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Taverna Matina

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Mikro Neorio, 180 20, Greece
+30 2298 022634
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food made by heart and fresh products. Lady Martina, whose parents started the restaurant at 1945, is incredible and wonderful chef and also very friendly and helpful owner who has the gift of making a customers feel that they are unique. In windy night of October our family of 5 members enjoyed the fantastic food and atmosphere. Highly recommended!!!

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1 Thank Päivi T
Gilbert, Arizona
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It's a bit off the beaten path but definitely worth visiting. Romantic, beautiful outside setting. Friendly staff and delicious food. The sunset is amazing.

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1 Thank Alisa W
Little London
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

If like us you want to escape the noise and hustle of the main Poros town quay, then it's worth seeking out Matina's taverna in Navy Bay. We were sailing and anchored close by and rowed ashore. Matina herself was on hand to invite us to eat in her taverna and we were seated on a table just by the... More 

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1 Thank Richard M
Deerfield Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

One of the best Greek salads we've had. We shared the salad and a pork souvlaki dish and they were perfect. The souvlaki came on a skewer with a nice salad and superb crisp round chips. We had a wonderful meal with a magnificent view of Poros/Galates. The owner Matina and her wait staff invite you in and make you... More 

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Thank B-Sheret
London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Matina and her tavern helped make our holiday really special. We ate at the restaurant 4/5 times over a 10 day trip and also stopped for drinks to view the harbour - Matinas has the best views of Poros and the best home cooked authentic Greek meals in the area. Service from Matina and her staff is excellent and in... More 

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Thank Gemma C
Sharm El Sheikh
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stopped at Matina's for a coffee whilst cycling around the Island of Poros and decided to return for an evening meal and we were not disappointed. Matina is a great character and she made us feel extremely welcome. Her staff too were very attentive and the food was fabulous. The Stifado, prawn and avocado starter and soulaki were declious and... More 

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Thank Galalice
Hertfordshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend an evening sitting by the waters edge and enjoying the great hospitality from matina and her great staff. You also get the best views of the island . I don't think I have enough room here to start telling you about her fantastic food. The advocado and prawns are a must.

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Thank 56jmd
Nicosia, Cyprus
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112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We visited this tavern during our first day in Poros .I have never eaten such a bad greek dinner.The melitzanosalata (eggplant salat with walnuts served in a shell for impression!!)was very bad ,full of big chopped onions.We only tried it but could not eat it!!!We also had fresh calamari which you could note bite ,the half was row and the... More 

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Cambridge
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a drink after a walk along the coast. Matina welcomed us and chatted about the restaurant and the menu so we decided to pop back for food later on. When we returned Matina recommended various home cooked dishes and I thought the beef stifado was absolutely delicious. And the famous klipity klop courgette fritters too. The... More 

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Thank Scarlet-Poppy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Second visit to Poros with the family and we had to stop at Matina's! Matina greeted us with open arms! The food is excellent and wonderfully prepared. Thank you for another amazing memory in Poros.

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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
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mikro Neorio, 180 20, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Saronic Gulf Islands  >  Poros
  • Phone Number: +30 2298 022634

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