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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek
FEATURES
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews seafood octopus greek salad smoked trout bread fresh fish the owner belgian beers his brother nice breakfast great host delicious food monemvasia rock great dinner friendly service olive oil perfect view
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately I was almost ignored as a guest from germany, the owner did not spend a minute to talk to me, so, friendliness seems to be at an end

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 19, 2020

Excellent local food served by real friendly owner! You just feel like at a friends place! We will come back! Cheers!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 15, 2020 via mobile

Great food and the best assortment of belgian beers. Great terrace at the port, with a view on Monemvasia rock. The host was very friendly

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 9, 2020

We visited this restaurant twice during our recent trip to Monemvasia and the staff could not have been kinder. They really love children and were very attentive to my 2 year old granddaughter who loved this place, especially the giant turtles who come to feed...right outside the restaurant. The Octopus in red wine sauce was fantastical very memorable mealMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 7, 2020

Matthaios, one of the owners of Mateo's is a great host. A native of Monemvasia, he will welcome you to his quayside restaurant with a smile and a warm welcome. These are tough times for restaurant owners worldwide, but he is calm and accepting of...the circumstances. We had dinner and morning coffee at Mateos and it is everything you would expect from a Greek taverna. He will be honest with you about what he has that is fresh - in the off season, there are fewer items on the menu. Nonetheless, we had a great meal in the evening and started the day with perfect coffees.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 30, 2020 via mobile

Me and my wife were passing by and the owner saluted us nice person so we decided to try first the breakfast perfect I asked for omlett with vegetables coffe very delicious jam and the owners brothers very nice people so we decided to have...lunch the second day sea food perfect well cooked octopus the best I have eaten if you are there don't hesitate go to meteorsMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 29, 2020 via mobile

If you look for a change: Meteos has excellent autentic Thai food as well prepared by his wife. Try the tomyum gung and the yam talee. Of course the traditional Greek food is perfect as well .

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

I visited Mateo's place with my fellow musicians last weekend. The next day I also got a coffee-to-go, which was quick and easy. They offer high quality services, excellent sea dishes for a reasonable price, in a welcoming and friendly environment. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 21, 2020 via mobile

Great food. Fresh fish nicely served at a great location. Salads, starters and octopus were delicious as well. Thank you Matteo!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 17, 2020

Very very nice meal!!! We took octopus and calamari and it was great. They were very honest telling us what was fresh and what was frozen. The service was great and they even treated us to an extra beer!!!! My boyfriend had to work on...his laptop and they were very useful offering WiFi and a plug. Thank you!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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traveljoanie
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Mateo us a workaholic, he's open every day. Easter is very busy therefore for sure open.
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