Taverna Opa - Orlando
Taverna Opa - Orlando

Taverna Opa - Orlando

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.opaorlando.com/
  • Phone: 4073518660
  • 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
105 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (87)special occasion (63)hot spot (44)vibrant bar scene (33)kid-friendly (30)fit for foodies (29)late-night find (26)great for outdoor dining (17)neighborhood gem (14)romantic (11)notable wine list (11)scenic view (8)great for lunch (6)great for brunch (4)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    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
  • Good time
    evebookaddict
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I went to celebrate my son's 20th birthday. We had a good time. The entertainment with the belly dancers and the lively music make up for a good night. The food was good. A bit pricey though. The waiter was friendly and somewhat attentive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place, great food!
    MkP1
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Fun, energetic place with belly dancers and awesome food. I recommend the family style dining- you get almost everything on the menu!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Opa! Never fails to entertain.
    SpaceCoastFoodie
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Opa! Is lots of dining fun. The Greek platter is very family friendly. The green beans are from Heaven. This the place to just let the good greek times roll.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, but a bit noisy
    GabrielZ
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Overall I enjoyed my visit to Opa. I had the Lemon Chicken with Spinach rice and my partner had the Chicken Kebabs and all of it was good: well seasoned and tasty. The entertainment was vibrant and unusual; at times diners would join in on the dancing fun and have good time. It kinda felt like I was in ancient Greece with modern presentation. And the ladies' outfits...Nice! If you are looking for a quite, romantic spot, this is clearly not right for you: it's a bit noisy in the entire restaurant with the DJ - yes, DJ - spinning Greek/Mediterranean/Spanish/dance music all night long. Great place to visit at least once if you are local, and definitely a place to visit if you are a visitor to the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not for a quiet family dinner!!!
    Ribeye
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Food was outstanding and service was great! The noise was awful and it was more like a nightclub than a restaurant. We could barely hear our selves speak and our children were miserable. However great the food was, we could not even stay long enough to enjoy our dessert, which we took to go. They really need to tone down the music to a more comfortable level!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very different and fun culture exp
    nrsllc
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Fun Mediterranean music, dancing on tables, lively at night.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Belly dancers. Great service. Lively atmosphere. Excellent food. Abundant menu. This is a must see in Orlando.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Ross
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Just want to let you all know that this was an amazing experience for me as well as for the group that was with me. My fiancé said this was the best birthday he ever had and that made me so happy. I don't think I could say enough about what an amazing restaurant you all have. Good was amazing along with the interaction with guest and staff. Thanks again for a great time and new experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun Family night out!
    Dman01880
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Went for dinner with the family while vacationing in Florida! What a Fun time! people singing and dancing on the tables!! The food was very good, although I would have liked one more lamb chop on my plate....
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unforgettable
    ChefHuankie
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    For years my wife and I have been wanting to try a Greek food restaurant. We found Taverna Opa's ad in a magazine and we knew we just had to go. It was everything we had expected and way more. Lets face it, ambiance, service, and location are all important factors, but the food is hands down tops in making a decision weather to return to any given restaurant. The food at Taverna Opa was exquisite. It was as though we were transported to Greece and nona herself was hand making everything we ate. It had a homemade feel and taste, I think it will be hard to beat. My wife and I will most definitely return many more times.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great
    NotOKVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Celebrated with my daughter on her birthday and entire family while vacationing in Orlando. Great time! Food, service and atmosphere were outstanding and a unique and fun way to celebrate a birthday! Thanks to all at Taverna Opa a must for all!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • fun
    auntiemame
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Fun spot, for dinner, entertaining, great service, family friendly
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Christina
    Foodnfun
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    A great combination of food and entertainment. We will go back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • , saganaki
    Verodan
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This was a return trip with our family. We went a 30 min before the entertainment started; worked out great on timing. We miss good ethnic food in our small town, so we went off diet and treated ourselves. To start, taramasolata (one of the best we've had with great flavor and texture) and saganaki. Only wish they would serve crusty bread instead of pita, but Florida is not known for crusty Italian or French breads. I had very nice lamb chops and my wife was very happy with the spanakopita. She also enjoyed the retsina wine, an aquired taste IMHO. The kids stuck with gyros & souvlaki. Desert was galatabourro, baklava & Greek coffee. The bill added up, but we went away very satisfied, especially since it included the belly dancer.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place
    Lovefoodatl
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We had a group of 5 on a Saturday night. Great food, great fun! Everything was hot and tasty. Highly recommend. Wear earplugs it's loud.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loads of fun with great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Staying at Hyatt, easy walking distance, good food, amazing service from our waiter who also danced on tables, corkage fee a bit high. Danced around the restaurant, met the people at the tables next to us, seemed like what you would find in a small family restaurant in Greece but on a bigger scale. A night to remember with a great group of people.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun venue
    JudyDan
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner. Food was good and ambience was entertaining. Unlike I read online, there eas no $50 charge per person. Looks like a great never for large parties celebrating birthdays etc. good for groups looking to get rowdy! However children were entertained also. Music is loud Greek to Greek techno.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place. Good food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Have the sangria and lamb shank and thank me later!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Engaging!!
    pieceofgreece
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The music was wonderful, the dancing was fantastic.. All around a fun place to go to especially with a group.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great location and atmosphere.
    berriemom
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The lamb was very tough. But the service was great. All other food was great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Opa!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    The food was delish! We tried several of the small plate dishes. This was a great vacation find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My new favorite restaurant
    33Kimberly33
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I took my boyfriend for his Birthday. We had an awesome time! The belly dancer was fantastic! The food was absolutely wonderful, best Greek food in Orlando.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time at restaurant
    firstlast
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    We were sitting right next to the path for people to walk, which is fine. Then they started dancing and bumping the table, numerous times. It took 45 mins to get our food. Our server was nice and friendly and tried to keep updating us. My entree was less than what I expected for the amount money. Desert was really good, and I might go back just for a slice of cake at the bar. We were there for my boyfriends birthday, and I couldn't talk to him without yelling, other than for a slice of cake at the bar, I won't be dining here again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Service was very awkward. Server was quiet and not very attentve. I asked for his opinion between two appetizers, and he told me "these are good". Majority of the staff was watching the World Cup I guess because Greece was playing, and thus, it was difficult to get anyones attention when we needed something. Our calamari was tough and was served without any sauce. A few of our side dishes served with our entrees were cold when served. My parents were in town and I raved about this restaurant to them, and overall, i think we were all dissappointed. We will try again, but I just hope the service is improved next time.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Done it before, do it again!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I love coming to Opa. The atmosphere allows promises a good time! The food is delicious and never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anniversary dinner
    pamie0829
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    My husband and I had a wonderful experience at Tavera Opa. The service and entertainment was excellent!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We were a ten top, with only 1 server so everything went very slow. The table next to me was 8 people and they had 2 servers. They sat down 15 minutes after me and were done before I was.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RJBZRVIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Great food, fun, lively environment. Great for sharing food, huge portion.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.