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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We've been to a few Greek islands in our time and to lots of tavernas. But this nice friendly family taverna just back from the bay was really one of the best. Our hostess Jenny hails from Sydney (from Botany Bay to Potoli Bay ha ha!). All home cooking, fresh fish straight off the boat. Don't bother with the menu - they'll show you what's on that day. Friendly service involving all the family. Great.

Date of stay: September 2016
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Great lovely and peacefull place. I have visited the Blue Swan for the last 15 years. Still, every time feels special. The Notaras family is very welcoming and warm, something that even a 5star hotel would never be able to offer. The rooms are basic, but clean. With a great view over Potali Bay.
The traditional food in the tavern is great. They have a daily changing menu of traditional Karpathian dishes, but classics like tzatziki, greek salad and fish from the grill are available every day.
Blue Swan is still the same place that i visited as a young boy. Quiet and peacefull with great food.

Date of stay: October 2013
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

If I only had one greek restaurant meal left in life - I would have it at the Blue Swan Taverna.

Home cooked, home grown or home caught (in the case of fish obviously) - this taverna is Karpathos at its best. As with many tavernas it looks simple to the northern european eye - and it IS simple but in the best meaning of that term: Just a covered concrete terrace overlooking the bay with maybe 10 tables, run by the family that owns it, serving classic greek/Karpathos food. Food that is cooked with love and great skill. Of course this requires that you venture a bit outside the safe tourist paths like souvlaki with french fries (nothing wrong with that dish, but....) - I'm sure you will be invited to the kitchen to see and choose for yourself.

Date of stay: July 2012
Trip type: Traveled solo
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile
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Date of stay: July 2018
Trip type: Traveled solo
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile
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Date of stay: September 2017
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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