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Varthalamis

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Nikotsara, Skiathos Town 370 02, Greece
24270.23.431
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Flintshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Ate here a few times last year and thought it was very good. Tried it again this year and no so good. Meal was Ok . Prices slightly up. Longer waiting time for food to be served - only owner taking orders and serving. No free wine - now 6Euros for 1/2 a litre.

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Thank Dave W
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Looks OK with a friendly owner but the food is at best edible. For what it is also overpraised not my choice to visit this place won't be back again

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

As soon as we sat down we knew we'd made a mistake. Very nice owners but not the cleanest place. Even the waiter needed a wash. Sorry but really not good. The Moussaka I had was tasteless and so was my husbands mixed grill. Not good quality but very friendly people so a real shame really.

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Thank KiplingsMom
Glasgow
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

I love this place, have been on the island many times and always come back to this restaurant. Love the fact that you are in the cobbled busy street, busy bars close by and of course great food. I loved the mini burger from the mixed grill and asked for this as a main course, what was delivered to me... More 

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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We found this taverna by accident when exploring the alleyways of the town. It had only one other table in use and seemed quiet compared to others close by. We took a risk. It was worth the risk the service was great the food was fantastic very traditional greek. The waiter was very friendly teaching our daughters tricks. As a... More 

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Jersey Channel Islands
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Really friendly waiter. Couldnt do enough to make us feel welcome. Would say food is average for skiathos town.

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Florence, Italy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It is a family-run restaurant and the owners are great and friendly people. The menu is not vast, but it truly captures the essence of Greek cuisine. For me the highlights were the tzatziki, moussaka, and kokkinisto beef, but you won't go wrong with whatever you order. Everything was fresh and cooked with lots of love (just like my mom's... More 

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Vallensbaek Strand, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I mis my favorit greek taverna, yes 10 days and i am sitting an enjoy the most fantastik tasting mosaka and tazzizi. The fresh grill fish, fantastik greek food..... See you Nico and you sveet family. ....... Must try, best in Skiathos.

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Thank lonestraarup
Sofia, Bulgaria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

It is the place where locals go. The food reminds me of the cooking of my Greek grandma. The location is lovely and cozy and the prices are really really good. It is completely family run and it has the best tzatziki on the island.

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Thank IVateva
Leigh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is just a great place to eat "home cooking" and recommend the pork steak and lamb chops. It feels like a real taste of Greece. No frills wholesome fresh and tasty food amidst friendly people. This is always a comfort place. No need to book. Will always be welcome. Busy bustling street taverna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikotsara, Skiathos Town 370 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Sporades  >  Skiathos  >  Skiathos Town
  • Phone Number: 24270.23.431

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