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El Greco Cafe

1592 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
+1 941-365-2234
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“greek salad” (30 reviews)
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1592 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Opa, great Greek food. Service and atmosphere very nice but the food was great. As close to being in Athenia as you can get without the long plane ride. Folks, you need to stop in here and partake of all the foods. Great experience.

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 18 August 2015

El Greco is an authentic Greek restaurant in downtown Sarasota. It's a local favorite and predictably good. I have dined here numerous times, always enjoyable. This week four of us had a nice dinner with Gyros, the Greek Sampler Platter, and the daily fish special...More

Thank GNGator
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Been here numerous times on our trips to this area and the food has always been dependable. Service is always gracious and the food is always solid. I'm a big fan of the Gyro. Save room for the desserts! Currently the area is undergoing street...More

Thank Surfr5
Reviewed 9 August 2015

El Greco is an exceptional restaurant. We Love Greek food,and El Greco has the best Greek food in Sarasota. We go fairly often and are never disappointed. We try different items and do have our favorites.We took our daughter recently and she was amazed and...More

Thank rmthom
Reviewed 16 June 2015

This Mediterranean Cafe is at the corner of Main and Orange streets. You may eat outside (city view) or inside. It's reasonably priced and the food tastes fresh. I had a special--white fish with a nice sauce, sauteed veggies and potato for $18.99. I'd go...More

Thank waltzlover
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The tzatzike is homemade, we've never had anything like it, Delicious. They allowed us to piece together a meal from different items on their menu and everything we tasted was wonderful. The staff was attentive and helpful. We weren't expecting the food to be 5...More

Thank Bernadette H
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Tried the "Mad Greek" stromboli. Idea was to mix the Greek & Italian. I think we would have done better to go straight Greek with a Gyro or strait Itilian with a traditional stromboli. The "Mad Greek" was okay, but the tang in the roasted...More

Thank TB_Rays_fan_NJ
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Wonderful Greek food. Prices are reasonable (very). Nice friendly staff. There's a wide selection of appetizers good size portions so if you want you can make that dinner along with a Greek salad. The Calamari was one of the best I've ever had as was...More

Thank GEB111
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This was our third or fourth visit to the restaurant for their special Greek night, with live band, held on the last Thursday of the month. Our experience this time was a bit different. We knew that one of the musicians had died and was...More

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We were at El Greco in April with a party of 7. Our family absolutely loved all the food and the atmosphere,we all had different choices,The Dolmades were the best we have ever had.The Lamb stew was superb,the Gyro are so good,and we had their...More

Thank rmthom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1592 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5803
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-365-2234
El Greco Cafe is the place when you can have a fast lunch,or a quiet diner with friends,have a first date and make a great impression,or just show your dancing skills on Greek night. With two rooms it can accommodate large groups,lunch meetings or big birthday parties. From Lamb dishes,fresh seafood,pasta to pizzas and strombolis,we have something for everyone.Gluten free,vegetarian no problem. Chef Robert and his wife Gena are always present.They like to meet you and like to hear your opinion,so just ask for them at any time.
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