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Portside Taverna

58 I. Metaxa | Argostoli, Argostolion, Greece
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Ranked #10 of 56 Restaurants in Argostolion
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Norwegian first
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English first
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Easy to find - we walked off the ship and ambled up the harbour, looking for somewhere that looked as if it was serious. We chose this place because it looked busy. Staff were friendly and efficient, spoke good English. I had grilled chicken breast, which was fabulous. My son had an English Breakfast - which looked great to me,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

although it is in a good location they have really bad service and uxperienced staff. it is a kind of touristic place

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Rosa1962, Owner at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay at our restaurant. On the evening of August 1st, and the few evenings previous to it, we were extremely busy, with all the tables being used. If the service was a little slower than usual, it was due to beinb tremendously busy. As for our staff being inexperienced,... More

Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Only popped in for a drink the lady spoke good English and she was very friendly. The restaurant was very clean.

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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Poor selection of traditional cuisine, grilled meat was ok. They speak excellent englih. wifi code is portside

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went to the port side because of rave reviews and because the captain's table restaurant in argostoli's main square seems to have gone downhill. As reviews noted, the New Jersey/Greek owner is delightful, and the setting is fine, but the food is also only fine - my stifado was good, my wife's sea bass OK, and the spetsofy and... More

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cardiff
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Yet again, thanks for the lovely food, the great atmosphere and for you! You and your staff are excellent and welcoming - even when your customers are hot and sweaty after walking miles during the mid-day sun! See you July 2015 x

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knaresborough
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

As you would expect, this place overlooks the harbour, so not hard to find. Food was good, plentiful and well served. Deserves its rating.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We are staying in Argostoli and had a walk along the sea front one morning. As we walked past Portside the owner, Rosa, chatted to us. We had read the reviews on TA so decided to go back that evening. We weren't disappointed. The welcome from Rosa was lovely and she remembered us from the morning. We ordered pork fillet... More

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Rosa1962, Owner at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

It was my pleadure meeting you both, John and Julie. I amvery glad you enjoyed your meal with us and that you returned last night. Enjoy the last 2 days of your holiday. More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We ordered mixed grill and pasta bake. Grilled meat was very tough and chewy. Pasta al forno looked like a lasagne. It didn't taste very nice.

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Rosa1962, Owner at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

I am very sorry you did not enjoy your meal with us. I always make a point of asking our guests, and i would have gladly replaced your meal with something else if you had told me you were not enjoying it. As for the pastitsio, I recall when you asked me what itwas, I described it to you as... More

New Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have been going to Kefalonia for many years, we stay mainly in Lassi,but once we found Portside we go there every night.Over the years we have become friends with the owners and find the food and service second to none, we can't wait to return again next year.

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Rosa1962, Owner at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

It has always been a pleasure meeting new people and making new friends here at Portside. Our goal is to have everyone enjoy themselves. Paul andWendy are two very special guests and friends. More

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