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The Greek Taverna

5755 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233
941-922-8140
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Ranked #43 of 848 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The real thing!! Unlike any other Greek menu. On the favorites list. Great atmosphere and staff. Try the lamb and dalmades !!

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Chicago
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I usually order the dolmades in a Greek restaurant. I am from Chicago and have eaten at many of the Greek Town restaurants but this beat them all. A wonderful light lemon sauce covered the dish which included 2 wedges of potato. White bean soup was my appetizer and I ended it with riced pudding that was warm, creamy &... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

George, the owner, makes everyone welcome at this cosy restaurant. The service is fast and friendly, the chairs are relaxing, and the food delicious. The lamb shank is superb, and it's just difficult to go wrong with any menu selection.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Quite delicious food. Decent prices. Fast service. What's not to like here. Closed on Sundays though.

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sarasota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My friends and I were ready for Greek food and Greek Taverna did not disappoint. I thought my lamb gyro was very tasty. After a few spoonsful of the avogolemono soup I had substituted for fries I asked for a container to take it home. I knew it would reheat well and chose to save my appetite for the gyro.... More 

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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Fantastic! A+++ Authentic and delicious food, lovely family and service. A new fave on our list. We'll be going back for sure.

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Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

this was our 2nd visit, and I honestly can not say the meal was any better or worse than the 1st time. The meal was wonderful both times, had the same noodle dish (pis .. ? ) New tables and chairs & the new room will be opening soon. Go and enjoy this little hidden gem.

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Venice, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

If you have ever eaten at a Greek restaurant in Astoria, Queens (NYC), you will feel right at home at The Greek Taverna. The gyros (lamb or chicken) were delicious as were the Greek salads. Intimate and quiet atmosphere, with a feel of Greece. Prices were reasonable and service was excellent.

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Sarasota, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Since moving to Sarasota my wife and I have eaten out more than we have our entire married life. We've had some amazing meals, but our meal at The Greek Taverna was one of the absolute best. You could easily pass by this hidden gem off of Clark and Beneva tucked away in the all to familiar mini-strip mall. In... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Just got back. Pretty tasty food, very long wait. Only one waitress serving about 8 tables. It took forever. We couldn't figure out what was taking so long. We ordered first, before all of the other tables came in, and it was a small order. The gyros was good, lamb sliced off a spit, the pita was good but oily.... More 

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Additional Information about The Greek Taverna

Address: 5755 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233
Phone Number: 941-922-8140
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean

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