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Elia

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27 Apellou | Old town, Kos Town 853 00, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2242 022133
Today
12:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 00:30
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Amsterdam
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

This was a very romantic place in the centre of town but its position makes it very quiet, excellent service, good traditional food.

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Thank Sumar123
London
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

The restaurant was very busy and unfortunately for us our Soulvaki was not as nice as we would of expected for a typical Greek Taverna. Service was very good but I think we chose the wrong dishes rather than the restaurant itself. Would try again.

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1 Thank THEREDMAN13
Kos Town, Greece
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Sotiris and his team,know what its all about.Turning a meal into an experience is something few can accomplish.Sotiris is one of them.Great atmosphere,food and service.

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2 Thank conhatz
Helmond, The Netherlands
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130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

a nice restaurant in the old town of Kos. Seating areas in a quiet as well as in a busy street. Food was of excellent quality, it was a place where time is not an issue. Which means that you can eat in your own "gear"....and that is nice. Good food for a reasonable price

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1 Thank Storvik
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

This was the worst place we ate in Kos. The service seemed rushed like they were too busy but the main thing is the food just wasn't very good. It is right in the heart of the tourist old town so maybe they just don't have to try very hard. They did not seem overly concern that we left most... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

What a great restaurant. We had a wonderful long relaxing lunch here on a day trip from Bodrum.The service was friendly & efficient. We loved the complimentary fresh bread & olives & our main meals were tasty. Although we were the only customers there we weren't made to feel rushed. We sat outside to people watch but inside the restaurant... More 

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1 Thank fizzywineoclock
Vilnius, Lithuania
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

Was here for my birthday dinner. It was excellent done by the staff. Even flowers were provided at our table. Felt me treated as a king. Very delicious food. When I will be back in Kos next time for sure I will go for a dinner in this cozy Greek taverna.

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1 Thank TurboHarry
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014 via mobile

We went to this restaurant after suggestion from tourist office. The ambient is small and garden is very welcoming. The service was in our case fast and friendly. The free bread, olives and patinada surprised us very positively. This was delicious. I decided to eat potato which was already prepared and can be seen in the lobby of the restaurant.... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Been here many times. Our waiter was very friendly and helpful we decided upon the meze for starters this was a delight to eat so much choice and wonderful flavours. We skipped the mains and went for a desert but which one?; so we asked if they could do a desert meze to which our waiter said of course we... More 

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Thank MikeJones59
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

We visited this restaurant as a family of 5 on the recommendation of our hotel. I acknowledge that there are lots of good reviews regarding this restaurant, so maybe they were just having a bad night. We arrived at 8.55 and were shown to our table in the outside part at the back. At 9.20 I asked the waiter if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 00:30
Monday
12:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 00:30
Thursday
12:30 - 00:30
Friday
12:30 - 00:30
Saturday
12:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Apellou | Old town, Kos Town 853 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos  >  Kos Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2242 022133

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