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richw Apr 16, 2007 04:26 PM

I hear there is a Greek festival in Hollywood this weekend. Does anybody know anything about it? If so, please share any details about what past experiences have been like and if there are any Chow-worthy victuals there.

Thanks,
Rich

  1. advisor_Girl Apr 17, 2007 08:53 AM

    Rich>

    You have to take a shot - most Greek Fests have "fast food gyros" or bake sale type stuff brought in by parish members.

    St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Greek Festival 2007. April 21 - 22.
    425 N. 58th Avenue Hollywood, FL, 33021 Phone: (954) 966-1898

    You can dine on nearby Greek cuisine at Thira on US1 at Hallandale Beach Blvd, Taverna Opa on the Intracoastal just over the bridge to A1A @ 410 N.Ocean Dr. (it gets louder later in the evening with dancing and plates breaking - we sit outside by the water instead)... Actually Lester's Diner on SR 84 (just east of 95) is Greek owned and makes some really delicious and inexpensive Greek dishes. I've had the chicken and feta and the Greek Salad - both very good.

    AG

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      richw Apr 18, 2007 09:21 AM

      Thanks for your response. I'm familiar with all of the Greek food establishments you mention. I happen to agree about Lester's. I was hoping to find something different at the festival. Perhaps something rustic like baby lambs roasting on spits, etc.

      1. re: advisor_Girl
        JinRain Apr 18, 2007 09:59 PM

        Lester's sounds really good! Yum! Thanks for the topic and info guys! We're Miami transplants and we're always searching for good places to eat--which are seemingly hard to come by in Hollywood. I'm sure we've just been going to the wrong places.

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          MIZCHRISTINE Apr 2, 2010 05:04 PM

          LESTER'S HAS A GREAT MENU, GREAT FOOD AND GREAT PRICES!

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          gcullen Jan 28, 2010 07:46 AM

          St George's Annual Greek Festival
          Sat, January 30, 2010 - Sun, January 31, 2010
          12pm - 10pm

          Enjoy Live Greek Music, Dancing & Authentic Greek Food and Pastries, including lamb shanks, souvlaki, gyro, pastichio, moussaka, and more! Vendors will be selling Greek novelties. Bounce house, face painting and games for the kids. Dance exhibitions will be going on most of the day starting at the top of the hour, including performances by our award-winning dance group. Admission is $2.

          St. George Greek Orthodox Church
          425 North 58th Ave.
          Hollywood, FL
          954-966-1898

          Come Join Us and Be Greek For A Day!

          OPA!!

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