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Christakis Greek Cuisine

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$$ - $$$
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13011 Newport Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3524 (Newport / Irvine)
+1 714-731-6600
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
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Tustin, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been at this restaurant several times and visited with two other friends for lunch on a Tuesday. I was delighted with the service and it looked very good for my friends that I chose this restaurant. the food is very consistent and the service was outstanding. Our server was very attentive, respectful and friendly.

Thank Lydia T
San Francisco, California
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I was craving a moussaká and after finding Christakis on an internet search, decided to give it a try, and I wasn't disappointed! It was very good! They have a good selection of wines too and I am looking forward to going back and trying more things from their menu.

Thank Springpaper
Orange County, Ca
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a wonderful place. Everything on the menu is done well, very tasty, prepared with very fresh ingredients. Very cozy, and nice.

Thank LigierGitan
Indio, California
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176 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Four of us went for dinner on Friday night and again it was fabulous. I had the rack of lamb and it was wonderful. My wife also had it and it is about the only restaurant we will order lamb from. The other couple had moussaka an gyros and they said it was great. Nice bottle of wine from Spain... More 

Thank James C
Tustin, California
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Christakis is a family favorite, and a favorite of people in the area. It is often crowded, so get there early. They have a dining room and a patio--both are fine, but we love the patio. The food is always wonderful and the service is great! We have tried numerous dishes (salmon, lamb, tilapia, gyro) and it is always delicious.

Thank Dyanne2014
Laguna Woods, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We had a celebration at Christakis. They couldn't have been nicer. Food was great and service outstanding. We were out on the patio which was very pleasant. We can't wait to go back again.

Thank nancy p
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

My wife and I stopped by Christakis for Lunch while visiting from Tucson, AZ. We had lunch on the front patio. We have to say that this was one of the best dining experiences we have had in a long time. Front patio was nice and relaxing (especially with water fountain in center). Service provided by Elizabeth was excellent and... More 

Thank PacificReview
Orange County, California
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Lunch was excellent. The Dolmades were the best I've had, sauce was wonderful. They did have options for gluten free. Not sure how they are on extreme allergy/celiac, I did not ask, I have a celiac son but he was not with me and for me, I just don't feel good after I eat it and so they offered cucumbers... More 

Thank Christina H
San Francisco, California
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210 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

FOund this restaurant by doing a Tripadvisor search for greek food in Tustin. Had lunch ail my mother on a weekday afternoon around 12pm. When we go there there was only one other table occupied. We were quickly seated in the lovely dining room with light blue walls and very vibrant colorful greek island paintings. There service was great and... More 

Thank SFDutchman
Orange, California
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515 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had gone here a long time ago and somehow forgot about this place. We returned last night and will make sure we don't forget this time. The restaurant is nice as its basically a small, intimate setting. They do have outdoor seating if you prefer. We encountered several different people throughout our meal and everyone was friendly and efficient.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13011 Newport Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3524
    (Newport / Irvine)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-731-6600
On April 1, 1996, Yanoula Christakis Wallace opened the doors of Christakis, a restaurant that represented her homeland and the passion she felt towards her culture. Whether you are looking for a quick lunch or celebrating a special event, Christakis Greek Cuisine is the place to enjoy traditional Greek dishes at a reasonable price. Since 1996, we’ve used only the finest and freshest ingredients to create traditional Greek cuisine. Today, the family at Christakis continues to bring the authentic spirit and warmth of Greece to Orange County.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?