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Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant

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422 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3028 (Franklin)
+1 831-655-8108
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in for late appetizers ended up having dinner too. Started with saganaki and tramasalata which was very good. I ordered the braised lamb which was also very good comparable to Greek restaurants in Chicago. My lady friend ordered the roasted chicken and it was good too.came with a little rice and roasted potatoes with a little tomato sauce... More 

Thank Ted E
Chris H, Owner at Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

The braised lamb shanks are braised for six hours and our special red sauce one of the house specialties and one of my personal favorites as well. I am so glad that you enjoyed your evening at Epsilon Till next time OPA!!! More 

Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service, great little place... food was good but didn't stand out. Big portions with bread served with a sort of dip. Would give a 4/5 if it wasn't on the pricier side.

Thank Aboitchenko
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here recently on the recommendation of a family member. The place was packed, yet the owner, Chris, found us a table. His attention to his guests could be seen throughout the evening. The garlic dip smelled and tasted wonderful. I had the lamb tenderloin while my other dining companions had lamb shank and a kabob with a red... More 

Thank 4catcouple
Chris H, Owner at Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

I am so glad you all enjoyed your evening at Epsilon. Thank you for the kind words! It was my pleasure to have served you. See you next time. Opa!! More 

Campbell, California
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125 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Not a fancy restaurant by any description but a good example of Greek food done well. We recommend trying the taramasalata (dip made from salmon roe) as it is not found commonly in the US.

Thank Russell D
Bothell, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Four of us enjoyed a nice evening. We wanted to share around and the waiter totally rolled with it. He helped with suggestions and helped us put together a great meal. Good food and nice atmosphere.

Thank Bret C
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I had lunch here and had the lamb souvlaki. It was delicious and came with salad, rice pilaf and bean salad. It was filling, delicious and fairly priced. I will be back and recommend it to anyone who enjoys Greek Food.

Thank Allan152
Chris H, Owner at Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much, my staff and I really do appreciate anyone who enjoys a great home cooked Greek meal. Till next time!! More 

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We visited last night, sunday 18th september. The waitress was great, very helpful and informative. Food was delicious. No complaints, you wont be disapointed.

Thank chris-essex86
Chris H, Owner at Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

From all of us here at Epsilon we thank you, for 25 years we have been serving the Monterey Peninsula authentic Greek food. More 

Carmel, California
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372 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Enjoyed really great food and service... But, the NOISE kills it. Tried to have an interview/meeting over lunch, and we had to constantly lean across the table to hear one another. Very difficult to hold a conversation. The room has echoes and one loud table kills it for the whole restaurant.

Thank rthau
Chris H, Owner at Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review with such an old building it is so hard to try and keep the noise down I am aware of it and I'm trying my best to reduce the noise I am so glad that you enjoyed your food and service 11:00 AM right when we open is a good time for lunch... More 

Capitola, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had lunch at Epsilon yesterday and found the atmosphere pleasant to enjoy my Lamb Shanks with Baklava desert. The lamb came with the plate full of a variety of salads and rice. Sitting at a window seat watching the world go by, I enjoyed my meal accompanied by attentive service. Although Baklava might be considered a cliché, served warm... More 

Thank hankzby
Chris H, Owner at Epsilon Fine Greek Restaurant, responded to this review

Here at Epsilon our baklava is a family recipe and it is a perfect ending to any meal at Epsilon try it with our brown sugar cinnamon ice cream Ala mode baklava amazing More 

United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We found this restaurant which a little off the main shopping area in Monterey when we were searching for a vegetarian friendly restaurant. Both the vegetarian and fish dishes served were excellent. They compare to some of the best Greek food I have eaten both in Greece and the UK.

Thank Richard M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$40
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940-3028
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-655-8108
Epsilon is owned and operated by a Greek family and has been serving the Monterey Peninsula for 25 years in the same location. The homestyle cooking is the closest you will come to actually eating in Greece. The Decour and the ambience is unbelievable. My staff is properly trained and outstanding at providing the best customer service. And finish your evening with the Best homemade baklava I have ever tastedand.so please come join my family and let us provide you the best meal and service while you're visiting here in Monterey. From the Rpsilon Family

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