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Greek Islands Taverna

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3300 N Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-7119
+1 954-565-5505
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had lunch - good salad and hummus. Gyros were a bit greasy. Again you don't know what to expect when you are going there for the first time and I am sure there were other dishes that may have been better. Place seemed to get busier for lunch and people (not just tourists) were coming in regularly.

Thank NJCricketer
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We never ever miss a visit or two whenever we are in FLL. It's usually our first stop once we arrive. I have been here about 10 times in the past few years and it is always consistent and delicious. I've sampled many different dishes on the menu and nothing has disappointed. The lamb chops for dinner are always a... More 

Thank SunLuvr724
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there to eat last night, and if the crowds are any indication, this establishment is the best place to eat south of Orlando. Wonderful Greek selections that are sure to please. We had Tsitseki and Saganaki (Greek yogurt with garlic and lemon juice served with Pita bread slices, and flamed cheese sizzling on a metal plat.). Our entrees... More 

Thank SusanCTraveller
Vienna, Virginia
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fans of Greek food look no further. This place has it all. We started with the Octopus ... very tender. Then we all shared the stuffed Tomatoes ... delicious. My favorite were the Lamb Chops ... amazing. The environment was wonderful as well with relaxing outdoor seating. And I must also say the service was outstanding. A must when I... More 

Thank Sakellarios V
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever in Fort Lauderdale we go directly to Greek Islands Taverna. It's our favorite Greek restaurant anywhere. Get the shrimp scampi or the lamb chops.

Thank roy g
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent..they sat us in the bar area I think because we were wearing shorts. It's Florida right? Service was just ok. Garlic hummus was best I've ever had..but served with Italian bread? No pita? Get there early or the wait is a very long time. Parking terrible and then they rip you off for $4 valet parking!

Quincy, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favorite restaurant and we try to get there every year. We started off with a great drink in the bar, martini's perfect and excellent gin and tonic. Our appetizers began with the grilled octopus and keftedes with the spicy feta cheese spread with grilled pita bread. The lamb shank was awesome along with the grilled shrimp with... More 

Thank Bernadette D
El Dorado, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our fourth time to dine at this fine restaurant and it seems to get better and better with each subsequent visit.....You'd best get there early or be prepared to stand in a long line waiting admittance.....This place has excellent food with good service but it also has an extensive wine list that would satisfy the most demanding wine... More 

Thank drcody775
Merritt Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find - the food is fantastic and VERY authentic - and we should know having lived and worked all over Greece for many years. Greece has huge regional variations in its style of food as it is such a vast country in geographical terms - from the far north to the mass of Islands in the med... More 

Thank BigRay54
Braintree, Essex
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Greek Islands last year on our holiday and had such a great experience we were looking forward to dinner here again and it did not disappoint. The service and food were excellent. Reservations are not possible and we had a short wait for a table as there was a queue which was managed fast. Would highly recommend the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 N Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308-7119
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-565-5505

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