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Nikotsara, Skiathos Town, Greece
24270.23.431
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great greek food in skiathos town

We found this taverna by accident when exploring the alleyways of the town. It had only one other table in use and seemed quiet compared to others close by. We took a risk. It was worth the risk the service was great the food was fantastic very traditional greek. The waiter was very friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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English first
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We found this taverna by accident when exploring the alleyways of the town. It had only one other table in use and seemed quiet compared to others close by. We took a risk. It was worth the risk the service was great the food was fantastic very traditional greek. The waiter was very friendly teaching our daughters tricks. As a... More 

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Jersey Channel Islands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Really friendly waiter. Couldnt do enough to make us feel welcome. Would say food is average for skiathos town.

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Florence, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It is a family-run restaurant and the owners are great and friendly people. The menu is not vast, but it truly captures the essence of Greek cuisine. For me the highlights were the tzatziki, moussaka, and kokkinisto beef, but you won't go wrong with whatever you order. Everything was fresh and cooked with lots of love (just like my mom's... More 

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Vallensbaek Strand, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I mis my favorit greek taverna, yes 10 days and i am sitting an enjoy the most fantastik tasting mosaka and tazzizi. The fresh grill fish, fantastik greek food..... See you Nico and you sveet family. ....... Must try, best in Skiathos.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

It is the place where locals go. The food reminds me of the cooking of my Greek grandma. The location is lovely and cozy and the prices are really really good. It is completely family run and it has the best tzatziki on the island.

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is just a great place to eat "home cooking" and recommend the pork steak and lamb chops. It feels like a real taste of Greece. No frills wholesome fresh and tasty food amidst friendly people. This is always a comfort place. No need to book. Will always be welcome. Busy bustling street taverna

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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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62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 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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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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