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Sofie's Greek Restaurant & Meze Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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Sofie's was first established in 1977 and in January 2010 Sofie & husband Peter, re-opened the restaurant. Smashed plates from Greek restaurants around the world adorn the walls making the decor stylish and fun! The blue room which holds 20 people sit-down, has a comforting palette of rich vibrant coloured cushions, silk walls, candle light and is separated from the main restaurant by silky sheer curtains. In total, Sofie's can accommodate up to 84 sit-down (120 cocktail style) patrons. Saturday evenings you will be entertained by a Greek Tsifteteli belly dancing floor show. Sofie's stylish and very talented Greek Belly dancers create a wonderful atmosphere that you won't forget. Our family
USD 9 - USD 23
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Greek
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews dolmades greek salad donut balls lamb baklava pastry calamari central coast happy snaps food was amazing fabulous evening white bait melt in your mouth dinner with friends great lunch service was great attentive service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely and attentive service, I would especially recommend the dolmades and lamb souvlaki. Portion sizes were perfect for 2 people to share, and the flavours in every dish were amazing. It was the nicest Greek salad I’ve had anywhere, and I can’t recommend Sofies highly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank miffy2018
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Sofie was a wonderful host, ensuring our food was served promptly and efficiently. The food was delicious. We had a wonderful night celebrating my husband’s birthday. Looking forward to our next visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I contacted the restaurant the day before we attended to ask about vegan options and was pleasantly surprised to be provided with a list of several excellent dishes that would be made available - many of which were in addition to the standard menu. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pearler
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Booked as a try for arranging a dinner group outing. Food was great. Had 3 entrees each of which was beautifully presented and really tasty. Can't recall the greek names but they were the dolmades, the white bait and the chicken in pastry. All were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Serge C
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you Sofie , Peter & team. Your beautiful food , Outstanding customer service, warm and welcoming restaurant made my mums birthday a very successful and memorable night . Our guessts were impressed with absolutely every thing and the guest of honour “Our special Mum...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

You will get a friendly welcome & polite. You will be treated with respect. Food is truly Greek Style Friendly welcome by the owner Sophie, Great service & the food is truly Greek style. Delicious and satisfying.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Laurie Z
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Very friendly service, good food....Sofie is a doll. The Horiatiki Greek salad was wonderful, and the atmosphere is great. The Baklava that Sofie makes with her husband is “out of this world”. Our family would go back in a heartbeat. Thx Sofie, we loved it!!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DianneS311
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We've been going to Sofie's for a number of years and the food has always been consistenly good. Their banquet is really good value & solves the problem of deciding which of their great meals to have - if you can finish it all! They...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Iffy2017
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Came here with some friends and were treated with fantastic service. Sofie was very hospitable and so friendly.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank sfh2008
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We had been to Sophie's many years ago in its old location so decided to come back. It was a fun evening enjoying great food, wine, friends company and the Staff's attentive service. We generally do not go for the Buffet but it was suggested...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Robyn T
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Response from pearler | Reviewed this property |
Parking is difficult on a weekend and might require searching back streets until you get lucky. There is usually space but it might require a 5-10 minute walk at busy times.
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