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2 Theatre Sq, Ste 105, Orinda, CA 94563-3389
+1 925-254-5290
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good68%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gyro” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2 Theatre Sq, Ste 105, Orinda, CA 94563-3389
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

I enjoyed the Greek Platter while my husband had the Athenian - a tri tip sandwich. If you love the tangy flavors of Greek food you will like this place!

Thank AnnetteSteele
Reviewed 24 October 2017

You can get everything from a vegetarian meal (mediterranean platter) to fries and a yummy gyro. Everything is made to order and the service is friendly. Great for lunch or dinner. Recommend calling ahead if you are in a hurry. The fries are seriously off...More

Thank Rovetti
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I always take the Mediterranean platter with no cheese. The hummus can be excellent (lots of tahini), the fallafel are crispy, the eggplant salad is good.

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Driving into the bay area we wanted something quick and easy and randomly picked Petra Cafe. The roasted eggplant pita sandwich was such a treat. I've never seen this type of sandwich offered at other restaurants like this. Their fries were hot and crispy. My...More

Thank Sabitron
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This tiny café adjacent to the Orinda Theatre offers freshly made Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. The lamb and beef gyro available for &7.25 for a 7 inch pita or $8.25 for a 9 inch pita is filled with meat, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and tzatziki. The...More

Thank StarLady99
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We stopped at Petra after catching a movie. I had Moussaka: very big serving with pita bread and grilled zucchini, eggplant, and tomato. My husband had Lamb Souvlaki Dinner: greek rice with grilled lamb and same vegetables as above. The lamb was just cooked and...More

Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Started eating here when it was Aleko's. The food still tasted good and is very convenient either before or after a movie at the Orinda Threatre. Can't beat the price for what they serve.

Thank sam101645
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Get chicken gyros ..comes w taziki yogurt sauce yum. Also the hummus and pita app is good, lemon soup, my kids are getting burned out because we have been getting take out here too Much lately. It's a tiny shop but call it in and...More

Thank drmader
Reviewed 3 November 2016

They have great egg-lemon soup in addition to all the usual Greek and Middle Eastern foods, and wonderful french fries. We usually get take-out because there's only two very small tables squeezed in, but if it's good weather there are nice tables outside. It's good...More

Thank kurseni
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We have lived here Over 12 years..and not sure why we haven't frequented this spot. It always seems full..but it is about 2 x2 large -not sure if size makes it look Full They cooked the food to order. Had hummus and tabouli . Followed...More

Thank drmader
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Theatre Sq, Ste 105, Orinda, CA 94563-3389
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orinda
  • Phone Number: +1 925-254-5290
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