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Taverna Akrotiri


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Taverna Akrotiri is a small family owned meat and vegetable taverna. It opens every May till October since 1983. It is being running entirely by 4 people; Petros, Danae, Caterina and Amanda Costi. It is located in a beautiful garden 3 km from Zakinthos Town.
$13 - $22
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, Greek
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read the reviews about this place and decided to give it a go ...... was worth the long walk. Food was amazing, the family take their time to explain everything to you and make you feel so welcome. They let you look through...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Jodarrall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first we were a little hesitant because there weren’t so many people seated. As it turned out we were early and arrived before people started to fill the place. The food is amazing! It is genuine Greek food with some exciting specialties. Definitely try...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SteveStevieStephen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This family run traditional taverna is a piece of paradise on Zakynthos island. Family owned and run, the tables are dotted around the garden which is lit up at night. Eat amongst the grape vines with the aroma of honeysuckle on the breeze. Fantastic food...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank kerryh813
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were warmly greeted by the staff at the Taverna, who quickly put tables together for our group of 11. It is in a beaautiful setting, surrounded by olive and lemon trees and a lovely garden at the back. There is even a small playing...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank gelwilliams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at this wonderful taverna. This is exactly what we have in mind when we picture an authentic Greek place for food. Nice setting in a garden, attentive staff, good recommendations. Mezes are being presented on a tray which you can choose from,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 818uschis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here last night, the food was delicious and fresh. The waitress was very lovely and told us all about the food they made. The setting is just beautiful. We sat under olive trees, roses, lemon trees, it was perfect . We will return...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Annam124851
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We loved the whole experience of eating here. Parking is at the back of the taverna in an olive grove.the setting is in a garden, reminded me of the Mama Mia films. The food was homemade, no processed food here. The staff are very welcoming...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LynneManchester
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We found this taverna while out for a walk following the road up to and past the Balcony in Tsilivi. It has beautiful setting, so quiet. They bring out a tray full of starters from which you can pick what you fancy, a meze can...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 281Chrissie
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We ate here on the evening we arrived and were impressed with the food and atmosphere. Lovely warm pitta bread to start, followed by the juiciest chicken souvlaki and fries. The waitress also brought out some complementary desserts which were wonderful, middles eastern orange cake...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Purrina
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Traditional food (including some vegetarian and vegan options) made with love and skill, served in a magical garden by some of the sweetest, most generous and hospitable people I encountered on a very hospitable island. I only regret that I wasn't able to eat here...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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November 6, 2018|
Response from LynneManchester | Reviewed this property |
It was closing the week after we left so around 15 October.
March 29, 2018|
Response from Caterina C | Property representative |
Dear Mrs Anne! Thank you for your preference! Our Taverna will open, for the summer of 2018, at the 1st week of May. If you are still in Zakynthos, we are only 2,5 kilometers away from Tsilivi , heading towards Zakynthos... More
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February 27, 2018|
Response from Caterina C | Property representative |
We are more than happy to have in our tavern little visitors!! We will be glad to meet you and your son this summer! For any other question, do not hesitate to contact us. With best regards, the family of Taverna to Akrotiri
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