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Taverna Kostas

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Pythagora 62 | Old Town Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Greece
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012 via mobile

Why say more - I really recommend this place for its atmosphere and the best local food I've ever eaten. A place worth the trip to Rhodos.

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Thank Nielsmj
Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

A lovely place in the old town with a fairly spacious inner hall, having a lovely view on a deserted garden. Cats add a nice rural touch to it - they are not annoying but would be very helpful if you share some food with them. But the most important part of the show is the owner, who cooks, serves... More 

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Adelaide
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

We came across this lovely restaurant after searching through the alleyways for somewhere to eat that was not tourist driven. This small restaurant serves authentic Greek food and great local wines. The owners show such friendliness and dedication that we were sad when the night ended. Given a small glass of Grappa at the end which was appreciated.

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Thank adelaidediner
anywhere
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

very nice athmosphere, the owner is very kind and his food is very good. Nothing to do with the restaurants in the most touristic region of the Old Town: compared to those, this taverna is a little more hidden, but it's really worth spending a few time to look for it!

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Thank L R
Wigan, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

Great great food and lovely atmosphere.Made very welcome. Great service. Large portions of food which was cooked to perfection. We loved it.

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Thank anassa62
Brighton, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

Our first meal in Greece so tough to compare but we passed this stone arch with all the business cards on the outside and decided to check it out. A simple Tzaziki, tomotoe salad and mussles - were all very good and packed with taste. The oragano bread was a wonderful dipping option. There were only 8 people in the... More 

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Thank Stu531
Surrey, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

We went to this place based on other recommendations and it didn't disappoint. We particularly liked the fact that there was no-one trying to usher you inside but once we stepped in we received a wonderful welcome. We had the moussaka which is the best I have ever had in Greece so far, a very good Greek salad, followed by... More 

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Thank HubbysNumpty
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

we've been here three times and i regret we have not discovered this place earlier -everything was perfect. Food is fresh and tasty, the place is charming, guys are lovely. valentina, Italy

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Milan, Italy
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2012

The best traditional Greek cuisine in the island. A simple delicious family run taverna driven by love. Love for food and for people. The father and the two twin sons, kind and shy, welcome guests warmly, and make them feel at home from the first step into the restaurant. Everything is cooked at the moment by the father with the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

This is a place that should not be missed if you look for genuin greek food. At the entrance it might look rather dark and dull, but climb the stairs and sit at the nice (partly) indoor veranda. The moussaka, dolmades, fried cheese (saganaki) and grilled swordfish - have them all. Friendlier and more charming owners I doubt you'll find!... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pythagora 62 | Old Town Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town

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