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The Taverna located at the center of the village KASTRAKI near by the church The Taverna running since 1932 three generations so far In the Taverna you will find traditional food in a nice,friendly,family environment
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Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek, Healthy
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gardenia isn’t trying to imitate anything. It’s traditional Greek food and grill done well in affordable prices. The moussaka was particularly great but everything was good.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We followed Lonely Planet’s recommendation and were not disappointed. The staff are welcoming and speak excellent English and French. Service is efficient but not hurried: we ended up having a long chat with our waiter, Apostolis, who was delightful. The menu is typical taverna fare,...but executed very well; I enjoyed the local wine, too. Prices were very reasonable. A great choice for dinner in Kastraki.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals we’ve had in Greece so far! Our group is vegetarian and the staff were so friendly and knowledgable—we ordered a feast and everything was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate in this taverna on both days of our stay in Kastraki. The food was delicious, and the staff was absolutely brilliant. The taverna had also a genuine, cosy feel with traditional decor and traditional greek music. We couldn't think of a better place...to eat in the whole area.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 6, 2020

For a stunningly cheap price, the quality of the food is excellent. Really friendly and family orientated service, always with a genuine smile and super clean (guy even disinfected our hands for us after shaking them to say good bye). The food is quality local...and cheap, and clearly not gastronomy, so if reviewers look for that, go to Athens and pay 10x price... Conclusion: definitely good value and food, one of the best in the area.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 12, 2020

We visited for lunch during our stay and the food was great. The restaurant has a pretty outside seating area. The steak was amazing!!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

Very friendly environment!! They really know how to treat and respect customers! The food was delicious!!! Bravo to everyone!!!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020

Their menu selections were "poli nostimo" (very delicious) and their service was prompt and friendly without being intrusive. Their retsina (Greek white wine) and home-style mousaka were best-in-class. Very enjoyable and relatively quiet atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Avoid this restaurant by all means. I just had one of the worst experiences in my life. It happened to see the person responsible for the grill to go to the bathroom and leaving without washing his hands and minutes later it happened to observe...him to accidentally throw a burger on the floor (on a dirty carpet) and without hesitation he put it back to the grill. When we complained to him and to the manager of the place, they admitted that they don’t have to wash hands after toilet and they said that other restaurants do exactly the same when they drop some food on the floor (!). Ridiculous guys and situation. Just avoid this place!!!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020

Traditional style taverna serving all the usual Greek dishes with vegetarian options..the Waiters spoke English and were very friendly.The food was tasty and reasonably priced...I went on a cold winters night so stayed indoors but looked like there was an attractive outdoor area from where...you could look at the rock formations of MeteoraMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yes they take cash or credit card, I think they will do take out.
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