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Portside Taverna

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58 I. Metaxa | Argostoli, Argostolion, Greece
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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice

I can only concur with a lot of other reviewers. Rosa is a lovely lady. Her restaurant serves good food at good prices in a very nice part of Kefalonia. I would go back in a heartbeat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
dummerplumber
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I can only concur with a lot of other reviewers. Rosa is a lovely lady. Her restaurant serves good food at good prices in a very nice part of Kefalonia. I would go back in a heartbeat.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great restaurant, always a very warm welcome from Rosa, it's like being family, lovely choice of food and excellent service. Lovely view of the hills and harbour front. What more could you want. If you are in argostoli, you have to pay a visit. We can't wait to return.

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Telford
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stopped by this restaurant during a day stopover on a cruise. The staff were very friendly and whilst we only ordered beers and toasted sandwiches, the service and food was very good. Free Wi-Fi also available and good menu choice. Good location 10 minutes walk from Cruise Pier along the coast.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We chose to go to the Portside taverna after reading the great reviews . We were in a desperate search for the friendly, welcoming accommodating Greeks that everyone had told us about.We had only, on the six days we had already spent on the island, experienced rude , unfriendly ,unwelcoming people. So Rosa was the first friendly and accommodating person... More 

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The first place I head for in Argostoli. The food is wonderful and Rosa works very hard to make sure you want to come back time and time again. The swordfish is the best I have ever tasted, wish I could cook it like that myself. You know it is good when surrounded by locals.

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Tirana, Albania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I can't recommend it less! I went there for dinner, for a pasta dish. I asked the lady about Chicken Alberto pasta, and she gladly explained it to me what it consisted of. I ordered that, and it was simply delicious, besides me not being a fan of pepper in my food. She past by later, and made sure I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Having read good comments about this place, we visited it in august 2014. I ordered a grilled octopus, which was tasteless and super dry. Some parts of it were carbonized. In my life I have tried an octopus grilled, stewed, boiled, but this one was a total delusion. The personnel was not very friendly. The atmosphere was very dull. I... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

we have been coming to kefalonia for some 15yrs and always look forward to eating at our most favourite taverna Portside in argostoli,from the very warm welcome from rosa and her lovely family and all the staff who are always helpful and friendly to the excellent food,which is always fresh and delicious, to many favourites to mention them all but... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by Peter, the young man responsible for the sun loungers on the beach near Lassi Hotel. We were not disappointed. The owner gave us a very warm welcome and provided help and recommendations with the menu. The meals were just great, the best we had. I can thoroughly recommend the Sea Bream. The service was... More 

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liverpool
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant on recommendation from the owner of the old pub house . All the staff were friendly and helpful especially the owner.I am vegetarian and after the usual stuffed peppers etc fancied something different. She recommended courgette patties which were delicious. My husband also enjoyed his meat dish. we also had garlic mash and a few other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 I. Metaxa | Argostoli, Argostolion, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Argostolion

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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