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Captain Michalis

23 Bus Stop, Koukounaries 370 02, Greece
+30 2427 049356
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (14 reviews)
“clay oven” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
23 Bus Stop, Koukounaries 370 02, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here as we liked the look of the place, really quirky and a clay oven so we thought we were in for a treat.... The menu is limited, we thought this was because they do a small selection of meals which they do...More

1  Thank nataliej79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only was the food amazing, the owner and waiters had the best personalities and would spend the whole evening telling us stories about Greek mythology and his old sailing days around the world. The owner even went as far as to give me a...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't follow our instinct on this place and regretted it. A few people on here have said not to judge this place by the exterior but you absolutely should. Our table was lit by a filthy lamp and the shelf next to the table...More

Thank Hard_Woman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place looks "Rough and Ready" the only Menus are on a chalk board outside, the choices are "My wife's Starters + Meat or Fish! Starters are the usual Greek Fare, Dalmades Houmus Tzatziki etc, large portions. Meat = Stiffado or Kleftico, Fish either Red...More

Thank John_Nisbet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only called in for drinks so can't comment on the food but would definitely return as Michalis is such a funny guy. He desperately wanted to cook us a pizza but sadly we'd already eaten and after that just ran out of days to return.

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been holidaying in Koukanaries for twenty years and no holiday is complete without at least one visit to Michalis Taverna, who is a real character. Everying about the experience is authentic Greek. Michalis gets up at 5:00am to milk his goats. The feta...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well...what a find! If you want to have an authentic traditional Greek Taverna This is the place! This was like stepping back in time. Owned by the old Captain Michalis. What a character! No menu. Had the best fresh fish ever!!! Wonderful place.

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were attracted to this restaurant right next to the Sunset apartments where we were staying. The old guy who ownes the restaurant used to speak to us whenever we were passing. Outside on the blackboard it mentions three or four dishes at 19 or 20...More

Thank Jazzfinger
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Captain Michalis restaurant should be on the tourism list of places to visit. It's quite an experience. The service isn't the quickest, and it's not unusual to have drunk all your wine before the food comes. I've seen a few people receiving food meant for...More

1  Thank Nightowl6117
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The title says it all... The place is falling down and in the years i have been to Koukounaries it has never had a coat of paint ......... One saving grace is that the bottled beer cant be tampered with so is good value for...More

Thank George S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Bus Stop, Koukounaries 370 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Sporades  >  Skiathos  >  Koukounaries
  • Phone Number: +30 2427 049356
  • E-mail
i think it might be attached to a Hotel, but not sure which
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