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Gafou, Tinos Town 842 00, Greece
+30 2283 024240
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“kleftiko” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Gafou, Tinos Town 842 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on all three nights in Tinos because we couldn't imagine finding anywhere better. Great food, very welcoming staff, reasonable prices.

Thank Ailsa56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had one dinner at Malatenia - moussaka and red housewine. The food was good and so was the wine. Nice and quiet location. Traditional Greek style. Nice staff

Thank Hakon57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Malamatenia was our excellent choice for dinner in Tinos town. The food was delicious in the same time we enjoyed the atmosphere of the little square around the church. Don't miss the shrimps saganaki and marinated artichoke.

Thank LaMariana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with a group & sat in the pleasant atmosheric square. The first course was a meze of various dishes including stuffed peppers, beetroot, artitchoke etc. They were all very tasty & the best meze we had whilst in Tinos. Main course was lamb which...More

Thank PDJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Malamatenia, was the choice of Taverna for our large group of 22, it was an excellent choice!! The food was scrumptious, service excellent, lovely situation in an attractive square. We enjoyed it so much that we ventured back for a second visit (as a couple)...More

Thank englandcarole
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

It was a nice choice to eat there.In a very spacy place near to malamatenia church.The staff friendly and quick.Normal portions normal prices and good tastes.I will going there again.

Thank Christos O
Reviewed September 15, 2017

They are almost all the same, Greek salads, fish, dolmades, stuffed X, souvlakil, but not exactly. This place was great. We tried several things on the menu, including the meatballs, sardines, salads and horta. All of it was very very good. The following night we...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Good service. Good food and fair prices. Busy spot in central area. In a small square beside a church. Pretty traditional place . No surprises!

Thank Paul l
Reviewed September 3, 2017

My husband and I went to Malamatenia for dinner last night on the recommendation of friends and throughly enjoyed the experience. Situated behind the Poseidon Hotel and beside the church it is nestled in a cobblestone laneway. The staff were friendly and helpful but our...More

3  Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Too fast? Yes. Not quite finished the starters and the mains already came. That's too fast. In a laid back authentic atmosphere the restaurant is having that's way too fast. Great place though. One side is a small alley the other side on a little...More

Thank Rogier N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Romantic, Families with children
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
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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