest imported ingredients, such as first cold pressed extra virgin olive oil from Greece and premium, hormone-free, grass-fed lamb from New Zealand. We want to extend an open invitation to you to dine at one of our restaurants. Whether you're looking to impress a date with an intimate wine tasting, reconnecting with family over Saganaki Flaming Cheese and lamb chops, or planning the perfect wedding reception for 500 of your closest friends, we are here for you. Come in, and feel like part of the family. OPA!

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