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Taverna Alonistra

#24 of 83 Restaurants in Ios
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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Psathi, 840 01, Greece
+30 2286 092363
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This place is a little off-the-beaten-path - so much so that the car rental/travel agent in the port remarked he wasn't sure "if it was still open". It is about a half and hour drive from the port or Chora, but is well worth the drive (rent an ATV or small car cheaply at the port). The setting of this... More 

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Thank Brian K
athens
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The best place if you want to have a really Greek lunch Nice view over the ocean Far out of the noise chora Don't miss it

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Thank giannisplatanias
Paris, France
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great terrasse with a fantastic view on Psathi beach Kind service Excellent food. Everything was really fresh and tasty. Special recommendation for the octopus, the zucchini balls and the veggie moussaka Highly recommended

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Thank Bertrand D
Sydney
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Fantastic food. The Calamari was awesome, perfectly cooked and so much flavour. My mate had the stuffed zucchini which was great. Could not fault the friendly service and we spoke no Greek what so ever and it wasn't an issue. Also direct views of the beach and very peaceful

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Thank JoelVW
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We went back again a few days after our first lunch and brought friends. Authentic, friendly and most importantly, amazing food!!! We loved trying dishes not normally on 'tourist' menus such as rabbit and goat, but also enjoyed the lovely salads and seafood. Worth the trip to the other side of Ios.

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Thank Lizzie M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Our 2nd visit to the island, our 2nd visit to Psathi beach and so our 2nd visit to this taverna. The food here on offer is just so good you are spoilt for choice. It'a lovely and relaxed atmostphere here and a must when in Ios.

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Thank nikkinoods
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

It is worth the journey. Alonistra is perfectly charming with great views over the ocean but it is the food which makes it special. Everything is fresh and delicious and smells wonderful.

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Thank Ruth D
Graz, Austria
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396 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We found this place complete mistake, located just up from the beach with views of the sea. We took some starters and mains, the goat in lemon sauce that I ordered was delicious, the meat falling from the bones, Seemed a hit with the locals Recommended but be careful of the cats

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Thank Sarsonuk
ios greek island greece
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

A hidden gem ! as you drive down towards psathi beach your approach this amazing greek restaurant Alonistra with niko the owner and family serving excellent greek homemade food with most of there produce from the land which they grow themselves in psathi ios also fresh fish from the locals , there salads flavours are amazing !! the place is... More 

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yellowknife
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Amazing view. Enjoyed the salad as well as the stuffed tomatoes. These were the best stuffed tomatoes I have ever had in all of my trips to greece! This is looking directly on Psathi beach. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Psathi, 840 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Ios
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 092363

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