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Kostas Family Restaurant - Palmetto

1631 8th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221-3123
+1 941-479-4914
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“greek salad” (10 reviews)
“baklava” (3 reviews)
“gyro sandwich” (3 reviews)
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American, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1631 8th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221-3123
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We went here with friends. Service was good, menu is varied with American and Greek selections. Food was good. We ordered some prime rib, Chicken Parmesan. My wife loved the Greek Salad. The waitress was prompt and friendly.

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Great Greek food, the service is always great! Never thought to take pics of the food but I All The next time I stop in.

Thank 23karatz
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Not a fast food restaurant so expect to wait 20 minutes for your order. Food was very good and fresh. Waitress was friendly and was joking with us. Food was serve without silverware and napkins but the lady manager noticed it and correct it fast....More

Thank supersurfer2006
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We eat here occasionally for dinner and always have a good experience with the food and service so we decided to try it for breakfast and we won't return for breakfast again. We were seated right away but waited probably 10 minutes before we flagged...More

Thank Janet8249
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Good food and service. Five couples all stated that the food and service was great. The portions were large , several took home some for lunch. The coconut shrimp was a bit over cooked ( quite brown) but the taste and size of the shrimp...More

Thank Cameron1946
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to Kosta's was today, after driving by it a million times and saying "we should try that place sometime". Glad we did! The gyro sandwich was fantastic and our waiter was superb. We will be back!

Thank cleo1967
Reviewed February 24, 2018

I first spotted Kostas' Restaurant driving through Palmetto in 2017. I'd never eaten there before (I live in Sarasota) but their sign advertised Greek food (love it!) so I made a mental note to return & try it soon. That was a year ago, &...More

1  Thank Suzie B
Reviewed January 5, 2018

A local favorite serving home cooked meals daily. The Friday night special prime ribs is spectacular if you can finish the 12 oz portion, Tasty vegetables come with the meal.

Thank tlc248
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Seems to be struggling and cutting corners. Got the chix dumpling soup. No dumplings way overseasoned. Cabbage roll special was loaded with rice filler barely any meat and dry. Their usually awesome fish appetizer was tasteless and bland. Seems tobe a pattern lately. I'm done...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Went to this restaurant at the end of a group motorcycle ride. It seems that everybody wanted their Gyro Sandwich and all loved it! Highly recommended for authentic Greek food.

Thank FrankPMorgan
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Helene T
December 7, 2016|
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Response from Kristy R | Reviewed this property |
Kostas has a wide variety of foods. Yes, they have seafood, soups, salads, pasta dishes, chicken, pork, and beef. If you go, they have a fun appetizer called Flaming Cheese, Opa! They also serve beer and wine. I hope... More
September 14, 2015|
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Response from brendacole11 | Reviewed this property |
yes but they aren't early bird specials but they aren't too much different then the regular meals and they are specials.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1631 8th Ave W, Palmetto, FL 34221-3123
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-479-4914
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