One local Greek restaurant is shutting its doors for good after 30 years

Greek Isle Deli in the Page Manor Shopping Center in Riverside has shut down for good and is selling its equipment, its owners said on the restaurant's Facebook page.
Greek Isle Deli in the Page Manor Shopping Center in Riverside has shut down for good and is selling its equipment, its owners said on the restaurant's Facebook page.

Credit: Greek Isle Deli

Credit: Greek Isle Deli

Greek Isle Deli in the Page Manor Shopping Center confirms on its Facebook page that its closure is permanent

A Greek and Mediterranean-themed restaurant in Riverside that had been operating as a carryout-only eatery during the coronavirus pandemic until suspending those operations on March 24 has announced on its  Facebook page that it is shutting down permanently.

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"I am sorry. Yes, we are going out of business," the owners of the Greek Isle Deli at 5524 Airway Road in the Page Manor Shopping Center wrote in a Facebook post in which they announced the restaurant's furnishings and equipment are for sale.

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The announcement prompted an outpouring of sympathy and support from customers for the restaurant that had operated at its Page Manor location for 17 years. The deli had moved there from a strip center across from Wright State University in 2003, and it has been in existence under that name since at least 1990.

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“I am so sad to hear this,” one commenter wrote. “I have had a lot of gyros in my day, being from a Greek family, and NEVER had one as good as Greek Isle Deli made!”

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Another commenter posted, “Your restaurant is the one that turned me on to Greek food. I started coming to your restaurant when I was in college and your restaurant was located across from Wright State. Your restaurant is the only place I can get that wonderful Greek potato salad. Sigh... .”

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Some special orders for items such as baklava, cookies, cakes, hummus, vegetable/cheese trays and potato salad may be available, the owners told its Facebook followers. For details, email information@greekisledeli.com.

We have reached out to the owners of the Greek Isle Deli and will update this story with any new information.

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