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Vilaeti Taverna

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Pano Kampos, 840 01, Greece
+30 2286 092072
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The portions are indeed huge but I am not a fun of that. I focus on the taste, the ingredients and the overall feeling. The menu did not have options and in the case someone is on a vegetarian the options are way less limited. I would label this taverna as a "bulk" one.

Thank Gerald P
Istanbul, Turkey
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I had the best kokoresi ever! No wonder why it is ranked number 1 here, totally deserves. Very friendly staff as well. I just wish I was eating there now :)

Thank GulcanBolatli
Cook Islands
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134 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

we knew to book in advance and we were glad we did so as the place filled up very quickly from 7.30pm. the stuffed peppers were excellent as were the lamb chops and the chicken a la creme barrel wine was cheap and drinkable the service was prompt and friendly,the only part that was annoying was the fact the waiter... More 

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Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Meat and especially lamb chops on it's best version..Excellent taste,served by excellent people!!! We payed them a visit two days in a row just to make sure we dudn't miss a thing...What a pitty the taverna had to go on vacation itself,thus leaving many-for sure-customers with a great smile!! Keep going Stefanos,Xenia,Anna and the rest of staff!!! Haris(the onion lover... More 

Thank mitdiekaese
Milan, Italy
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

simply the best restaurant I've found at Ios for food, atmosphere and it's not only touristic place and menu. Good and friendly service. Interesting and tasting dishes with local honey and , of course, local cheese.

Thank Enrico T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to Greece for 20 years.... Of course we have eaten in hundreds of tavernas but this is so far one of the best and most traditional we have tried.... In this taverna, specialized on meat, you can taste various dishes cooked in a traditional oven..... The meat is really tender and well cooked... More 

Thank Deni67
Ios, Greece
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2 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

As we working on Ios we don't have enough time to go out for meals,so going for diner we must go somewhere we know that we will not get disappointed.There is only one guaranteed place to go VILAETI.

Thank Brothers_Hotel_Ios
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We loved this place so much that we went back a second time. Food was incredible and the wait staff were exceptionally friendly. Recommend booking in high season as they were completely full both nights. Get the sesame seed feta!

Thank Simon C
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120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Typical greek taverna located close to the road to the remote beaches. The food is ok, but nothing special comparing to the typical family run tavernas.

Thank maciant
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The food is fantastic, you must try the beetroot salad! The staff is very friendly and the service fast! Gets very busy book before you go!

Thank G. T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pano Kampos, 840 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Ios
  • Phone Number: +30 2286 092072

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