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Dio Deka
Dio Deka

Dio Deka Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.diodeka.com
  • Phone: (408) 354-7700
  • Hours of Operation: Hours of Operation:
    Sunday: 5 - 9, Monday: 5:30 - 9
    Tuesday - Friday: 5:30 – 10, Saturday: 5 – 10
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Fitzgerald
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Fiesta Way
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking during the evening hours.
A word from Dio Deka
Michelin star recipient San Francisco Bay & Wine country for 2011 & 2012.





"At Dio Deka the refined and technically precise Greek and Mediterranean dishes are elevated to stellar levels.”- anonymously by the Michelin inspector





"…vividly flavored, brilliantly executed food, that transcends ethnicity but still tastes Greek…”- Gourmet Magazine






Award of Ultimate Distinction- Wine Enthusiast, Restaurant Awards





“memorable modern Greek cuisine" that “would make them jealous in Athens”, particularly when paired with an “extensive wine list” worthy of Dionysus; the five owners provide “over-the-top” service in the spirit of filoxenia (the art of hospitality) for what’s sure to be a "big fat Greek night" out. - Zagat
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMediterranean
Diner Reviews
  • "so so-- lamb was good, but overpriced, in my opinion. scallop was ok, but what came with it was poor."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Dio Deka had a Michelin star until 2012. So last week, being in Los Gatos we decided to give it a try to see how they are doing at the moment. The Greek inspired menu provided good choice with interesting options. The food itself was well prepared and the service friendly and forthcoming. All in all quite good but definitely not a restaurant back on track to returning to Michelin star status. While tasty, there was no "whoa"-moment and there really was nothing innovative. So for a 150 dollar per person we left not disappointed but in the knowledge that DioDeka will probably not return to the little red book any time soon. That being said I'd recommend the place for a nice dinner or small celebrations."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Loved the prawns, enjoyed the green salad and the new pork dish was superb. Well executed service."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "We thouroghly enjoyed the food and hospitality by the owner himself. Very friendly staff and considerate."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "I have been here few years back when they won the Michelin Star rating. Was worried this time as they have since then lost the rating. On top of it, it was my invite with my colleagues and families. It was successful evening! My guests enjoyed the service and the food, though I must say the dessert was wanting a bit after our great experience with dessert at The Plumed Horse in Saratoga. The wine was great and the service was great as well. Moussaka was perfect! So, were all the appetizers. However, I am not sure I will go back as I really like to have good dessert at the end and that was an area they fell short - didn't like the Greek Beignets."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "A little over-pricey, but the service was great and the food was great. We noticed a lot of business dinners going around. There is a slight dress code, business casual, just no shorts and sandals allowed. Because the price is pretty high, plus the portions are small, we would only go for special occasions."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "The food at Dio Deka was absolutely amazing! Expensive, but worth it! We both had the lamb chops for our main course, and I could not fault one thing! The sauce and marinade made the meat taste like ambrosia. The potatoes were little, lemony and crisp! And the spinach was delightful. We had the lobster salad special for a starter, which was simply marvellous! And the ribs were great, too - but not as good as the lobster! We brought our own wine, but the wine list looked full and had a lot of variety. Highly recommend Dio Deka, but just know that our meal with two starters and two main courses and our own wine (with corkage charge) was over $200 for 2."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "We enjoyed the entire experience. From the moment we walked in the door to the moment we left. The ambiance lovely. We were greeted Dan, our waiter was upbeat, patient, a good listener and attended to our every need. The food was over the top and the presentation artistic."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Very nice ambience and a great wine list. All the items on the menu were great. No options for vegetarians though on the menu (we had a vegetarian with us in the group)."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We wanted to go somewhere new to us for our anniversary celebration. It did not disappoint. We had been warned about noise level, but it was fine perhaps because there were a couple empty tables near us. The dining room was a little darker than necessary. Outside seating with heat lamps looked desirable. Our waiter was attentive and made helpful recommendations. We loved everything we ordered: spinach phyllo pastry had a nice touch of dill; moussaka, grilled lamb chops. And happily, we saved room for dessert: burnt honey mousse (amazing!) and chocolate caramel tart. They were also thoughtful to add a couple beignets as an anniversary surprise. I would be delighted to come here again."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Server was excellent he helped us with excellent wine choices to accompany our meal, he was pleasant and very informative. I enjoyed my lamb dinner more than my spouse enjoyed his rib eye. The rib eye was seasoned with some kind of mint seasoning and it threw off the beef taste for us. We loved our wines and lobster salad as our appetizer. We did not have dessert. It was kinda pricey but reasonable for a special night out."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I don't normally spend time doing reviews, but the food, ambiance, and service was so good, I had to. I can't recommend this place highly enough if you're not on a budget. Excellent overall."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "We've been here twice and both times didn't disappoint. The staff is friendly and the food is simply terrific"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We went here for a special occasion as it's fairly expensive. The food was excellent. The noise level is too high and it's unfortunate because that is something they could do something about - the acoustics are horrid. The worst part was that although the service was ok at the beginning it became very poor. We were essentially ignored until we'd finished and waited for a while before the waiter came back to ask us if we wanted desert. At that point all we wanted was the check - and to not come back!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "First time visit to Dio Deka and the experience was very good. Darryl took care of us expertly and was very gracious. Upon finding out it was our first time he brought perfectly cooked head on seasoned prawns. We split the Dolmathakia which was very savory with the beef cheek, complemented by the mushrooms and had a wonderful mouth feel. Amy ordered the Ktenia and the scallops were firm and not overcooked. The flavor of chanterelles and lemon were just enough to accent the sweet of the seared scallop. I ordered the Paithakia grilled lamb which was wonderfully medium rare with a flavorful oregano char. Dessert: traditional greek beignets. Darryl brought us glasses of paired wines and a dessert wine with coffee to finish. Awesome evening."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Long story made short, I ordered the lamb. Would have been excellent but over-cooked. Also, you better want to eat fast, they like to turn their tables. Felt rushed."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We were very pleased with the waiter. Food was excellent."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Been here before. Great again, with the possible exception of the pricing. $57 for lamp chops---ala carte, no sides. Come on. Other menu items priced on the high side, but OK given the overall experience."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "The food and service were pleasant, although the food was on the verge of being too salty."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "If you want an unforgettable dining experience then ask for Athos...he is the best waiter!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Some menu items were fantastic, while others didn't meet the hype, making dinner for two at $180 (without alcohol) too steep for us to justify a second visit."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Lovely as usual...the food and the service are always top notch. Always my first choice in Los Gatos."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The food is delicious and the service impeccable. On a Wednesday night it was quiet, which is often not the case on Friday or Saturday. Understated elegance in the decor. Expensive and worth it."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Great food and service - very nice! I'd go back in a heartbeat."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Too noisy inside and food was only so so. My husband was looking forward to lamb chops, which he's had there before, and they were only fair. We sat outside and that was lovely."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Dio Deka remains a classic high quality, yet not stuffy place for a special night out."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We came to Dio Deko last Saturday 6/14/14 to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary via a gift card from a dear friend. Once seated, our waiter, Stephen, explained the menu dishes to us. My wife selected the petite lamb chops, with the Greek salad, which had a fantastic tasting. I decided on the Lobster salad with the Veal Porterhouse and creamed spinach. It was tender, tasty, and delicious. Our cocktails were made to our liking; Stephen helped select the wine for our dinners and the dessert plus after-dinner drinks were phenomenal. Dio Deko is the best place to eat a fantastic meal with wonderful staff tending to your dinner needs of celebrating your anniversary with your loved one or any kind of a celebration :)"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This is a good restaurant if you are into Greek food. Beware they are very heavy on the salt. Even for Los Gatos prices seem a little high."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This resturant is way to loud. It detracts from the great food and good service."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Always a wonderful meal, with great service. Great for special and romantic occasions, but we bring the kids here too. Excellent"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food and service is always excellent! Noise level was a little loud but our group managed to still enjoy ourselves and our wine selection!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Thankfully we spent another quality evening with each other at a fabulous place. The food and service were terrific. We definately plan to return on the very near future for a repeat. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Nothing here to complain about other than why aren't you open for lunch people????? Get you act together I can eat those lamb chops 24/7"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "This is my 2nd time to Dio Deka in the last 2 months. The service and food were exceptional! We started with a greek white wine recommended by our server and it was perfect after a somewhat hot summer day. We ordered the grilled octopus as an appetizer for the second time and it was equally as delicious as the first. I ordered the scallops which was fantastic! I came home and raved about it to my husband, I can't wait to go back and order it again! We will definitely be back and I highly recommend Dio Deka to anyone looking for more than a casual dining experience."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Excellent place , food and service like always. I recommend your restaurant to all my friend and family. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Food wasn't out of this world. It was average for a high end restaurant. No one was in shock and awe. Certain plates were a bit salty, and others like their veal had zero flavor. Great ambiance, but it was a little loud (we sat in the middle of the restaurant). It came out to about $100/person for a group of six, though we brought wine with us. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Good food, strong selection, great service. Birthday dinner was very special occasion."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Recently we went to Dio Deka and were a bit disappointed. I ordered scallops. The dish was ok, nothing special. My husband had salmon and felt it was "ok".The atmosphere was nice but we felt the food was overpriced."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Yummy Perfection! From the appetizers to dessert, nothing disappoints the taste buds. Even the bread is wonderful. Also, they make a great martini!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We dine out a lot but for this meal and experience to have been this memorable to us, it says a lot about the entire organization from the chef to the server's helper. Kudos to the entire team!"
    Dined on 5/29/2014