The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill Opens Restaurant in Oakland Park, Florida

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill Opens Restaurant in Oakland Park, Florida
Souvlaki Plate

Local husband-wife team offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine using homegrown recipes.

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill Opens Restaurant in Oakland Park, FloridaOakland Park, FL  (  The enticing, unforgettable flavors of the Mediterranean are now in Oakland Park! The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill®, an award- winning and rapidly expanding Mediterranean fast-casual concept, recently opened its first Fort Lauderdale-area restaurant at 753 E Commercial Blvd. in Oakland Park’s Northridge Shopping Center. The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is part of the United Franchise Group™ family of affiliated franchise brands and consultants.

Drawn to the concept by its fresh and healthy appeal, Martin Monev and his wife Yuliana Alvarez, franchise owners of the Oakland Park restaurant, are looking forward to bringing unique new flavors to the community by opening The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s first location in the Fort Lauderdale-area.

“My wife and I are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve fresh Mediterranean favorites and bold, unique flavors to our community,” said Monev. “Everything is prepared fresh daily in our kitchen using family recipes that have been passed down for generations, so we’re confident that we’ll offer the perfect choices to satisfy any craving.”

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill Opens Restaurant in Oakland Park, Florida
The Great Greek Gyro

Aligning with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s mission to Live Your Life Deliciously, the award-winning menu features chef-inspired homegrown recipes and big bold flavors, like the fan-favorite Great Greek Gyro, as well as Lamb, Steak and Chicken Souvlaki Plates. In addition, guests can enjoy four signature house-made dips including Hummus, Tzatziki, Melitzanosalata (eggplant dip) and Tirokafteri (spicy roasted red pepper) and made-to-order fresh Feta Fries.

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill offers a wide variety of customizable options, including a Classic Greek Salad with choice of Gyro Meat, Salmon or several other protein choices. Guests can also indulge in must-have desserts like Baklava Ice Cream and Rice Pudding. Everything is prepared in-house with fresh ingredients that bring traditional flavors from recipes that have been used for generations.

The Oakland Park restaurant serves lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday with dine-in, pick-up and delivery options. The restaurant also offers free WIFI, indoor seating for 38 guests and patio seating for 10 guests.

The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill Opens Restaurant in Oakland Park, Florida

About The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill

The award winning Great Greek Mediterranean Grill® was co-founded in 2011 by two third- generation culinary trained restaurateurs with more than 30 years of experience in the food and hospitality business, Nick A. Della Penna and Trent Jones, purchased The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s first location in Henderson, Nevada. After successfully opening two additional Las Vegas locations, Della Penna and Jones started franchising the concept with United Franchise Group™ (UFG) and have seen ongoing success. United Franchise Group, the global leader for entrepreneurs, is a community of affiliated brands and consultants with more than 1,600 franchises in 60 countries worldwide. For more menu and ordering information about The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill in Oakland Park, FL call 754-206-4798, go to or visit 743 E. Commercial Blvd. Suite 44 Oakland Park, FL 33334. For general information visit and for franchise information, visit

About United Franchise Group

Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group™ (UFG) is home to an affiliated family of brands and consultants including Accurate Franchising Inc.™, Exit Factor™, FranchiseMart®, Fully Promoted®, Signarama®, Transworld Business Advisors®, and the Coworks™ division consisting of Franchise Real Estate™, Network Lead Exchange™(NLX), Office Evolution® (OE) and Venture X® as well as a food division featuring Graze Craze® and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill®. UFG affiliated brands include over 1600 franchises in more than 60 countries, with consultants that have helped develop over 350 brands into franchises, in over 80 countries with more than 2500 franchisees. With over three decades in the franchising industry United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.


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