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Tsindos-The Greeks Restaurant

#112 of 3,150 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Chinatown
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197 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3194
Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tsindos is on my must do list every time I come down to Melbourne. Every single time that I've come here with friends I have had an excellent night. Pop aside at least a couple of hours and sit down for the banquet and a couple of bottles of wine and your night is done. Harry and the staff are... More 

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Thank BecBec6
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Greek food. Portions were a good size, good service and the price very reasonable. Would come back.

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Thank William N
Grafton, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Greek food, with the restaurant being owner operated. Food was fresh and traditional Greek, just the way we like it. Lamb Souvlaki was cooked perfectly and the Taramousalaka (Sp?) is a must. The staff which I believe to be the owners of this great establishment, where very welcoming and nothing was to much for them to do for their... More 

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Thank Ceugant
Newcastle, Australia
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main thing about Tsindos is that it's not too big. Small enough to be very personal and friendly, it's always a pleasure to eat here when visiting Melbourne. And it's such good value for money. A couple of years between visits - and it's as good (if not better) than we remembered.

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Thank Jim649
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are from NZ and decided to have wifey's birthday dinner here tonight as Tsindos is our favourite Greek restaurant. Always busy and with a fantastic staff the atmosphere is buzzing. Food is great too!! Never fails to disappoint!! I can see us coming to Melbourne just to go to Tsindos!

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Thank ANavanua
Shoalhaven, Australia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner had eaten in Greek restaurants before but I hadn't and we both loved the food here. Homestyle greek - great flavours shining through. I had calamari for entree which was excellent. Then a combination plate with three different dishes, moussaka, beef stifado, and cabbage roll - all excellent and representative of the skill of the chef. Wonderful service... More 

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Thank Linda G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined on the 12th and really enjoyed the place. Not posh - but more than satisfactory and excellent moderate pricing. The Service was superior. I would highly recommend this place - excellent value and the food was just as good! Very good overall visit.

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Thank William W
Hong Kong
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400 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a rather special place, as much for the famous people who have eaten here as the food itself. But the food is excellent. Strongly recommend the Lamb Kleftiko - very tender, just falls off the bone.

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Thank TempleofPeace
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love my greek food, thats because im of greek heratige, we are on our first night in Melbourne and we decided to have greek food, always hard to get good traditional greek food, we found Tsindos and we where very happy with the food the service the atmosphere, all worth while, we will come back to Tsindos again!

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Hobart, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Dropped in , no booking and on own. After a brief chat by waitress to the manager waited a few minutes ( glass of shiraz in hand) and was shown to a nice upstairs table. Waitress was very cheerful and helpful - she made eating on own a pleasant experience. Had the signature lamb dish. Looks basic with lamb ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3194

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