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Central Square | Mylopotamos, Kythira 801 00, Greece
+30 2736 033397
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty home food, generous portions, beautiful village. The rabbit stew (kouneli stifado) is to die for.

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Thank MartaS0fia
Ghent, Belgium
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Disappointed is the word. Both my colleague and I had hoped to find some authentic food, but no such luck. The courgette balls were almost fried to oblivion, the horiatiki salad was dripping with oil. Service very slow and not very welcoming. Not worthy of a second visit.

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Thank Luc1961
Belgrade, Serbia
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205 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We ate two times in this restaurant. For me, the food was the most horrible food I had ever eaten in my life. On first place - there is no words to describe the amount of oil in the food. My potatoes were literally swimming in one litre of oil. I used 10 napkins to wipe the oil from the... More 

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Cotswolds
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

proved to be a popular place and had a real buzz about it. Food is fine, doesn't seem to cause a problem if there are 10 of you or 2 of you the eaiters cope in a friendly way. Just simply a nice place to go to

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Thank CotswoldsHappyDiver
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

every dish is a paradise of taste. try anything....and all of them. although try to avoid visiting until 7pm because it is to poo croweded and the service a little bit slower than night.

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Thank Petros N
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Started off well, food was of good quality. Let down by poor service which was slow. Coffee never arrived and we asked three times for the bill.

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Thank stuartfleming
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We came here every night of our 8-night stay in Kythira (we were staying nearby). The staff was so friendly to our toddler son, and we felt very welcome here. The food was delicious - classic Greek taverna fare, set outside in the shade of a huge plane tree. A beautiful setting and a great restaurant.

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Thank Mackenzie D
Nicosia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food with local cuisine Reasonable prices A perfect place to eat under a huge plane tree Easy access and friendly staff Reservation is required as it is a busy restaurant especially in high season

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Thank Mimis_7
Genoa, Italy
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

During summer tables are outside, under a couple of big plane trees (hence the name: platanos is the Greek for plane trees) and this is very fine. Food is good, with some dishes that you won't find in all tavernas (for instance we tried stuffed cod with okras; good even if very greasy). Warm service. Average - i.e. cheap -... More 

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Thank Gianni_Luciani
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The local sausage with leek is a revelation. Not to be missed. Stuffed courgette flowers also dandy. Worth the trip.

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Thank Marc G

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Central Square | Mylopotamos, Kythira 801 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Piraeus Region  >  Kythira
  • Phone Number: +30 2736 033397

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