Maria Rapitis is the owner and operator of Andros Greek Grill & Pan Pizza, located in Tarpon Springs, Florida. This is a highly regarded Greek restaurant and pizzeria in Pinellas County.

Some of the delicious food Andros Greek Grill & Pan Pizza offers include Authentic greek food, from hand-crafted gyros, soulvakis and gyros to grilled octopus, baked fish and lamb chops. They also serve an array of salads, platters, award-winning pizza, beer, wine and a variety of beverages. They are opening a quaint, outside patio for open-air seating.

When it comes to providing authenic Greek food and pizza, nothing takes the place of experience. Maria began in the restaurant business over 30 years ago and took over Andros Greek Grill & Pan Pizza in 2019 from the former owner, who brought with him his award-wining pizza recipe from Connecticut. Located in an old, historic building, Andros has a very fun and family-oriented atmosphere. Maria wants customers to leave with “smiles on their faces and happy tummies.” She treats customers and employees like family! 

People often choose Andros Greek Grill & Pan Pizza for their amazing pizza, friendly customer service, and the same staff has been around for a long time.

The result, one of the most successful pizzeria and Greek restaurant companies in Tarpon Springs ! Andros Greek Grill & Pan Pizza logo

What do their customers think?

One customer of the company publicly wrote, “I was driving around looking for a pizza place and I took a chance and it was the best decision I ever made! The staff was very nice, when I walked in I was greeted by a very pleasant smell. i ordered the meat lovers and WOW I got to say the crust was on point the cheese was extra cheesy. Anyone who is in the area i suggest this 100 %”

Another fan of the Andros Greek Grill & Pan Pizza publicly. wrote, “I’m writing this as I walk out the door because this place deserves TEN stars! AMAZING pizza, the Greek salad was to die for, and a friendly and uplifting atmosphere. I live 45min away but will definitely be making a weekly trip back to my new favorite restaurant!”

Having restaurant owners like Maria is an asset to Tarpon Springs and Pinellas County, Florida.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their customers. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms can come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Maria Rapitis that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Marla for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Whether you’re looking for Greek food or an amazing pizzeria? Give Andros Greek Grill & Pan Pizza an opportunity by visiting them at 150 E. Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs or by calling them at 727-935-1502.

In addition to running a successful pizzeria and Greek restaurant, Maria supports first responders, local churches, and anyone in need. Maria emphasizes that she is so happy to be in Tarpon Springs and part of the local community, loves the area and the people.

So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Maria Rapitis, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Pinellas County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of Florida and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.

Well done Maria Rapitis!


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