Outstanding Greek food/service!
This was yet another visit to our very favorite Greek restaurant anywhere in the U.S. On this occasion, we sat out on the tented patio in the late afternoon. Because of the hour, most of the diners on this visit were families. As is almost always the case, the large portion of food was outstanding. Complimentary hummus spread is always served with pita and, if you like garlic as we do, is exceptionally tasty. On this occasion we both had the gyro plate which is comprised of a generous portion of meat on the bed of pita slices with sauce, a large portion of salad and Greek fries. I had the crumbled feta cheese topping, which was provided at no additional charge. Our server (Foozi) was personable and very attentive.
3/9/2013 4:00:00 PM
A fun and enjoyable evening
The evening was a great delight; our server and the rest of the staff were extremely helpful and keep the atmosphere lively. The food is good and the portion can be somewhat large depending on what is ordered. Dinner must be aware that occasionally napkins are tossed in the air as you hear "Opa" proclaimed. There is a festive feeling about the restaurant.
3/22/2013 5:00:00 PM
I love the atmosphere and
I love the atmosphere and the food was outstanding. I definitely would go back to try other dishes.
4/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
FUN! FUN! FUN!
What's not to love about a restaurant that has belly dancers and lets you throw napkins everywhere? By the way, the food was AMAZING too!
5/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Not what I expected. Amazing!
The food was wonderful. I have never ever liked Humus before, but OMG, I loved everything they served. I took my entire family of 7 and ordered the family style of food and it was perfect.
The up or down side can actually be the same thing in this case. If you want a quiet place to eat, stay away from Most real Greek restaurants. You can expect a loud, enjoyable, napkin flying, entertaining evening. The real events don't occur until about 7:30pm and thats when the belly dancers start.
So, if you have kids, go before 730pm and you wont have an issue. Expect to have a lot of fun.
6/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Had a blast!!!
I've organized a bacherolette for my friend and we had a BLAST!!! Great ambiance, fun and very entertaining!!!
6/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very loud and fun, bad service
I had a big group go to Taverna Plaka for my 26th birthday, and while the atmosphere was fun, and the food and drinks delicious... the service was terrible. We rarely had our server come over and get drink orders or food. He forgot to bring the wine I ordered, but then had no problem adding it to our check. Very lively, we got to dance on the tables with the belly dancer. Food was delicious; overall a great night.
7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
This was my 2nd time at Taverna Plaka and it was equally enjoyable if not better!!! It's certainly a fun-filled atmosphere for any celebration or just simply to hangout with friends and family. The service is great! The food is ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS...one of my friends almost licked her plate!
7/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Want a fun celebration dinner?
We went to Taverna Plaka to celebrate my daughter getting her driver's license. It is a great place to have some fun. The food is good, but not great. You go for the craziness and to celebrate which they do the best!
8/23/2013 5:00:00 PM
Let Go and Have Fun
This restaurant was a great find. My friend really wanted to go to a place with bellydancers since she took classes. I learned about Taverna Plaka online and decided to try it out. First it's loud and energetic...what we were looking for. If you are going for romance, maybe not the best bet or consider asking to be seated outside on the patio. The staff was friendly and how can you not get caught up into the atmosphere and smile when people are yelling Opa! and throwing napkins. I went back with my mother a few weeks later and again, great time. This time I got to participate in the group dance as well. Notes: 1. Food is good. 2. Service can be slow so don't be in a rush 3. For the high energy activities go after 7:45ish.
8/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
This place is AMAZING!!!
I can not express enough how amazing this place is. If you are looking for a nice quiet meal do not pick Taverna Plaka. If you want to have the most amazing energetic dinner experience ever... go to Taverna Plaka!!!! The staff is very friendly, handle large groups well, and go above and beyond to make sure you have a great time at the restaurant. Do yourself a favor and make a reservation at Taverna Plaka as soon as you can.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Better then 1 yr ago
Some friends wanted to go here for a night out. We used to go a good amount several years back and LOVED IT! But they changed ownership at some point and we went two or three times and just felt like the food an service were not as good as before. We went last wk and were impressed by how good it was! Will for sure go back! The lamb dish is fab., love the hummus and fresh pita and the drinks were strong!
11/15/2013 4:00:00 PM
You know a greek restaurant is good when 90% of the people there are Greek!
11/21/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great for Groups
We got there at 7:30 on a Saturday evening (albeit, the one after Thanksgiving) and it was pretty empty, which was unusual. The large group tables filled up quickly and the mood was very energetic, belly dancing, and napkins all over. Service was a little slow, but the food was great!
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM