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Captain John Restaurant

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Harbor Road, Kefalos 85302, Greece
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Nice restaurant ,friendly service

We went for a quick lunch and we got everything we asked for.Food was good wine was Ok.The children were happy so everybody happy

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We went for a quick lunch and we got everything we asked for.Food was good wine was Ok.The children were happy so everybody happy

Thank tverbaendert
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Fifth year of coming to Kefalos at this time of year and Captain John's remains one of our favourite restaurants to visit - excellent good value food ( the kleftiko in particular is recommended ) and Chreesoula's warm smile and positivity always makes an excellent end to a good day. Despite all the media interest this end of Kos is... More 

Thank Ivan G
Amersham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Been a couple of times now over the years and never seem to disappoint with the meals and the Owner eccentric ways of how to entertain the guests during there stay here. always like to pop in for a meal and a few well earned drinks to get the night going..

Thank TrevorJ1
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The food is terrible!!! Just nice place, that is. I ordered spagetti with hum and cheese. However I get with hum, cheese and mushrooms ( I hate it). It looked so terrible!!! It looked like from the microwave... SO BAD! Look at the photo. Then I asked to change , because in meniu was written with hum and cheese and... More 

Thank Ieva P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Food too die for, service second to none, after 3 years remembered us like we were part of the family, reasonable prices we ate here for 14 nights this time didn't feel the need to go anywhere else, Chrysoula is the best host possible, clean, good portions and always a friendly welcome, very highly recommended.

Thank Paul D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Chrysoula is a wonderful host and looks after everyone with such attention and care that you want to come back every night. The food is delicious and reasonable and they offer you free dishes - the free pumpkin soup is scrumptious.

Thank BigNidriFan
Upper West Side, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

How lovely our server was on this quaint secluded island. We had all of the specialties of the island as recommended. As well as fresh fish and shellfish. Fava tomato balls fried cheese. Greek salad local wine. Yum.

Thank rodkeenan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

situated on the sea front with lovely views out to sea. You can sit outside or inside. Family run and all very welcoming and friendly. Pumpkin soup is delicious. All food well cooked, good size portions and tasty.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Initially we were going to give this a body swerve as it was self service and looked a bit like school dinners! So glad we didn't as it served some of the best food we had on the island. The seafood kebabs were superb and portions were very generous. The waitresses were very helpful without being intrusive. Wish I had... More 

Thank Cairolass_12
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Captain Johns's is a very friendly restaurant. The family who run the establishment offer good service and well cooked food. I must warn you though that the portions are huge!You can eat indoors or outside at the waters edge. The moonlight on the water is something not to be missed. Don't miss a visit while in Kefalos.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Harbor Road, Kefalos 85302, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos  >  Kefalos
  • Phone Number: +30.22420.71152

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view

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