Tale of the Tape: Opa

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Opa is opa-ning Thursday, February 10 at 1311 Sansom Street. The ramshackle space has been transformed into a modern Greek restaurant and bar. Owners are the brother-sister team of George Tsiouris and Vasiliki Tsiouris.

The Space

  • Designed by Jun Aizaki of Crème Design
  • Creme also designed:
    • Chifa
    • Distrito
    • Garces Trading Co.
    • Village Whiskey
    • Zama
  • 70 Seats
  • 24 of which are at the square bar
  • Bar is made of river rock
  • Wooden canopy of birch wood serves as a back drop for the bar area
  • Banquette area features plaster wall with recessed candle-lit lanterns

The Food

  • Executive Chef Andrew Brown
    • 20 years of culinary experience
    • Executive chef at White Dog Cafe
    • Sous chef at Django
  • Menu includes traditional family recipes finessed to modern standards
  • Highlights include:
    • Gyros sliders
    • Octopus cured and grilled with a chickpea fondue and chili oil
    • Zimi, a baked pita filled with feta cheese
    • Pastitsio, made with semolina pasta, ground sirloin and bechamel
    • Bifteki, a feta stuffed burger topped with tomato, dill and cucumber relish
    • Striped Bass, served with garbanzo bean souffle and sauteed spinach
  • Prices range from $3 to $24
  • Full Menu

The Drink

  • Signature beverages are infused with Greek-inspired flavors
  • Highlights include:
    • Antho – cucumber vodka, lemon and dill
    • Kerasi – bourbon, lemon and cherries
  • Cocktails range from $9 to $11.
  • Eight local craft beers on tap
  • Beers range from $4 to $7
  • 11 wines available by glass
  • 20 wines by bottle
  • Wine by glass ranges $8 to $11
  • Bottle prices range from $35 to $90
  • Drink Menu

1311 Sansom St
215- 545-0170

Opa is open for dinner Monday through Saturday beginning at 5pm.

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