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YIANNIS

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41 Platonos | Old Town, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
+30 2241 036535
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Santa Cruz, California
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75 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a place for lunch but we're put off by the aggressive men trying to talk us in to their restaurants. We turned down a side street and came across a lovely grandma dressed in traditional Greek clothing sitting at a taverna with brightly colored tablecloths and a singing canary. We sat right down. We shared a... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good and clean Traditional restaurant inside the old town. Visit it and you will be satisfied with unique Greek dishes of Rhodes and karpathos islands. We suggest it !! 🔝🔝

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Thank Epico B
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled on this taverna by accident and it is a little gem, genuine Greek food and service in a sea of tourist traps. Excellent free soup served as starter and all the standard Greek fare at very reasonable prices.It is open in the evening in April when many others had shut

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Thank TheRabble
Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is and remains my preferred taverna in Rhodes. I'm almost back to visit this wonderful family. Yannis and his father are great in the kitchen and Sofia became a real friend in the meantime. I love to have a talk with the grandmother even if she's not speaking English very well, but it always makes me happy to see... More 

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.Lincoln
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016

About one third the way up Socrates Street, in a side street to the left (going up the hill). Next to Bazaar Supermarket (cheap place to buy food and drink). The taverna has very friendly staff, a singing canary giving a relaxing atmosphere, and good value, quality food. One of the few places open in November. Thanks for the excellent... More 

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Thank David F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Rhodes Town is an amazing place, but the problem is that there are a few places on the main streets ripping off tourists from cruise ships with crazy prices and poor food. You need to venture into the side streets. I found this place by chance, and it was quickly clear that most of the customers were very regular and... More 

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Thank TheTravellingToad
Bristol, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The first place we were recommended in Rhodes Town. A great family business serving beautiful Greek food. Thoroughly enjoyed dining here.

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Thank jonathan s
Budapest, Hungary, Europe
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We chose this place because it did not seem like a typical tourist place where you are called in by the waiters. The food is great and it is tipical traditional Greek food, also the prices are up to the meals and to the portions. I woul definitely recommend trying the house wine as well, it was probably the best... More 

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Thank emesezs
Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

A family-run business. Very good home made food for a good price, considering it's right in the old town center. Would definitely visit again.

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Thank elephantsaregreat
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We first visited Yiannis in 1990 as a young, naive couple, and more by luck, we stumbled on this great taverna. Off the main drag of Old Rhodes town, but on the edge of a picturesque and typical Greek square, complete with traditionally-garbed Greek grandmother knitting on a stool outside the taverna, we thoroughly enjoyed the food and the whole... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Platonos | Old Town, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2241 036535

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