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“Authentic,Great Food, Friendly Ambiance”
Review of The Greek Taverna

The Greek Taverna
Ranked #161 of 1,144 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 18, 2014

We have had many fine meals from our Greek relatives ,this restaurant provides a home cooked meal experience that is comparable. The staff and owner create a very welcoming ambiance. The Greek beer was very good and the entrees and desserts were very good.Would recommend to friends and will definitely return, a very satisfying experience.

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Reviewed February 9, 2014

Although my meal was outstanding, my wife was not happy with hers.
She, being half Greek, felt the "mutteny" flavor of the lamb was too strong and did not enjoy the meal. For "other Greeks" it may have been perfect.
Regardless, I cannot give it top billing for just that reason.

Thank Coop3842
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

We had read good reviews on The Greek Taverna, and were excited to take my daughter and her husband there for dinner. The Calamari were quite good, but the Eggplant spread had way too much garlic. We all ordered the Lamb Gyro, as that has been our favorite at other Greek restaurants. What a disappointment! The lamb was a bit too thickly sliced and the tzatziki sauce was totally bland with no taste of dill at all. It tasted ok, but definitely not great! The Greek Salad was quite good, but not the best I have ever had. The owner seemed very distracted, and didn't acknowledge us until we were heading for our car. We will not go back!

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Thank carla59
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

Calamari was great but went downhill from there. Eggplant spread way too much garlic and we love garlic. Gyros were bland. Not much flavor to the lamb or tziki. Salad was great though. Fries crisped well but extremely salty.

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Thank wavechaser
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Reviewed February 1, 2014

Quaint little place with a nice menu. Our server was super nice but VERY busy. The food was good, the octopus was great. Not young kid friendly(no kids menu?) Prices were reasonable & the owner was friendly.

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Thank Michelle J
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