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“Spectacular view and great honest food”
Review of Leonidas

Ranked #37 of 74 Restaurants in Patmos
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
New York
Level 6 Contributor
199 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
“Spectacular view and great honest food”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

Leonitas overlooks Lampi beach and a bay that carries to the horizon with at least Ikaria, Lipsi, Samos and other smaller islands in the vista. It is a simple taverna with absolutely fresh and delicious food.

Dolmades may sound humdrum but the fresh ones here are succulent. Likewise the tomato-caper-cheese salad which is utterly delicious. For fresh fish go select yours in the kitchen. The fresh calamari will likely beat anything like it that you have ever eaten. Fresh chicken? Well you have to wait while it is slow-cooked on the charcoal but you will love it.

Highly recommended.

Visited September 2012
1 Thank idefixaegean
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Houston, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic fish-fantastic view”
Reviewed July 10, 2012

This was our 2nd trip to Leonidas. This trip we wanted to show it off to our teen grandchildren. Once again it was incredible - the fish, the fresh veggies, even the "hamburgers" our teenagers insisted on! The "hamburgers" were actually glorified Greek meatball patties - but absolutely delicious. Our teens who balk at veggies at home couldn't get enough of the veggies. The view is beautiful!

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank kleanthi
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Los Angeles
Level 5 Contributor
40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“So good we returned several times”
Reviewed August 8, 2011

Upon leaving Lambi Beach we were about to eat at the beach taverna but changed our mind as the place was filled with busloads of school kids. So as we were driving up the hill and we stopped at Leonidas. Everything about this place is just right. Family-run, the food is prepared with fresh ingredients. We were able to select a fish from the refridgerator (amazing). The calamari and octopus were so tender and sweet. All the traditional dishes were fresh. The zucchini fritters were our favorite. Make sure you eat here at least once.

  • Visited July 2011
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1 Thank BBeauty
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