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Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar

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3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
+64 3-352 3232
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had starters, mains, dessert and drinks. Quick to take our order and speedy delivery of our food, with a nice amount of time between each course. We asked for drink recommendations and were very pleased with what we got. Various Greek red wine. The food was tasty and plenty of food on the plate.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not been disappointed once! Join their email VIP list and get discount vouchers. We were there Saturday night, it was busy, were a bit squished at the table by the bar but that was our only complaint. Food was outstanding, plenty of it, attentive staff, very good value. Will be going again and again and again.

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Thank Ngaizone
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great service and food, we always enjoy coming for good food, including the cocktails such as nice granitas!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a return visit on Saturday night with a large group of friends. We were all very pleased with our meals. They have achieved a good standard of consistently tasty food and great service. The staff are very friendly, are happy to please and nothing appears to a problem. The addition of the mini desserts is a great idea taken... More 

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Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Clearly, Carlos is satisfying a lot of customers. It is difficult to get a table. The menu is filled with familiar Greek dishes, and they tasted as we expected them to taste. The room is crowded and a bit bustlely.

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Thank Bill S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, fantastic service. Love the concept of the mini deserts also. Would definitely recommend.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. My first time at a Greek restaurant and how I wish my city had one. Everything was just perfect. Fresh , delicious and perfect. The custard pie desert was sooo good. You need to book as its really popular

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Thank Cookster_11
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious menu and great cocktail options. Many items on the menu can be shared between two. Great service .

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Thank Lorpod6
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good meal! Absolutely delicious, plenty of veg options. Really quite authentic - only thing that bought it down were the dips that came with the souvlaki (tzatzici - good, then there was like an aioli type one, and tomato saucy one and really dry hummus). Overall delicious, would seriously recommend it!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was over crowded with tables, making our moving space very limited, I'm ok with that when you are in a market and you pay for cheap food, but when I pay $40/$50 for just the main meal I expect at least an average space between tables, no having to listen to what the neighbours say all day or... 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
USD 7 - USD 22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 3232
Description
Costas Taverna is a place to celebrate the simple joys in life... family, friends, conversation and great food.

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