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Captain John Restaurant

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Harbor Road, Kefalos 85302, Greece
+30.22420.71152
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely place to eat and relax.

Visited Captain John's several times over our 2 week stay and found it to be fantastic. Service was good, very friendly and the food was fantastic. Found on our last day that you can hire sun loungers out front on the beach from Captain John's for €5 with a free drink...You can also pick up free... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
Stu J
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Visited Captain John's several times over our 2 week stay and found it to be fantastic. Service was good, very friendly and the food was fantastic. Found on our last day that you can hire sun loungers out front on the beach from Captain John's for €5 with a free drink...You can also pick up free WiFi there, though not... More 

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Norwich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Located on the beech front with views across the bay in both directions. Very little pretension towards eurobland plasticity, quite old school greek [nice]. Very strait forward but extensive menu, best described as wholesome and tasty, usually too much for the average anglo. Will be flexible re client requests and never over the top costwise. Family run, excellent service, genuine... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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98 reviews 98 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The service was excellent. You would have thought that we were the only patrons there. Personal attention and excellent explanation of the different dishes. The Crayfish pasta is a must. My kids believe that that was the best seafood pasta they tasted. Will go back for more.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

half full most nights, but don't know why as the food was awful and the service was abyssmal. There were on 3 couples in the night we went. The waitress took an absolute age to attend to us when we went in, but then the second course arrived as we were half way through our first. She just wanted to... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant at the end of our stay in Kos and I wish we had discovered it earlier! After couple disappointing meals in local tavernas we finally discovered lovely place you want to come back to. The food was fresh and delicious, service excellent, prices reasonable - all in friendly atmosphere. We really enjoyed the meal and had... More 

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is probably our favourite restaurant in Kefalos, the food is excellent, we eat either our lunch or evening meal there most days. Chrysoula is amazing she is there every day from morning till night always cheerful and helpful. It is on the edge of the beach and they also have sun beds. The choice of food is varied and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This restaurant is a traditional Greek tavern and a popular place. The food was delicious. The hosts were warming and welcoming, It’s worth visiting. I can’t say that the service is slow, if you eat at good places you always wait. We had fish which came with some salad and rice and home wine. For the location and quality, this... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Lovely food, but the service is abysmally slow. We ordered and waited after every course, and had to wait ages for the bill...

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Antwerp, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The food was mediocre and the dinner more expensive than expected. It must be pointed out that we were on an organised trip so we didn't have the typical a la carte menu, but a selection of different dishes. That might have made the difference...

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Lancashire
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190 reviews 190 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Visited here 2 years ago and could not wait to go again. We ate here on a few occasions, lunchtime and evening. One of the best meals I had was sole stuffed with crab, delicious. I also went for the fish plate which had 7 different sorts of grilled fish on it. The setting is great, overlooking the beach and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Harbor Road, Kefalos 85302, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos  >  Kefalos
  • Phone Number: +30.22420.71152

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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