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King Menelaos Restaurant

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in the city or Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece
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Adna
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Burnt eggplant in my moussaka - the worst I've had in Greece. Rotten grapes for dessert. Lamb roast and chicken skewer were nice and tasty. No olive oil, butter, or anything for dry tasteless bread. Water never refilled. We were here with G.O.Tours included lunch. Nice clean W.C. big airy restaurant with nice view. Why do they give anyone rotten... More 

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Thank Goodvalyouseeker
West Lafayette, Indiana
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204 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our tour group stopped here after visiting Epidaurus and a short stop at Nafplio. The food was very good, and servings generous: we had moussaka, lamb that was cooked just right, fried potatoes and Greek salad, plus grapes for desert. Although we were with a tour group I didn't feel rushed and the servers repeatedly returned to our table with... More 

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Thank Hoosiercritic
Mebane, North Carolina, United States
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

After a hike through the Mycenae ruins, the King Menelaos was a good choice to rest a little and recharge. We had lamb (nicely prepared and spiced), moussaka (very good), fried potatoes (surprise) and a decent Greek salad. The price was reasonable and the service friendly and efficient.

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Thank Bill H
Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Good food, good choice, not too expensive, pleasant surroundings. A good place to eat. Watch out for the owner, he's a real character. Highly recommended.

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Thank Dave A
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

“King Menelaos” restaurant was our lunch stop. The background was breathtaking with the mountains of Argolida. I loved the cactus plants and fir trees around the restaurant. The interior had an oversized wall plague of the lions from the “Lion’s Gate” with the title “King Menelaos”. Oleanders and Judas trees lines the streets of a quiet modern Mycenae. Several houses... More 

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Thank ctsounis
United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

An Athenian friend was driving my wife and me around the Argolid on a casual Friday afternoon. He had heard of Menelaos and we decided to stop in. We were greeted warmly, as is typical of Greek eateries. But the service turned out to be exceptional. My wife ordered the chicken souvlaki, I had the lamb with chips, and we... More 

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Thank Provoensis
Lakeland, FL
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269 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Our tour stopped here, and this restaurant seems to be on the bus route; there was a large dining area and another bus had already stopped and passengers were being served. The dining area was outdoors but covered-- really pleasant on this beautiful day. The menu wasn't extensive, which I'm sure helps the kitchen get the food out more quickly.... More 

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Thank floridalibn
Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Fresh orange juice from the area, tomatoes stuffed with rice and spearmint herb and Greek salad all very tasty. Highly recommended!

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Thank Frank R
Dallas, Texas
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342 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Our tour bus stopped here after our visit to the citadel. We had a lovely lunch and the sweetest oranges everR

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Thank BarbK303
Alice Springs, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

The King Menelaos Restaurant serves typical Greek style food. It also caters for tourist and bus groups, like ourselves, making it a convenient and relatively quick lunch stop. At the time of writing, they provided us with a 3 course menu for 12 Euro. A choice of either a Moussaka or Roasted veal for mains, a Greek Salad and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: in the city or Mycenae, Mycenae, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Peloponnese  >  Argolis Region  >  Mycenae

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?