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Foodie Award Winner for "Best Greek" in Orlando

MyCityEats "Best Greek" in Orlando

Orlando Magazine "Best Greek" 

I had stopped in to the Greek Flame Taverna’s grand opening several weeks ago, but it was so crowded...[MORE]

By Scott Joseph 11/2010

The Greek Flame reignites in Orlando

With a new location, updated menu and fresh outlook, the Greek Flame still shines.

The restaurant's roots go back to Delights of Greece, a small deli and food store that gave new life to an old Pizza Hut building on State Road 436 in Winter Park. Eventually, the emphasis switched to a full-service restaurant with a few shelves designated for wine, oils and olives.

This year, the lease was up and Maria Chrissanthidis and her family had a tough decision to make... [MORE]

By Heather  McPherson, Orlando Sentinel Food Editor  9/01/2010

2006 Foodie Awards

This is the second year in a row that you've chosen the Flame as your favorite, and in another runaway vote. My choice -- another multiple-year winner -- was your second favorite. Other votes went to Cypriana, Athena Cafe and old-timer Olympia. One to watch: The Greek Corner on Orange Avenue in Orlando's Antique Row is showing signs of improvement."
--Scott Joseph
2007 Foodie Awards

"I am Greek and visit there sometimes more than twice a week to get the best comfort food around," says one enthusiastic balloter of Greek Flame. This is another repeat winner for the readers, who also supported Mayerion Mykonos and Cypriana.
--Scott Joseph

2008 Foodie Awards

"Wow. This category turned into my-big-fat-Greek-Flame-Taverna love fest. "Food at the Greek Flame is superb!" "Greek Flame is one of our favorites because they have delicious homemade cooking that is becoming more and more hard to find with today's abundance of chain restaurants. And the family owners provide wonderful, friendly service." "Their dolmades are to die for." OK, let's not get carried away."
--Heather McPherson

2010 Foodie Awards

"Maria Chrissanthidis and her family have launched its second decade at a new address off Sand Lake Road in south Orlando that is just as busy as the old State Road 436 location. The new menu is more streamlined, a change befitting the new sleeker, upscale location."
--Heather McPherson