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Taverna Opa - Orlando
Taverna Opa - Orlando

Taverna Opa - Orlando Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.opaorlando.com
  • Email: info@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: Greek, Mediterranean, Steakhouse
  • 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 & Promotions: 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "We went there for my daughter's birthday celebration on a Tuesday. We specifically went there for the entertainament, but it was far from what we expected!"
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Birthday traditions in our family you get to dine at the restaurant of your choice. Our teenage daughter said her friends like Taverna Opa Orlando and she should give it a try. She said the best birthday experience ever! Server was amazing, Peter AND the belly dancer had everyone participating! We will definitely go again :)"
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "We had a great time at Opa. The music, belly dancer, paper 'rainfall' all created a fun experience. And the food is excellent. After a fabulous trip to Greece last year we're very picky about Greek food. And Opa measures up. We enjoyed several appetizers and shared 2 entrees with 4 people. It was plenty."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "We dined at Taverna Opa for my fiance's birthday with a group of 10. Belly dancing starts at 7pm, this is also when the restaurant gets extremely loud but, fun! If you don't like loud music and people dancing on tables- stay away! We had a great time dancing and and the food was very well seasoned. The negative- our waitress was terrible she passed everyone the wrong food, wasn't good about refilling our glasses or water/soda and took awhile to get everyone a menu. Also, THEY CHARGE YOU $2 PER PERSON IF YOU BRING IN YOUR OWN BIRTHDAY CAKE, this was ridiculous!!! Had I known I'd cut the cake myself and brought in my own plates! Other than that, it was a good time."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The food has nothing to do with traditional greek food. Our waitress was very unfriendly and it took her 10 minutes to bring uns ketchup for our fries(very greek to serve fries with a gyro) .... by that time we were all finished. Never again!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "An exciting dinner with an eclectic menu. Audience participation with the belly dancer was a lot of fun. They keep you in the Greek spirit and you'll enjoy every minute....and the meal too!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We had a great evening and one that will be most memorable. The food, the setting and the service was awesome."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "The service was poor, the server was not attentive. We wouldn't see her for a long time. She did not offer drinks just brought water to the table. Also we did not enjoy our visit as much this time because they sat us down by the bar and I made reservations a week prior. We got chairs that were weak to stand on and the tables were wobbling. The dancers did not come to is except to bring the dessert to the birthday girl on our table. We felt left out. This was my second visit, first visit was better because we were sitting inside closer to the middle part. I do not recommend sitting near the bar."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I have been to Taverna Opa previously and quite frankly, preferred that experienced. The restaurant has a night-club vibe in the evenings, which made it difficult to hear the server and other diners at my table. The evening entertainment included a DJ, belly dancers and dancing on table tops- it did not seem all that safe given the diners partaking seemed to have been a few glasses of sangria in, but I guess that's Greek? The food was tasty and while I would go back for some of the homemade hummus- nice and garlicky. I personally would prefer the much quieter, more restaurant-feel of early evening on a Sunday."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Took clients, we had a lot of fun and unbelievably Delicious food!"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "I love going to Opa because no matter what I order, it is delicious! Very high quality food and so many dishes to choose from! This restaurant ranks as one of my top favorites in Orlando."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We come here every year with a big group during the Pet Expo. Everyone has a great time, the food is excellent, the wait staff does a great job of being fun and attentive. Inside is a very noisy, but that is part of the atmosphere."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We were in Orlando visiting Universal and looked up Taverna Opa on OpenTable. What a lively night! Food was great! Lamb dishes were excellent. Fish was excellent. Belly Dancing on the tables is different! Kids loved it!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Lots of fun Greek elements - flaming cheese, mezze, Mythos, and dancing in the tables. But very loud, cigars on patio, and our waiter never came back for orders after appetizers. So very Greek."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "This was one of my best dining experiences. Great food, service and ambience! I will definitely recommend this to friends and family and I will look forward to going to your restaurant in the near future."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "The atmosphere was nice, the belly dancer was excellent and the food was great. Best if group of 4 or more!"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "This was def a great place to rest before the comedy show on Sunday, awesome service. I normally don't like hummus but this restaurant's hummus is the best!"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Although the entrees were amazing, the saganaki appetizer was very disappointing. It was also frustrating the number of times the server got Iced Tea and Coke confused...with our initial order and during refills. It appeared that she gave up as she just left a pitcher at the table midway through the meal."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Taverna OPA is always a favorite place to bring visitors, family and friends. The food is out of this world delicious and the high entertaining atmosphere makes you want to jump out of your chair and join in the fun!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We had an absolute blast at Taverna Opa!! Food was terrific and there was plenty of it on all plates. The belly dancer and the rest of the staff were energetic and kept the entire crowd entertained! Lots of dancing on tables and throwing of napkins made the noise level tolerable. We were entertained and well fed and will certainly return!!"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "Great food and fun! If you want a quiet evening don't bother but you will miss a good time. The food was awesome and our party had a great time. The staff was amazing and lots of fun. Opa!"
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "I've spent more than 6 months in Greece, and rarely find Greek restaurants in the US with authentic food. The Xoriatiki (village salad) came just like it does in a village in Greece, with deep red, ripe and delicious tomatoes. The mousaka was excellent, and the service was excellent. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "Had a fabulous time! I will definitely be going back!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We decided to go to Taverna Opa for a Singles Valintines night out. This place was fun, energetic, unique, and delicious. This is one of my new favorite places. I will deff be back. It is very kid and family friendly yet still fun for a date night or singles night. I don't know about day time or weekdays but if you like it quite and mellow this place prob isn't for you. Bring danceing shoes....you will prob be on the table by the end of the night."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My valentines night was really amazing , we dancing all night long over the table."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We had a great time. It's nice that it is a place kids really enjoy without being specifically geared toward children. I've been with just adults and with my whole family and have always had fun there."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We celebrated my husband birthday, lamb was so good and gyros is so so tender, calamari was perfectly cook . Except my chicken kabob it was very dry inside and outside. its very expensive for the amount of food they give you."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "Made a reservation through Open table and still waited an hour. Noise level made conversation impossible."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Went there for our Anniversary and could not have picked a better place. Food was great."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We were expecting to see the dancers and they never showed up. It was disappointing, we had some visitors from out of town. The server was great and the food was very good."
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "Perfect for groups, very entertaining with belly dancers and loud music. Is filled with tourists but it's still lots of fun!"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "I went to opt with guest from out of town this past weekend. . We all had a blast, both adults and kids. I would definitely recommend this restaurant especially for groups."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Food was decent, nothing special. Mixed drinks, we had to send back because mojito tasted like Sprite, no alcohol in it at all. We went both pitchers back and they redid them. Place is way too loud, could not even hear person next to me unless we screamed. Good to have loud at times only to dance, but not all night. Dessert was awful."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I took my mom for her birthday. She absolutely loved it! So much fun & lots of dancing! We'll definitely be back!"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Used to love this place and always looked forward to a fun evening at Opa! Unfortunately the entertainment budget has apparently disappeared, and the primary goal is customer churn. Move you in and out before you realize the reason you chose Opa never materialized. With that said...food is still excellent and the serving staff efficient. If my expectation wasn't set around the entertainment it would have otherwise been a good meal."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "This place in pointe Orlando is quite the find, You can easily walk pass it with out even realizing it. Yet, once you enter it's like a spendid trip to another world, music is live and vibrant, belly dancers are on the tables with customers young and old alike with everybody cheering and jeering. Food was amazing. pricing was reasonable. My personal favorite was the hummas freshly made a la cart. feels lighter and healthier than any store brought."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "Awesome food! I got the 33$ per person group meal the lamb was to die for very juicy and chicken and all veggies were delicious! Even the coffee was yummy! The dancer was amazing just need more than one belly dancer, it's very loud there but fun ambience! Strongly recommend! Greek food is yummy!"
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "Really enjoyed this place and will return. We have eaten at Acropolis Greek Taverna in Riverview, FL (Tampa/Brandon area) and thought this would be the same. There are some similarities like the belly dancing girl and the throwing of the napkins but the atmosphere is different the way the tables are very close together and the menu is different. I had the Greek Paella which was delicious! Others at the table had a Gyro, Kleftiko, Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves) and Hummus with pita bread. Everything was very good. The belly dancer was great. She really worked the room and after doing her routine she stayed out and got the diners involved, some even getting on the table tops. Children and adults really enjoyed this."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "What a welcome break from the chain restaurants! Food was excellent, and portions generous. Greek music was pulsing through a high end sound system that made it seem live. Seating was taverna style in long tables. And those tables were strong enough to support dancers!"
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "My wife and I planned a night out with three other couples for New Years Eve. We had been to Tavern Opa with our children before and enjoyed it. We were not disappointed! We had a great time - Atmosphere was energetic and food was excellent. Our friends are still talking about the great food and the fun that they had."
    Dined on 12/31/2013