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Akti Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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When Petridena's family started their journey with Akti restaurant in 1980, their first priority was to pass on the pure and exceptional recipes of the island, which have matured over the years at Astypalaian houses and traditional taverns, in a special and unique environment. The location was carefully chosen, with the restaurant figuratively hooked on the rocks and built up in six levels. More than 30 years later, Dimitris and Anna Petridena, carry on with the same attractive "recipe". Akti Resturant enters its new era, renovated and refreshed, with simple but elegant decoration, based on the Aegean sea and the iconic small fishing boat, the "kaiki", with the white color dominating the space.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

This restaurant is twinned with Plori Restaurant and is the other high end restaurant on the island. The location is amazing. Form the entrance you go down steps to reach the restaurant. There are tables built into the side of the cliff looking across the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Christopher W
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Akti restaurant has a magnificent view of the Chora and the old port. Some tables are situated in little balconies which give you total privacy. The food was top quality and the service by the young waiters especially Caterina was excellent. I recommend going before...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 500leilaj
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Average food, octopus and kalamari frozen. However the view is amazing. Book your table at a private balcony well in advance.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Costas102
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The view is so insanely amazing it warrants a visit alone! The portions are prodigious and the server and and staff were incredibly friendly. Made me feel welcome as a solo diner and were engaging. I ordered a Greek salad and a creamy mushroom side....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank angelob713
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The place had the boxes that are put in plase to cover the copper wire connections open. So the only thing that protected your leg from 220 VOLTS OF ELECTRICITY was a dit of electrical tape no thank U. The food was good though

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dim S
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Although there was no more fish soup and there were no lobsters that day, the fish was fresh and well prepared and the shrimps and the pasta was amazing! Good selection of wines, friendly stuff and quick service! Nice desert on the house as evidence...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dsyrseloudis
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I loved this restaurant...everything was perfect! The location is absolutely wonderful and the service is excellent and quick!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carnevale C
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Despite some controversial reviews that we have seen and we were very skeptical on visiting the place, we decided to book a table and get an opinion on our own. We sat in a two persons’ balcony with a breathtaking view, service was polite and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank YiannaMarinou
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

The location is obviously one of the best on the island. It’s better to reserve a table on the private balconies, if you decide to visit it. Interesting menu, mostly about fish. A bit expensive but you expect it to be. The environment is quite...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tasost750
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Loved the setting (private table for 8 perched on a balcony overlooking the whole Old Port of Astypalaia). Staff very polite and accommodating, even on a crazy busy night. Food: Some plates excellent, others just good. Make sure to book in advance, especially if you’re...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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