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Apellou 27 | Old town, Kos Town 85300, Greece
+30 2242 022133
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12:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    Very good
  • 19
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  • 15
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Best Restaurant on the Island.

We had made the trek from our hotel upon the recommendation of a friend who had spoken very highly of this restaurant. Naturally we had high expectations. I am glad to say these expectations were satisfied and perhaps even surpassed. The food was absolutely delightful. Authenically greek and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
James J
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had made the trek from our hotel upon the recommendation of a friend who had spoken very highly of this restaurant. Naturally we had high expectations. I am glad to say these expectations were satisfied and perhaps even surpassed. The food was absolutely delightful. Authenically greek and absolutely full of flavour. As expected a number of the options on... More 

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Paris, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Elia came well recommended and we were not disappointed. Never have I written a review so soon after dining but I would not want anyone to miss this fabulous restaurant. The owner was delightful, friendly and very welcoming. The ambience was perfect, calm, authentic and quite simply one of the better holiday eating experiences that I have had. We ordered... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We started off by ordering drinks then moved onto ordering a starter, the waiter/possible manager was lovely and talked to us for a bit along with having a joke. The starter I had wasn't great, it was partly frozen inside although I didn't want to mention it. (The Taco's) ..Basically bread, cheese and olives with tomato and a few other... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Perfect place to eat, very nice staff! Very busy, what is a very good sign for the restaurant. Nice interior!

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The restaurant is tucked away in a quiet street and would not have been one that we wold have seen on our walks around town - but after a couple of days in town and speaking to some of the locals... this place came very high on the popularity charts. And Elia does live up to it's reputation. Lovely ambience,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very friendly staff, very!!! Nice place and food!!! Close to the old city. Next time I choose the same place visiting Kos!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

my partner and I have been to kos town three times now and have currently booked to go again in august 2015 and we always look forward to eating at elia you are always made welcome and the food is excellent good menu and very good value for money. see you in august Maria ray&sally.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was one of the restaurants we went to when wanting quality food, a bit more expensive then other places, but good service and tastefull dishes, the price was expensive at all. We always went for tapas dishes to see what Greece could offer:) A big recommendation from me. Sincerly Carl Antonio Holtlien www.iloveseasonwork.com

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This charming place captured me, while I was walking by and I decided to go back for dinner. Nice, friendly atmosphere and staff. I loved the muscles saganaki and the Elia punfull. They are great to go with Ouzo. Highly recommended to solos, couples or small groups. Not really for families with children.

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Mola di Bari, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We ate twice hear in one week. Lovely traditional greek food, friendly service, reasonably priced. Can't say anything bad about both of our experiences, ask for recommendations of traditional dishes and local wine. Just go!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Apellou 27 | Old town, Kos Town 85300, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos  >  Kos Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2242 022133

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 17
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 12:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?