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The Nest

Chora 84001, Greece
+30 2286 091778
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Greek, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chora 84001, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner/host did a great job of getting us into the restaurant but the food and service was just maybe.....average.

Thank jcdeligirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I returned for my holidays in the beautiful island of Ios this year again. And of course I had the opportunity to eat at The Nest. A family-run restaurant with amazing traditional Greek food. Huge portions of freshly cooked food in huge portions, with local...More

1  Thank Tiverius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant for traditional Greek food. Would recommend to anyone wishing to sample Greek dishes.

Thank ainegleeson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good Quality fresh traditional Greek Food. Mid range price wise. Lots of people on here commenting on the portion size - we found them to be no more than average - maybe I just eat more than others! The restaurant is tucked away in the...More

Thank billyseagull
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of best places to eat in Ios. The staff was very polite and could tell you everything. Food was very nice and portions are huge like it should for a Greek restaurant. VALUE FOR MONEY no1 in Ios

Thank Helmut12345
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant after my wife had eaten here 20 years perviously. The service,food and serve sizings were incredible.If you in IOS you must eat here. The prices were fantastic as well

Thank Sportsapp
Reviewed July 11, 2018

If you are really hungry, then this is the place. Authentic, well cooked Greek Taverna food in large servings.Tasty fare, swift and friendly service, good prices, decent barrel wine. All indoors so no view, but some interesting photos on the walls. The locals come here....More

Thank griffithcelf
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The place ia full of energetic service, very nicely owners help you to choose food, but food is just fresh, nothing special to seek for, simple home food you can do yourswlf at home. Starters and mains are served the same minute, so you dont...More

1  Thank Dana M
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This has nothing to do with greek food. I love Greece and the food and everything about it but this got me a bad taste. Terrible food, the wine was with water in it and fish roe salad doesnt have fish roe in it, we...More

1  Thank fl01104
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Great Greek food at reasonable prices, friendly service, and a happy atmosphere in a traditional Greek family restaurant.

Thank badway
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July 3, 2016|
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Response from AFCBcherries | Reviewed this property |
As I remember it, there were lots of vegetarian options available. I certainly had peppers and tomatoes stuffed with rice and herbs, which were delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chora 84001, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Ios  >  Chora
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 091778
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The nest is the home of Ios’ very own Greek Taverna-restaurant. We offer an authentic taste of Greek cuisine using traditional methods. We are confident you will not taste better Greek cuisine and international food anywhere else in Ios with such good service and reasonable prices. We are family run and family friendly restaurant, featuring authentic Greek food & international food since 1964.
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