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Rodheimer Str. 11, 35398 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
+49 641 63827
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

It's unfortunate that the service was so poor. We were ignored most of the evening. - no drink service, left out in the cold while other patrons were brought blankets, etc... We couldn't get the attention of any servers despite a great start to the evening. We watched as the other side of the terrace had what looked like amazing... More 

Thank Cecilia M
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25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We had lunch and coffee break there. Tasty food and but not so friendly personnel. The service could be better (we had to ask for a second cutlery because they forgot), when asked for cappuccino we were given coffee with some milk. but overall we liked the place,next to a river. Would not go there specifically but easily could visit... More 

Thank Damianori
Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

The combination of food, atmosphare and service makes this restaurant one of the places to be! The food was excellent, the interior and the exterior were decorated beautifully and the service was really helpful and happy! The prices were a bit much but in the end we had a wonderful time and it was worth it! Fish or meat, everything... More 

Thank Angeliki84
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203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

Its level and the quality is much more higher than Germany's average. Honestly saying that I was not expecting that quality before I went. Especially Sole was wonderful. It was the best, I have ever had. And also all the staff offer the best service, you have ever had.. Definitely recommend Knossos for sea food...

1 Thank Semih K
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

This is a very fine restaurant, with a light-flooded wintergarden extension, serving declicious seafood. The service is very prompt and polite, and the quality and size of the food portions are at the very top. I had chosen very well prepared fried Calamari rings, which were served with a delicious salad, with olive oil dressing, and lemos for the calamari.... More 

2 Thank Geraldine S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

This elegant Greek restaurant, right next to the Lahn river, offers a menu with delicious meat and fish dishes. I had a bifteki (Greek burger), with some appetizers. The menu is huge, there are also many desserts and wines. The prices are middle to high, but the quality is excellent (it's probably the best restaurant in Gießen).

3 Thank Dillinger_J
Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013 via mobile

I never such a good fish in Germany before. It seema to be in a restaurant on the Mediterranean Sea. We took sea bass cocked in the oven covered of salt. It was the best fish I ever eat prepared in this way. I like fish and I ate fish in Italy several time, Knossos have the same quality that... More 

4 Thank edo66Milan
Vernon, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Fun atmosphere, good selection of drinks. The appetizer platter is excellent, massive, and could feed 2 as a meal or 5 as a starter. Salt crusted fish is fun and dramatic. Outdoor seating is perfect in summer and they have heat lamps to ward off the impending autumn chill. Highly recommend.

Thank MyOwnBobblehead
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013 via mobile

I have been here twice now. The fish and everything else I have gotten here have been great. Service for the area is exceptional as well. I would highly recommend a visit.

4 Thank MMongoman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2010

Knossos is located by the river closed to the Oswaldsgarten Trainstop. The owners are actually Greeks and all of them speak Greek as well. The service is excellent and there is a nice outside terrace. But the main dish is just too expensive.

3 Thank twiggina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodheimer Str. 11, 35398 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Giessen
  • Phone Number: +49 641 63827

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