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Nikotsara, Skiathos Town, Greece
24270.23.431
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent back street taverna

We ate at this restaurant a couple of times during our holiday in Skiathos Town and both times had excellent meals. The restaurant is family run with tables placed either side of the street. The staff are very friendly and food is cooked to order, so this is a place to go for a long relaxing meal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We ate at this restaurant a couple of times during our holiday in Skiathos Town and both times had excellent meals. The restaurant is family run with tables placed either side of the street. The staff are very friendly and food is cooked to order, so this is a place to go for a long relaxing meal. If you're looking... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

we found the place by chance and we stayed because the prices were good... the food was very good too, and the plates were generous...

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We wished we'd found Varthalamis earlier in our stay on Skiathos, we would have definitely returned had we not saved it for our final evening. We were handed a flyer out on the pedestrian mall which was the only way we would have found it. We really enjoyed the house rose wine, Greek salad, chicken souvlaki and plenty of bread... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Were recommended to try, and not dissapointed. Rickety chairs and tables on the cobbled street, you get a caraffe of wine thrown in with your meal, and the food was lovley, we had 2 starters and shared, and 2 mains to share between us, we were not dissapointed, just very full, we could have had 1 starter between 2. Would... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Down a narrow cobbled street on rickety tables and chairs is where you will find this little gem. Ask the owner for a mixed mess of his choice and you will not be disappointed, add the main of your choice, throw in a carafe of house wine and you will have a great meal. Loved it so much we went... More 

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South Yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Visited this taverna for the first time and we weren't disappointed. We went with our 11 month old daughter who was asleep in her buggy. We were worried about room in the streets but we simply put the buggy in between the chairs and it was fine so don't worry if you have a little one. We were made to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Been coming back to this little gem for the past 8 years.It is such a quaint,lovely little tavern.doesnt matter how busy they are they some how manger to conjure up a table for you. They serve good,honest,home cooked Greek food & it is probably the cheapest meal we have of the whole fortnight excellent value. The staff are lovely.Always so... More 

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UCKFIELD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Our fourth trip to Skiathos and a definite on our list was the VARTHALAMIS! Being late September, we were slightly worried that the restaurant would be closed but, no, there was Nikos ready to welcome us. It is so lovely to be remembered every time you visit. The food was excellent, as always. I had the stuffed aubergines and my... More 

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Burnley, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Me and my wife always make a point to eat here a couple of times during our stay in Skiathos. This is a very typically run family Greek restaurant. Nikos is always very pleased to see us and welcomes us with a big smile as soon as he sees us walking up the cobbled street! Yes he truly remembers you!... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My wife and I stumbled across this restaurant having been to the old port house for a few drinks. We were planning on going somewhere else but the tables on the cobbled street were very quaint and the menu looked good. The waiter who served us was probably the best we encountered on our whole holiday. He was so friendly... More 

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Address: Nikotsara, Skiathos Town, Greece
Phone Number: 24270.23.431
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Sporades  >  Skiathos  >  Skiathos Town
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Nikotsara, Skiathos Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Sporades  >  Skiathos  >  Skiathos Town
  • Phone Number: 24270.23.431

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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