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Yianni's Taverna

4.4
758 reviews
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$30 and under
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Greek
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

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Authentic Greek Taste in the Heart of the Lehigh Valley!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Greek, Seafood, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Serving Lunch/ Dinner Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 10pm;
Friday - Saturday 11:30 am - 11pm;
Sunday Brunch 10am - 2pm,
Lunch/ Dinner 11:30am - 9pm
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Phone number
(610) 867-8821
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
We have a full catering menu available. Please call 610.867.8821 for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Seidersville Road
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Parking details
We have two private parking lots to accommodate our guests.
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Entertainment
Coming Soon!
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Special events & promotions
Please call 610.867.8821 for details.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 758 People Are Saying
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4.4based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.3
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Yannis is closed due to a fire 2 days ago. They are the best family and place to go. We will be the first in line when they reopen.

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2017

Great place for fish and traditional Greek cuisine. Great wine and drink list.

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2017

Yiannis is definitely one of my favorite spots. They are personable and know who my friends and I are when we schedule our Sunday brunch :) love this place!! What a gem

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4.0Dined on June 10, 2017

I went with the family. The food was very good. The waiters dance to traditional greek music occasionally, which was great for the kid and adults. Nice wine list, and very tasty lamb. They have a few whole fish specials not on the menu that were awesome. I would definitely go again.

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3.0Dined on June 9, 2017

Bread was great. Grilled shrimp overdone Greek noodles in clay pot noodles overdone Grape leaves with rice filling was very dry. Greek sparkling water was good. Server was attentive Overall the food was disappointing.

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4.0Dined on June 4, 2017

Brunch was fantastic. The service was wonderful. I was happy to see that they have several vegetarian friendly menu items! I can't wait to try the dinner menu!

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3.0Dined on June 2, 2017

We have been back to this restaurant a number of times. At this visit we noticed that the menu was changed and it was much smaller. Our favorite is lamb shank with orzo but it was removed from the menu and we were disappointed. We ordered leg of lamb and it was tough.

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2017

I had a first excellent experience, and will be returning again!!!

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2017

Wonderful Mediterranean good. The service is very good and you can see that it is very authentic.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2017

This was the best restraunt that I have ever been to and I have been to alot of restraunts. The food was outstanding the server was spectacular and knowledgeable. The place was quiet and would be perfect for any occasion especially anniversary or just a date. I live over 3 hours away and would make the trip again just to eat there again.

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2017

The food is excellent and they have a varied menu of Greek favorites.

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2017

Everything was outstanding ... very good food , service amazing .. friendly place

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1.0Dined on May 21, 2017

We had very high hopes for Yianni's Taverna. Unfortunately it was terrible. Although I love greek food, this was the worst I've had. The food either had no taste or was so overcooked and/or burnt. My Lamb gyro platter was so dry and overcooked that the lamb was actually crunchy...a first in my lifetime. The moussaka was not good, the scallops were cooked to rubber...even the mainstay Horiatiki salad had no flavor. And the prices were absurdly high for the food that was served. Sadly, it was really a miserable dinner experience.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2017

Not my first visit and it won't be my last. I got to take my parents here after raving for years about needing to go. They are not adventurous with food at all but trusted me. They both ended up LOVING what they got and were very very happy I convinced them to go. If you knew my parents, you'd know that's saying something. I have a feeling they'll go back on their own now that they got to enjoy the experience. Yianni's never ever disappoints!!!

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3.0Dined on May 14, 2017

25 minute wait past reservation time...need some seating for people waiting for table. Food was good all around, service good.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

I go here often for Sunday Brunch, wanted to treat my mom to something different for Mother's Day. It was a hit! She loved it. Food was great. We did wait awhile for are main course, but it was totally worth it!

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

WHAT A GREAT PLACE! My family and I were there the first time for Thanksgiving and then again for Mother's day. I traveled 90 minutes to get there and I will be back! The food is delicious. The staff are welcoming and we were able to spend quality family time without being rushed. I'm looking forward to the next visit!

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Overall a nice lunch. Apps came out quickly but main meal was a 45-50 min wait. It was Mothers Day so that may have been the holdup. Otherwise drinks were wonderful and food was tasty too

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Wonderful Mother's Day brunch. Food and service was outstanding.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2017

They have done a nice job. The food is very good and The ambiance is lovely

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2017

Great Greek food as well as other types. Attentive, friendly service.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2017

We were very impressed with our waiter. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The ethnic food was absolutely delicious.

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2.0Dined on April 28, 2017

We come in every Friday. Yesterday it was not busy and service was lacking. Waiter was not organized and brought out two dishes to us at a table of 5. 20 minutes later 1 more fish came out and then 5m later the final two dishes came out. Lamb chops were rare but ordered medium. Waiter picked up food off our places to look at the doneness and then expected us to eat it after he handled it. If you can sit at the bar Lindsay will ensure service doesn't suffer, but good luck if you are at a table.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2017

Every time I dine here it is better than the last time. The best Greek cuisine that matches that I've had in Greece. The service is outstanding, the food is exactly as I remember it, and the menu varies by season. The staff is wonderful and the owner is so kind and warm. I can't wait to come back!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2017

Once again we had an outstanding experience.Job well done!!!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2017

This was a central meeting place for 4 people from far away - they were restricted to fish and salads. And I love Greek Food. Yianni's had ALL the traditional Greek dishes and an amazing array of fish. The ambiance is very authentic, the waiter Salomon was extremely attentive, and it was some of the best Greek food I've ever had, and I am a huge Mediterranean foodie. I drove 84 miles one way to meet these folks (from Los Angeles), and I would drive back JUST to have the Skordalia. The cod dish was yummy too!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2017

I've never had a bad meal here yet, I highly recommend this place if you want to change up your meal to a Greek one!

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2017

Excellent food and service as usual. I only wish the outdoor patio was ready for dining but it was too early in the season

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2017

Good food and experience

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2017

My companion and I have eaten here at least 5 times and there will be at least another 5(probably more) and every time has been a great dining experience . The food is always prepared correctly and the way we ordered it.
We normally get the Grape leaves, Greek salad, favorite is the Red Snapper however this time I opted for the Agean Platter and it tasted as good as it looked. Again my companion enjoyed her favorite the Red Snapper and sampled the Agean Platter and shared with me the Red Snapper which I put in the sauce of my dish which I have to admit compliments that dish perfectly. I think the next time I will order a side of rice pilaf to soak up the delicious sauce of my entrée .
My companion always tops it off with the Greek Cheesecake which as everything else is and that is excellent! Do your Dining Experience a favor and try Yianni's! You will not be disappointed!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2017

On a Wednesday night, the place was hopping with many people in their 20s. A great vibe with authentic Greek food and good service.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2017

The food is just wonderful. Noise level was fine, at 5:30, but as we left, at 7, it was quite loud. Would have been difficult to carry on a conversation, had we arrived at 7.

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4.0Dined on April 3, 2017

I hadn't eaten here for awhile and was pleasantly surprised at both the variety of the menu and the lovely atmosphere. Our food was delicious and the service excellent. Plan to return soon!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2017

The food and service were Wonderful! Reminded me of Greece!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2017

Excellent night out - highly recommended for both friendliness, atmosphere and food

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2017

The food is delicious. Four of us grazed on several appetizers and then shared entrees. The grilled whole sea bass was a stand out ... yum!!!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2017

Dinner was wonderful. Dimitri, our waiter was amazing. Ambience was warm and inviting. Not too loud. Staff were incredibly sweet.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2017

Yanni's is our "go to"local restaurant. We have never been disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2017

Manager was super friendly and personal. Our waiter was kind, friendly, and humorous. Our food was quality.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2017

Just awesome food & service! Fun vibrant atmosphere

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