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Veranda Greek Cafe

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5433 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038-3104
+1 972-518-0939
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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El Paso, Texas
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Ate here during some business travel in the Dallas area. I was the only one in the restaurant and I have no idea why. The food was excellent and the service was top notch. It is a bit pricey but you get a lot of food for the price, more than I could eat and I'm a big guy. Anyway,... More 

Thank ChooChoo34
Denton, Texas
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161 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I last ate here 12 years ago and had forgotten this place. A co-worker suggested it so I agreed to go. They have a buffet at lunch which isn't very good. About the only thing that was decent was the gyro meat and it wasn't that good either. I guess there was a reason this had dropped off of my... More 

Thank David Z
Bat Yam, Israel
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

So I am on business and got tired of steak and personally don't care about the budget. So I went to this place after I concluded the nearby Indian restaurant was not in business anymore. entering the place scared me, 4 persons in a place where 50 could fit...this can't be good. I took the Humus-tahini as starter with lentil... More 

Thank Peter G
Bethlehem T, Owner at Veranda Greek Cafe, responded to this review

I am so sorry we were not able to please you, we will definitely work on improving on the salad and the lamp souvlaki. Please try us again and thank you for the review. More 

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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

My friend and I found this place by chance, and thought we would give it a try. We were so happy we did! We decided to split a Gyros plate, which easily fed both of us. The salads were fresh and delightful, with just the right amount of dressing. I want to add I was happy the cukes and tomatoes... More 

Thank nevusmom
Bethlehem T, Manager at Veranda Greek Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for trying us. We will improve on the Gyros, and next time if it is dry please the t waiter so that he can change it for you. Please come and try us again and thank you for the review. More 

Crowley, Texas
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213 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Thought I would give it another try as I LOVE greek food. How could it be worse than first try, right? haha, not. it was worse! I looked around at people who were eating and I wondered if they were paid actors! Yes its really that bad. AVOID. I will just have to find my greek fix somewhere else.

Thank TexasTransplant888
Bethlehem T, Owner at Veranda Greek Cafe, responded to this review

So sorry it was not what you expected but we would appreciate it if you tell us what we need to improve. Thank you for giving us a second change. More 

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89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

I've been here for lunch and had the buffet and it was quite good, although I think this particular type of cuisine loses a little something when it's not as fresh. I'd recommend going at dinner time and ordering from the menu. The moussaka and pastitsio is to die for! Great service, too.

Thank leahalanis
Bethlehem T, Manager at Veranda Greek Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for coming and the review. More 

Lone Star State
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Ordered Gyro sandwich with Greek side salad. Meat was not sliced but rather in chunks (that's how they serve it in Greece) The problem was that there was so much grease absorbed into the pita it couldn't hold the meat, what a mess. Greek salad was a bit too oily with a sour punch of lemon but I love lemon... More 

Thank sunshine24seven
Bethlehem T, Owner at Veranda Greek Cafe, responded to this review

So sorry you drove 12 miles and you were disappointed, please try us again and hopefully we will be worth your drive. Thank you for the review and we will try to do better. More 

Decatur, Texas
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

I recently had a business meeting at the Veranda Greek Café in Irving, TX. I have had limited experience with Greek cuisine, so was looking forward to sampling something. The location is an easy in and out with adequate close-up parking. Service was very good. Décor, simple but clean and neat, cloth napkins, table cloths, wait staff in uniforms, etc.... More 

Bethlehem T, Owner at Veranda Greek Cafe, responded to this review

So sorry for the late response. Thank you for coming and I am glad that you liked the moussaka, but I also want to assure you that the calamari is freshly prepared we do not use anything frozen or processed except for the gyro meet. We even by our meat from local farmers and mostly grass fed beef. Thank you... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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251 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Even if you are not a vegetarian - order the veggie combo. Really nice and inexpensive selection of many tasty Greek dishes. So the waiter was speaking Spanish... Still - it is a decent Greek restaurant! Tasty food and fine decor.

1 Thank PriusGirlVA
Kensington, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2012

This place has good, solid choices like Schwarmas, pitas, and Greek Lasagna (forget the name of the dish). Food is always good. They also have a buffet at lunch that looks good, but has mixed reviews with some of my colleagues.

1 Thank Brian W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5433 N Macarthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
  • Phone Number: +1 972-518-0939

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