- Neighborhood: Midtown Village
- 1311 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
- Phone: 215-545-0170
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- Cuisine: Greek
- Price: $$$
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Stuffed grape vine leaves, or dolmades, are typically served on special occasions in Greek households because rolling them can be a long, labor-intensive process (and ten hands are better than two). Plus, you need a special sort of dexterity, the kind you develop after years of practice. Rolling rice and meat into pudgy little cigars might look easy on the sidelines, but your first few tries won’t be cute. It takes practice. And patience.
But here’s some good news: at Opa, you can get all the practice you want because they’re now offering a new roll-your-own dolmades plate that’ll turn you into a pro in no time.
Twelve days after health inspectors shut down Opa, the Center City restaurant is reopening on Monday following a passing inspection earlier in the day. Read more »
For some restaurants in Center City, the Friday of January’s Restaurant Week is the single busiest night of the year. But over at Opa, the Greek restaurant-and-bar at the corner of 13th and Sansom streets, business couldn’t be worse. Read more »