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Elpis

#14 of 85 Restaurants in Ios
Certificate of Excellence
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Mylopotas beach, Greece
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We went for lunch on our first day and loved it at Elpis. We were staying at Hotel Katerina and had to walk down the donkey track to Mylopotas Beach to get to the restaurant but it was worth the walk! Overlooking the beach it's a traditional greek taverna and made a great first impression on us. I had the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Had an absolutely beautiful meal at Elpis, staff were joyful, very helpful and the view across the beach was sensational

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Thank JohnCathy S
Bath, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Delicious, good value Greek food and friendly staff. Shrimp saganaki a specialty. Fantastic setting overlooking the beach.

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Thank Mary M
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Excellent food in the best location, overlooking Mylopotas beach. Prices are reasonable and the food is always spot on. Save our table for next year!

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Thank Steve P
Burnham, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

An adorable hidden gem for Greek food lovers!!! Mesmerising views of the bay and superb services!!! Decent size portions and reasonable prices as well!!! The local meat balls is a must!!! Family run business with a great atmosphere!!! Unmissable!!!

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Thank Robert S
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

warm welcome and friendly staff ,excellent English. the location is breathtaking , with views across the bay. Idylic setting for wonderful Greek food watching the sun set. Beef steak and stuffed tomatoes are a must...

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Thank CatLady48
Thessaloniki, Greece
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We visited this place for dinner in our search for a decent place to eat in Ios, which isn't easy. The food was nice, steak and burger (bifteki in greek) but the portions were small. Same goes for the greek salad. My big objection was the grilled aubergine salad were instead for grilled aubergine as it is served in Salonica... More 

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Gubbio, Italy
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278 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

We stayed at Elpis restaurant for dinner and sometines even for lunch all the time we stayed in Ios island. The food is really good, tasty and very "Greek", one of our favourite dish was ghemistà, peppers and tomatoes stuffed with rice, so good!!!! Then the boys who work there. they are really kind, nice and friendly. Our son loves... More 

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kent
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Ok but nothing special........ Shame as staff lovely. Lovely setting but food pretty bland and not authentic Greek. Steak ok and chicken ok not sure it wasn't prepackaged frozen

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Thank dafKent
Oxford
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The taverna is in a lovely setting overlooking one end of the beach where you can sit and watch the world go by whilst eating some really good greek food. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mylopotas beach, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Ios

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?