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Taverna Opa

410 N. Ocean Dr. Send to Phone
954-929-4010 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Oak-grilled specialties, traditional Greek fare and a great view.

Dinner nightly
Open late

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Taverna Opa, Hollywood, FL

Taverna Opa Restaurant Review

: There is the aroma of smoldering wood surrounding this place, no doubt coming from the 12-foot-long grill near the door, where oak-grilled quail and rib-eye tips are prepared. Those who don't come to make a meal of traditional Greek meze: taramosalata (prepared with a house-made yogurt), house made soft feta and marinated sardines with lemon and grilled octopus, visit to feast on oak-grilled snapper, spit-fired whole lamb or pig (by special order only) or the delectable moussaka soufflé. Still, there are those who stop by primarily for the scenery that features an A-plus view of the Intracoastal Waterway (Taverna Opa is accessible by boat). As the music volume increases, Greek waiters pull women onto the tables to dance something akin to the Greek lambada. It's a little too hip here for the gimmicky plate-throwing custom. Taverna Opa is one of Hollywood's trendiest spots, packed with patrons of all ages. Delicious Greek selections comprise the wine list (with explanations of each one's aphrodisiac qualities), and prices are comfortable.


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