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19 5th St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2225
+1 612-378-0611
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11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not have reservations but were able to get in. The service was slow in the beginning but picked up after awhile. Food was good. especially the lamb.

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Thank MnWonderer
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

On a cold winter's night, having arbitrarily picked several Nordeast restaurants that were jammed with people waiting for tables, and a din that made it difficult to even ask how long the wait would be, we walked over to Gardens of Salonica. And we were glad we did. This charming storefront restaurant was busy, but it was also warm, friendly,... More 

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Thank HowdyDoody4
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1,643 reviews
1,016 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

How long has this place been around? A long time. Good and consistent food that eats up real nice and fast.

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Thank Alzor S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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124 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The restaurant was not full on Saturday evening. The food was authentic Greek comfort food. The dishes looked very attractive and tasted great. We liked the service. The only negative things was temperature control in a room. We visited in January. It was cold and not comfortable. I finally got my warm coat on; and I dined in a coat.

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Thank travelovemn
Minnesota
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288 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a nice experience eating at this restaurant. Food was delicious. It's a small room and it was quite busy and noisey the night we were there. Our server was a bit overwhelmed but did a good job.

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Thank Domer90mom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Food was very good. Lamb was perfectly seasoned and cooked. Pita was soft and just plain delicious. Services was good- seemed like a family run business. We were there with a party of 10 and we were a bit snug but not uncomfortable. My only complaint was how cold it was. Just when you think it couldn't get colder- the... More 

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Thank Carina D
Duluth Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We are always treated to wonderful food that has an authentic feel. Last night we felt like coming for a visit to Anna's home. Each of us shared the combination appetizer plate to start the meal. Delicious. The wine flight gave us a taste of three Greek wines. My squash soup was the best ever.

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Thank Moaili
Roseville, Minnesota
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife and I attended an alumni luncheon at GoS. Our group of about 20 had the back room to ourselves. We were treated to some red and white Greek wines before the meal which were quite good. For lunch, Anna, the owner, had arranged a bevy of appetizers: eggplant spread, chickpea spread and a delightful spanikopita. This was followed... More 

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Thank Thaddeus W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a nice family run place with excellent food. You can tell they care about the food and want to make every dish special. I'm not a vegetarian, but I love the Yigandes entree!

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Thank Karenstauber
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Location was not difficult to find. Neighborhood not glamorous. The decor was simple but somewhat cozy. Felt like a family operation which was nice. The menu was a little limited but still plenty to try. The dishes we tried tasted more authentic than the usual faux Greek fare often encountered. Service was friendly. Prices reasonable. Overall pleasant evening. Would try... More 

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Thank adelZman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 5th St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-378-0611

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