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Molivos Harbour | Mythymna, Molyvos 81108, Greece
+30 694 412 1297
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: A popular water front restaurant in the harbour of Molyvos on Lesvos...
A popular water front restaurant in the harbour of Molyvos on Lesvos. Serving mezedes (tappas) With a variety of different Mediterranean dishes, vegetarian and meat and fresh fish.
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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great dinner in Molyvos

We really enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant and the atmosphere ... The food was great and fresh, the staff very helpful to guide us in our choices (especially on Ouzo, as the list is pretty long!).

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
ElDioude
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant and the atmosphere ... The food was great and fresh, the staff very helpful to guide us in our choices (especially on Ouzo, as the list is pretty long!).

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Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Owned by a great couple, Greek husband & wife, with wife originally from Sydney nsw. Fantastic food, very traditional Greek food. We had read great reviews of this place and weren't let down. It is re named though now called

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Mel-Theo, Owner at The Captain's Table, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. The name of the restaurant has stayed the same but we have changed the menu and now serve mezedes (tappas style) More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great food, Greek meze style, pick and choose want you want, the staff were very friendly and helpful when selecting your food, definitely worth a visit.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Grilled and salted sardines from heaven. Delicious walnut dip, lentil salad and feta bake. We had a magnificent meal, enlivened by memorable Molyvos hospitality in the form of Theo and Mixalis. Viva The Captain's Table!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Average quality food served at very competitive prices. However be aware that they only serve mezes . No main dish or great variety of choices. Good location right in the middle of the harbour area.

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Lund, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

…this should be the one! Delightful array of delicious small dishes to tempt any palate. We spent a week in this quaint town and had planned as usual to try a different restaurant every night but found ourselves returning here every other night….and did not have the same dish twice, even though we ordered abundantly! The The location and ambience... More 

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Colchester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a great restaurant set in the harbour serving a superb variety of Meze dishes. Great value and great variety! Friendly, helpful staff and owner. Would highly recommend a visit!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Really recommend this place. Set right on the harbour, food is meze style, a bit like tapas giving the opportunity to try lots of different things. Friendly, helpful staff, excellent service.

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Bethesda, Md
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great location on the water......we ordered a variety of mezze and enjoyed them all. We live in Greece most of the time and eat out frequently and found this place to be very pricey. The next day we went to another taverna in the area, had additional guests with us and the bill was at least 1/3 less and the... More 

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Sheffield
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Having read on TA about the fire they had here at the start of the season this was a place I wanted to eat at if they had reopened in time for our visit. Luckily for us they did. The first few evenings we spent in the old harbour it had just reopened and wasn't very busy...needles to say the... More 

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Mel-Theo, Owner at The Captain's Table, responded to this review

Yes we are back. Thank you for coming to our restaurant. Yes our first days were very hectic as we had to cope with opening in high season with a new kitchen that we did not know where anything was and new staff as all our original staff have found other jobs. Thank you for understanding and we have since... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Molivos Harbour | Mythymna, Molyvos 81108, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Lesbos  >  Molyvos
  • Phone Number: +30 694 412 1297

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 34
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions

Description

A popular water front restaurant in the harbour of Molyvos on Lesvos. Serving mezedes (tappas) With a variety of different Mediterranean dishes, vegetarian and meat and fresh fish.

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