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Ionion Taverna

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Sivota Harbor | Lefkada, Sivota 310 82, Greece
+30 2645 031178
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came recommended by our yacht charter company and for good reason. Very good octopus salad; which is pretty difficult to master. Friendly and attentive service was also a given. However, the best asset this place has is the location. Set away from the main quayside cluster of tavernas where the majority of visiting yachtsmen go, is the Ionion Tavern. In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

By far one of my favourite place in Lefkada. Great food and people always very kind. Any dinner is such a relaxing time! Strongly suggested!!

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good meal here after mooring up right outside - enjoyed the view from the terrace and the staff were polite and attentive - well worth a visit

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always visit Yannis and his family when we are sailing in the Ionian. The views from the restaurant are beautiful, the food is always good and the staff are always very welcoming. Definitely worth a visit.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is opposite the main food strip of town so it is in a quieter area that let's you quietly enjoy the absolute seaside setting. The service is rather mechanical, they can take a while to bring your drinks but the seafood is fresh and well cooked. Prices are a little bit higher than some other places but it... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Compared to other restaurants in Lefkada, the prices are high. The food is on the other hand bland in taste and much less generous in sixe. Overal we felt dissapointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for dinner and had a good meal, the food was very good, but felt a little like a 'conveyor belt' with not much interest by the staff for engaging with their customers. We would recommend it as the setting is good - it is away from the 'strip' of restaurants all touting for your business on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner with our family. It was advised by the owner of our villa and it was definitely worth it. We ordered many different fish and they were all very tasty. Especially the amberjack is highly recommend. Besides the food, you've got a great view over the Sivota Bay.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Went reasonably late so that may have been the reason for what I felt was a very ordinary meal. Had Spaghetti Bol and it was pretty basic and uninspiring. Wine not good either.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This Taverna is right on the water. We both ordered pasta, which was not that adventures .The food and service was good but not special. Didn't give us that buzz to go back again. Still worth a try.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sivota Harbor | Lefkada, Sivota 310 82, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Lefkada  >  Sivota
  • Phone Number: +30 2645 031178
Description
We are pleased to welcome you to our family restaurant, continuing the 25 year tradition and experience of being chef on merchant ships sailing all over the world. Since we started this place in 1982, our aim has always been to provide the best homemade dishes, created with care and respect; so that all our guests may enjoy their meals in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere as defined by the Greek spirit of hospitality through the centuries. Every day our fishing boats bring in the best fresh fish and seafood, completing our menu with the finest meat and Greek dishes.
Welcome and enjoy your stay, from Yanni, Andromeda, Nicko & Toula.

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