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Istoni Restaurant

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Main Street, Kassiopi 491 00, Greece
+30 2663 049037
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Southport, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Visited Kassiopi for two weeks in September and ate at Istoni 3 times during our stay. Each time the service was excellent and the food was very good. I tried Sofrito on my first visit, the sole on the second And lamb with spices and parmesan cheese on the third. Each was very good. My partner being vegetarian had the... More 

Thank Bob635
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Strangely, this taverna didn't show up on our Trip Advisor research, but turned out to be the only one we visited twice while in Kassiopi. A family run establishment (although one of the waitresses was an English exile), it is on the opposite side of the main street to the Levanda in the Village. It offers some interesting chef's variations... More 

Thank Chris N
Montgomery, Wales, United Kingdom
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364 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had a lovely meal here. The garlic bread starter was good, and meal choices included some different dishes. My husband had a meal with lamb, which was covered in a tangy cheese and finished off in the oven. My chicken breast was served inside a thin filo pastry shell. The meals were served with roast potatoes, fresh vegetables and... More 

Thank Jan T
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Just returned from two weeks in Kassiopi, and we eat here 4 times. Normally we don't go to the same restaurant more than once, just because there's always somewhere else to try... But the food here was REALLY GOOD, and a little different from other tavernas nearby. I had rabbit, (not seen elsewhere?), and a stuffed Aubergine dish, grilled Sea... More 

Thank simsyonline
Llandogo, Wales
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I really like the Istoni, it is probably the most authentic "Taverna" type experience you can get in Kassiopi. It doesn't have the flashy "fine dining" ambience of some of the more upmarket restaurants but neither does it have their prices. If you want good, old fashioned Greek dishes at very reasonable prices, (with a bit of people watching thrown... More 

Thank Ian_from_Llandogo
Worcester, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Packed out on a mid week wednesday evening in september so had to try it when table became available.Was not disapointed.Best saganiki cheese ever had followed by very good portion of mousaka and greek salad.Had a lovely evening what with the music and ice cold quality bottle of rose.Cost about 45 euros for two of us and were well happy... More 

Thank mediterraneanmel
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Location was OK. On the main street and good for people watching, though obviously not the views of the sea as for other more expensive restaurants in the bay. Had 14-15 euro 3 course meal offer. Mains were of the same type and standard to on the regular menu. I had chicken in filo pastry with potatoes. Starter was soup... More 

Thank nicolamcmaster
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice, we just had to come back again. The cooking is homemade including the chips and there is a good choice for vegetarians. The portions are generous and very tasty. It's away from the harbour but close to the centre. Recommended.

Thank Richard W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Sorry to say this but our visit here wasn't the best. The service was of the can't really be bothered kind. The food was definitely of the rustic homemade type but not very good. My beef stifado was tough and fatty. The sea bass my other half had was just about edible. I think everything about the restaurant seemed tired.... More 

Thank colinbarclay57
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional taverna feel to this place. Staff really nice and polite. Ate here twice and both times they were busy. Food was served hot and was tasty, obv unremarkable tho as i can't remember what we ate!

Thank BulldogManchester

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Kassiopi 491 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Corfu  >  Kassiopi
  • Phone Number: +30 2663 049037
Great Greek Family Run Style Taverna Restaurant.Also Book A Cooking Lesson For Your Favourite Meal with Spiros our Owner/ Chef all homemade.Fresh Produce Cooked to Order.

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