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Kodylenia's taverna

Kamini Port, Greece
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Ranked #34 of 57 Restaurants in Hydra
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
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English first
Austin, Texas
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264 reviews 264 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This quaint, sea-side taverna has outstanding sunset views. We enjoyed the local dishes (grilled octopus, fresh fish, greek salad) and house wine while watching the water taxis circle the island and the old men gather after dinner to share their stories and enjoy the quiet conversations at the end of the day. You can't think of a better place to... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

So the view from this restaurant it is breathtaking. so you decide to sit here. Two people ordered squid salad and ouzo and we paid a small fortune! it is a pitty to manipulate the location of the restaurant like this! and the service was really average! really not recommended

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The restaurant has a lovely setting, so it promised much. We were put off by the disinterested attitude of the man who served us and the very average food. We had no inclination to return during our stay on lovely Hydra.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This place wins on location but the staff seem tired and disinterested. But having got some service the drinks were nicely chilled. The espresso was ok.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

After spending a week on Hydra Island exploring the area near to our rented accommodation in Four Corners, we discovered Kamini Harbour, a gorgeous and unspoilt area that we hope to stay in next time we come to Hydra. May is a fantastic time to go as the weather is pleasant and this taverna wasn't too busy on our last... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We arrived to this taverna after a leisurely stroll to the little fishing village next to Hydra Town. Charmed by its loftly location and lured by the bhuddha bar-esque music we opted to stop for a drink. However the attitude of the waiter was in stark contrast to the friendliness that we had encountered in all the other restaurants and... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Called in for a light lunch as the setting was really pretty . sat down and ordered some white wine. It arrived but was spoiled by not being chilled. The waiter then disappeared with no offer to show us a menu. We had to call him back and he seemed surprised that we wanted food. The menu seemed really good... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We had a lovely long lunch here last week, taking the short coastal path from Hydra town. The staff were friendly and informative, the wine and beer cold and the food fantastic! And then when we were so full and couldn't even finish what we had ordered the chef sent us out some beautiful complimentary honey cake with ice cream.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

On April 2014 we visited hydra with my boyfriend. İt is a traditional greek restaurant not very luxurious.The view was amazing, it reminds me the scenes in the movies. When we were on the island, it was the easter holiday so there were many people and the tavern was full. Thats way, we waited too long for our meals, when... More

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Paris, France
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517 restaurant reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Delicious taverna, some 15mins walk from Hydra on the way to Kamini, just over a small fishing port. Traditional Greek food with a nice although barely perceptible twist, putting it well above other places on the island. Unsurprisingly, fresh local produce is the best, with delicious grilled calamari and octopus and nice spreads. Beautiful sea view.

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