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1127 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6035
+1 215-592-8333
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“moussaka” (12 reviews)
“greek salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
1127 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6035
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a charming little BYOB neighborhood greek restaurant that friends recommended. We had the Shrimp Santorini and Loukaniko. Both were delicious and ample. We ate menu dishes, but there were daily specials as well. We would certainly return.

Thank augie11
Reviewed 22 September 2017

i would not have found this other than on recommendation. we LOVED it. super cute place w a nice patio. BYOB. great food, fast service, good pricing!

Thank casemed
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If I were you, I would ask to eat in the garden or on the back room. I don't like the front room as it's cramped and next to the kitchen. The food is very good, on fussy Greek food. It's flavorful and the service...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Let me start with the staff, they are wonderful people and make you just want to stay and go back again and again .... this has been the case already as we only just moved here 2 months back and have been 6 times !...More

Thank 602navida
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We recently moved to Philadelphia, and 2 blocks from our house, we discovered Effie's Restaurant. This is a small family-run Greek restaurant staffed by really good servers. We already made it our Friday night go-to place because the food is fantastic. Phillipos, our server, is...More

Thank mclmk8d
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Ask to sit in the "garden," a little outdoor area in the rear of the restaurant. The moussaka was one of the best as was the Greek salad. Stuffed peppers was very good as well. I believe it was BYOB.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We walked around the neighborhood and found Effie's. It is a casual restaurant with excellent cuisine and good service. We had a table in the outdoor courtyard which is charming. Our appetizers were the hummus trio and the tomato and cucumber salad. For the main...More

Thank sundown_10
Reviewed 31 May 2017

My husband and I recently visited Philly for 4 days. Effie's could not have been better. Waiter pleasantly accommodated our food needs, food was delicious, attentive service and nice Greek music playing in the background. We even received a yummy dessert on the house!

Thank Pharmjeff
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We found Effie's quite by accident while strolling around the neighborhood. We liked the charm and the friendly staff. We were warmly greeted and seated in the small dining room at a cozy table for two. Dinner was excellent. We shared an appetizer of Dolmades....More

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

On vacation in philly and felt like something different. Based on distance, rating and pricing - we came upon Effie's. Having worked in Astoria Queens NY, I've had my fair share of Greek. Effie's did not disappoint. Portions were huge, pricing was good, and most...More

Thank Maureen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1127 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6035
  • Public Transportation: Get off at 11th & Walnut
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-8333
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