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Beefteki

The Beefteki at Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar made me nostalgic of my recent trip to Greece. Consisting of ground sirloin stuffed with fresh garlic and herbs, diced onions and mozzarella cheese topped with sauteed plum tomatoes, the Beefteki was cooked to perfection and the sauteed plum tomatoes gave a nice dimension to the dish….

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Pineapple and Honey Glazed Salmon

To begin with, Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar isn’t your grandmother’s Christo’s. With its new island bar layout and polished hardwood floors, Zorba’s is a much-needed upgrade for this tired old building. The innovative menu is a shot in the arm, too. There is an abundance of choices, and I finally went with the Pineapple…

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Zorba’s Stuffed Shrimp

A wonderful alternative to the standard shrimp with red sauce, Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar’s seafood Stuffed Shrimp is perfect for the seafood lover transitioning from light summer fare to warmer, heartier fall dinners. Each shrimp was perfectly pink, firm, and generously stuffed. The lobster sauce was almost buttery in both texture and color, and…

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Chicken Souvlaki

The Chicken Souvlaki from Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar was exactly what I expected from a restaurant specializing in Greek cuisine – delicious!  There was a generous amount of tzatziki sauce, which made the sandwich messy but wonderful.  I didn’t taste the Greek dressing, but its flavor may have blended with the tzatziki.  It would have…

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Gyro

The Gyro at Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar is well stuffed with meat, tomatoes, and lettuce. The sauce is a perfect consistency, not to runny and not to thick with a great flavor. The meat was well spiced and very tasty. The rice pilaf serving was generous and well cooked. The dish had the option…

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Vegetable Primavera

When heading to Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar, I was not quite sure how I felt about Greek food, but I decided to keep an open mind. I knew when I was perusing the menu that I wasn’t in the mood for protein, and that a nice healthy vegetable dish would probably hit the spot….

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Roasted Scallops

When staring at Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar’s large, orange menu, it can be quite overwhelming…with so many delicious sounding dishes, it’s a surprise that anyone can come to a decision. However, tonight I decided to go with the roasted scallops. This dish had fresh sea scallops in a creamy mix of bacon, tomatoes, scallions,…

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Stuffed Peppers

I have to admit I was overwhelmed when presented with the menu at Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar – such a wide variety of items to choose from.  But I quickly decided to go with something I haven’t had in a real long time – stuffed peppers.  Who didn’t have stuffed peppers as a family meal…

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Mediterranean Short Rib

A Boneless Beef Short Rib at Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar, braised in citrus and white wine paired with kalamata olive and roasted tomato demi-glace, and served with mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli ($16.99). Don’t let the fancy demi-glace description fool you, this was a straight-up guy’s meal: meat, potato, and vegetable, served simply, nothing…

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Great Greek Pizza

When at Zorba’s Taverna Restaurant and Bar, I decided to go Greek with the Great Greek Pizza because of it’s description of ingredients, which consisted of olive oil, garlic, spinach, black olives, tomatoes, onion, feta, and fresh herbs. I could taste the fresh ingredients, especially the garlic which was not overpowering but complimented with just…