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“Great food, no busboys?”

Vasili's Greek Food & Barbque
Ranked #93 of 388 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Cuisines: Greek
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

The lamb shank was delicious and tender, it truly simply fell away from the bone. It was served with rice and some sort of canned vegetable medley that had a good flavor but had that institutional size can of green beans taste and texture. The salad was very good, with feta cheese and a tart vinegar house dressing. Unfortunately there was no busboy and the waitresses were unable to serve and clean the tables so there was always a line at the door and empty tables that were dirty. It is my experience that good service is hard to find in Santa Cruz and I didn't find it at Vasili's where the servers seemed disorganized and stressed out.

Thank Felixxxmom
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

Don't know why people give so high marks to this restaurant on tripadvisor and yelp, but I was disapointed with it. I was there with my husband on Saturday June,22. Our salads were not freshly prepared, dried out and with too sour sause. Then I had a Kota lemonati. Meat and potato tasted like being a few times warmed up. My husband had another dish but the same feeling.
I would not recomend this restaurant

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Thank mara_ua
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Reviewed 6 April 2013 via mobile

Lovely Greek cafe. Food was very good. Severs were very attentive and prompt. We sampled several things: spanikopita, dolmathes, slouvakis (pork, chicken & beef), pita bread and the baklava. ALL were very good!! Premium produce- the tomatoes weren't the usual restaurant quality... they were incredible and the lemonade tasted homemade too. We will be back.

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Thank under-the-sea33
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Reviewed 1 October 2012

Love the singing and dancing once a month. Look it up on their calendar to figure out which day. The old Greak guys are fun and helpful if you want to grab hands and join in. Great place for a reunion with family,friends, or with kids.

Thank Yasmina P
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Reviewed 10 September 2012

This place is not bad, but the food is very heavy. If you're really hungry and you like Greek food, you will like this restaurant.

Thank minimous
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