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Mediterranean, Greek
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Reviewed August 26, 2020

We visit zakinthos tawn and everyone from the locals tell us to go there it was the best food i had ever!!!!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020

Very good food nice setting and very good prices friendly staff and live music makes it the best ^^ ^^

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 19, 2020

We had a great dinner in this restaurant very good food and friendly service we wiil come back for sure !!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed September 27, 2019

On the website it advertise individual appetizer, individual salad, individual mail and wine for 7.50 euro, however when we went it was 9 euro and only included salad starter and main. that was not the real problem, I did not have an issue with the...wine not being included or a couple of euro dearer. What I took issue with was it was not individual at all, it was set menu of Greek salad, tomato soup and meat balls in tomato sauce. This was totally misleading advertisement to get you in the door. Not only that but the food was poor quality and not in par with any of the restaurants that we had eaten at. The only reason we decided to stay and eat the SET menu was because we were to embarrassed to get up after sitting down with menu and having a drink and being told awkwardly when we tried to order different dishes from the mains that it was not included. Be careful. If u decide to go here and do not get caught out like usMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

This was our second visit here.We stumbled across this lovely taverna by accident 2 years ago...and what a find! If you want an experience away from the usual tourist based places, this is for you. The place is primarily used by locals, so thats got...to tell you something! Food is great and the music fantastic! Father, sons, friends all play together and its PROPER greek and local based music, you wont find Zorba the Greek here! If we could aford to do it, we would come here every night! Lovely family, great service, keep it up, my frienfs!!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 25, 2019

Came into town for a meal for a change from Kalamaki. This place was recommended by some locals so we thought why not. What a great find. On the front,great food ,good prices and traditional Greek music by some guys who loved what they were...doing. We will definitely be coming here again next time we are in Zante. Keep up the good work all.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

We decided to have dinner in Varkarola after passing by one night and saw how busy it was. There was a group of local men playing the guitar and singing Greek and Italian songs. The atmosphere was absolute brilliant and the food unbelievably tasty. As...for the portions, simply enormous...the service was excellent and the owner so kind to ask again and again how was the food and actually apologised for not asking immediately if we were happy with what we ordered because he was very busy. That kind of customer service u rarely find in busy touristic (in a positive sense) venues. The next day we visited another restaurant, significantly more expensive, we ordered the same local beef dish which was of a much lower quality then Varkarola’s. Definitely a place to visitMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful food, spicy pork gyros and chicken souvlaki. Highly recommend. Wonderful atmosphere with guitar player and good service. Best meal we had in Zakynthos!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

Especially the pork leg is a must try! Very personal service with most of the time live entertainment.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Excellent traditional food and live sirtaki music! We had a wonderful Moussaka that is also the specialty of the house. The owner speaks English and Italian. A very relaxing restaurant!

Date of visit: July 2019
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