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Taverna Opa

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Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Dr., Space 123 Tampa, FL 33602, Tampa, FL 33602
+1 813-443-4821
10:00 - 22:00
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

1/2 price happy hour is the time to go ladies! Be sure to stay past 8 for the dancers too. The staff is friendly and the food is authentic ;)

Thank Janeen M
Tampa, Florida
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

Taverna Opa is closed. The restaurant in it's place is called Flambe'. Flambe's theme is comfort food from around the world. We love the meatloaf, fish n chips and the potatoes flambe'. Rachel makes a mean martini too ;)

1 Thank ritsriii
North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

I enjoyed the burger I had, but as this was my only night in Tampa I was dissapointed with how empty the entire Channelside area was. The restaurant was very nice and the staff were helpful and attentive.

Thank John C
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

I really enjoyed my visit to Taverna Opa. I went for lunch while at a conference in Tampa. I sat inside, although outside appeared to be a nice option as well. Even being inside, the ample windows provided a nice view of the bay that enhanced the experience. I had a "bean" burger as a vegetarian option and thought it... More 

Thank Don W
Tampa, Florida
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

We went to eat lunch at Taverna Opa this Sunday, July 14, but found that the restaurant is now called "Fusion at Flambe". The menu looked decent, so we decided to stay. Bad decision. There was one server trying to cover the entire restaurant plus the patio. She was running ragged. She dropped off the food then took off the... More 

Thank Angie C
Saint Robert, Missouri
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127 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2013

My best friend and I love this place..great food, the place is clean, the staff is friendly, the view is great...there are Arabian girls dancing and showing you the nature of their culture...We really enjoy going there.

Thank Mrs D D
Arlington, Virginia
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161 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

Our overall comment is that the food was tasty, but it looked simply awful on the plate. Service was slow. We would not return.

Thank windows_out
Toronto, Canada
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47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

Located in downtown Tampa, close to Tampa Aquarium. Large establishment with indoor and outdoor sitting overlooking channel, near Port of Tampa.Average greek food, long wait for the order.Would not return.

Thank Toronto_CanadaEurope
Springfield, Illinois
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69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2013

After just visiting the aquairum in Tampa we had lunch at Opa's. We were there around 2:00pm and the place was almost empty. The food we received was a large portion and cooked perfectly. No complaints here.

Thank WHY157
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

This place is advertised as a hookah lounge, but we were informed they hadn't been used in weeks. We said, fine, let me have a draft beer. "Sorry, we're out of Co2." Seriously?!? The food was ok, flaming cheese was good, the muscles were small and gross. After all that, food was overpriced, but I guess that was to be... More 

Thank Jason_1927

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Greek, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
22:00 - 23:00
22:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Channelside Bay Plaza, 615 Channelside Dr., Space 123 Tampa, FL 33602, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 813-443-4821
Take a trip to Greece with us.
At Taverna Opa Tampa, we feature authentic Greek cuisine with traditional Greek hospitality. All the food on our menu is prepared fresh by experienced Chefs. While you are here enjoy the belly dancing, the traditional Greek line dance as well as authentic Greek Ouzo. The atmosphere of our taverna will have you thinking that you are sitting by the beautiful blue Aegean.

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