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Zorba's Cafe

1612 20th St. NW (Connecticut Ave.) Send to Phone
202-387-8555 | Order Now! | Menu
Photos of a smiling Anthony Quinn only add to the Greek atmosphere in this family-run café.



Lunch & Dinner daily

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Zorba's Cafe Restaurant Review

: A smiling Anthony Quinn beams out from many different angles---he is, after all, Zorba the Greek, and so makes a fitting photograph for this all-Greek and very casual eatery. His photos only add to the Greek atmosphere in this family-run café: copper cookware, hanging plants, Greek music and food turn eating into a homespun affair where the entire family can relax and enjoy. In good weather, the best place to be is on Zorba’s outdoor patio trimmed with pretty plants. Indoors, you can sit upstairs or down after you’ve placed your order at the back counter (don’t wait to be seated because there’s no hostess.) The menu includes familiar shish kebabs and moussaka plus yéro (also known as gyro), falafel, subs, salads and specialty pizzas. We found the falafel in pita bread a bit salty, but adored the heaping yéro plate with its sliced mixture of well-seasoned ground beef and lamb served with a Greek salad and fries. Dessert selections are limited to rice pudding, apple pie, cheesecake, kataífi and an absolutely dazzling honey-drenched baklava.

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