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Malamatenia

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$$ - $$$
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Gafou, Tinos Town 842 00, Greece
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+30 2283 024240
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London
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201 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 441 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This place is well worth seeking out - so ignore the inaccurate placing on the Google map. It is right next to Taverna Michalis, on Gafou Street, but the best tables are round the corner in the square - very atmospheric. The food is traditional Greek and with a Tinos twist. The artichokes and fava were the best we had... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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377 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

You will find this in one of the back streets of Tinos. If you stand in the port area looking up to the main shopping area it's the first back street on the right, and the restaurant is at the end. Great food- try the peppers and spicy cheese, the stuffed tomatoes and peppers. We had a taster of the... More 

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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Been there twice. Very delicious food, great choice to try a traditional Greek restaurant. The service was excellent too. Well recommended!

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Thank Aris G
Thessaloniki, Greece
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful enviroment, with tables outside of a church. But the most important fresh and tasty fish and general food. Friendly staff. Prizes "normal" for a touristic area in the midle of the summer.

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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Very good greek tavern with tasty greek food (a bit overpriced, but not much). We had lunch there, the owner and he waiters were very friendly. We sat in the square next to the small church and it was very quiet.

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ptolemaida
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016

it s a good place especially if u want to eat fish nice music friedly people and it s near the center

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1 Thank nopiPtolemaida
Athens, Greece
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This restaurant is a bit hidden and it is not easy to find. The food is delicious. I recommend tomatoballs, local sausage, meatballs and bifteki. Everything was great and normal prices.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This remains one of the best tavernas in Tinos. Very fresh authentic greek food. Certainly worth seeking out. First alley on your right on Evangilistra street(The one with all the small shops) with the harbour behind you. It is at the top of this alley on the left. There are a few other places to eat but continue to the... More 

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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Quite simply the best meal I had in my two weeks in the Cyclades. One lunchtime we ate at this simple restaurant, it was basic but pleasant and quite pretty in a quiet pedestrianized part of Tinos town within sight of one of the lovely Greek churches this restaurant specialised in traditional Greek food. We shared starters of courgette croquettes... More 

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1 Thank PJT1966
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Great food and very welcoming hosts. Loved the food, the local cheese with the sweet red wine was really great. I'm Greek and I loved their authenticity, I strongly recommend it! Also note that the restaurant is on Malamatenia square, next to a small church, not at the indicated address!

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gafou, Tinos Town 842 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Tinos  >  Tinos Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2283 024240
Description
Home made Greek cuisine on a picturesque square of the old city of Tinos. A wide choice of starters and local plates, tasty and fresh greek specialities like kleftiko, cabbage dolmades, moussaka, soutsoukakia, giouvetsi, stuffed tomatoes, aubergines in the owen, char-grilled octopus, kalamari, sardines and fresh fish. Wine and raki from villages of Tinos.Beautiful old greek music on a cosy greek neighborhood between the orthodox church of Malamatenia and the catholic church of Agios Nikolaos. Open from 12 to 23,30.

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