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“Just a bad day?”
Review of Sarris Tavern

Sarris Tavern
Ranked #4 of 145 Restaurants in Naxos Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: With an ambiance that emulates the relaxed, opulent experience of dining on the island of nAXOS, the attentive service and high-quality fare offered here is a true delight. Each dish on Sarris menu is considered a specialty, but the fresh daily Thalassina (seafood) is most popular among their loyal patronage. Indulge in fish-free delicacies, our famous chicken souvlaki and the traditional baked lamb with ouzo, tomatoes, and Kefalotiri cheese . Most importantly, Sarris Taverna lives up to its Aegean namesake memorable taste."
Roma - Italia
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Just a bad day?”
Reviewed July 24, 2012

At lunch today we were welcomed by a nice and smiling waitress who took our order. Starters were ok, a mixed platter of grecian spreads: tzatziki, melitzanosalata and tirokafteri. They were all very good. Then we got our Naxos salad which was ok. The waitress finished her shift and another guy took over. He completely forgot our order and I had to go up and remind him of my chicken special, which wasn't special at all. Worst chips in Naxos, oily and soft, not crispy. The bill came with free lemon yogurth, which was unexpected and refreshing. I was okay with the food but annoyed at the careless service and ... where was the receipt? Crisis crisis crisis.... if nobody pays for the taxes...

  • Visited July 2012
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Helsinki, Finland
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“Probably the most memorable one”
Reviewed July 18, 2012

The location is nothing special. It's one block away from the waterfront so you can't see the ocean and one of the busiest walkways goes right past it. Regardless of this it's a nice cozy place, and well worth a visit. We heard (and know) Finns aren't all too common on Naxos so we were pleasantly surprised to find out our waiter had a Finnish friend. He couldn't speak Finnish but we didn't even want that. He did surprise us by singing a part of a Finnish song his friend had sent him - and he did it very well! Well, that covers the memorable portion.

The food was good, there was plenty of it and the price was pretty much the same as anywhere on the island. We ate in so many different places and had so many excellent meals that I really have to give them just 4 stars. Not because we had anything to complain, but mostly because none of the dishes we tasted were "best" of whatever it was on our trip. Then again, they were very close and we walked away happy. If I could give 4 and half, I would.

(if you are curious and want to repeat his feat, feel free to give it a try:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtKhhaeBq50
I doubt you'll do as well as he did. :) )

  • Visited June 2012
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1 Thank arzka
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Belgrade, Serbia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delicious greek cuisine!!!”
Reviewed July 20, 2010

this is a taverna with domestic greek dishes prepared by greek man.Sarris and his friend Tony are great guy who can always suggest you another combination of appetizer and main meal.
Domestic wine are great also.
If you go there try: delicious MUSAKA, KID LAMB, PATOTES in 4 cheese, beans, or pappers.

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