Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Top 5 Restaurants in Tarpon Springs, FL

 Tarpon Springs, Florida is home to the Sponge Docks, Gulf Coast beaches, and Fred Howard Park. It’s also home to some great restaurants serving fine cuisine. If you like Greek food, you’ll love the choices available to you in Tarpon Springs. But there’s more than Greek food to whet your appetite. Here’re the top five restaurants in Tarpon Springs.

Mr. Souvlaki

The place for Greek food, Mr. Souvlaki is the eighth-ranked restaurant in Tarpon Springs. They serve lunch and dinner, with items such as spinach pie, Greek chow mein, and of course, gyros and potato salad. It’s a family-owned restaurant with pleasant staff and reasonable prices. Bring your appetite, because the portions are big enough to share.

Hella’s Restaurant

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If you love Greek food but are traveling with friends or family who aren’t so inclined to it, then Hella’s is for you. With a great mix of Greek and seafood, Hella’s is the perfect combination of fine cuisine for lunch and dinner. Choose from popular Greek dishes including Gyros, Calamari & Greek Salad, and Saganaki. Delicious seafood meals are available for those who don’t enjoy Greek food. But make sure they try some of the delicious potato salad. They’ll be thanking you for the rest of the day. Save room for dessert because Hella’s knows how to do that too. Try Greek Chocolate Mousse, delicious pastries, and of course, baklava. Located in the Sponge Docks, Hella’s makes the perfect place to stop and grab a bite to eat.

Dimitri’s on the Water

With its supreme location on the Gulf of Mexico, Tarpon Springs is a great place for a delicious seafood meal. Dimitri’s offers great seafood selections and of course, Greek food. Their portions are large enough to share, so if you’re stopping in for lunch while shopping at the Sponge Docks, you won’t need to order a big meal. Try their grouper sandwich, Greek salad, souvlaki, or fried eggplant.

Tarpon Tavern

If you’re looking for a great place for lunch that serves items other than Greek food, Tarpon Tavern is your spot. It’s a great place to grab a bite to eat, and maybe even a cold brew. The menu is varied, and includes bar food. Try one of their great tasting burgers, Gorgonzola chicken wing appetizer, fish tacos, and salads. Located on the water, it’s a true tavern experience with décor to match.

Cody’s Roadhouse

Remember a time when you could throw peanut shells on the floor and no one cared? Well, that’s Cody’s Roadhouse. Upon entering, you’ll see the barrels of peanuts waiting for you to grab and munch while waiting to be seated. The atmosphere and staff are friendly, and it makes a great spot for a rowdy family dinner. Enjoy delicious grilled items, including steaks, burgers, prime rib, rotisserie chicken, baby back ribs, fajitas, and fresh fish. Meals are served with Cody’s delicious salad in a big bowl for the whole family to share.
These five restaurants show off the best food Tarpon Springs has to offer: Greek, American, seafood, and even barbecue. Check one or all of them out during your next visit.