About Mad Greek Restaurant

7260 Westminster Hwy
Richmond, BC V6X 1A1
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The Mad Greek restaurant is 'Passionate about tradition!' We are a Richmond-based restaurant serving up authentic Greek dishes in warm and friendly atmosphere.

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Greek, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30AM - 3:00PM
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00PM - 9:30PM

Friday & Saturday: 4:00PM - 10:30PM
Closed Mondays

Cross Street:
Between Alderbridge Way and Minoru Blvd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(604) 278-9598

Website:
http://www.madgreekrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Belly dance show every Saturday evening around 7:30 p.m.

Catering:
The Mad Greek restaurant offers a wide variety of catering menu options to compliment any event. Our catering menu can be found at: http://madgreekrestaurant.com/cateringmenu.html

Parking Details:
If parking is full please park at the (Bowling Green) public parking lot around the corner. There is a pedestrian path leading from the lot to the restaurant. (About a one minute walk.)

Public Transit:
The Mad Greek is (less than) a 10 minute walk from Richmond Brighouse Canada line station.

Private Party Facilities:
We offer private dining functions on weekends from noon until 3:30 p.m. By special request only, minimum 50 people.

Private Party Contact:
Rose Liapis: 6042789598x

Additional:
Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Mad Greek Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4

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4.1

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3.6

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Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

good for groups (7)
great for lunch (4)
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mad about mad greek

Dined on April 14, 2016

a favourite-good as always. rice could be a little less buttery/oily. thx

Tags: good for groups
food3
ambience3
service4
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Last minute lunch gathering

Dined on February 25, 2016

Booked Mad Greek at last minute. Was able to accommodate party of 9 people easily. Waitress was very attentive - actually there were two people who served us.. One order had issue and came much later than the rest of our orders. Waitress apologized and brought a pop on the house for the person. Everyone enjoyed the food, especially the roast lamb. Will be back next time we need a large place to have lunch

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience3
service5
value5

Very good Greek food

Dined on February 15, 2016

We did love the food and the Server was very friendly. The only issue we had was the table we were given. We were placed in a small table at the back of the room next to two extra large tables filled with people. I did expect that with a reservation and it being Valentine's Day that we would have been placed differently.

Tags: good for groups
food2
ambience2
service4
value3

Middle of the Road

Dined on January 1, 2016

We went to the Mad Greek New Year's Eve at 7 pm and were surprised that there was lots of seating available. We had reservations, but they probably weren't needed. The server was friendly and accommodating. 3 of us ordered the roast lamb. It was quite lean but very bland. We were surprised that the Greek salad was not included with the meal but could be substituted for the veggies. We all chose to do that, however we would have preferred both. 1 guest had the calamari dinner. The calamari was very doughy and tasteless. We ordered ekmek for dessert for the 4 of us to share and it was delicious. We also shared a bottle of Boutari which the waitress told us was the 2nd to last bottle so if we wanted more we should order it. We didn't want to order it at that time so she graciously said she would put it aside in case we changed our minds. We needed to leave the restaurant by 8:30 and we were done in time, although we had to wait for our bill. It was an okay dinner, but nothing to rave about.

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ambience4
service5

The food was basic, simple and tasty. Fo ...

Dined on November 1, 2015

The food was basic, simple and tasty. For a Saturday evening it was very quiet. I have to admit, there is never enough tzatsiki. We were celebrating an anniversary and were surprised that there was no belly dancer as indicated on the website.

food3
ambience4
service4

Okay for Greek

Dined on October 25, 2015

The restaurant was clean with a very nice atmosphere. The waitress was both attentive and knowledgeable and I thought the prices were very competitive, particularly the wine list. We had two appetizers, including the garlic shrimp. When it arrived, it was warm but not hot. I have had the same appetizer in other Greek restaurants and it usually arrives very hot, if not sizzling. The only reservation time we could get was 7:45 so I expected the restaurant to be very busy. I was surprised that when we arrived it was only about 65% full which is unusual for a good restaurant on Saturday night. Soon after our meal arrived staff began cleaning up for the day and while the waitress did check in from time to time, we felt we were being rushed. I doubt that more than a half-dozen customers came in after we did and when we left not long after 9, there were only two tables still occupied. Our overall experience was okay, but not great. Thanks for the opportunity to comment. I hate to see restaurants with potential and with good people working at them fail.

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We had a good dinner and experience. The ...

vip
Dined on October 25, 2015

We had a good dinner and experience. The food was goo and the service was awesome.

food5
ambience4
service4

A lovely evening out

Dined on October 22, 2015

Good food, good service and a great atmosphere, the lamb souvlaki was excellent.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service5

It was a positive experience over all.

Dined on October 17, 2015

The place had very high ceiling. It felt nice and spacious. I had the Roast Lamb. It was very tender and it came with rice, veggies and potatoe. Good portion size. I did eat it all! I'd have love it even more if Greek Salad would have came with it. That's what I'm used to. But in this case, it was either the greek salad or vegetables. Our server lady was very friendly and she gave very good service. We'll probably go back again another time.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service4

Great food! Lost my Open Table reservation

Dined on October 11, 2015

Mad Greek Restaurant is an excellent authentic Greek food restaurant located on Westminster Hwy near Alderbridge Way. When we arrived, we noticed that parking was definitely a premium. There are some other parking spaces designated for other businesses which may have been closed at night, but we did not want to take a chance. Fortunately, someone left within minutes. Once inside, we mentioned to the hostess that we have reservation, but they could not find my reservation booked through Open Tables. They seated us anyway as the restaurant was only half full. Would have been a problem if the place was full. The place is very noisy and the atmosphere was energetic. Good for young kids who make a lot of noise. Food was excellent and the waitress took good care of us. The Kalamari was really good and the Salmon souvlaki was tasty eventhough I don't like fish. Definitely will return and recommend.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups
food5
ambience4
service4
value5

delicious and filling

Dined on September 3, 2015

my favourite place for greek food. their tzatsiki is to die for and i love their chicken souvlaki platters served with rice pilaf, potato, and greek salad. If you like calamari, you will LOVE it from here! the calamari dinner comes with a very generous serving of calamari with rice and greek salad and of course tzatsiki. They have some nice wine offerings as well as beer and other beverages. Good spot for a cozy meal with a friend or two or they also can accommodate large parties.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service4

Overall it was very good~ they have thei ...

Dined on June 27, 2015

Overall it was very good~ they have their own private log of parking. Only we found out that the food was little bit salty. But maybe it was just us doesn't use to Greek food. However it was a great experience being there.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience3
service2

It was not a full house... service was still slow

vip
Dined on June 20, 2015

It has been a while since our last visit. we made a last-minute reservation thru OpenTable. Food was still tasty, though a little different from before. Service was so slow... we only went for dessert "ekmek"

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Great service and amazing food. Best tsa ...

Dined on June 3, 2015

Great service and amazing food. Best tsatziki ever !!!

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Tasty Greek

Dined on May 13, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Mad Greek. Two of us ordered the Chicken Souvlaki and a third ordered the Salmon Souvlaki. I was lucky enough to taste both and they were great! The Salmon was particularly good in that the fish was moist and tender on the skewer. Fish can be difficult to get just right and they did a wonderful job!

Tags: good for groups
food5
ambience3
service5

Authentic Greek food

Dined on April 5, 2015

We live in Vancouver and had stopped going to Greek restaurants because food wasn't what it used to be years ago! This restaurant was a pleasant surprise!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service4

The best Greek food I've had for years!

Dined on February 15, 2015

This was a last-minute booking and, boy, am I glad my first choice didn't have space. We were first seated by a noisy guest but staff was quick to reseat us and we were very happy. I don't know when dancing occurs - would have liked to have known. Otherwise, really fabulous.

Tags: fit for foodies
food4
ambience4
service5

what service!

Dined on December 21, 2014

Although the food was very good our Mexican waitress was absolutely outstanding!

Tags: good for groups, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

Yummy as usual! <3

vip
Dined on December 20, 2014

Mad Greek is always a dependable late night place you can count on for good Greek food. The Saganaki at @12 for a tiny piece is a little pricey...or maybe I just want WAY more haha... The entrees are pretty huge and always delicious. My friend had the calamari and said it was delicious, I had the chicken souvlaki with hummus instead of Tzatziki, ceasar salad instead of greek salad, and rice pilaf, plus a greek potato! It was more of a platter than a plate and I could only really eat half it was so big! My other friend had the rack of lamb and said it was delicious. The Service is always friendly and wonderful. I will definitely be returning. Love that they have late night.

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
food5
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One of my favorites!

vip
Dined on October 18, 2014

We've been coming here for years. The portions are large, prices reasonable and the food is always delicious!

Tags: good for groups, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience3
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Great for visitors

Dined on September 18, 2014

Noted a few people (visitors to Richmond/Vancouver) from nearby hotels. Great place for locals also. Went on a slower night, yet a good crowd. Hostess paid good attention to our needs. Recommend.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service4

Good food

Dined on July 14, 2014

Food portion is big. Food is great. Only thing is we have a baby, we were send to sit in the corner and not so easy when it comes to ordering and such.

Tags: good for groups, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience3
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Unusually Busy

Dined on July 6, 2014

We visited the Mad Greek with neighbours because we had found another Greek restaurant too loud. Saturday was a very busy day as there was an international dance competition in town. Our helpings were generous and tasty but we had to adjourn to a coffee shop to continue our conversation.

Tags: good for groups
food4
ambience4
service4

Reception was very good, kind staff. Pa ...

Dined on May 12, 2014

Reception was very good, kind staff. Parking was hard but was able to be directed by staff for a free parking. Food was great, was not able to finish it and took them home.

Tags: good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
food3
ambience4
service2

Mad Greek has potential

Dined on February 1, 2014

This hidden gem is tucked away off busy Westminster Hwy. From the outside it doesn't look like much but then inside the restaurant is huge and filled with Greek ambiance. This open room with vaulted ceiling creates spaciousness, perfect for large parties. The food was good but the signature dishes displayed in Dine-Out-Vancouver left more to be desired. The traditional 'slab' of feta on the salad listed on the menu ended up being a very disappointing tiny dollop. The spinach & feta pie had an overwhelming amount of spinach with no sign of feta. Customer service was lacking. The candle was an LED light. The loud group tables and hockey game were distracting from our romantic dinner. This restaurant needs improving but has potential!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience1
service3

wow sorry i can't hear ya... oh ya

Dined on January 25, 2014

+ its cold in this corner! yikes...someone get me my mukluks :{

Tags: fit for foodies
food1
ambience1
service2

Disappointed

Dined on January 22, 2014

We went at 7pm. Soup was sold out. Ribs were sold out..... Restaurant was 2/3 full but kitchen was unable to handle. Presentation of appetizers, entrees and desserts was horrible, like a fast food restaurant. Definitely not going back.

food4
ambience5
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Great service.

Dined on December 18, 2013

The waitress was nice, food is good. We ordered the Niko Platter for two, it was kind of big for two, we couldn't finish it. I tried other greek food before, the chicken always overcooked, but here is just so tender n juicy. would love to visit again soon to try other items on the menu.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food4
ambience1
service2

Not as good as before

Dined on December 4, 2013

The servers were very busy. It was not their fault but it took too long for water, etc. The noise from a large group at the other end of the room was no less than shouting. The taste of the food was not as good as the last time. I will opt out of honing back.

food4
ambience4
service5

presentation and portion of food

Dined on August 22, 2013

The portion of the food has shrunk. There was no Greek salad and just a half of potato on each plate of entree. There was no refill of pita bread. We were a little bit disappointed. the restaurant may charge a lot more for a standard Canadian portion.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food3
ambience4
service5

Consistant grrek food, services

Dined on June 27, 2013

Consistant grrek food, services is fabulous everytime!

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ambience5
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love this restaurant

Dined on June 15, 2013

I make a point of coming to the restaurant when I am in Vancouver. Love the lamb, awesome service and reasonable prices

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience3
service4

Not bad

Dined on May 25, 2013

We chose this restaurant for proximity to the hotel where some out of town guest were staying and because it was greek. I would say we all enjoyed ourselves but the prices seemed a little high compared to the portion at least for the chicken I had. The service was good.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food2
ambience3
service3

Food is over-priced. Very

Dined on March 17, 2013

Food is over-priced. Very expensive for what you get. Too bad because i really used to like eating here. An order of lamp chops used to be $16 (which includes a small side of greek salad) before they moved to their current location on Westminster Highway. Now, the lamp chop is $23 and you have to pay an extra $2 for a side greek salad (totalling $25). The lamb chop seems to be smaller too and not as tasty as before. Unlikely coming back.

food3
ambience3
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Over priced for average food.

Dined on March 17, 2013

Food is overpriced for what you get. I used to go to this place even when they were in their original, smaller location. Lamp chops including a side greek salad was $16 back then. Now its $23 for the lamp chops and you will have to pay an extra $2 more for a side of greek salad. I noticed that the lamp chops were smaller as well. I looked at the other items in the menu and there were at least 25% more than other comparable greek restaurants. I think i've had my last visit to this place.

food4
ambience5
service5

We tried the "dine out Vancouver"

Dined on February 3, 2013

We tried the "dine out Vancouver" menue and it was very good. The portion was a bit small but the taste was great. The server was good too. The place is huge, good for large group gatherings.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food1
ambience1
service2

We had an opportunity to dine

Dined on February 2, 2013

We had an opportunity to dine out at Mad Greek Restaurant in Richmond, BC on Fri, 1 Feb 2013 during the Vancouver Dine out season. We were thrilled and excited to try out Vancouver Dine out menu. We ordered roast lamp and vegetarian moussaka. We did not enjoy the dinner due to over cooked and no flavour. We were very disappointed with quality of the food. We did not finish our plates and left the restaurant unsatisfactory and unhappy. I never had the worst experienced such a bad quality of Greek food on my entire life and never ever will go back to the Mad Greek Restaurant. The name represents a lot. You will be sad and mad after being at MAD GREEK RESTURANT. Do not waste your money and time. Our night out was ruined and will not

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ambience2
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We went to take advantAge

Dined on February 2, 2013

We went to take advantAge of the dine out menu and they cut back on the food for it. The salad was very small and the main course did not even fill us up. The waitress was not friendly and was not attentive. We left feeling like we still needed to eat somewhere.

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They had no record of our

Dined on February 2, 2013

They had no record of our Open Table reservation but no shortage of tables on a Friday night

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We participated in Dine Out

Dined on January 29, 2013

We participated in Dine Out Vancouver. Four high school girls from the 70's enjoyed a wonderful evening out with a great selection of food options. Our server was courteous and helpful when deciding on menu and wine choices. Great night out.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem

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