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The Balcony

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Sea Front, Aliki, Greece
22840 91512
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant on the waters edge

Lovely to sit by the sea and eat real Greek food. Very friendly service, and complementary desert after the meal. There is a very long menu but many of the dishes were "off", thisn may be because it was late in the season

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2014
Thurio
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Antiparos, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The owner is fisherman so you can have fresh sea food and fish in a very nice veranda just besides the sea. also friendly and good service.Very reasonable prices for what you get.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Lovely to sit by the sea and eat real Greek food. Very friendly service, and complementary desert after the meal. There is a very long menu but many of the dishes were "off", thisn may be because it was late in the season

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Netherlands
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159 reviews 159 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

The location of this restaurant is quite delightful. There is enclosed, waterfront seating but there was also a tiny, curved pier filled with tables. In October, the sun and the slight breeze made it perfect for sitting there. We were however not impressed with the service. The one and only waiter seemed to have little time for his clients and... More 

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Connecticut
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123 reviews 123 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were delighted with our choice. We liked the big Greek salad and chicken souvlaki (which is served with French fries). The bread was the best we'd eaten anywhere in Greece. The setting is lovely. We thought the prices were good. They served complimentary watermelon after our meal. I liked that touch!

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Egham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I will never forget the big pork mprizoles that Balcony serve there.Amazing food,big portions quick serving.... See you next year guys

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

With a breathtaking location - literally - on the crystal water of Aliki's harbour - you would expect fresh, tasty food. What we ordered was really not extraordinary. Fava peas were good but fried calamari and grilled ray were way too greasy and so were the fries. Ok it's fried food, but doesn't need to taste like oil. A nice... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable Greek island seafront lunch experience! The view is stunning and serene, watching the little fishing boats floating next to us in the sea, while we sipped on our white wine and enjoyed a delicious lunch. The marinated anchovies were really great, as was the Greek salad with the soft local cheese instead of feta. Also try the... More 

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Cyprus
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

With tables outside right on the water, it was our favorite local restaurant. The fish was fresh and we'll prepared and the service excellent.

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Milan, Italy
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Blue tables directly on the sea, traditional Greek dishes; Must try: Ntakos and tarama salad. Excellent quality and low prices ( Almost like in all the Cyclades).

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Athens, Greece
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Simply don't miss it. We visited this tavern 7 times in the 8 days we spent in the island, either for lunch or dinner. We also celebrated our 10y wedding anniversary with delicious lobster spaghetti. Many thanks to Costas and Giannis for the great service they provide to all demanding customers. Worth to experience even if you stay at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sea Front, Aliki, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Paros  >  Aliki
  • Phone Number: 22840 91512

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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