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Acropolis Greek Taverna

#107 of 2,049 Restaurants in Tampa
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Turkish
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14947 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33613
+1 813-971-1787
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Acropolis Greek Taverna serves New Tampa and the University of South...
Acropolis Greek Taverna serves New Tampa and the University of South Florida area. It features a full bar, casual "tavern-style" dining and entertainment. This location hosts entertainment including bouzouki and belly dancing on the weekends.
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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
First time, will be back

Great first time visit with family from NY in Tampa for business and daughter in Tampa. Truly Greek restaurant not Greek-Italian, not that there's necessarily anything wrong with that. Authentic greek dishes and spices. Great feta. Nice portions. Gyros, platters chicken and meatball dinners very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Vincent M
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The Villages, Florida
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San Antonio, Florida, United States
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very good and authentic food for a fair price and a guaranteed good time. My wife and I seldom get past the appetizer samplers as they are large and filling. Thay also allow substitutions on the sampler if an item is not one you care for. Also, the Greek salad with gyro meat is more than one person can eat... More 

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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Had to bring food back for 10 family at a local hotel. Acropolis not only had great food but also a catering menu that was a cost-effective option for the group. We sat at the bar and sipped wine while they prepared our order. it was perfect.

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Georgia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We were told about this place by the front desk ladies at the Holiday Inn Express we were staying at. Wish we would have been sooner! We could have been for dinner every night. The food,staff,entertainment and desserts were all fabulous! This is going to be added to our must do's when we are in the area again.

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The Villages, Florida
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113 reviews 113 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Great first time visit with family from NY in Tampa for business and daughter in Tampa. Truly Greek restaurant not Greek-Italian, not that there's necessarily anything wrong with that. Authentic greek dishes and spices. Great feta. Nice portions. Gyros, platters chicken and meatball dinners very good. Decent greek wines. Beyond baklava Desserts like tuxedo and Vesuvius, original, excellent, not too... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is not a quiet sit down. This is the place you go to be loud and enjoy good company. The wait staff was excellent. They were able to seat a rather large group quickly. The food was filling and good, not the best Greek I have ever had, but good. I would suggest anyone to try it, just don't... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Acropolis is a good restaurant to go out with your friends and family and enjoy a delicious Mediterranean cuisine. But, its not only the food that makes this restaurant also the atmosphere, all the waiters dance around the restaurant in traditional Greek and Middle Eastern dance, there's also belly dancers and hookah to enjoy after a delicious gyro or kibbeh.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Acropolis is a casual greek restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. They have very good greek food and a decent beer wine and sangria selection. They have a good happy hour from 5-7. Overall the food is decent with a large variety to choose from

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Clearwater, Florida
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127 reviews 127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My wife and I recently visited for lunch with my always impossible to please mother. We left very pleased with everything about our visit. Our waitress understood the difficulty of pleasing my mother and was very patient and understanding. Food was very good, the restaurant looks nice, and lunch prices are very reasonable.

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Tampa, FL
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This Greek restaurant has a large dining area with additional seating outdoors. It underwent a redecoration with mixed results. The food is average Greek food, the service leaves a lot to be desired (mostly attractive looking college age kids who would rather be somewhere else) and the bar staff especially is less than attentive. The staff dances in a conga... More 

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Sam W, Owner at Acropolis Greek Taverna, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and others. We strive for all visits to be 5 star. It seems we may have fallen a little short of your expectations recently. Can you tell me a little more about your visit? What day you were there? What time was it? Did... More 

Long Island City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We go there every time we are in the area. The food is excellent. They have the best sangria I have ever tasted. We had really great service and of course there's the floor show, with dancing, napkins, and plate breaking. Always a fun time!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14947 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33613
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-971-1787

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Turkish

Description

Acropolis Greek Taverna serves New Tampa and the University of South Florida area. It features a full bar, casual "tavern-style" dining and entertainment. This location hosts entertainment including bouzouki and belly dancing on the weekends.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?