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Christakis Greek Cuisine

13011 Newport Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3524
+1 714-731-6600
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
13011 Newport Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3524
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Four of us went for dinner on Friday night and again it was fabulous. I had the rack of lamb and it was wonderful. My wife also had it and it is about the only restaurant we will order lamb from. The other couple had...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Christakis is a family favorite, and a favorite of people in the area. It is often crowded, so get there early. They have a dining room and a patio--both are fine, but we love the patio. The food is always wonderful and the service is...More

Thank Dyanne2014
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We had a celebration at Christakis. They couldn't have been nicer. Food was great and service outstanding. We were out on the patio which was very pleasant. We can't wait to go back again.

Thank nancy p
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My wife and I stopped by Christakis for Lunch while visiting from Tucson, AZ. We had lunch on the front patio. We have to say that this was one of the best dining experiences we have had in a long time. Front patio was nice...More

Thank PacificReview
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Lunch was excellent. The Dolmades were the best I've had, sauce was wonderful. They did have options for gluten free. Not sure how they are on extreme allergy/celiac, I did not ask, I have a celiac son but he was not with me and for...More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 9 May 2016

FOund this restaurant by doing a Tripadvisor search for greek food in Tustin. Had lunch ail my mother on a weekday afternoon around 12pm. When we go there there was only one other table occupied. We were quickly seated in the lovely dining room with...More

Thank SFDutchman
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had gone here a long time ago and somehow forgot about this place. We returned last night and will make sure we don't forget this time. The restaurant is nice as its basically a small, intimate setting. They do have outdoor seating if you...More

Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I stumbled onto this little gem tucked away in a small section of shops and other restaurants near Old Town Tustin. What a delight! Ann B wrote that it reminded her of Greek Tavernas and she's totally right. It's a little family-owned spot with exceptional...More

Thank happywanderer13
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Of course when you have to go into a shopping center facing stores of every kind and the fronts all look alike it's hardtop make yourself think you're in Greece. But you'd be mistaken almost. As soon as you enter you view the outside tables...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Busy place on a Friday night, there was a delay in seating us even though we had reservations for 5, but they brought out wine for us while we waited at the bar. When seated, there was a musician playing a quiet classical guitar in...More

Thank abulafia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13011 Newport Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3524
    (Newport / Irvine)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-731-6600
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On April 1, 1996, Yanoula Christakis Wallace opened the doors of Christakis, a restaurant that represented her homeland and the passion she felt towards her culture. Whether you are looking for a quick lunch or celebrating a special event, Christakis Greek Cuisine is the place to enjoy traditional Greek dishes at a reasonable price. Since 1996, we’ve used only the finest and freshest ingredients to create traditional Greek cuisine. Today, the family at Christakis continues to bring the authentic spirit and warmth of Greece to Orange County.
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