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Elia

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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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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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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
Authentic and Good Value

Located in the old town area of Kos this has to be the best restaurant we visited in terms of food quality, freshness and authenticity. The garden area at the back of the restaurant is covered with grape vines and provides a cool and relaxing place to dine in the evening. The menu has the usual... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We went there because of the good reviews, but in my opinion it was quite average. Food was good, but nothing special. House wine was okay. Not an expensive place :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Located in the old town area of Kos this has to be the best restaurant we visited in terms of food quality, freshness and authenticity. The garden area at the back of the restaurant is covered with grape vines and provides a cool and relaxing place to dine in the evening. The menu has the usual favourites such as Souvlaki... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We always visit Elia (Olive) when we are staying in Kos, often multiple times! This year we booked online for a table for 8pm and requested a table in the courtyard, which we got. The food as ever was tremendous and very reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly and work very hard to make you feel special, even when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Good Greek restaurant . Very good service and surprisingly good food, friendly service.good music. Really I joined it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Best restaurant without a doubt, should be number one! Had Skewers sooo tasty, everything was so fresh and tasty, best food we had on holiday. Found by accident and so happy we did! Kids had mixed grills they were huge, highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This was recommended to us by one of the shop owners and it didn't disappoint. Very traditional greek restaurant with excellent quality house wine. Food was varied and very tasty but definitely try the drunken chicken and fresh bread with garlic dip for starters

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I think this was the best restaurant in the city the menu is classic but the taste is great,especially the souvlaki.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Definitely recommended. Very busy (we made a reservation in the afternoon) but despite that the service was super friendly and helpful. We ordered a selection of meze and they were all good quality. A nice setting sitting out in the garden area also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is without a shadow of doubt the best Greek restaurant in Kos. Fantastic traditional Greek food, friendly staff, great service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were glad to snag the last sidewalk table at Elia. The people watching is fun, since you are right in the middle of the busiest tourist street in Kos town. I would not normally expect a place in such a location to have decent food, but we chose it based on good reviews. The food turned out to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Apellou 27 | Old town, Kos Town 85300, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  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?