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Avlemonas, Kythira, Greece
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not worth it

Supposedly one of the old time classics of the island. The fish was good but the starters were awful. Extremely overpriced. The only bright side was the service.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Rethymnon, Greece
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Fresh fish is never cheap in Greece but Avlemonas being a fishing village you get what you pay for. Fried barbounia and grilled faggri tasty and fresh. Appetizers were average. White wine quite good. Couldn't fault service and atmosphere. Very clean with a nice view to the central bay of the village.

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Supposedly one of the old time classics of the island. The fish was good but the starters were awful. Extremely overpriced. The only bright side was the service.

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Athens, Greece
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Location is very nice, you also get a nice view of the water from the terrace. The place was packed by a group of tourists, yet the service was prompt and courteous. The food (no seafood ordered) was good, but nothing really excelled. We gave it another try during our stay and the experience was similar. So yes, if you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We have heard a lot about this restaurant from the locals, which seem to have a high esteem of it. Alas, it took the waiter 30 mins to take an order, another hour to get us served. The problem seemed to be the bad coordination of the staff, consisting of only a single seasoned waiter and a couple of apprentices,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Sotiris is a very famous restaurant but certainly below expectations and reputation. We had the famous lobster pasta which was just ok. Service is medium to bad.

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were so excited to spend our last night on the island at this restaurant. It was the worst place we had eaten at, having been too atleast 12 other restaurants before this one. The service was terrible and the waiter was both rude and condescending and not accommodating of foreigners. We had ordered the lobster pasta, it was dry... More 

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leamington spa
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

In comparison to some other reviews I read, we had a very pleasant and enjoyable experience in the 'Sotiris' tavern in the picturesque Avlemonas village. Setting is simply stunning and service was also very good. we preordered our chosen fish (unmistakably fresh) so we can enjoy the sea for an afternoon swim. The meal was ready on time; salads and... More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant more times than I can remember. They used to serve only fresh seafood and fish. Now most of them are frozen. The location used to be nice but the last few years they moved their business to a location that fits more tables and has nothing to offer.

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Thessaloniki
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We tasted fresh fish, local tsipouro, vegetable salads and local mellon. I fully suggest this taverna to everyone visits Avlemonas

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Medium taste fish! Expensive too. Only vegetables were good. Tsipouro too. Think twice before entering. The place is great though. Good positioning over Avlemonas village.

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Address: Avlemonas, Kythira, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Piraeus Region  >  Kythira

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  • Address: Avlemonas, Kythira, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Attica  >  Piraeus Region  >  Kythira

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