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The Dolphins

Diafani 857 00, Greece
+30 2245 051354
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (9 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Diafani 857 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, view and food. The small shrimps, typical of this island in August, are so sweet! The service was good and friendly

1  Thank Matteo S
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best places you can go at the north part of the island of karpathos. Every day fresh fish. Very nice place with kindly staff !

1  Thank SBorini66
Reviewed May 26, 2018

good food, well cooked. A family run restaurant that specialises in freshly caught fish. They grow their own fruit and vegetables.

1  Thank Diafani
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Diafani is a small village by the sea and although you would expect fresh fish taverns facing the sea there is none! I mean all serve fish but there is no classic fresh fish restaurant. So as you enter Diafani on your left is the...More

1  Thank Nick D
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

The best fish we had! Sepia with wine sauce, Scorpiofish and calemari! And lovely home-made goat cheese with vegetables from their own home garden. Good value for the money. We strongly recommend this restaurant!

2  Thank Atenvivaldi
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch, and we weren't disappointed! The fish had only just been fished and was very fresh. The view is very nice from the restaurant and the waitress was very kind and welcoming. The fish was very affordable considering the quality. Overall...More

2  Thank Audrey T
Reviewed July 29, 2017

this is the place to eat fresh fish, fished daily by the owner of the tavern who happens to be the only local fisherman. Pavlos ( the fisherman) arrives every morning at the piere of Diafani around 9:30 to 10:00. You can find him there...More

1  Thank AntonisSe
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Ate here for lunch 21/7/17. Lovely people working inside, short walk up and away from the beach but just do it. We had lobster spaghetti for 2, so 1 whole lobster served with a large plate of spaghetti cooked with little tomatoes and garlic. Awesome....More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed January 2, 2017

My manfriend and I ate here two nights in a row while staying in Diafani. We stopped in on the way back from hiking to Olymbos to see what they would be cooking up later that night. We spoke to Poppy, the lovely chef and...More

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Karpathos is not a culinary mecca and most of the restaurants are pretty ordinary. This was the best place I ate in a week in the island. It is a family operated restaurant one block above the harbor and has a nice settings. The restaurant...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diafani 857 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Karpathos  >  Diafani
  • Phone Number: +30 2245 051354
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