Taverna Opa - Orlando
Taverna Opa - Orlando

Taverna Opa - Orlando

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.opaorlando.com/
  • Phone: (407) 351-8660
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: 11:00am-3:00pm
    Dinner: 3:00pm-until the ouzo runs out!
    Happy Hour at Bar: 3:00pm-6:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Greek
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Taverna Opa Orlando does offer a catering service please contact us for further details.
  • Entertainment: Festive atmosphere including a Nightly DJ and Belly Dancing!
  • Special Events: Happy Hour everyday 3-6 2 for 1 drinks and discounted appetizers

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sand Lake and International Dr.
  • Public Transit: I-Trolly stop #24
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Pointe Orlando parking garage available. Park on the 3rd level to bring you straight to Taverna Opa!
    Valet Parking optional.
A word from Taverna Opa - Orlando
Taverna Opa welcomes you to loosen your ties, and have an unforgettable time while enjoying great food and entertainment. Fresh Seafood and Steak along with our nightly entertainment has made Taverna Opa the top destination dining venue in Orlando. Taverna Opa prides itself on the authenticity of its traditional Greek menu along with its fresh seafood and Angus steaks. Private dining room available to seat up to 120 guests. Open for lunch daily at 11:00am-until the ouzo runs out! Located on the 2nd level of Pointe Orlando, open 7 days a week.
Please note on Fridays and Saturdays, reservations after 6:30pm are priority seating. What this means is, as soon as the complete party is present,you will be moved onto our seating list and as soon as a table opens for your group,you will be sat.There is usually a wait at that point of a minimum of 30 minutes.*There is a food order minimum for indoor table service Fri & Sat
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Taverna Opa - Orlando reviews from OpenTable diners
109 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelEnergetic
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (91)special occasion (57)hot spot (45)fit for foodies (40)vibrant bar scene (34)late-night find (28)kid-friendly (25)neighborhood gem (19)great for outdoor dining (18)notable wine list (12)scenic view (7)romantic (5)great for lunch (4)great for brunch (2)Show More
  • Opa
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/25/2014
    The service was good. The was decent. The dancer is awesome and beautiful. However it was a bit loud.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find!!
    SuzieQ
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    This restaurant was a great find!! The food was prepared fantastically and the service was spot on! If you enjoy good Greek food then you will love this place!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    On my recent visit to Orlando had dinner at Opa Taverna. The Greek food was delicious and authentic, but honestly, it was the loudest restaurant I've ever been in! Still glad I was able to sacrifice a few decibels of hearing for the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, Great fun!
    karnakdavVIP
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    Crazy good food and authentic. Belly dancer every hour or so really makes it a night out
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Had a great time! Atmosphere was great! Will recommend to all my friends and family.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Opa! never fails to entertain.
    SpaceCoastFoodie
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    The Greek style Lamb Chops with vegetable side dishes are delicious. The Belly Dancer was very energetic and had at least half the restaurant in a conga line dance, kids and older folks too. Out of the half dozen or so visits to Opa! That was the most fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always fun and food is delicious
    CorporateMamma
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    Whenever in I am in Orlando, I try to hit Opa's. I have been here several times over the past few years. The food is always fantastic. Authentic Greek, our favorite app is the cheese they set on fire. Mmmm. When I come with the kids, we try to go around 6:30. That way we can eat peacefully, but they might catch the beginning of the excitement before we leave. Belly dancer starts at 7:30. I have been with a large corporate party, and it was an amazingly fun time. Coworkers dancing on the tables = great team building. Everyone still talks about that. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So fun!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    An amazing place. Belly dancers, dancing on tables, and amazing food. My college age daughter and I had a great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Birthdays
    Jamie
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    We had a group of 14 for a friend's birthday and they were fantastic! The food was great and the service was excellent. They definitely made the birthday experience a great one.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Greek Food
    deb57
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We love Taverna Opa in Olrando. I recommend the lamb as either an appetizer or main course. Also I had the Souvlaki Platter which was great. Also make sure you save room for dessert they have some great choices. The also have the belly dancer which we enjoyed, we would have stayed longer but had to attend a show at the Improv which is a few door down from the restaurant. I can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent fresh food
    ctbrubakerVIP
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    I lover this restaurant. The food was fresh, flavorful. Service was attentive. It's loud inside but lots of fun with belly dancing each night. We tried many of their appetizer. The tzaiki was my fave but we also loved the fresh hummusic and dolmas. Excellent lamb. I went back twice during my convention and lover the lamb ribs the best which was on the appetizer menu but the slow roasted lamb was excellent as well. I will go back when I am in Orlando again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun for all.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Taverna Opa is a family friendly, yet girls night out fun spot. The atmosphere was loud and lively but not over bearing. The food was also fresh and authentic. I plan to go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outside noisy but ok
    mdunl
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    We ate outside during my visit and there was pleasant Greek music from the place but a neighboring place, a blues place, had stuck a speaker in their door and was blasting old rock music that detracted from the experience. Food good and priced reasonably for the area which is heavy touristy.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ! Great ! Great !
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    A great atmosphere, great food, a lot of fun and amazing music !!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Energetic vibe!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    This is the best family style and fun place to eat, drink, and dance on the tables. I felt like I was at a Greek wedding party. Food, service and drinks were awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding
    MkB2014
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    The food was the most authentic (if not better) than any Greek restaurant I've ever been to. We must find a reason to come to Orlando more often. The atmosphere was amazing and the staff was first-class!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner at Opa's
    Mike565VIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Food is delicious and the service was outstanding. The atmosphere is alive with loud music and "flying napkins"...and the occasional belly dancer! Lots of fun!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SO MUCH FUN!
    harrypotterfan
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Taverna Opa had been recommended from a co-worker for our travels to Orlando. We really didn't know what to expect. The food was superb, the ambiance energetic, fun and unexpected. We had some of the best service from our amazing waiter AND enjoyed dancing on the table with the fabulous belly-dancer. Thank you Taverna Opa for a night we will never forget. We will always recommend you!!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun, but....
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The atmosphere was fun, but probably more geared for large groups lubricated with adult beverages than to our foursome. The food, unfortunately, was only so-so. My grouper plaki was prepared very well, but the fish was past being served any way except covered in a sauce, which was the case. Both my wife's and daughter's lamb dishes were gamey. I'm glad we tried the restaurant, but it was likely a one-timer.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Experience
    Megs
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Returning to Opa is always an enjoyable experience. The blend of food, ambiance and friendliness of the staff provides a unique atmosphere, an enjoyable one. Thanks a lot.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy place with just OK food
    AguiarVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We've be there on a family meeting. The music and was so loud. It was almost impossible talk with the person in my side. The show was terrible. Napkins were flying everywhere, people waking over tables. It is pretty different from an authentic Greek restaurant. It was almost impossible talk with the person in my side. I really did not like. The food was just OK. I will not go back
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    DO NOT make a reservation on the weekend. They do NOT honor ANY reservations after 630 pm. All they do is put your name on a wait list. I was told upon arrival at 815 for an 830 reservation that my wait was 20 minutes. It ended up being 2 hours! Mgmt kept saying it would be another 15 minutes every time I went to question. bY THE TIME WE GOT IN, THE BELLY DANCERS WERE DONE FOR THE NIGHT. I will NEVER go there on a WEEKEND AFTER 630 AGAIN!! BAD BUSINESS!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • HOTSPOT
    SmittyOnTheGo
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    My experience was overall wonderful. The only minor issue I had was, that I arrived early for my reservation, and yet still I had to wait an additional 30 minutes, before my party and I were seated. We were then informed that preferred seating was not available on the weekend, and if I had none that before hand, I would have planned accordingly. Other than that, my family and I had a fantastic experience, celebrating my mother's retirement
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never Again
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    It is so loud you can barely thing straight. if you want to talk to your party good luck you will be screaming at each other the whole time. They gouge you with prices for everything even to get a picture taken of your party. The food is okay but is way too high priced for what you get. The only good thing I can say is that the drinks are great even though they're all 9 dollars and more for 1 drink. I'm so very sad that I wasted my birthday at this place.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Opa - Great Food and Good Fun!
    bbourgon
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Taverna Opa was fun, lively, and offered amazing food. Casual environment with music and dancing. The wait staff often encouraged folks to dance, even on the tables and there was napkin throwing and high energy. Both adults and kids will enjoy this fun atmosphere. There real stand out for me was the food! Great lamb and steaks, hand made humus, and delicious appetizers. I was in town for a convention, and am sad to leave it behind. A must for anyone in the Orlando area. Opa!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Most fun restaurant in Orlando
    Persephonerose
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Seriously a great time, every time! I brought first timers with me this time and it made the birthday girl's day!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Crazy loud greek
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I knew this place was a little noisy but it was really over the top. You can hardly talk or hear anyone. I would not recommend unless you're with a big group that wants to party.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • From the Maid of Honor
    VeronicaM
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Thank you for making my best friend's bachelorette party an unforgettable experience. From the service to the food, every element exceeded expectation. Thank you for making us feel special!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Colleen
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We loved the food and the entertainment. We are coming back because we enjoyed it so much and because I want to enjoy the home made hummas again
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A fun place!
    BetsyVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    It was a fun, upbeat place - we enjoyed it. And the food was good too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great time
    JoyH
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I recommend Taverna Opa to anyone who wants to have an enjoyable time with their group of friends or family. This was my second time going and I had just as much fun as I did the first time. The food is delicious and the environment is so much fun. If you are looking for a quiet place to eat, do not go to Taverna Opa. The music is blasted at the highest volume, but that creates the mood for dancing. It is almost a nightclub and a restaurant combined. The live belly dancers add an extra touch to the entertainment. Be prepared to dance on tables and throw napkins!!! Opa!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun
    Funeats
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Always a fun time. The food is great, the hummus awesome and it is a lively place filled with music and dancing. If you are looking for a quiet place to dine this isn't for you. It you want a taste of the Greek Mediterranean with the added bonus of belly dancing on the tables and shots of ouzo. Then it's the place for you.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A great place to have fun.
    cr38
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The food and atmosphere are reminiscent of many of the tavernas I frequented in Greece.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice place
    Mike
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    food was good, service excellent, great wine selection. I was there for a quiet meeting with someone and did not realize how lively it was, so for this occasion it wasn't perfect, but I will definitely be back with a group of people looking for some fun and excitement.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great time
    JKD1
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We had a great time- the food was awesome and our server was great. The only complaint was that it was way too loud!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • TOURIST TRAP
    JDM225VIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The only skill set this staff has is throwing napkins & table belly dancers. Menu is awkward but waaaay better than the actual plates themselves. Best thing we ate was the FREE hummus / crushed chickpeas. If you're into fun & don't care about your food, check this place out. (My Greek grandmother would be ashamed of this food.) Sorry - Opa!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OPA!
    MKeesee
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We had this planned for months to go to and the experience could nothave been better!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Greek Food + Belly Dancers!
    poolmantdh
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Thought this place would be mildly entertaining for the family, but typical Orlando overpriced mediocrity. I could not have been more wrong! The place was hopping, had a fun energy, the kids got on the table to dance with the belly dancers, they will not ever forget the experience! Oh, by the way, the Greek food is very authentic tasting, (better than some places we've visited in Tarpon Springs,) and is reasonably priced!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful!!
    thekatieo
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Not only was the service exceptional, but the ambiance was fun, vibrant and the perfect atmosphere for a party. The food was also incredible Greek cuisine. FUN FUN FUN!!! Would recommend it to anyone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Birthday Dinner
    GetInMaBelly
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Took my wife out to dinner and she loved it. I mentioned to the hostess, behind my wife's back, that it was her birthday and they gave her a special show in front of everyone that's better than any other restaurant I've been in !!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic