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185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
+1 650-625-8155
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beyti” (8 reviews)
“moussaka” (7 reviews)
“greek fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always see people order the Lamb Beyti when I go, and it's good. For the vegetarian options, I like the Guvec and Magluba a lot as well. If you like Turkish food, I also recommend going down to Olympus at the end of the...More

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Picked the place at random and had dinner with some business colleagues during a trip to MV. Turned out to be a great choice. Was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. Even if the place was very busy the staff managed to keep...More

Thank Miquel-and-Anna
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

While on a business trip, I walked through downtown Mountain View looking at the different restaurants. There were so many to choose from. Since I enjoy Mediterranean food, this seemed like the right place. In a word - Amazing! The staff waited on me with...More

Thank mkmcnair
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful little cafe, located on the edge of downtown Castro Street, right across from the old train station. We've been here several times for breakfast and lunch, and the food has always been quite good. But what calls us back, every time...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been coming here since it first opened. The staff are friendly, efficient and good. The food is outstanding.

Thank who_is_just_me
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Even though Mountain View has many cool options on busy Castro Street ... we always end up at Ephesus. I just love this place! Whether it's dinner in the cozy dining room ... or lunch on a sunny day on the lovely patio ... I've...More

1  Thank Jules T
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent place to dine with friend and family. Place is not so big so plan accordingly. I loved the koobideh (I know spelling is wrong) they have. Really the best. The faro they serve with it is just amazing. I attached a...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is nice, the lamb was good. We got a player of mixed appetizer with bread, was delicious.

Thank dima d
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I've been for business lunch and solo dinner. Either way you go, it is a nice comfortable atmosphere. All the dishes and appetizers I've had were wonderful, but I never skip the baba ganouj and the hummus! The service was attentive and friendly. A charming...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We chose this place for lunch as I liked the reviews so thought of giving a try.. was worth the visit.. the place is quite small but getting in wasn't that difficult. Several vegetarian options were there for us to choose.. Food was very tasty...More

Thank JupiterNine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: +1 650-625-8155
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