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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
Time
11:00 PM

Taverna Plaka

4.5
519 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mediterranean
Top Tags:
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Neighborhood Gem
Taverna Plaka - where you are invited to join in the Plaka tradition of plate sharing & the celebration of life, of love & the pursuit of simple pleasures. Feast on a variety of Greek, Italian and Seafood dishes!

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mediterranean, Seafood, Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm;
Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:30am
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Phone number
(404) 636-2284
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Pick up only.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Woodland Ave
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Parking details
Complimentary.
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Public transit
MARTA
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Entertainment
Thursday through Sunday we showcase Atlanta's best belly dance performers starting at 7:30 pm.
TAVERNA ROOM:
Party with seductive European/Middle eastern beats 8:30pm-2:30am on Friday and Saturday
CAFE ROOM:
Friday nights: Salsa night starts at 9 pm
Sunday nights: Enjoy Tango lessons
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 519 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.6
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Fun environment, good food. Loud so if noise is an issue this is not the place for you. Went for a birthday celebration so it was fitting.

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JenniferC (Naples)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Had a great family get together to celebrate birthdays. The two year old with us loved the belly dancers. Such fun for a celebration.

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RebeccaB (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Prices were higher than the quality of the food merited. The service was good but this is not a place to go if you want to have a conversation over dinner. It is very noisy and the belly-dancing really sets the tone.

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Veggie (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

OMG - My new favorite restaurant. Service and food were SUPERB! It has a great vibe and our waiter was so much fun. I went with a group of friends and we were treated like royalty. We felt like we experienced Greece, especially its hospitality. Come hungry and the portions are enormous. Highly recommend it.

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vipSantinoman (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great food and service! Our server Dimitri was terrific! We had the Chef's Combo menu and it was a great value. We visited on a Tuesday when there isn't live music or belly dancers, but look forward to returning on a weekend.

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Ceecee (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

I went here for my birthday! Everything was great from the food down to the drinks! Great place To go for birthday parties!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food and service! Ask to sit on the porch (heaters) as the music can be loud👍😎

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vipshno1 (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

We tried to order a bottle of Greek red wine 3 times on the Manu they were all out of stock, the manager decided to substitute a bottle reserve red for the same price we ordered; they have very good lamb dishes.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The atmosphere and music was great. Awesome menu selections. We had a group of 10. Parking is tight. Uber is probably a better choice.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Omg this place was super amazing!!!I wished I had a 1000 bucks to leave a tip for our server. She was amazing. My entire crew had a blast. Oh we will all be back and the DJ was off the chain!!! The food was spectacular. The valet needs a raise. He did an amazing job when he was by himself for a while!!! Super IMPRESSIVE!!!!OPA!!$
I LOVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT. THAT WAS MY SECOND TIME THERE AND LOOK FORWARD TO COMING AGAIN.

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vipKitty (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Lovely neighborhood restaurant with amazing food and live entertainment after 8pm.

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Michael (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

We had a small group of friends who decided to give this place a try. The place is very energetic and the food was very good. The belly dancers were great. Our server was attentive and we had a great time.

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vipJBATL (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

This place is amazing. Food was great and service was excellent. On Saturday nights there is a wonderful DJ that plays a great mix of American and International music. Really WAY more enjoyable than we anticipated. We will absolutely be back!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Our group of 10 had a great New Year's Eve dinner! We loved the belly dancers and enjoyed the fun music. It was a great way to celebrate with friends!

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

awesome total experience!!! We visited for my mother's birthday. The food was great, service was just awesome, and the entertainment kept everything flowing. I would definitely recommend and visit again.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on November 2, 2017

For appetizers, we enjoyed the hummus and tzatziki sauce, but not so much the red pepper/feta spread. A bit too salty to my taste. Chicken Plaka platter was good, and so were the gyro plates.

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vipearldom (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on October 26, 2017

Excellent service and food. They made the evening fun for everyone.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on October 6, 2017

We had a wonderful time. The food is excellent. We had the flaming cheese, spanakopita, gyro plate, lobster ravioli, roasted lamb and Yaiyai chicken. It was excellent. The lamb was fork tender and the lemon potatoes were a treat. The flaming cheese was amazing. Everyone raves about their food. The entertainment and service were superb. It was a slow evening but the staff created the party atmosphere we were hoping for.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Good time for a party of 10 celebrating two birthdays. Great atmosphere that encourages fun along with good music and belly dancers. Highly recommend!

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vipJeffrey (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on September 27, 2017

We had a large group dinner at Taverna Plaka. We went with the chef’s menu including appetizers and dessert. Everything was great from the salad to the flaming cheese to the lamb to the baklava. Service was impeccable. Mackenzie is a gem. Will return for sure.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on August 25, 2017

It was dead until after 9 so my dinner party was a little embarrassing. Food was over seasoned, too salty, too lemony, etc.

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vipBogey13 (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

So much fun! Had a blast. Took family here for a special birthday ,lots of food, lots of fun, great music, dancing and a great atmosphere OPA!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

Great service fun atmosphere!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

We had an amazing time!!!!! Food, music, drinks and dancing all together!!! YEAH!!!! We are still talking and laughing about how much fun we had here! Great waiter!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Awesome! The food.. drinks... dancing.. everything!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

First time there and we had a ball! The atmosphere was so much fun. Saturday night s they have belly dancers and it really adds to the fun. Napkin throwing, dancing on the tables, great service and some seriously good food. Highly recommend Taverna Plans!

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Nick (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

We went for a family birthday dinner and had a blast. The food was fantastic, but the atmosphere was the highlight!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on July 22, 2017

Great place to have a big group of friends. Staff is very accommodating and gave us all great service!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
2.0  Dined on July 15, 2017

We come there a lot, but this time our waitress was not good. She forgot about us. We waited forever for our food. The food we ordered was not good. We complained that we did not like it. And she did not seem to care or offer anything!! Even our son did not like his meal and he is 7. His chips with his chicken fingers came out soggy and his chicken fingers had no flavor and barely salted. We we loved the atmosphere but we were really disappointed in the service.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on May 27, 2017

Great catering to young kids, service was a bit slow and the gyro meat was dry

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