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“Greek restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Platanos

Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Assos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bayeux
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Greek restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

Lovely greek restaurant, real greek food. Owner very helpful and menus described very fully. Specials menu very good and bread very special. Special moussaka unusual and very tasty, excellent sweets and one of the best baclava's around. I would definitely recommend the Platanos and Assos is a lovely spot to visit.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank FABenson
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English first
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great Local Greek Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2013

The Platanos is a classic Greek restaurant offering the type of food you would expect cooked freshly. Four generations of the owner’s family work here and work hard. The staff are very friendly and know how to make you feel comfortable. The food was very good and the only issue we had, as with most Greek restaurants was the wine not being chilled enough. Other than that, The Platanos has the edge and IMO is the best place to eat in Assos.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank EatMe9
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Stratford upon Avon, England
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58 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Greek food at a reasonable price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

Lovely setting under the Ancient Platanos Tree. The owner was very friendly and explained the days specials, all made using local produce. Each day we had a dip style starter, a greek main, (goat, hare ,lamb, rabbit or pork) with local wine and a complimentary dessert all for 35 Euros. We loved it.

Visited September 2013
Helpful?
2 Thank Traveller-in-joy
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Best Greek meal we've ever had.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

We're no stranger to Greek food, my dinner companion is born and raised in Thessaloniki, which she modestly labels the food capital of Greece, where we've had lovely dinners.

We were therefore surprised to find, probably the best Greek meal we've ever had in Platonos taverna.

All the ingredients are locally sourced, the meat from the owners own animals, the sausages from a local butcher and the fish freshly caught nearby. This shows in the flavor of the meals.

It's clear that the owners of Platanos takes great pride in their food, when you arrived your enthusiastically greeted and given a mouthwatering litany of today's specials. One thing is to wax on about the food, another is how it's prepared and over the course of five visits, every one of them was a home run.

The goat stifado is mouthwatering.
The suckling pig is a delight.
The wild hare is a must try.

The free desserts are also a cut above normal, make sure to ask for their black forest cake, it was so delicious I had to bring extras home with me. Or the freshly baked and warm baklava with a cold refreshing homemade mastic icecream to cut the richness.

However do NOT go there if you don't have time to wait and relax. If your enjoying the island atmosphere and relaxing, sit down, chill out, enjoy some of the best food you've ever had. Do not ruin your experience by going there if your busy going somewhere else though.

The service is VERY friendly, doesn't take many visits to get on a first name basis and they do pay very good attention to you. However while it's obvious that the entire family running there are not lax, they are in fact quite busy, the food does arrives are a very leisurely pace. Some of it can be attributed to the fact that the restaurant is full every night.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank Leyor
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Athens, Greece
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“TRADITIONAL GREEK FOOD”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

Well it's a very good restaurant with traditional greek food. Excellent taste, good quality, traditional well cooked dishes and sweets and very friendly staff!for sure its worth visiting!! value for money!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
3 Thank schrist
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