GREEK ISLANDS Taverna (3300 North Ocean Blvd in Ft Lauderdale, Fl, 954-568-0008) is the pride of all Greeks in South Florida. Located on the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, it is owned and operated by brothers Sam (Sotiri) and George Kantzavelos. The Taverna boasts many of the staples of the Greek diet—fresh vegetable dishes, fish, lamb and salads prepared with fresh herbs, garlic and olive oil. Customers enjoy the authentic interior as well as outdoor dining on balmy Florida evenings. Greek Islands takes pride in an extensive Greek wine list and bar and Chef Sotiri’s signature dishes: Shrimp, lamb chops, and ribs are proven favorites. The Taverna has received numerous accolades from the Florida press and continues to be recognized as one of the premier South Florida restaurants. Hospitality is the hallmark of traditional Greek culture, and at Greek Islands Taverna, it is the owners’ pleasure to offer this unique dining experience to their clientele.