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The Secret of Taste

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Kalamaki Road, Laganas, Greece
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

These guys look dangerous, and they are mean and deceitful. They virtually bully you to step inside and then they overcharge you. Never respond to their harassment, just pass them by and go to eat elsewhere. On our first morning in Laganas I and my wife dropped in for a coffee after being insistently asked to do so. They charged... More 

Thank vtrendafilov
Zakynthos, Greece
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

Avoid going to this place!! It's the steak house next to the bakery(big family). It's the same guy who had the old secret of taste! They are horrible at all points!

Thank Tinkerbell1984_79
Norwich, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

Dont bother going in here and wasting your time and money! The staff are rude and overpowering, they grab you and literally drag you in to eat. Avoid this place like the plague. The food was terrible, service was slow and drinks were watered down. Heard a few guests having bad reactions to there food so had a lucky escape!... More 

Thank natasha W
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

Went here on our first night as we were bullied into going in with the offer of a great deal and the best 'proper proper steak'!! Even at the 12 Euro deal the standard was shocking! A simple pizza was beyond the chefs capabilities! And the steak ended up being fed to the stray dogs outside! Definitely one to avoid

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013 via mobile

Seen this restaurant wasn't rated really well so maybe things have changed! The food was good, not amazing but actually pretty decent. We had a 10 Euro deal for mains, starters and 4 drinks and everything was alright. You get what you pay for but this was worth more than 10 Euros! The staff were really nice and friendly. I/we... More 

Thank Aman K
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

Well wot can i say awful beyond words starter half a potatoe literally main. Kebabs meat not cooked did not bother with dessert complained and they ignored us and still charged us 84 euros for s group of six! Do not go vanilla is amazing

Thank jwilne
stoke on trent
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Great Deals, friendly staff delicious food.A family run restaurant with cleanliness and great atmosphere. Drinks are very strong and not watered down ENJOY

Thank Shell_shoez27
Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

We had chicken souvlaki which was of a poor quality with a lot of soggy potatoes and very oily pitta. Greek salad was way overpriced for what they had to offer - must have been the most expensive Greek salad that I ate on the island (even in Porto Roxa on top of the cliff with amazing view the salad... More 

Thank Anton S
Freuchie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

Like most people we were accosted every time we walked past this place with the promise of free wine, so on our last night my son decided to go in. There was 8 of us in total, a child of 7, one of nearly 3 and one nearly two, the rest of us was adults. The chap outside told us... More 

Thank Brafield00
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

the horrible people outside will harrass you until you go in and offer you all sort of deals that will disappear when the bill arrives.they charged me for bread that i hadnt ordered and 7 euros for a large coke ! you can buy a meal for less than that ! Avoid this place at all cost there are places... More 

Thank keith b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalamaki Road, Laganas, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Zakynthos  >  Laganas

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