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About Famous Greek Kitchen

Opened 33 years ago this family style Greek restaurant has been a staple in Greenwich, CT. Today it has been passed down from one generation to the next. John's son Seve, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, has expanded the menu with simple, healthy, homemade dishes. The decor has been updated and the service still remains top notch.

10 North water Street
Greenwich, CT 06830
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Greek, Seafood, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:


Breakfast . Lunch . Dinner:

Monday - Saturday: 8:00 am - 10:00pm

Sunday: 8:00 am - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Mill St. and Armonk St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(203) 531-6887

Website:
http://www.famousgreekkitchen.com/

Executive Chef:
Stavros Karipides

Additional:
Beer, Delivery, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Famous Greek Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (7)
Fun (5)
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Good for a Date (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Authentic (2)
Business Meals (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Romantic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Healthy (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Cozy (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Another great meal at FMG. My mouth waters for their "five shades of green salad." Steak frites was a hit with my husband!

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Disappointing.
Appetizer arrived in a short time.
We then waited forty minutes for our main course.
No bread but who knows maybe they don’t serve bread.
Servings were ample.
Other reviewers are right....the fish special was insanely over priced. Cod for 40$.....
Do you know how much cod you can buy at the fish monger for 40$?

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The food was good but overpriced. The wine list was extremely overpriced which was evident in that few tables had wine. We had Riff Pinot Grigio which retails at $9.99 - their price was $40 - the cheapest wine on the menu. If priced at $30 they would sell a lot more.

This place needs to either focus on Greek or Italian.

The place was also empty by 9:30pm on a Friday night which is not a good sign.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Outstanding Greek food every time. Pretty much every dish is fantastic.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Always an excellent experience!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Fabulous food. Spectacular service. Nice ambience. Lou was our waiter and he was terrific as he was very knowledgeable about the wine list and was well-versed about the ingredients and preparation about the broad range of food on the menu. This is truly an incredibly wonderful restaurant. My wife and I will return again and again alone as a couple and with friends.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

The Greek pizza is delicious. We ordered a bottle of wine. The waiter informed me the wine I chose is more for an acquired taste. He recommended a different one which I appreciated. I will be going back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The food was fresh and tasty. The service was was excellent and friendly. Enjoyed the Greek culinary experience.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Delicious zucchini cakes, good spreads, great Chilean sea bass but pricey ($40 for fish). Great, attentive service

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great time!!! Awesome place. Amazing food. Service was great music super cool.

Tags: People Watching, Authentic, Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Sat outside. Live music was great! Waiter was great!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Delicious inventive food. Steak special among the best I've had. Attentive service. Pricey. Especially for the working class Bryam neighborhood, next to the laundromat.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Everything was delicious, service was excellent and ambiance is chic and tasteful. I loved the baked cheese and the shrimp special. Dessert was soooo good!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Service was horrible! Food was great though.
Never brought more water
Never took dirty plates
Couldn't find waiter to give order to
Couldn't get dessert
And restaurant wasn't busy

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Good food; generous portions; and a nice wait staff.

Tags: Business Meals, Tapas, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on September 3, 2017

My wife and I had a top 5 dinner of all time at FGK. The food was creative and wonderful. The entire wait staff, most notably Louie, was exceptional. Will definitely come again when we're in the area.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Never disappointed. The food is consistently good. The service is very friendly and knowledgeable. Our booth for four was fine. Had we been six people, way too tight. I think the music is unnecessary. The space is small and there's enough chatter amongst diners not to have to deal with additional sound.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 29, 2017

We have eaten here many times, and always felt the food and service to be very good. On our last visit, we felt that the food was not up to par, and the service lacking. We will certainly return, and hope for a better experience.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

It's our family neighborhood favorite!! The staff is always friendly and professional. The service is spot on. We definitely recommend for your next dinner out.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Great food. Get the Moroccan spiced chicken. Portions are large. Two apps and one shared dish is usually enough food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The food is consistently delicious! Even had enough for lunch the next day. Love FGK!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Spotty sometimes good when Steve is there, not so good when he's not onsite.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 14, 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for ages. Way back when it was a neighborhood pizza place.
In the last years it has upgraded and it is more of a restaurant. The food is very good, wines are good, service is good.

We are very pleased to have the restaurant near-by.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2017

After going to Greece this summer a friend of mine told me to go to this restaurant in Greenwich with amazing Greek food. Famous Greek Kitchen was wonderful. Everything we had was absolutely delicious and I can't wait to go back.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great experience on the patio.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Good food and service. Beware of the specials, high prices, we were shocked when the bill arrived. $35 for swordfish is too high. wine and champagne prices are too high. $40 for a glass of non-premium champagne.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Paleo Friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Casual, Vegan, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Excellent! Visting from FL. Very impressive food n service.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for a Date, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on August 10, 2017

Fabulous. Went there twice in 2 weeks. Had the sea bass both times. Yummy!

Tags: Live Music, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

This place continues to amaze...the service is off the charts while the food is wonderful each and every time. Try the fancier specials or the cheaper but delicious Gyro. Finally, this place has a great wine list. Although there are few big name wines, Lou and Melissa (and others?) work hard to have an excellent selection of fun whites, reds, and roses at fair prices. This is becoming a regular stop for us in Greenwich.

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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Loved the service , food and ambiance; everyone was extremely attentive and the family members introduced themselves to my wife and myself. Definitely going back and hope to eatoutdoors in the small garden atmosphere, next time.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Loved the restaurant and good food.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Have been wanting to come to this place even before they renovated. We come 2 weeks in a row and going again tonight. Their heirloom tomato, fit, onion special salad is about the best thing ever!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great as always.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

A wonderful neighborhood restaurant. Never disappointing.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

I have eaten here twice in the last couple of weeks - once for dinner with my wife and once for lunch with a friend. The service has been courteous and prompt, the portions quite large, the prices reasonable and quality of food was very good. Dinner on a Saturday night was noisy and Sunday very quiet. I would recommend this place for any meal.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot
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vip
 (London)·Dined on July 15, 2017

This was our first time at Famous Greek Kitchen and we will be back! It's a welcoming family run business with excellent food. The service was great and the owner (one of a group of siblings currently running the restaurant after their father retired) went out of her way to make it a great experience. The spinach pie appetizer was the best of its kind I have ever had and my husband raved about the gyro. There are plenty of good entree choices and portions are large. Overall a real pleasure and a great find!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We are 3 New Yorkers and were in Greenwich as a meeting point at the Metro station. We wanted a restaurant that was less pricey as many in the area but still wanted a great meal. We found both at Famous Greek Kitchen. The grilled Octopus was excellent and the mixed seafood dish (can't remember the name) was fabulous. We were 3 happy campers.

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Authentic, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 12, 2017

A hidden neighborhood gym. The food was delicious. The service was superior.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for a Date, Healthy, Authentic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Love the hospitality! They always make us feel at home

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Love it here. Delicious food and friendly, attractive atmosphere. You can eat a burger or a simple thing ... or dine. It's all on the menu. I recommend the Greek offerings.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite
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