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The Reef

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International, Mediterranean, Greek, Pasta
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On the Beach, Petra 81109, Greece
+30 2253 041488
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5:00 pm - 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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Reef review

Just returned from another great holiday in Petra and visited Reef 3 times.Very good service, surroundings, view( though in fairness any of the beach tavernas would be the same) and food. The appetizers we had were probably the best of all the restaurants we went to and pizzas( yes, I know we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Diane E
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Large groups
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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Just returned from another great holiday in Petra and visited Reef 3 times.Very good service, surroundings, view( though in fairness any of the beach tavernas would be the same) and food. The appetizers we had were probably the best of all the restaurants we went to and pizzas( yes, I know we weren't in Italy but it made a change!)... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fantastic setting looking out to the sea, watching the sun setting. We had a list of restaurants to visit for the week we were there but ended up having 3 evenings at The Reef Could not fault the place. Great food and great hospitality. Chris & Karen June 2015

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

When we sat down and received the menu, we were thrilled to read "best of 2014" with the tripadvisor logo. Unfortunately that put my hopes up too high. The rosé wine was good, it is found in almost every bar or resaurant. We ordered fish, sea bass and another, but both were not kooked as supposed to. Although my sea... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We had lunch here, and spent the day on the beach, sunbeds are free for customers, you can order drinks to your sunbed and eat on the deck. Food was good, we had tuna salad, mushrooms and moussaka. Moussaka was excellent! Waiters are very friendly, and the place is very well maintained, clean restrooms etc.

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Riverside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The owner's father was from Petra but he spent time in Australia. He returned to build the restaurant from scratch, investing money to make his family proud. You can order a Greek Pizza, Greek Spaghetti, caprese salad, best olives in town, and delicious feta cheese. The owner loves to greet his guests and makes them feel like family.

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MANCHESTER
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We visited this place for lunch one day and because of this you could use their sunbeds on the beach for free. We shared a tuna salad which was better than others we had had ,with plenty of fish (tinned) and several salad ingrediants ,another plus was the mayo came separately so you could add to your own taste. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Ate here a few times and had great food and service. Reef Pizza, meatballs and moussaka are lovely. The waiters are well dressed and courteous, definitely recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

On the deck or in the beautiful taverna you will not be disappointed. Lunch, drinks or evening meal whatever time Costas, Marietta and the waiting staff are more than happy to serve and entertain. The menu is lavish and will not disappoint. Starters range from Greek traditional to garlic bread a good selection. I had Grouper a fish I had... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had small dishes of little bit of everything for starters and moussaka and stiffado for main course. Though the restaurant was full the service was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

And it really was so nice! Fabulous wine, great food, friendly staff and a view of the sunset. We were then given free panacotta which was so nice. Will definitely be back when we're next in Petra.

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Additional Information about The Reef

Address: On the Beach, Petra 81109, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2253 041488
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Lesbos  >  Petra
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
Average Prices: USD 17 - 39
Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, Greek, Pasta

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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
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, Greek, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: 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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