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Manolis Garden Taverna

Old Market Street, Naxos Town, Greece
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Ranked #35 of 94 restaurants in Naxos Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Tucked away in the maze of winding back streets is this gorgeous restaurant which is set in beautiful gardens. Lovely setting, delicious food and they ask if you would like any bread......not the usual trick of just bringing it and charging you for it.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had a mixed starters plate which was delicious so I really recommend it. Wine was great (we had a bottle of the Sigalas from Oia). Do mind that the portion sizes here (as almost everywhere on the island - we found) are quite large so be careful not to order too many dishes.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Can be difficult to find in the Old Town, but dont give up. Good food, nice atmosphere and friendly waiters, and as it is a bit away from the Paralia you can have a conversation with your co-eaters. Recommend their " platters for 2 ", some wine and it cant be better for starters.

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Brooklyn, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The restaurant is very charming and the attention is excellent. It offers traditional Greek fare. Recommended for dinner!

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Florence
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330 reviews 330 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Nice restaurant located in downtown in a courtyard with trees and flowers and it really seems a garden. They offer both meat and fish meals and also great desserts. Baklava is something special. Though this is our third time in Naxos we never stopped here before. Probably not the best restaurant on the island but it worths a stop. We... More

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stumbled upon this lovely patio restaurant and were lucky to find the perfect table to enjoy a fabulous dinner. The waiters were friendly and had great suggestions for our food preferences. The grilled octopus was fresh, simple, light and delicious. Very unpretentious.

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Naxos Town, Greece
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We just had dinner here based on Tripadvisor rating. The rabbit dish was was very small with a lot of pearl onions with a tomato sauce that overpowered the overcooked rabbit. The lamb in parchment was cold and very basic. The second most expensive red wine on the list was very warm and not very good. They did oblige us... More

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Alexakis M, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Manolis Garden Taverna, responded to this review

Hello This a response from the management to assure,other viewers of this review dont get affected by this fake review. This review was made early tis season when we first started for the season. Nothing of the above is true, we know that because on the date this review was made and having only 6 tables all night we know... More

Rome, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

great eating wonderful place and atmosphere, kind people and smal prices "the perfect idea of a greek dinner" let's enjoy it without doubt and no regrets!

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concord nh
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Went to Manolis Garden early October. The walled in garden that housed the restaurant was classic Greek. The atmosphere and charm was all I could ask for. I ordered a Greek salad and stuffed grape vine leaves. For some reason both were bland. I had to add more olive oil to the salad, apparently the oil was not the best... More

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Alexakis M, Manager at Manolis Garden Taverna, responded to this review

Hello, we are sad we didn't manage to satisfy you 100%, apparently your review is the only average we got this season therefore i decided to right back a response. To start with about the greek salad i assure you there is no place in Greece that restaurants add salt in the salad, salt always comes on the side and... More

Leeds
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We went to this restaurant on recommendation from our friend who visits Naxos annually. Given the large number of restaurants to choose from on the Island, we had high expectations. Manolis did not disappoint. The food was great and the service was excellent.It offered great value and a wide choice of home cooked foods. The restaurant is run by a... More

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