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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
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6 days ago
“Great Dining in Assos”
1 week ago
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Assos, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While vacation in Kefalonia this past May, we stayed in a Villa near Assos and therefore had the delightful opportunity to dine at Platanos twice. On both occasion, this family operated restaurant provided us with a wonderful dinner experience. The restaurant offers both indoor and...More

1  Thank JollyEmma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although you don't get the view with this restaurant, don't overlook it. The food is superb and the service is great. I had the slow roasted lamb with lemon potatoes (omg, those potatoes!!) and my husband had the suckling pig. Both meals were delicious, well...More

2  Thank Terri M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

though not on waterfront we were glad we picked here for lunch, you could sit in the shade or in the sun so best of both worlds. we just had a few small dishes which were well presented and good portions, greek salad ,hummus, fried...More

Thank andrewnhelen41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some excellent meals here during our 7 day's stay and found our host extremely welcoming and knowledgable, serving us with some beautiful and authentic greek dishes.

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited mid afternoon following a lot of driving on very windy mountain roads and what a tranquil oasis. Our youngest wanted chocolate cake and what arrived was amazing, light almost mouse like and absolutely delicious We had Greek salad with kalimari which was not...More

Thank limoni65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this restaurant! We ate there twice during our four day stay. We love Greek food and they had yummy dishes.

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is, I would say, average. Don't be deceived, however, by the fact it is probably the last restaurant fo fill in Assos; most people are just chasing the water front views, which is totally understandable. Does the food justify sacrificing those views?...More

Thank HoodedBanoonigan
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Every time this has been a delightful experience. Very fresh and very tasty. The people running the place are very kind and cheerful. Can highly recommend it.

2  Thank Labeats
Reviewed 3 May 2017

What makes a truly great dining experience is an owner who is clearly passionate about his food. And this is certainly the case with Platanos! Forget the a la carte menu and let the man who runs the place enthusiastically describe and recommend the dishes...More

3  Thank nikitakou
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not being located on the harbour front, an error could be made in passing this fantastic restaurant in favour of such. Indeed, we ourselves were guilty of this initially. Note, though, that Plantanos is rarely less than full, even as the tourist season is slowing...More

4  Thank Tanya L
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Natalie B
Is the place open in early April?
7 March 2017|
Response from Jen R |
I think they open May 1st.
Do you accept credit cards, or is payment cash only?
13 June 2016|
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Response from 44trains | Reviewed this property |
I think the only one card is not accepted is diners! So is better to ask in the restaurant for 100% !!!
Love the taverna. Please can you tell me how I can contact Sofia we stayed in her apartments last year and would like to return. Idont know if you remember us we are the chicken farmers from Enland rachel.
24 January 2015|
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Response from Cedric324 | Reviewed this property |
We ate at this restaurant on one occasion and do not understand why you would expect us to have knowledge of an apartment owner called Sofia. Sorry, Norman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Assos, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Cephalonia  >  Assos
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