Symeons is the Best

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Sara

Verona, NY

#1 Jun 17, 2012
We have eatten at Symeons since he was on Oneida St. It is, was and always will be an excellent place to eat. Some of you tards who eat at McDonalds, etc have NO clue what good food is.
could not make it

San Jose, CA

#2 Jun 17, 2012
Sara wrote:
We have eatten at Symeons since he was on Oneida St. It is, was and always will be an excellent place to eat. Some of you tards who eat at McDonalds, etc have NO clue what good food is.
I have not been there in years. When he changed it that was the end of it. It sucked! There was no privacy while eating and for that kind of money we didn't want to share with others! Shortly afterwards, he had a fire and I am sure it's changed inside!
Yes, at that time, his food was interesting when his father was running the place! If he really had any culinary talent, Mr. Symeon never would have moved here, he would have stayed in Montreal, ON, Canada or other much more culinary palatable places in America! I would like to invite a famous culinary expert to ask their opinion about his food and his Greek talents! I bet he would be highly critical of Symeon's and rate it poorly!
Staying in this area leads me to believe he had no culinary talent to make it as a food genius in Montreal! Montreal would have been the best place to stay but I don't think he could handle competition or criticism.
This is not the area for expertise, this is only the area for criminal enterprise!
Spiro

Durhamville, NY

#3 Jun 17, 2012
Symeon's is hardly authentic Greek. It is imitation Greek food for people who don't know what Greek food is.
onasis

Utica, NY

#4 Jun 18, 2012
it is HEARTBURN alley without a doubt..ate there ONCE and DONE..YUK!!!!!!!!!!
Father Abe

Cohoes, NY

#5 Jun 18, 2012
could not make it wrote:
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I have not been there in years. When he changed it that was the end of it. It sucked! There was no privacy while eating and for that kind of money we didn't want to share with others! Shortly afterwards, he had a fire and I am sure it's changed inside!
Yes, at that time, his food was interesting when his father was running the place! If he really had any culinary talent, Mr. Symeon never would have moved here, he would have stayed in Montreal, ON, Canada or other much more culinary palatable places in America! I would like to invite a famous culinary expert to ask their opinion about his food and his Greek talents! I bet he would be highly critical of Symeon's and rate it poorly!
Staying in this area leads me to believe he had no culinary talent to make it as a food genius in Montreal! Montreal would have been the best place to stay but I don't think he could handle competition or criticism.
This is not the area for expertise, this is only the area for criminal enterprise!
Well if the restaurant is such a pice of crap as you say it is how come its packed with cars all the time. I have information for you i know greek people and his food is real greek food so get your facts stright before you go bashing someone must be jealous of his successful business
yearight

Hollywood, FL

#6 Jun 18, 2012
It's all nasty, over priced, and the only good thing is small portions!
yearight

Hollywood, FL

#7 Jun 18, 2012
Father Abe wrote:
<quoted text>Well if the restaurant is such a pice of crap as you say it is how come its packed with cars all the time. I have information for you i know greek people and his food is real greek food so get your facts stright before you go bashing someone must be jealous of his successful business
BECAUSE if you have awesome
Marketing and create a want and a desire to eat there people will eat there. Not to mention 90 percent of Central New York hasn't even left the state, nevermind been to Greece where they would know what authentic greek food really tastes like. Another example VOSS's is gross nasty out of the freezer food but yet it's packed. Authentic? Steamed ham on a buttered bun is hardly BBQ! Simple food for simple minded area I suppose.
Hello

Poughkeepsie, NY

#8 Jun 18, 2012
You want as close to authenic Greek you can get go to the Acropolis on James st. Symeons sucks comapred to this place!
Sara

Verona, NY

#9 Jun 18, 2012
the acropolis does a very good job BOTH are high quality. No need to bad mouth one to promote the other - grow up!!!!!!
Peres

Utica, NY

#10 Jun 18, 2012
It smells like armpit in there....and they don't wash....
Hello

Poughkeepsie, NY

#11 Jun 18, 2012
Sara wrote:
the acropolis does a very good job BOTH are high quality. No need to bad mouth one to promote the other - grow up!!!!!!
What? Everything in Symeons is on the same damm thing, a bet of salid. Come on get real!
slapanut

Baldwinsville, NY

#12 Jun 18, 2012
yearight wrote:
It's all nasty, over priced, and the only good thing is small portions!
You want to talk about nasty? Go to Ponderosa - now that's nasty as shiat! Go there instead fat azz...
cowards

New York, NY

#13 Jun 18, 2012
symeons has good food but very small portions these days
abc

Utica, NY

#14 Jun 18, 2012
food is just plain awful..bottom line

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Once was Top Secret

#15 Jun 18, 2012
Sounds like I need to try it someday, if I can get over there.
Greeks

Rome, NY

#16 Jun 19, 2012
cowards wrote:
symeons has good food but very small portions these days
If they give small portions, they are no TRUE Greek rest/diner! All Greeks give large portions in any Greek restaurant or Diner. Greeks are known for serving breakfast and staying open 24 hours a day. THERE are NO true Greek restaurants or Diners in the upstate region. NONE!
what is this food

Geneva, NY

#17 Jun 19, 2012
?
couch potato

Los Angeles, CA

#18 Jun 19, 2012
The consistency of the food is boring. overrated
James Beard

Baldwinsville, NY

#19 Jun 19, 2012
could not make it wrote:
<quoted text>
I have not been there in years. When he changed it that was the end of it. It sucked! There was no privacy while eating and for that kind of money we didn't want to share with others! Shortly afterwards, he had a fire and I am sure it's changed inside!
Yes, at that time, his food was interesting when his father was running the place! If he really had any culinary talent, Mr. Symeon never would have moved here, he would have stayed in Montreal, ON, Canada or other much more culinary palatable places in America! I would like to invite a famous culinary expert to ask their opinion about his food and his Greek talents! I bet he would be highly critical of Symeon's and rate it poorly!
Staying in this area leads me to believe he had no culinary talent to make it as a food genius in Montreal! Montreal would have been the best place to stay but I don't think he could handle competition or criticism.
This is not the area for expertise, this is only the area for criminal enterprise!
Famous culinary experts attempted to visit Symeon's but couldn't find a parking space the food was soooooo bad! LOL
yearight

Utica, NY

#20 Jun 19, 2012
slapanut wrote:
<quoted text>You want to talk about nasty? Go to Ponderosa - now that's nasty as shiat! Go there instead fat azz...
It's called pondergrossa!

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