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Elena's South Restaurant

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615 Cross St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5568
+1 941-575-1888
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

We really liked breakfast there and it is the reason for the 4 stars. We have also had lunch there an would only give it 2 stars, as it wasn't too good. Service was good for both.

Thank Joe C
North Fort Myers, Florida
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216 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I used to be afraid to go to Elana's on Sunday after church. Not a problem. They handle crowds quickly and efficiently. We had a ten minute wait on Easter morning. In addition, the prices are very reasonable. The breakfast eggs, any style are great. The coffee is great. We will return.

Thank sctmster
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We have lunch here 2 - 3 times a week and is busy and loud. The food is OK and I like their salads but some of their soup can use less salt. Some of the servers are nice but not all of them. The prices are good and fair. The place needs an update and new bathrooms.

Thank Stefan A
Venice, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I was there with my wife for dinner. The establishment was packed but they still managed to get us seated and serve the dinners rather quickly

Thank Rich H
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Great surprise at the end of a strip mall! Our service was terrific and our food was even better. The portions were generous and the value outstanding!

Thank Lisa B
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Elena's is a great place for a weeknight dinner out with the family. Food is good, prices are inexpensive. Servers are so good with the little kids! Only downside, no changing table in bathrooms.

Thank Seeties
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We took a walk to Elena's one morning for breakfast on a friends recommendation. There was a line on a Saturday morning, waited about 20 minutes. They offer a 2 for $13.99 breakfast special that was good and plenty of food.

Thank ConnecticutSwimchick
Punta Gorda, Florida
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We eat there almost 200 times every year! Great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Wonderful staff. Greek owners. Fast service. Food comes fast. The Fried chicken is the best I've ever had!

Thank James K
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Oh my. What a menu. When you are ready for a home cooked meal but do not want to cook yourself, this is the place. We love the breakfast, the lunch and the menu at night too. Many nights they have specials like fish fry, pork chops.. and no reservations to enjoy. One of our favorite places to meet with... More 

Thank Connie P
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148 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

My wife & I had an early morning flight into PGD and were looking for a quick breakfast. Saw that this place was close, so we gave it a shot. So glad we did! Hometime family restaurant with fresh made items. Service was excellent and food was amazing! Even better, it was all reasonably priced and very ample servings. This... More 

Thank Jim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
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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