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The Nest

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Chora 84001, Greece
+30 2286 091778
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here when the island was winding down into off season. Hardly anything was open but we were recommended The Nest. Lovely, traditional food. Large meals for a good price. Free, fresh bread. I had the souvlaki which was delicious and huge and my friend had the giant beans which were delicious and very traditional and fresh. Friendly and fast... More 

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Bergen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We ate lunch here twice. The waiter was very very friendly. Some of our food were very good and some were more mediocre. But we did like the atmosphere.

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Bali
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

There is a reason this place is always busy. Great traditional Greek food! I love ordering all the starters and sharing with friends. Thanks feeding us!

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Thank Altbarios
Dublin, Ireland
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited The Nest in September on a recommendation and were sorely disappointed. Staff were nice enough and the restaurant looked busy, we were "encouraged" inside by the owner which we absolutely hate so maybe we should have went with our instincts and continued elsewhere. The house wine was terrible, and I've said in previous reviews that I'm not overly... More 

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Thank LilyLoughman
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

nice family run restaurant great staff comfortable surroundings nice location very good menu good variety of foods

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great food , don't pass this taverna by, it's tucked away, well worth finding! Ate here on a couple of occasions, came highly recommended and we went dissapointed.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

15 of us went for dinner (actually had been turned away from other restaurants as there were so many of us) and we were not disappointed. The service was friendly and fast, and the food was so delicious and extremely plentiful. The waitress was also very accommodating to allergies and dietary needs (about 5 of us had dietary needs). Will... More 

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Thank eleni_aj
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We have been visiting Ios for many years and this restaurant in particular many times every visit. It's a family run restaurant where you will always receive a warm welcome. The staff are helpful and friendly no matter how busy they are. The restaurant has a lively atmosphere, the food is always excellent, the portions are very generous and incredibly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The best place for Greek food on the island.all our dinners were there and i wish we had a restaurant like that near my home :-) the mousaka,the nest salad and the chicken are really the best choices. Also the best staff on the island everyone there is so kind and friendly i love them all...You MUST go there :-)

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Always head to the nest when we are on Ios. The staff are really friendly and helpful despite being rushed off their feet most of the time. The food is good hearty Greek cuisine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chora 84001, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Ios  >  Chora
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 091778
Description
The nest is the home of Ios’ very own Greek Taverna-restaurant. We offer an authentic taste of Greek cuisine using traditional methods. We are confident you will not taste better Greek cuisine and international food anywhere else in Ios with such good service and reasonable prices. We are family run and family friendly restaurant, featuring authentic Greek food & international food since 1964.

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