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Zorba's Tavern

2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
+1 215-978-5990
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (12 reviews)
“greek salad” (12 reviews)
“octopus” (16 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by for a few appetizers after walking around Eastern State Penitentiary. We got a seat outside immediately and our server was fantasic. We ordered the Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Dip) & Kalamari and both were great. I always get nervous ordering Kalamari since overcooked Kalamari...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small BYOB wih inside and outside seating. Prices are very reasonable. My friend and I shared the octopus appetizer which was delicious - nice and tender. We both had our own gyros - delicious. We shared the baklava for dessert. Best baklava I ever had!...More

Thank Connie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I had a great experience here. Our server was very good. The food was amazing, except neither of us liked our cake desserts.

Thank Kyle F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently ordered food to go here. I had the Greek Villager's Salad and charcoaled sampler for one. The sampler included: pork kabob, marinated chicken breast, one rack lack lamb chop, home made sausage and gyro, plus rice and a bean veggie mixture. It was...More

Thank Carolinesc7
Reviewed 26 June 2017

cozy atmosphere. great service. Loved outdoor dining. The GRILLED FOOD IS DELICIOUS. The dining experience was lovely.

Thank leen409
Reviewed 15 June 2017

On a heat wave day, we went inside for the a.c. The staff was friendly. The place was cute, small, cozy, nice. It was lunch time & the prices were reasonable. Cold mixed appetizers plate was very good, and the eggplant within was super. "Grilled"...More

Thank MrAntoineJ
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I have driven by this place so many times and never paid any attention to the restaurant. We went last night for a Birthday part celebration. What a pleasant surprise. I had the mix grill and it was delicious!!!! I'm not a fan of lamb...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This was really delicious and wasn't meant to be a big deal. We shared the octopus hors d'oeuvre: it was spectacular. We should have gotten two. I had the lamb, which was excellent, and my daughter had the shrimp, which she found excellent. This is...More

Thank ronald k
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Some of the best Greek food in the city! I had the lamb lunch plata no my wife had the chicken platter. Both great, but the chicken was better. Also we both had the avgolemono soup to start. Everything was delicious! Thanks

Thank Chris4045
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Had a fantastic lunch here at a great price! The salad/gyro combo was the perfect sized portion and was served quickly. Food was excellent and service good. I would definitely return!

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Scott G
30 April 2017|
Response from cassandra c | Reviewed this property |
2 February 2017|
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Response from Rosemary C | Reviewed this property |
While I was dining there, I actually heard a vegetarian order food. I am not sure about peppers, I would call them and ask. They were very accommodating to us and the tables around us. The food was very fresh and very good!
22 February 2016|
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Response from D6846LQjennifer | Reviewed this property |
I have seen them open their extra room which seats a few larger parties on weekends so call and reserve!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2230 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130-2617
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-978-5990
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