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Taverna Ambavris

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On way from Kos town to Platani | Ampavris, 853 00, Greece
+30 2242 025696
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good atmosphere, good greek traditional food, easy parking. There is something missing from the dishes that prevents me rate it 5/5 though.

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Thank Πέτρος Π
St Albans, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had a wonderful dinner here while in Kos, you won't leave hungry! Recommend any kind of special that's available.

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Thank alexrosec
Carperby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We always eat here at least once when staying on the island. The food is simple, tasty and reasonably priced. The owners are great people who will cater for your needs. On our last visit we didn't even bother with the menu, we just asked for some vegetarian Greek food. His reply was "I'll put something together for you" When... More 

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Thank Bearmouse52
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are not picky, take a stroll up the hill, away from the tacky tourist trap restaurants in Kos and take a seat at Ambavris! This was, by far, the best meal that I ate in 2014. If you are adventurous, hungry, order the Mezada/Mezze and buckle up for a multi-course meal. I told the kind and hospitable owner... More 

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Thank Asmar08
Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a restaurant where local people come to eat. It's a nice and clean place where you can eat good Greek food. A very friendly owner and waiter. Also tourists are more than welcome and the owner takes time to explain and recomends the menu when you want. Just outside Kos Town. Beautful view on sunset. A really romantic... More 

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Thank Lieneke M
Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Have a great choice of meals, the portions are quite good and prices are pretty reasonable . Nice setting in a courtyard.

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Thank Carole D
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed up the road at ampavris apartments and in a one week stay we are here twice . Good to die for and service and friendliness amazing . Was equally full of Greek diners so that tells you something . You must try if you staying in Kos town . Personal friendly service and after we had complimentary melon... More 

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Thank Ronnie1903
kent, uk
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We have had a meal there during our break in Kos and it was very nice, cooked to order and tasty. Friendly and not pushy staff. Reasonable prices. One to try again

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

What a wonderful place. Lovely service in a very pretty setting, with great food. We visited here three times during our week's holiday, and every time the food was perfect. The chicken estragon is divine, as is the stifado, and I really loved the eggplant and courgette starter! If you want to sample great food in an intimate setting then... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,550 reviews
1,744 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 695 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Nice romantic decor with blue chairs, the fresh fish is a speciality served to you with extra care and attention; a wonderful place to enjoy your meal; I will come back.

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On way from Kos town to Platani | Ampavris, 853 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos
  • Phone Number: +30 2242 025696

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?