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Saloniki Taverna

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1815 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A6, Canada
+1 604-254-2533
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Whistler, Canada
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221 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have to say I was expecting the lamb that be great and it was. But the surprise was the Greek potato! Amazing. The wait staff dropped hot bread with oil and balsamic to start. Lovely wine. The meal came quick. Over all very enjoyable. My only recommendation would be to not sit close to the door.

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Thank Preston S
Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a small family, we often come to this place. Food is very good, service is friendly and ambience is actually good. Relatively inexpensive. They also have parking right in front of restaurant. Food has a good variety, predominantly Greek, fast service. Definitely recommend this , an unknown jewel in heart of commercial drive and is not busy either.

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Thank armonto
Vancouver, Canada
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150 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was recommended to us by a friend, who had been before, liked it and wanted to return. We opted to try it out and as first timers, can vouch it's a great place to dine, with excellent food, good wine and beer selection, warm and friendly service. Although not in our neighbourhood, it was worth the drive across town... More 

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Thank Lynne F
Canada
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214 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We easily got a seat for two (with a street view) on Saturday evening, and I was quickly enjoying a delicious draught Kolsch beer. The $16 Spanaki chicken breast came smothered in a tasty spinach topping plus rice, potato and salad on the side. The $14 large Salonki Salata with four grilled prawns was another good choice - big and... More 

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Thank ccvvbb
Kelowna, Canada
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had lamb and it was delicious tender and nicely presented. Waitress could have been more friendly and seemed a little grumpy. Had to go find how to pay the bill. Read some so so reviews on the food but we loved it.

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Thank Blackpoolguy
Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This restaurant left a really bad taste my mouth and I didn't even get to eat their food. I called to put through a large takeout order for 15 people a week in advance. The man who I spoke with was great and gave a wonderful price. However, he didn't even ask for my name or phone # until I... More 

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Thank Erin B
Goa Velha, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Great food Lovely decor Inviting ambience Very clean Lovely Greek music Interesting restaurant layout.... Would love to go back !

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Thank MsMS3965
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Two out of three of us were sick within 20 minutes of eating. After realising without any doubt that the food at this place made us sick, I spoke with the manager/owner, Fernando. Honestly, I think it made me feel more sick to have met him. Anyone with so little accountability or integrity should not be trusted to feed anyone.... More 

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Thank Italianino2016
canada
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282 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

decided to take dad to a different Greek restaurant so we went to commercial drive. It s nice restaurant. I ordered Spanaki Chicken. It was very good. Dad order a steak, he enjoyed it. Service was ok, but could have been better. They were slow to bring us the bill.

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Thank cassino
hamilton
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106 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Great service. The food for the price was okay. When I am done I expect to taste nothing but garlic. Pretty close but not quite there unfortunately. I have had alot worse and much better.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, British Columbia V5N 4A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Commercial Drive
  • Neighbourhood: Commercial Drive
  • Phone Number: +1 604-254-2533

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

Staying in Commercial Drive

Neighbourhood Profile
Commercial Drive
Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy counter-culture. Straddling the line between sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups, and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit of self-aware graffiti, Commercial Drive has resisted gentrification in favor of continuing to build a thriving den of affordable multiculturalism. Once known as Vancouver's "Little Italy," it has also been the immigration point for Guatemalans, Hondurans, and Portuguese to the city. The resulting hodgepodge makes for poetry readings in espresso cafes, social debates in early-open bakeries, and eco-activism posters pinned up in the many multi-ethnic markets in the area. Commercial Drive is where you go to feel like a local, and if you have them, bring the kids – The Drive has a number of bookshops, toy stores, and attractions to get them involved too.
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