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41 Platonos | Old Town, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I haven't been boiled over by Rhodian food so far, until today. I was very wary of this place, being right beside the main tourist attraction and having a man outside trying to entice me, but entice me he did, and I was very satisfied. I had the briam, n it was one of the tastiest Greek meals I've ever... More 

Thank Moskvichka12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was probably the best Greek food I had all holiday. Proper traditional Greek style food. The service good and very polite and the food was amazing

1 Thank Callum M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Run by the Yannis family. Food authentic, fresh and tasty. Friendly service. A complete contrast to the high pressure sales a few streets away. Yannis is an oasis of calm and good food in Rhodes Old Town

Thank George N
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try "buyurdi", if you like feta (cheese). Delicious meze and fish. Fresh environment under trees in a garden. Friendly service.

Thank devrim-sarp
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

No razzmatazz. No young men trying to lure you into the restaurant as usual in Rhodes Old Town. A lady in traditional costume sits outside. Yianni's Restaurant has links to Karpathos in the Dodecanese where the older women wear this costume every day. We shared a starter of skordalia and then had moussaka and grilled chicken with potatoes. We were... More 

1 Thank Ann S
Iasi, Romania
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We've been here actually tonight: we saw an old lady outside dressed in traditionnal clothes and we immediately thought it is a family owned restaurant with genuine local food. And so it is! Soup from the house - at the beginning: a great surprise, we've loved it! We ate calamari and Maridaki(small fish) and they were perfect, large portions too.... More 

Thank Alina A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Yiannis many times over the years and it never disappoints. It is a small family run restaurant in the Old Town which serves good food, good sized portions and is good value. Highly recommend.

Thank Madeleine R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Back tonight before flying off. Always impressed with the friendly greeting and tasty Greek cuisine. On the back streets, but worth a visit. Value.

Thank KessinglandJohn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Pleasant staff, average quick snack food, there is a wide choice on the menu, it's primarily a bar, so don't expect much other than average food.

Thank Robert D
Andover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We ate here a couple of times because we liked the choice of food they had available and we liked what we had on the first visit. There service was good even though the owners were not as 'warm' as those at some of the other tavernas. We enjoyed the complimentary soup we had both times and it was the... More 

Thank Terry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $22
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Platonos | Old Town, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town
  • Phone Number: +302241036535

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