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0030 22460 49109
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Small and cozy tavern

We have visited this place with my wife in September 2012. Its owners were Monica-Damien couple. We have eaten fried calamary, Greek salad, Symi style shrimp, salmon fish with bulgur rice and two Mythos beer for dinner. Portions were good and he place was hovel. The cost of this dinner was about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
KanGurular
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We have visited this place with my wife in September 2012. Its owners were Monica-Damien couple. We have eaten fried calamary, Greek salad, Symi style shrimp, salmon fish with bulgur rice and two Mythos beer for dinner. Portions were good and he place was hovel. The cost of this dinner was about 30-35 eur.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We caught Olive Garden at the end of the season just before they closed and I'm so glad we did. Nestled in a little square just off the harbour front, it's set apart from the tavernas on the waterfront but well worth seeking out. The menu is also a little different from the standard taverna. Damien adds his own flourishes... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Feta cheese baked in honey and sesame seeds, baked lamb and potatoes stew, moussaka, green beans cooked in garlic and butter, aubergine dishes,sweet sticky puddings, carafe's of house wine - my only complaint is that I ate and drank far too much, but the atmosphere, owners and soft warm breeze added to a wonderful night.

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Reykjavik
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We spent our second stay at Pension Caretta and are very satisfied with the services and also Olive Garden. We had breakfast, coffee and dinner there and it was always excellent. Damien and Monika are very helpful before and during the stay with all kind of advices and services. Olive Garden isn't right on the harbour so it is calm... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My wife and I got married on Kastellorizo in 2013 and had our reception at the Olive Garden. Before making that decision, we had tried the Olive Garden as 'routine diners' and found the food to be very good and value for money, which can sadly be a bit hit and miss on Kastellorizo. The service was what you'd hope... More 

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Antalya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

very warm and friendly greek owner who speaks fluent english. he is running the restaurant with his german wife, both are very attentive to guests and chatty... we had grilled fish but not impressed with the way it got cooked. the fish had lost its juice hence the taste was half gone. however starters and environment did make it up... More 

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UK
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215 reviews 215 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Had an evening meal here deciding to try a restaurant off the sea front for a change. This is a rather scruffy little place with a real character to it that attracts a mixed audience. The german owners were very welcoming providing a refreshing level of customer engagement sadly lacking from many restaurants in Kastelorizo. The owners know exactly when... More 

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Bristol, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed in Pension Careta which is a set of rooms owned by Monica and Damien as well as their restaurant the Olive Garden. Immaculately clean. The owners were really welcoming - nothing was too much trouble for them. The food at the Olive Garden (which is set back slightly from the waterfront and which was shaded by vines so... More 

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

friendliest people were here and best prices on the island. try their chicken creme, mmmm. only down mark was too many cats that they make no effort to shoe (i like cats, just not on my lap at meal) try them though, be prepared to use your water

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California Hot Springs, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The owners might be the nicest people you will meet while traveling : accommodating, open, helpful. Location is off the water, but quieter and the food excellent and frankly, UNDERpriced. Many meals there, suggest you do as well. There's even a group of couches where you can check your internet (free) and have a drink without a meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Dodecanese  >  Kastellorizo
  • Phone Number: 0030 22460 49109

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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