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About Yiannis Taverna

Yiannis Taverna offers the exciting flavours of Greece to diners in a progressively designed and comfortable space.

Yiannis represents a marriage between traditional foods of the Mediterranean and local ingredients.

Using time-honoured, classic cooking techniques accented with more modern methods, the menu is a true cultural mosaic served traditionally in a social environment.

Nestled in Old Stratchona’s heritage district in the Baalim block, Yiannis consists of the main floor restaurant and a downstairs lounge and, with 220 seats, provides diners with the vibrant and exciting flavours of the Mediterranean.

Bright and colourful artwork stands out among the brick and stonework, lending an eclectic and inviting feel that allows guests to feel comfortable enough for a long stay; starting with a chat over drinks, followed by dinner, and perhaps continued over post-dinner libations.

10444-82nd (Whyte) ave
Edmonton, AB T6E2A2
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Greek, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
104th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(780) 433-6768

Website:
http://yiannistaverna.ca/

Entertainment:
Belly Dancing shows every Friday @ 7:30 and Saturday @ 8:00.

Catering:
Yiannis will do off-site catering, but some conditions apply.

Parking Details:
There is more than ample parking in the rear of the building, there are two impark lots at 104 st and 83 ave. There is some street parking with meters.

Public Transit:
There is a bus stop on the block, and a taxi stand.

Private Party Facilities:
Our lounge can be booked out for corporate functions.

Private Party Contact:
Tammy: (780) 433-6768

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Yiannis Taverna Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (4)
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Creative Cuisine (1)
Tapas (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Fun (1)
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Friends getting together for an early Christmas celebration

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food4
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service4
value4

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Excellent food and service. Had slow roasted lamb and mousakas with a glass of red wine. Yum!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
·Dined on October 15, 2017

service was nonexistent.food was blah. was terribly overpriced.

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food2
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service2
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 24, 2017

This is my new favourite restaurant. The food is fantastic, prices are reasonable, and they even have belly dancers for entertainment!

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food5
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service4
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We decided to book our five year anniversary at Yianni's as it is where we had our first date. Unfortunately, we were quite disappointed by the service. When we arrived, we waited for a while before anyone acknowledged us. When we were finally sat, the hostess just put the menus on the table and walked away without a literal word. Didn't mention any specials or even remotely spoke to us. It was really odd and we were confused. Anyhow, when our server arrived, he was really abrupt and again, barely spoke to us. Our appetizer came out really fast, but we had barely made a dent in it when our entrees arrived. We really wanted to take our time and enjoy a date but felt very rushed. The server just moved our appetizer plates around and stuck the entree platter in the middle. We were still eating our appetizer so our entree platter ended up sitting for a good 15-20 minutes and was cold once we got to it. The most annoying thing however was that we got sat next to a group of extremely loud and irritating girls that were just flirting the entire time (loudly) with our server. They were so loud we couldn't even hear each other talk. It was really obnoxious. We would have asked to move (as most of the restaurant was empty) but the server didn't come around again to our table until our entree platter was pretty much done. Overall, we wanted a really nice night to remember for our anniversary and we were really disappointed. We probably wouldn't be back. Food was okay. Not worth the price of the evening.

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food4
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service2
value3

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Always a great time and wonderful food!

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Unfortunately, the food was extremely over-cooked or I would have given a better review.

Tags: Happy Hour
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food2
ambience4
service4
value3

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Consistent as always. Yiannis is my go to for get togethers with friends for lunch or dinner. Great food, friendly service,always enjoyable.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Casual
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food5
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service4
value4

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 13, 2017

We have been going here for years .. only once or twice a year but for almost 20 yrs this a few years back it
Seemed to have lost momentum
but this time great service great food super fun
The portions seemed to have shrunken over the years but all the food was excellent if you have not tried Greek before order one of the platters so you can try everything

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food4
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Food was amazing as always. We love the Athena platter and cheesecake the best cheesecake we've had.

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food5
ambience4
service4
value5

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Authentic feel to the restaurant!had the souvlaki platter and the souvlaki was great the sides however I felt were a little lack luster.wife had the moussaka and it was excellent.

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food3
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on May 20, 2017

I Loved it! Staying at the Hotel next door and just needed to sit. Lots of people on the sidewalk and I wanted time to myself with a glass of wine and the staff were so welcoming. We did go back for supper and the food was very good and the Belly Dancer was fun and not intrusive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Spicy, Live Music, Cozy, Notable Wine List
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food4
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service5
value5

 
 (Edmonton)·Dined on May 1, 2017

A wonderful time had by all. The food was excellent!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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food5
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service4
value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on March 4, 2017

I've dined here before so i know it's great, but this experience was not the best. The server didn't seem like he wanted to be there and wasn't that attentive. However, it could have been a bad day. The food wasn't spectacular but good for sharing.
There was a private event in the restaurant beside so lots of banging and noise coming from there

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Cozy, Comfort Food
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food3
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service2
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on February 20, 2017

Food and service at Yiannis is always consistently great!! We ordered the Athena Platter for the first time, which provided a great smattering of appetizers and entrees. All of the protein was delicious, which included lamb chops, chicken skewers and salmon. All of it was tender, juicy and well seasoned. The platter is also a good value at $75 for two people. The other couple with us ordered off of the menu, and everything was perfectly timed. Service was fabulous, particularly when the owner Tammy found out I was celebrating my birthday. Thanks Tammy!!

Tags: Good for Groups
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food5
ambience4
service5
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Excellent Mousavi and Rubs. Beautiful Authentic Greek Belly Dancer .

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic
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food5
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