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514 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
+1 727-934-7335
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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514 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was good and reasonable for price. Though we went at a busy time, we were seated quickly but the food took a lengthy amount of time to be prepared (so much so we went to check on our order, and we are patient diners)....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fearlesskaz
BarbaraKP80, Front Office Manager at Yiannis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sorry for your experience but this isn’t normal or an on going thing for us, you came on Epiphany which is a big religious holiday in tarpon springs with thousands of people. Every restaurant in tarpon springs had a wait and a wait on food....More

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Prior to my boat trip on Spongorama, I had lunch at Yianni's. The food was excellent and modestly priced. Loved the pastizio. The bechamel sauce on top was perfect! The dolmades were delicious and they also serve a wonderful Greek salad. I can't wait to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sunshinegoddess1111
BarbaraKP80, Manager at Yiannis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words about our restaurant and we can’t wait for you to come back to serve you! See you soon I hope

Reviewed 27 September 2018

Very quaint place with good service and tasty food. Our server was very efficient. If I had one complaint it's that we picked this one over some of the other Greek places because it said it was Greek and seafood but the seafood selection was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Harry P
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The food was fine, but the service was below par. Our waitress was distracted/rude. You practically had to grab her to get her attention. She delivered 3 of our 4 meals, forgetting my son's salad. When he was finally able to get her attention, her...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisa M
BarbaraKP80, Manager at Yiannis, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

My apologies if you decide to ever come back and join us and this particular server is working please just ask for a different server. Again I’m really sorry this happened.

Reviewed 20 September 2018

I got a traditional gyro to go before heading back to Orlando and even though I ate it the next day it was probably the biggest most loaded with meat gyro I ever had. The place was empty due to being late and off season...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank albuds
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I love when you enter a restaurant featuring a specific cuisine and hear the native language spoken, and such was the case with this cozy place. My friend and I stopped in for some appetizers to share to eat, and beat the heat of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jodyd781
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The fact the place was mostly empty on a holiday when the streets were jammed with cars and walkers should have clued us in to the lack in quality, service and food. From their house salad which had chopped lettuce, one tiny olive, one small...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank foolem2015
BarbaraKP80, Manager at Yiannis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Sorry for your bad experience but our food is delicious and authentic. From your review you obviously do not know greek food too well for you to judge it. Mashed potatoes really everyone knows that mousaka has a bechamel topping lol! People rave over our...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We visited Yiannis as part of the boat tour/dining package. We were extremely pleased with the quality and variety of food that was included with the Sponge-O-Rama boat tour! For lest than $40 per person, you get free parking, a meal at Yiannis that includes...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michael B
BarbaraKP80, Manager at Yiannis, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you very much, hope to see u soon

Reviewed 27 August 2018

I tried this place after doing the dolphins and beach boat trip from there but was not overly impressed. The staff all seem stressed and rather rude. The food was OK but some of the other places along this main street have been, more authentic...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Janna64
BarbaraKP80, Manager at Yiannis, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

I’m sorry for your dining experience and hope you find what your looking for down the street at our sister restaurants.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Two couples decided to go to the Sponge Docks for dinner this past Saturday. I will fully admit that we planned to go to Mykonos because of the 4.5 rating but when we arrived, the place was PACKED. I waited inside while the three other...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kaitlyn H
BarbaraKP80, Manager at Yiannis, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

So happy you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for the 5 star rating it means a lot since we do strive for perfection. Hope to see you soon. Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3128 (Formerly Yiannis Authentic Greek Cuisine)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tarpon Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 727-934-7335
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As the owner of Costa's restaurant from 1977 to 2006 Naomi Kitsos established it as a landmark for visitors from around the World who would return year after year to their favorite Greek Restaurant. Now Naomi and her family have opened a new waterside euro-style restaurant on the riverside of Dodecanese blvd, Yianni's Greek Cuisine. Visit our Greece!
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