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“Lamb chops were perfect!”

Greek Islands Taverna
Ranked #12 of 1,330 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
New York
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295 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
“Lamb chops were perfect!”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

We live in Manhattan and some of the best Greek restaurants are in nearby Astoria. This place was certainly the equivalent to many of the very good Greek restaurants we've been to. The lamb chops were amazing. If you go, you must order them. I would have given this place a five had it not been for the Saganaki which was on the oily side. A Greek friend of ours often makes halumi cheese on the grill with basil and tomato so we are used to really great grilled Greek cheese. This, however, was a bit disappointing. The flavor was good but it had a bit too much oil.

  • Visited December 2013
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“la d'oregano makes it all good”
Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant has a stunning sauce that could make a rubber mat taste good. Personally, I am not a fan of lamb, but in this place it is really great. I think it is the sauce. Pour it on over cooked ribs or over cooked fish and serve with a dollop of over cooked vegetables with very attractive yet unattentive waiters and you will see the reason this place is popular. The food is good, but not at all spectacular, and the service just a bit below par.

Visited December 2013
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South Florida, Florida
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Good”
Reviewed December 20, 2013

Good food at fair price. Their lemon soup was the best I ever had. Musaka was very good and my wife's shiskabob was excellent.

Visited December 2013
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Ocala, Florida
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Gyros was great!”
Reviewed December 10, 2013

Ordered the roasted chicken and roasted leg of lamb for entrees, but it was the gyros appetizer that was enjoyed the most. On a Saturday night I only waited 10 minutes for a seat. The vegetables were not to my liking and the atmosphere is very busy and crowded. Not great for a romantic night, but a great family atmosphere.

  • Visited December 2013
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westchester
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“My favorite restaurant in Fort Lauderdale”
Reviewed December 6, 2013

I have been coming to this restaurant for about 15 years. I live in NY, but used to go back and forth to Fort Lauderdale for business. I always went here with my friends. It has great Greek food at reasonable prices. It is so wonderful to relax outside. My girlfriend and I always get the Spanakopita and the big Greek Salad! They don't rush you and you feel like you are in Greece.
It's not fancy but it's just a great place and everyone seems to know it and love it

  • Visited November 2013
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