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Plaka Greek Taverna

) #369 of 3,049 Restaurants in Calgary ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, Greek
7-275 Shawville Boulevard SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3H9, Canada
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“souvlaki” (6 reviews)
“greek salad” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
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LOCATION
7-275 Shawville Boulevard SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3H9, Canada
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Love Greek food! My husband's kleftiko was incredible. My lamb souvlaki was on the tough side. The green beans were overdone. Good selection of Greek wines by the glass. Sadly they forgot our Greek salad and it took two tries to get it removed from...More

Thank bennybear
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It is difficult to find anything authentic in Calgary in terms of Greek food. I was told about Plaka Greek Taverna and I can't get enough of the Dolmades, the Saganaki (OPA), and the greek wine. The service is so personable, and yes Tony and...More

Thank Pelorojo13
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

HELLO PELOROJO13 - we are so glad you enjoy our Greek food - we cook it with pride so your kind words mean so much to our team. Even more so, it is wonderful that you love our country! Please do come and visit us...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Really good Greek dishes. Friendly atmosphere, tasty and affordable.Highly recommended for those longing authentic Greek flavours.or those who are new to Greek food, a nice intro. Good Greek cocktail selection. Have an ouzo cocktail, get in the right mood.! Nice selection of music too.

Thank Maria S
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you Maria for taking the time to write about our taverna, our cocktail selection and of course, our traditional Greek food. It is our pleasure to have you dine with us!

Reviewed 5 December 2016

We have been going to Plaka's since we moved to Calgary 16 years ago. The service is always efficient and friendly (although we were very unhappy when Yanni moved to Vancouver). The saganaki is wonderful and we have always enjoyed their various Greek standbys, souvlaki,...More

1  Thank justthefriesplease
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello justthefriesplease: What a wonderful read - to know you have been coming to see us for 16 years. That is wonderful to read about such faithfulness to our team, and our food. Thank you for such a kind and important review from a customer...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had no idea this little gem existed! The staff were friendly and professional. The restaurant was clean and organized. And the food was delicious and authentic! The appetizers are filling and affordable as well if you are dining on a budget. I am definitely...More

Thank Chispa B
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Chispa, What a lovely review you wrote for our hidden gem. We are a little less hidden now that the construction and new openings of the large stores around us are complete. Do come and visit us again. It is our honour to have...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Just had Greek Salad and rosted potatoes, delicious as always. Great service strongly recomended. My friend ordered food from Plaka last week for their house party and all the guests were thrilled to have a great lamb for first time in Calgary.

Thank Suzy A
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Dear Suzy: So wonderful to read about your enjoyment of our restaurant, as well as your friend. We quite enjoy catering and glad to read your friend and guests enjoyed the authentic Greek food we sent to the party! We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2016

We were heading out of town and needed a quick dinner for the road. I love Greek food, and so I picked up a couple of Lamb Souvlaki to go. The lamb was nice, with big chunks but could have been cooked a tad longer....More

Thank BenLar137
PLAKA G, Public Relations Manager at Plaka Greek Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hello BenLar137: We appreciate you taking the time to write such a nice review about our taverna. Do come in, so we can "take you back to Greece." Our lamb is waiting for you!

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Went with friend to Plaka last night for a dinner we had dinner platter and it was very fresh and delicious as always. Our server Anna was very friendly and down-to-earth and made sure we were well looked after. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Suzy A
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Came here for dinner on the weekend because of the good reviews we read online. We had spanakopita for an appetizer. My husband said that it tasted like it was pre-made frozen. He used to be a chef, and he can often tell those pre-made...More

Thank Marlablue75
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here last night as we had the opportunity to go out for dinner without children. We came to this restaurant years ago so we knew they had great Greek food. First of all, the service is very slow. It took...More

Thank Mdecker17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7-275 Shawville Boulevard SE, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3H9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Southwest Calgary
  • Neighbourhood: Southwest Calgary
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