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5420 Lawndale St, Houston, TX 77023-3769
8325827918
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11:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good Greek food, the price is very reasonable and it is close by. Food is always fresh and quality is consistently top notch.

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Thank Nick T
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Real Greek food returns to the East End. This is a small sparse but clean place across from the post office on Lawndale between Telephone and Wayside. The food is great! My wife and I have eaten here 3 times, twice in the past week. We live far away in NW Houston but plan to stop here when in the... More 

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Thank Ralph H
Houston, Texas
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Last weekend after the terrible storms, our group, The Woodlands Camera Club, departed from the Port of Houston Ship channel tour for lunch. I had made arrangements with El Greco before, so I called to say that 16 of us were coming for lunch, however we needed separate checks. When we arrived we had a long table, marked reserved. The... More 

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Thank LisaG2010
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2016

My husband and I ate here for the first time today and it was perfect. The food was delicious. I had the Titan platter with chicken. The Greek salad was the best! We shared pita, hummus, and some spinach pastry appetizer ( that I don't know the name of). Everything was fresh and delicious. The staff were all very polite... More 

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Thank Crystal H
Houston, Texas
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105 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I love to eat lunch here! It's convenient to University of Houston and has great food. My favs are: gyro sandwich, gyro plate, greek salad with grilled chicken, chicken soup, lentil soup. Order at the counter, then they'll deliver your food to your table. I also love supporting a family run business in the East End!

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1 Thank LindaLovesTraveling
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Mediterranean, specifically Greek, is an unexpected cuisine to find on Houston's east side, normally home to endless taquerias. Clean, well lit and reasonably priced.

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Thank Randy H
Houston, TX
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

My wife and I had lunch here yesterday. I had the Beef Souvlaki Sandwich and my wife had the Chicken Souvlaki Sandwich. Her chicken was way over cooked and the beef in my sandwich was so tough it was almost impossible to eat. The oven roasted potatoes were the only saving grace of the entire meal. I doubt if we... More 

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Thank captainsimos
Houston, Texas
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

TXBohemian was on Houston's East Side looking for a good lunch spot. Found El Greco and decided to give it a try. Look for a tan colored small strip center directly across Lawndale from the Post Office. Small place, very clean, order at the counter. Numerous lunchers that appeared to work in the area were dining there. Spotted a variety... More 

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Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

Chef Yannis will welcome you with a smile.. The salad is from fresh vegetables .. The meat is excelent and cooked to the point. Try gyros with homemade tzatziki (from homemade yoghurt).

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2 Thank Phileas50
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

I'm glad I found El Greco. I've eaten there four times and plan to continue to go back. My partner and I have had about 6 different dishes from the menu and so far no complaints. The El Greco chicken is wonderful, healthy grilled lemon chicken breast, choice of sides and a greek salad. I'm not sure how they make... More 

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2 Thank seethemoon

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5420 Lawndale St, Houston, TX 77023-3769
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 8325827918

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