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Elena's South Restaurant

615 Cross St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5568
+1 941-575-1888
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gyro” (5 reviews)
“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“turkey club” (3 reviews)
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American, Greek, Gluten Free Options
615 Cross St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5568
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy going here for their Greek food. They have good gyros, spanikopita and sometimes they even have avgolemeno soup!

Thank Cruiserstravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love taking out of town family and friends to Elena's. Always great food and service. There are always great specials - breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant is clean and the staff is so friendly, always greet you with a smile. The best part...More

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There was a decent wait for our lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The food was good and the service was average. The decor was very dated but it appeared to be clean. Might not be my first choice but it definitely wouldn't be my last...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great local find. Folks line up during the "season" to get a table. Generous portions of Greek, American, Italian food with daily specials. The spanokopita is terrific and comes with a large salad. Breakfast is served all day (except for pancakes that...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The food is very mediocre and it wasn't super clean. The restroom needs some TLC. Its not terrible I just don't prefer their food. Maybe if there were no other options for diner food??? Service is very good though and the waitress and staff are...More

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

My first visit today was a great lunch choice. Chicken noodle soup and a grilled ham and cheese! Everything was delicious, hot a freshly made! The staff were super friendly and prompt! I will return!

Thank Jostianna
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We visited for a late breakfast on a Sunday morning. There was a short wait to be seated - this place is busy - and I think we missed the post-church rush as at one point people were queuing out the door. There was a...More

Thank GightRunner
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Since I work during the week we can only go on the weekend and make an effort to get there at least once a weekend during the off season since we can't get in during season. The food is consistently good, great hash browns, their...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent had the veal sandwich! There is a lot to choose from on the menu. Service is the best in Punta Gorda.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I eat here 3 times a week and have been for over 2 years. I have always had great service from their staff and the meals are very good, usually too much to eat at one sitting. Lately I've zeroed in on the Spinach Salad...More

Thank Michael S
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Breakfast - 7-3:00 every day. Stop serving waffles,pancakes at 11. 941-575-1888
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Cross St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5568
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-575-1888
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