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Portside Taverna

58 I. Metaxa | Argostoli, Argostolion, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 53 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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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

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
60 helpful votes 60 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
4 helpful votes 4 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

Wappingers Falls, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

After reading the great reviews our party of 3 had a lunch meal at this restaurant. The positives were the easiness to locate from the cruise terminal, the service, easy to understand personnel, organized service despite the crowd, and view. I felt bad about my raving to our friends about this restaurant and hate to disagree with the others in... More

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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. The souvlaki platters were obviously not what you may havethought you had ordered. Souvlaki in Greece is eaten on the skewer bitd by bite. You may havemisread your bill, because the bread charge is 1 euro per person, total 3 euro, not 8. I remember the 3 of... More

Europe/Rome
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Greek sallad etc quite good. Stiffado fine. Moussaka not so impressive. A good thing if you are hungry is that many dishes include a jacked potato. Nice place!!

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Rosa1962, Owner at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you for using our restaurant. I am glad youenjoyed your meal. I am a bit surprised the mousaka did not impress you, as itis enjoyed by many of our guests who return for it time after time. More

Lancashire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had nearly given up looking for somewhere to eat for a rare child free night which also had a good selection of vegetarian and fish dishes without the pretence of some of the places on the square. Had a wonderful meal here with saganaki and cod fillet with garlic mashed potato. The setting was lovely as well right at... More

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Rosa1962, Owner at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

Thank you very much for using ourrestaurant. I amvery glad you enjoyed your evening on your wn. More

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