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Opa

1311 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 545-0170
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Ranked #830 of 3,732 restaurants in Philadelphia
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 13th Street
Transit: Broad Street Line-Walnut Locust Station
Description: Opa is a new Modern Greek restaurant and bar located in Center City's Midtown Village neighborhood. The menu features a fresh take on traditional Greek flavors. Featured items from the mezedes (small plates) include herbed keftedes (meatballs) in a ouzo-tomato sauce, octopus and spinach croquettes served with a smokey feta dip. Large plates offer a variety of items such as striped bass and pastitsio. The signature cocktail list and Greek wine selection offer the perfect complement to your meal. Acclaimed designer, Jun Aizaki/Creme, created an alluring setting which includes a striking birch branch canopy. Walk-in seating is available at the 24 seat bar and offers the full menu.
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English first
New York City, New York
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329 reviews 329 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I just moved to Philadelphia from New York City. I have lived in Manhattan in Greenwich Village for 20 years. I am used to having local haunts and am searching for them here. I am undecided about Opa. I have been twice in the last couple of days. Both times were late afternoon. I had wine and a mezede. I... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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230 reviews 230 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very interesting decor. Very good service. Excellent lunch menu. I had the eggplant and olive spreads. Very generous portion. Serve with vegetables and Pita. And like that the waiter brought some more Pita to me on his own and I had more bread then to use with the abundant spreads. The octopus was excellent and tender. The spinach croquettes were... More

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New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I shared dinner after a conference with some friend and we had made reservations for dinner after unsuccessfully being seated her the previous night. I order the pasticcio and was really disappointed with the dish. One of my friends ordered lamb chops, med rare, and was told that they are always served that way. Yet when they were served, there... More

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Plainfield NH
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Never would have thought of pairing watermelon and feta in a salad but it was amazing-the feta complimented the sweetness of the watermelon. . For main course I had the special of shrimp with fettuccine-just wonderful. Sauce was so good and shrimp perfectly cooked. Husband had the pork skewers with oregano fries and the white bean soup. Both were excellent.... More

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Suburban Philadelphia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

our group of 10 celebrated a birthday her. one of us is Greek and fussy (well, a few of us are fussy but thats another story). she was very pleased. The food ranged from good to excellent. We tried a lot of things...the pasticio was excellent, the lemon potatoes devine. The meatballs were very popular, as was the Feta Olive... More

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Kreskin2207
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237 reviews 237 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Decided to stop by for a couple drinks...the drinks were going great until I saw the mouse running around the restaurant. I alerted the bartender who shrugged and commented "well, you're always going to have one running around." Really?! Cuz I go to a lot of bars and restaurants and I've never seen a mouse running around! I've been here... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My partner and I had reservations for 7:00. We were seated promptly in the. Orneriness the restaurant and served a glass of wine as requested. The waiter took our order and left. Three other tables including one group of young women ( I am 48, my partner is 65). We watched as the waiter offered to charge one of the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went for drinks and our waiter was just weird and a not with it. He brought the check early, never asked if we wanted more drinks but told us the kitchen was closing in an hour. There are better drinks out there. We stopped in because this was the only place that wasn't packed, a red flag we didn't... More

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san diego
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We saw good review, but have to say pretty disappointed. Way overprised for what you get. $17 for chicken dish, came with 3 small chicken pieces and rice, no pita, no salad, nothing. There was no customers, but took 30 min to get our food. Grill octopus was ok not worth paying $14, $9 salad was small,but good. We paid... More

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London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Walked past this restaurant and liked the look of the place and booked for the same evening. When we arrived, we were hit by a wall of sound It was Friday night and the bar was in the middle of the restaurant. It was VERY noisy. We almost walked out but we were getting hungry, so we stayed. Ever so... More

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