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The 7 Best Greek Restaurants Near Oakland

Updated: October 6, 2021

Moussaka, lamb chops, dolmades - there is so much to love about Greek cuisine and these Oakland spots do it best! We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best Greek taverna. Grab some friends, open the sangria and order the mezze platter from these great Oakland Restaurants!

Find the perfect Greek restaurant

Simply Greek

Greek, $, OaklandGreek, $Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Jayna Gyro

Mediterranean, EmeryvilleMediterraneanEmeryville
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Rojbas Grill

Greek, $$, BerkeleyGreek, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5


Greek, $, AlamedaGreek, $Alameda, Bronze Coast
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Alameda Magazine

    Best Of Alameda 2019: Best Greek/Middle Eastern Restaurant

    Alameda Magazine

Troy Greek Cuisine

Greek, $$, BerkeleyGreek, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

La Mediterranee

Mediterranean, $$, BerkeleyMediterranean, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Spoon University

    43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate

    Spoon University
  • Zagat

    Best Restaurants in Berkeley


Oasis Grill

Mediterranean, $, BerkeleyMediterranean, $Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Figuring out the best Greek restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 28808 Oakland restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Oakland restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what Zagat, Spoon University and Alameda Magazine had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Zagat - Best Restaurants in Berkeley, Spoon University - 43 Berkeley Eats You Must Try Before You Graduate and Alameda Magazine - Best Of Alameda 2019: Best Greek/Middle Eastern Restaurant. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Interesting facts

  • A traditional dish

    moussaka is one of the most popular dishes in Greece, often prepared with beef or lamb mince, eggplants, tomato, onion, garlic, and potato, combined with rich bechamel sauce and grilled cheese..

Parking info

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Greek spot.

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