About Estia Taverna – Radnor
The stunning restaurant, which is the first of its kind in Radnor, will transport guests to the Greek Islands with an atmosphere reminiscent of an inviting Mediterranean home, and a menu of authentic specialties, simply prepared, that represent the best of Greek cuisine. The restaurant specializes in whole grilled fish, which are flown in from the Greek islands, the shores of Morocco, Tunisia and Portugal, and procured from independent North American fishermen. We have created a welcoming restaurant designed with the comforts of a typical Greek home. We used materials such as hand-chiseled Jerusalem limestone floors, hand woven rugs, vaulted ceilings, antiqued stucco walls, wood plank floors and exposed wood beams to evoke the traditional atmosphere. A series of dining areas feature rustic farm tables, dark wood chairs with beige cushions and dining nooks with upholstered banquettes. The homelike ambiance is accentuated with whitewashed walls.
Hours of Operation:
Coming Soon! Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Happy Hour Monday - Friday 4:00pm - 6:00pmDinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
East Lancaster Avenue
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Estia Taverna – Radnor Ratings and Reviews
I like Estia. The chips for an appetizer ...
I like Estia. The chips for an appetizer are fantastic. The seafood is great. But, I do think it is overpriced. It starts off oddly with a plastic menu and no table cloth (which makes the room noisy). Many of the dishes come out looking a little sad. Most recently, I ordered a swordfish kebab and it comes out with great flavor, but just that. Not even a few grains of rice to go with it. Heck, not even a garnish. You have to spend extra to buy a side dish to go with it. I think at those entree price points (most between $25-$40), they could throw a scoop of rice on that plate. But food is good. Just be forewarned.
Was so looking forward to great Greek fo ...
Was so looking forward to great Greek food with my friend while our husbands attended a whiskey dinner at Teresa's in Wayne. This was our first time at Estia. I was very happy with the ambiance as we entered ....liked the rustic feel. Our waiter, George, was excellent. He even suggested trying each of 2 wines, since I could not decide. I did, and very much enjoyed my choice of a Greek white. Even though I have been to Greece many times, my friend had questions about selections on the menu. George, of course, was very familiar and explained each question. We ultimately chose a Greek white fish at $38 per pound to share. The supposed 2 pounds we shared looked very sparse, with a bit of Horta on the side. Not much for the $76, in my opinion. The dolmades and grilled octopus appetizers were just ok. Very disappointed in the octopus. $87 each for just an "ok" meal was very disappointing. Should have just eaten at Teresa's Next Door while our guys were at their dinner. Sorry to give such a review, but again, the service was excellent and ambiance was appealing. Don't know if I'll give it a second chance
Food was very good. Service was excellen ...
Food was very good. Service was excellent. The manager came over to see how things were which is a nice touch. Our server picked up in the fact that it was my wife's birthday and brought a little treat . Very pleasant evening. Wine was a little pricey but what are you going to do.
the food is superb. service was excellen ...
the food is superb. service was excellent. very, very loud with a very busy bar scene. the live music seemed only to add to the noise level. but the noise is worth it for the superb food. Outstanding wine advisor.
A good meal, not great. Calamari was ave ...
A good meal, not great. Calamari was average, tasted more like fried onion rings. Shrimp and rice was also average, Salmon ok, good bread, hopping bar scene for baby boomers. Very loud, they should do better job of screening the bar noise and questionable behaviors! Too much PDA.
Our experience was great. Service was at ...
Our experience was great. Service was attentive, the fish top notch preparation and the wine was really delicious. I selected one I had wanted to taste. The only issue at the Radner location is the high noise level. But don't let it stop you!
Although we dine regularly at Estia Radn ...
Although we dine regularly at Estia Radnor we went on a Sunday to celebrate a birthday! By our 7:30 reservation they were out of a few favorite menu items. Service was extremely poor, although the restaurant was mostly empty. It almost seemed as if we were forgotten. I had noted a birthday in our reservation but it was not acknowledged. We decided to skip coffee and dessert and head elsewhere! #notmyusualestiaexperience
The food and service were fantastic as e ...
The food and service were fantastic as expected. The restaurant was packed as one might expect on a Saturday evening, but the space between tables was so tight as to make it difficult to move around, and servers were often mere inches from sitting on our plates as they took orders from neighboring tables. That, plus the ever present screaming children of the main line, detracted from the experience.
A main-line hang out for those too lazy ...
A main-line hang out for those too lazy to travel to one of the great restaurants in the city, all this matched by the behavior - it's a public place - not everyone needs to hear your personal story. As to the food - good NOT great. That said, for Greek place one of the worst baklava I have ever had.
The food was delightful, but the service ...
The food was delightful, but the service was God awful. Our server appeared to be really distracted! We waited a long time to be served; After we had been served, we also waited an awful long time for her to come back and check on us; and once again we waited a long time for our table to be cleared after eating; Then, after she brought out the dessert menu, we again waited so long for her to come back that we just gave up on dessert altogether. Sigh! She ruined a very good evening!
I have always been a fan of Estia in Cen ...
I have always been a fan of Estia in Center City and have been wanting to try the one in Radnor. It was a bit of a disappointment to me. The food was good but not great. The prices were high for the quality and portion size. The grilled vegetable appetizer we shared had a "dipping sauce" that was as thick as cream cheese. We both ordered the shrimp orzo, although good, was nothing special. I will not be returning.
A dinner of firsts for this frequent din ...
A dinner of firsts for this frequent diner who dines out several times a week. Have you ever dined out and were drinking a wine you were enjoying with friends and ordered another bottle, and the server appears with a different bottle and suggests that maybe you might want to try this instead? Have you ever ordered two pieces of grilled prawns (at $46/lb) and enjoyed the first one, but found the second to be pasty and mealy in texture and taste? And when asked by the server how dinner was, expressed your opinion politely, only to have a manager show up at your table with your half eaten plate and challenge you among the other guests you were dining with about whether the fish was truly the way you expressed it to be? Have you ever had a manager literally, holding the plate up to you and challenging you on your opinion? That's all I'm going to say about our first and last dining experience at Estia. Can't get past the arrogance of the management and there are too many other great places in the area to patronize. Don't need to go back here.
Estia is THE PLACE TO BE!!! We travel 45 ...
Estia is THE PLACE TO BE!!! We travel 45 minutes to get here and it is worth it every time!! There is never a bad meal here!! The staff here makes you feel like family and the food here is consistently fresh and full of FLAVOR!!!! We love Gina the manager she is AMAZING and we love Loretta as our waitress, she knows just what we like. They have live music now TOO! A truly special MAIN LINE GEM!
Too noisy to enjoy! 2 couples hoped to s ...
Too noisy to enjoy!
2 couples hoped to spend the evening enjoying conversation & good food, noise level made enjoying conversation impossible.
There is a noisy bar, we were seated at a table a reasonable distance away, but in general it's noisy..then to add to the extreme a live band is a playing...THE END!
We won't be back , perhaps for lunch on a slow day....lamb chops were great as always, tried sardines, very good...too bad 😡
This was perfect place to get together w ...
This was perfect place to get together with old friends, dinner was delicious, service and waiter were very attentive and friendly. Food was delicious. We cant wait to go back. We never felt rushed, as a matter a fact we closed the restaurant. Fabulous all around.
Service and food good - especially the g ...
Service and food good - especially the grilled fresh fish. We were very surprised and not pleased with the limited wine list. They had decided to hold a Greek only wine week and the only selections were Greek and quite expensive- all bottles were between $50.00 and $100.00 - there were two below at $40.00. We did not appreciate the fact that we were limited to the selection and that the price seemed high.
First of all, I have been dining at Esti ...
First of all, I have been dining at Estia for long time, have been my favorite when I want Greek dish, and still on top of my list.
However, the experience I recieved very recently was fairly disappointing., as this was my experience.
My mother was visiting us from Japan, I thought we should go to Estia as this was my favorite place. Got reservation (via opentable, of course) and we happily were sitting at the table. The waiter didn't come for a while to take our orders, we thought it might be the busy period so we didn't mind. The waiter took our order, and as we were little eater, we took Estia chips, fried calamari (both my son's favorite), greek salad and sea bass (both my favorite). We waited for a while, nothing came. And the then was the sea bass and fried calamari. It was ok at this time, as we didn't ask the main to be last. Once we finished, Estia chip came out, but the salad didn't, and I needed to asked for it once again. It did come out eventually, but after everything was finished and I was disappointed about this service.
I'm thinking this was just an one time accident, I would definitely go back again, but if I encounter similar experiences again, I need to rethink...
I'm hoping everyone else are having a great experiences, as this was and is my favorite place.
Our third visit. Love the food! Have had ...
Our third visit. Love the food! Have had businessman's lunch; great choices. Delicious, healthy Greek Salad ( but they won't tell where they get the tomatoes), and live the walnut cake. Dinner fish selection is excellent. My Mediterranean Sea bad was outstanding!
Fresh and well prepared food in a pleasa ...
Fresh and well prepared food in a pleasant and, apparently very popular setting - there was nary an empty table for an early 5.30 seating. We enjoyed the fish offerings and drinks. The Greek wine was overpriced and the service was mediocre but an enjoyable experience overall!
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