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About Ithaki Modern Mediterranean

ITHAKI continues to delight the senses - cuisine steeped in tradition yet innovatively crafted, warm and professional service, elegant dining rooms. Please join us in savoring our Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, food created under the warmth of the sun and enjoyed in the spirit of friendship and camaraderie.

25 Hammatt Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Mediterranean, Global, International, Greek

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday: 11:00 - 8:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(978) 356-0099

Website:
http://www.ithakicuisine.com/

Private Party Facilities:
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Ithaki can accommodate all of your special event needs.

Private Party Contact:
Petros: (844) 431-0632

Additional:
Banquet, Full Bar, Wine

Ithaki Modern Mediterranean Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Local Ingredients (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Healthy (6)
Casual (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
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Good for Groups (2)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined a day ago

Being very familiar with authentic Greek food, and having enjoyed dinner at Ithaki several years ago, we expected something different than we received. There were no children’s offerings. I asked if they could include a pita in the bread basket for my granddaughter. I was immediately told there would be an extra charge. Fine, I know she will eat pita. For $3 we got one cut up pita. Really, $3.00?
I found some odd spices in the food. Nutmeg should not be the predominant spice in pastitso. The saganaki was not a level vaguely similar to that which I have eaten all over Greece during several trips. All things considered, not my favorite Greek restaurant.

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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Valentine's dinner was great. Seemed like a special menu - fewer small plates, more entrees. Service was attentive. Food was a great portion and wonderful . The grilled octopus app was nicely charred. The steak was perfectly cooked. The halibut was exceptional - great flavor. For dessert we got the pistachio baklava which looked more like taquitos. A little tough, but tasty.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Valentines special

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vip
 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

We usually eat here once a month. Went here this time on Valentines Day and sat at the bar. The menu was slightly different due to the day but we both found something excellent to eat. My wife's Halibut was done to perfection as was my chicken. Our bar tender Jeffery was top notch. He knew his stuff and really enjoys what he is doing even recommended some unique drinks which we tried and enjoyed. This place is huge with the locals and I feel it is the best Greek/Mediterranean places anywhere.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

The food,service and atmosphere are always fantastic at Ithaki.

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

We had a fabulous meal! The 3 of us shared 6 small plates and then had dessert and came away so full we needed a walk! Wonderfull combinations, fresh fish and tasty seasonal vegetables!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on January 30, 2018

The food quality is good, but the portion is getting smaller and the price is getting more expensive.
The service is very good, I would recommend to pay 20%+ tip for their good service.
In short, I would not come back again. Byebye, Ithaki.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 28, 2018

My 24 year old niece and I went here on a Sunday evening at 7:00 pm. The resturant was a bit quiet (last seating 8:00 Sunday?). We loved the small plates: scallops, shrimp, elephant beans. They were all VERY tasty. We also had the fried cheese and thought that to be just so-so. We were stuffed so could not eat dessert. The ambiance was nice. There were a few what seemed like locals at the bar having a good time.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Ithaki is a gem right in heart heart of Ipswich. We live in Ipswich and look forward to meeting friends here to share our home town spot. The food was great and service just right. We look forward to our next visit.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 19, 2018

We love this place! We have been going there every 4-6 weeks for 5 years. I highly recommend it! The food is always made from fresh ingredients and is always fabulous!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Organic, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Healthy, Authentic, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Excellent food and excellent service!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Delicious food and nice service

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 (New England)·Dined on December 27, 2017

We have been visiting this place since it opened. Never had a disappointing meal. The service staff is well trained. The food is well prepared and tasty.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

It was awesome.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great food, great service, ambience very nice. Can't go wrong whether you order appetizers or full dinner. Authentic Greek cooking. Awesome.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Fun, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We went to Ithaki on a Saturday evening and I had the swordfish special. It was the best I ever had! Very moist, fresh and flavorful. My husband had the fish and chips small plates which was plentiful for a good meal. We will return for sure!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We always are happy with whatever we choose! We were seated in the bar are by the Christmas tree, which was so cozy. The service is excellent and the bacon wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese melted in our mouths.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Ithaki was good as usual. We hadn't been for dinner for a while so nice to get back. We normally seem to end up here for lunch on the weekends, which is terrific. Since we were there for dinner, that meant the lamb shank was in order. Terrific as usual. Killer grape leaves that grandmother makes. I had the octopus and as usual it was great. Simple but tasty. Some ground fav beans accompanied and were a good foil for the octopus. Galaktobordiko (I'm probably spelling it wrong) was for dessert and again was very good. We'll be back.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

This is not your run of the mill Greek restaurant. The chef here is amazing and the food continues to amaze me, especially the chef's specials. The swordfish special with white beans and squash was unbelievable. If it were not at Ithaca, I would not have even dreamed of ordering it, because I am more of a fish/meat, potatoes and vegetables person. The flavors were amazing, the fish so fresh. I also love the greek deserts. I find it to be among a small handful of truly good restaurants on the North Shore.

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Always excellent! The best food on the North Shore.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Special Occasion, Healthy, Comfort Food, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Outstanding food and service. The chef Spencer is amazing

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Ithaki brings me back to my Greek roots, it offers delicious authentic Greek dishes beautifully presented and in generous portions. We've been going for over ten years now and it's better than ever. Their octopus is so tender and flavorful, good to share before your main course. Their fish is so fresh, being in Ipswich their fortunate to have it locally sourced. I wish I could remember our waiters name, he served us in the bar, tall, thin, young, handsome, and so very patient, gracious and knowledgeable of their offerings. He couldn't do enough for us. Try it, your going to find yourselves mailing it one of your regular restaurants.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Delicious Greek food. Excellent service. Well worth the drive to Ipswich.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We have been to this restaurant a number of times before and it is as good as ever. Great, authentic Greek food and great service.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We went to Ithaki for the first time in many years. Our mistake in not going back sooner. It is as wonderful as ever - the best food around, wonderful service, and reasonably priced for the quality of food.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Fantastic!! Loved the food and the service was great!

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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Ithaki never disappoints and it didn't this time either in our recent visit. Our waitress was cordial and played along with one of our friends that was being funny, and it was a very enjoyable meal. The food was impeccable as always.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This was the third trip here and we have never been disappointed. We go here prior to attending the theater and the staff is always aware of our potential time constraints. I really want to go when I can relax and savor the time and food there.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu
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 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

If you're on the north shore of Boston and looking for consistently excellent food and service - look no further. These guys nail it every time.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fun
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food is delicious. The feel is authentic Greek. You feel that many of the customers go to the local Greek church together, which leads to a festive lively atmosphere.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Wonderful appetizers: Imam, tarmosalata, bacon wrapped dates. Even the bread was great. Fabulous moussaka and very tasty halibut

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

This Greek restaurant is much more upscale than the traditional Greek restaurants and has a wide variety of options other than Greek food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

My friend from the Berkshires raved about Ithaki. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tapas
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We have been searching for a good upscale Greek restaurant on the North Shore and found it 20 minutes from our home in the lovely town of Ipswich. The restaurants in our home town area of Newburyport and Amesbury have become too expensive for every day dining so it was good to see Ithaki was very reasonably priced. The Greek food was excelllent. The service wonderful. We will be back often.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on September 29, 2017

First time here! The food was excellent and the service was also top notch. We will be back for sure /)

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on September 29, 2017

I have been to Ithaki many times before, and have never been disappointed. There is always something new to try via daily specials. The calamari is fantastic, although I have to ask for the sauce on the side because it is too spicy. Braised lamb, moussakas, and other traditional Greek foods are spot-on. Don't miss the galactobouriko for dessert.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Tapas, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Good Mediterranean inspired food, nice wine list and ok prices for what you get.
Saturday 7:30 pm service was what you would expect for a popular restaurant... service took a long time because so many folks arrived at the same time. We were not in a hurry, so it was fine.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Delicious, interesting food. They do not shortchange vegetables. The staff is friendly and helpful.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Tapas
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Always pleased

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Good food and value. The service by Sabrina was great :-)

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