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The Reef

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$$$
Mediterranean, Pizza, International, Greek
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On the Beach, Petra 81109, Greece
+30 2253 041488
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 127
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gave it a second chance!

We first went to the Reef two years ago. I'm not sure if it was just bad selection but we didn't enjoy it at all , so much so on subsequent visits we gave it a miss. This year I thought it was worth a second chance after reading other reviews. I'm glad we did as all our choices were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
Shelleyb65
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Belgrade, Serbia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant with no professional staff in the kitchen, without the basic knowledge of preparing foods that can be felt in the final plate. The restaurant uses a beautiful location to hide the poor quality of food.

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Thank Boris B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

We first went to the Reef two years ago. I'm not sure if it was just bad selection but we didn't enjoy it at all , so much so on subsequent visits we gave it a miss. This year I thought it was worth a second chance after reading other reviews. I'm glad we did as all our choices were... More 

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2 Thank Shelleyb65
Redditch, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

right on the main road but with beach part facility making a much romantic eating place - ate here on our first night bit more euro;s than other eating places but good quality food

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Thank Mike H
Bingley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

found eating here a bit hit and miss, service not quiet as i would have expected food ok but found better in peta

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Thank bantams9
Wakefield,west yorks.
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Excellent standard of food ,and such a good choice.Costas the owner and all of the staff were so friendly.Sit overlooking the sea or inside,we ate here around 5 times on our holiday and every time it was excellent

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Thank Alan V
Aland Island, Finland
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Perfect for a beach-day in Petra: Free Sun-beds & Umbrella for customers. Right by the beach with great views. Friendly and efficient service. Try the Calamares & Shrimps saganaki!

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1 Thank Sea-Globetrotter
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Another very nice restaurant in Petra. We ate here a few times & had good service & well priced meals. This restaurant offers free sun beds in the day time

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Thank Bigrossa
İzmir, Türkiye
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Very nice place by the beach. Good for spending the day on the beach and enjoying good food. Friendly staff, good service. Their grilled chicken was delicious; likewise the fried squash flowers with cheese, cold beer.

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Thank Lcagatay
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Servants are kind and smily faces... They Are really fast in service... You should definately try the fried kalamaris in this place... And good located for Petra... Just try it!!!

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Thank Can P
Swansea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

What can I say about the reef apart from I want to live there I had breakfast lunch dinner coffee milkshakes you name it I had it . The food was of a very high standard , I gave up going to other restaurants because the food service and price at the reef could not be beaten , I can... More 

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Thank milospike

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: On the Beach, Petra 81109, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Lesbos  >  Petra
  • Phone Number: +30 2253 041488

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 39
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Pizza, International, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?