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Serif Taverna

#47 of 441 Restaurants in Kos
Certificate of Excellence
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Platani, 85300, Greece
+30.22420.23784
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Kebab!!!

Great food and prices from this family tavern just a few minutes from Kos town.Also nearby Asklepieion

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2014
Elena D
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Leros, Greece
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Leros, Greece
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great food and prices from this family tavern just a few minutes from Kos town.Also nearby Asklepieion

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İstanbul, Türkiye
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Wonderfull ambiante deliciosus dinner . And live music. But only saturday night. Thank you everybody for to night

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

For something a bit different when in Kos, try the Turkish-Greek restaurants in Platani, which is not hard to get to from Kos Town. At Serif, we enjoyed chicken yogurtlu and lamb adana. Service was also very good.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

An awesome place to eat and have fun! The food was fresh and delicious and cooked to order, the waiters and staff were extremely friendly and very accomodating, we enjoyed some of the best food we ever tasted, the prices were very reasonable. We even got to meet the the owner who started the resturant back in the 60's and... More 

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Jevnaker, Norway
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

This were a resturant visit as it is supposed to be! When we arrived the waiter asked us if we wanted to see the kitchen, we agreed and he led us inside. Here his mom and dad were bussy making food, but they still took their time and spoke with us, told us about the food, showed us everything they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Take time to go to platani to visit this restaurant. Mr serif opened it 53 years ago in 1960 and he is still in the kitchen cooking. First we got a tour around the kitchen where he proudly showed us all the food. This really made the water in your mouth flowing. Then we asked for a Greek meze, a... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This 50+ year old family run restaurant is located in Platani which is 7-10 minutes driving distance from Kos town. The food is simply delicious with a variety of meals, mezes and beverages to choose from all rooted in Serif's familys Ottoman - Greek island tradition. But above all, the warm hospitality, honest-friendly attitude and the service quality which we... More 

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Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Best turkish greek restaurant located in platani square. Ahmet & ali suggests rules. Also free wi-fi!!! Try lahmatzoun is serif dad specialitty!!!

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Warsaw, Poland
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

When we were travelling on Kos, we were there. We've eaten great food, dolmados and thoose people are very kind. So, when we go to next time to Kos, I'm sure that I'll go to Sherif again.

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in the middle of the Aegean Sea. You have to try it. Ege denizinin ortasindaki iki yaka kulturunun kaynastigi bu lokantaya ugramadan gecmeyin.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Platani, 85300, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos
  • Phone Number: +30.22420.23784

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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