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“Delicious food creatively prepared, not the usual tourist trap”
Review of La Varka

La Varka
Ranked #54 of 450 Restaurants in Rhodes Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 17, 2012

If you are looking for gourmet/way above average greek food that is prepared in an innovative way, then this restaurant is for you on Rhodes. I stumbled across this place by sheer accident on this trip to Rhodes Old Town (my 5th trip to Rhodes thus far) and I was stunned by the excellent menu. Everything from the fish to the dessert is incredible - and I had dishes that I had never tried before in Greece (and I am greek-american/raised in a restaurant family/going to greece for 40+ years). Even the dessert was stunning - they served several types of mini-baklava (one stuffed with prunes) that were absolutely fabulous. A definite must to go to if you want to escape the horrible tourist fare that is being served in most other places in Old Town.

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Reviewed July 6, 2012

When we ate at this restaurant the first time, we were impressed. We then decided to return a second time....big mistake. The second time round was very disappointing. Service was ho hum and food just average.

1  Thank Samahab
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

At 5 Sofokleous Street, Old Town, Rhodes, this restaurant is away from the business of the main street. We went twice and had good experiences both times. The food is fresh and takes an interesting twist on "Greek Cuisine". The chef has international experience and it shows in his recipes and presentation. Given that fish is expensive in Greece, I thought the prices were fair.

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Reviewed October 4, 2011

Located in a pleasand & lively side street of the Old Town, La Varka offers excellent seafood choices, everything fresh and cooked in olive oil of top quality. Really tasty tiny Symi shrimps, sun-dried grilled octapus and mussels cookes in white wine and garlic are among must-try specialties.

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3  Thank alexandrospassalis
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Reviewed May 23, 2011

We really enjoyed our meal here. It is in a charming part of the old town. It was a Saturday night and the band was great to listen to. We found the waiters to be lively and good fun. The food which we shared was creatively different. Greek food with a twist.

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1  Thank Keera2
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