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PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE BEST OF PHILLY, 2016
BEST RESTAURANT REVIVAL

PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE, 2016
50 BEST RESTAURANTS IN PHILADELPHIA

PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE, 2015
BEST OF PHILLY- BEST BEER GARDEN

THE TOWN DISH, 2015
WHY YOU SHOULD BE EATING CHEF BOBBY SARITSOGLOU'S GREEK CUISINE AT PHILLY'S OPA

CITY PAPER, 2015
A NEW CHEF BRINGS A FRESH NEW MENU TO OPA

USA TODAY, 2014
OPA'S DRURY BEER GARDEN NAMED A GREAT BEER GARDEN WITH BITES

CONDE NAST TRAVELER, 2014
OPA'S DRURY BEER GARDEN NAMED ONE OF THE COOLEST BEER GARDENS AROUND THE WORLD

DETAILS MAGAZINE, 2013
NAMED ONE OF  THE BEST NEW GREEK RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA

FOOZBOOZ/ PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE, 2012
NAMED IN TOP 50 BARS

FOOD AND WINE MAGAZINE, 2012
OPA'S DRURY BEER GARDEN NAMED "ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST BEER GARDENS"

PHILADELPHIA STYLE MAGAZINE, 2012
NAMED IN HOT LIST

PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE, 2012
NAMED IN WHERE TO EAT, MIDTOWN VILLAGE

MEN'S HEALTH, 2012
FEATURED IN GUY GOURMET. "ARTICHOKE HEARTS"

PLATE MAGAZINE, 2011
GREEK ISSUE FEATURING "GREEK MEZEDES"

THE FEAST, 2011
OPA'S GYROS NAMED "THE BEST IN PHILLY"

CITY PAPER, 2011
OCTOPUS TOP TEN DISHES

ZAGAT, 2011
NAMED IN TOP 10 HOTTEST NEW RESTAURANTS

THE MEAL TICKET, 2011
EAT THIS IMMEDIATELY - KOKORETS

THE MEAL TICKET, 2011
EAT THIS IMMEDIATELY - KOKORETS

DESIGNWIRE DAILY, 2011
OPA OPENS IN PHILADELPHIA

PHILADELPHIA STYLE MAGAZINE, 2011
BEST OF STYLE - HOT NEW SPOTS

Reviews

JOHN MARIANI PREMIERE FOOD WRITER, 2012
FEATURED OPA IN ONLINE ISSUE OF VIRTUAL GOURMET FOR WHAT’S HOT IN PHILLY DINING SCENE
JOHN MARIANI / GO TO ARTICLE

PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE, SEPTEMBER 2011
“OPA’S WINE PROGRAM HITS THE BULL’S EYE”
ZUCCHINI CHIPS, INDIVIDUALLY BATTERED AND FRIED, WERE AN OREGANO-KISSED WONDER- EXECUTED WITH THE KIND OF PRECISION A JAPANESE TEMPURA MASTER WOULD ENVY”
“THE WHOLE ROASTED DORADE? SIMPLY PERFECT”
TREY POPP / GO TO ARTICLE

PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY, May 18, 2011
“WHAT YOU GET AT OPA IS A TRIO OF DIPS THAT RISE ABOVE THE VAGUELY DEPRESSING STATUS QUO…” “THIS IS AS SUCCESSFUL AND AS UNDERSTATED AN OPENING SALVO AS ANY GREEK RESTAURANT’S IN THE CITY RIGHT NOW”
“SERVICE IS EXCELLENT; ATTENTIVE AND WELL-INFORMED…”
“I CAN’T THINK OF A BETTER SETTING TO ENJOY A DRINK”
BRIAN FREEDMAN / GO TO ARTICLE

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, MAY 15, 2011
“THOSE CRISPY LITTLE SPINACH CROQUETTES ARE A DELIGHTFUL CHANGE-UP FROM THE USUAL SPINACH PIE…”
“THE CITY’S MEATBALL FRENZY SHOULD HAVE ANOTHER NEW DARLING TO FEAST ON HERE...”
“OUR WORTHY BURGER REPERTOIRE HAS EXPANDED TOO, WITH ‘BIFTEKI’…”
“[OPA] GIVES THEIR GYROS THE SLIDER TOUCH… BUT IT’S THE FILLING THAT MADE ME HAPPY- GRILLED-TO-ORDER STRIPS OF LAMB LEG MARINATED I THE CUMINY SMOKED-PAPRIKA, OREGANO ZEST OF A ‘GRECIAN’ RUB.”
“THE ZUCCHINI CHIPS HERE – ARE AN ADDICTIVE PRETHEATRE SNACK…”
CRAIG LABAN / GO TO ARTICLE

CITY PAPER, April 7, 2011
“…[OPA’S] OCTOPUS IS THE BEST I’VE HAD IN PHILLY, OR ANYWHERE.”
“…THE BIG-TICKET DAURADE, ROASTED AND SERVED HEAD-TO-TAIL ABOVE LEMONY POTATOES AND EARTHY BRAISED RAINBOW CHARD, WAS A CELEBRATION OF THE OCEAN”
ADAM ERACE / GO TO ARTICLE