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Portside Taverna

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58 I. Metaxa | Argostoli, Argostolion, Greece
+30-2671-02-41-30
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and attentive service

We ate here twice and were very pleased with the food. The moussaka was excellent as was the stifado. Would thoroughly recommend the taverna for price, quality and very friendly and welcoming staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Cadno C
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We ate here twice and were very pleased with the food. The moussaka was excellent as was the stifado. Would thoroughly recommend the taverna for price, quality and very friendly and welcoming staff

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Rosa1962, Ιδιοκτήτης at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

I am very glad you enjoyed your mesls with us. Thank you for your TripAdvisor post. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This restaurant is great in food, owner is friendly to customer so I got great experience when I visit this restaurant!!!

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Rosa1962, Ιδιοκτήτης at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

I am very glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Thank you for coming in. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We popped into this friendly harbour front restaurant for an evening meal after shopping on the square. The friendly staff made us feel so welcome and were especially lovely to our little boy. The food was lovely. My moussaka was the best I have ever had ( previously this title had been held by the sadly missed Patsouras taverna). My... More 

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Rosa1962, Ιδιοκτήτης at Portside Taverna, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you as guests the other night. I am very glad you enjoyed your meals with us. I may not have gotten a smile from your very handsome son, but at least he did say bye. It would be a pleasure to serve yiu again in the future. More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 I. Metaxa | Argostoli, Argostolion, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Argostolion
  • Phone Number: +30-2671-02-41-30

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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