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The Greek Taverna

5755 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-4105
+1 941-922-8140
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (23 reviews)
“greek salad” (20 reviews)
“baklava” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5755 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-4105
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

The food is really good. The wife does the cooking and her husband fronts the house. The big problem with this place is that it seriously lacks any atmosphere. So if you are a large group, you’ll be fine. If you are a couple, you...More

Thank cleminternet
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

The chicken Athena with accompanying green beans and rice was a very tasty and delicious. Highly recommend this dish for an authentic Greek meal.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My favorite Greek restaurant in Sarasota. Chicken shiskabob is always moist and delicious. Bread, salad, vegetables and potatoes...........delicious. Lamb is excellent. Reasonably priced. Only negative, interior is in desperate need of an update......paint, carpeting, pictures and front hostess area. Dingy, basement type decor.

Thank Kelly M
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We love that the lamb on the gyros isn't processed. Every time we eat in or take out its fresh and delicious!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A good impression was made as soon as we were seated; the chairs in this little place are the most comfortable I have ever found in a restaurant. Staff are very nice. Tables have clean cloth tablecloths with cloth napkins. Prices are good, not cheap,...More

Thank fog49
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Most of the staff are part of the family and they are friendly. Good service and real Greek food made and served authentically. They will take and honor reservations. A quiet and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited for our first time. Our server was delightful. Wines a bit pricey. We ordered saganaki, which was flamed and delicious. Good bread. We split a Greek Country Salad, which was plenty for both of us, as well as Pastitsio. Everything was flavorful and...More

Thank veggiegirl60
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Nice Greek family owned restaurant. Lemon chicken, old family recipe was very good. Stuffed tomatoes and stuffed pepper probably held over too long. Didn't have a lot of flavor. Veggies dark in color. Lemon potatoes were tasty. The bread was excellent and Greek side salad...More

Thank VOBR
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I started with a lovely glass of 2013 Amethystos and Amy a nice white Assyrtiko from Santorini. The owner suggested we start with the grilled octopus. He said if it wasn't the best we ever had we didn't have to pay for it. We paid...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Restaurant is very low key on ambiance but the food was really wonderful. Owner only uses finest quality of meats and it shows in the taste.

Thank shirleed2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5755 Beneva Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-4105
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-8140
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