JUMP TO:
  • Top Places
  • All

Taverna Opa - CLOSED

Map & Directions 36-40 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139
FLAG
 
305-673-6730
  • Greek, Mediterranean
  • Sun-Thu 4pm-12am, Fri-Sat 4pm-2am
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Smoking, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Private Party, Catering, Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Recommended for Large Parties, Accepted
  • Meters, Valet

Description

Miami New Times' Description

Don't let the hokey neon sign out front fool you: Taverna Opa offers some of the best traditional and innovative Greek/Mediterranean food for your buck. Inside, small plates of meze ($6 to $19) for sharing and long, sturdy communal tables set a scene like a Greek family reunion, because your dinner company is as important as the food. That is, if you can part for a moment with the moist ladolemono lamb ribs (that melt like butter off the bone) or tender pan-seared quail over roasted red peppers. Waiters first bring fresh, warm bread and a garlic/chickpea-based spread; then they offer olives and wine to start. The Boutari Nemea ("blood of Hercules") from southern Greece is a decent glass of five-dollar red. Entrées such as the Santorini shrimp, seared with chopped tomatoes and feta cheese over rice, are available along with warm and cold small plates. Sloppy food presentation makes the dishes good rather than great. But after a bite of crisp clove-and-walnut baklava, you'll forget all about aesthetics.

 
Member Reviews

No Reviews yet, leave the first one below!

Your Review:

Your Rating:

 

 
Tips from foursquare

  • Purple M. on 08/27/12

    Chicken satays are the best in town

  • Miami New Times on 12/05/11

    Philippe's happy hour at the bar daily from 5 to 6:30 p.m. will feature complimentary appetizers and half priced drinks. We're looking forward to a Philipptini!

  • Gilt City on 02/16/12

    A bottle of house red or white wine complements the dishes beautifully, from crispy seaweed to the Chef’s lettuce wraps and famous Satay chicken.

  • R. Philip S. on 02/24/12

    Same awesome food as Mr. Chow. New location south of 5th.

  • Dana C. on 07/25/10

    Throw shit..if you're cool and a baller of xourse

Check out Taverna Opa on Foursquare

 
Menu

More Mediterranean Restaurants in Miami

  • Timo Restaurant & Bar
    North Dade

    Owners Tim Andriola and Rodrigo Martinez are, respectively, chef and general manager, and both are talented at what they do. This... More on Timo Restaurant & Bar >>

  • Area 31
    Downtown/Overtown

    The restaurant takes its name and gathers much of its menu from Fishing Area 31, an ecologically sustainable swath of western central Atlantic... More on Area 31 >>

  • Mandolin Aegean Bistro
    Midtown/Wynwood/Design District

    The teeny Mandolin Aegean Bistro is housed in a former 1940s home adorably adorned in blue and white; quaintness fills the air as... More on Mandolin Aegean Bistro >>

  • AltaMare
    South Beach

    The new AltaMare is bigger, busier, and better than the old Alta Mar, which itself was no slouch. The classically elegant dining room is also... More on AltaMare >>

  • Pasha's
    South Beach

    In the mid-90s, while studying at Harvard Business School, Pasha's CEO Antonio Ellek came up with the concept of a healthful Mediterranean... More on Pasha's >>

  • Azul Restaurant
    Central Dade

    Azul chef Joel Huff apprenticed under José Andrés, and the notion of many teeny flavors in petite portions conspiring to form a... More on Azul Restaurant >>

See More Mediterranean Restaurants in Miami

Reviews and News

 
Best Of Awards

advertisement

More Mediterranean Restaurants

Today's Daily Deal

Five Days of Lunch and Dinner Delivery from Fit2Go Healthy Gourmet ($100 value) View more Voice Daily Deals

Events Nearby

Restaurants Nearby

advertisement
Loading...