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Taverna Gitoniko

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$$ - $$$
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Spilios Haramis, Hydra Town, Greece
+30 2298 053615
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
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ottawa ontario
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good food lots on the plate and lots of vegetables was a great atmosphere and very good service house wine was good

Thank bobisfun
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Gitoniko is a good specimen of the Greek taverna. Fresh, good quality materials. Greek menu, good implementation with no surprises. In a crowded evening the smell of fried oil followed us for hours afterwards. Smoking is allowed inside (BAD!). The owners are very friendly and helpful.

Thank nemo2525
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The food here was very tasty but the portions were really small. The atmosphere of the restaurant was warm although it was really packed. We ordered a portion of lemon chicken and papoutsakia with some rice as a side.

Thank 801vasilisa
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We ate a good meal at this taverna, hidden away from the street upstairs on a terrace. Although there is no view, the food was all authentic, fresh and tasty. You can see what is on offer in the kitchen as well as select from the menu. Service excellent.

Thank Lisa_Hobelix
San Francisco, California
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228 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Taverna Gitoniko is a fairly standard Greek restaurant. The rooftop is nice, but doesn't afford a view of anything except surrounding buildings. Service was fine, especially considering the large groups of tourists present. The menu is what you would expect; we had country lamb baked in parchment, with potatoes, tomatoes and feta- it was tasty but there were way... More 

Thank NeroNewDelhi
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We went beginning of September, and the place was well visited. The service was a bit slow, but the food (fresh fish) was very good.

Thank alexherr81
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229 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This restaurant is mainly situated on a terrace above the food preparation area. Many of the dishes are on display and its old Greek style homely restaurant with a genuinely warm welcome.The name I think means neighbourhood in Greek and it feels like a genuine local restaurant that has been there for years.It has the usual Greek menu items but... More 

Thank BrianCork
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The hotel we stayed proposed the tavern and we were happy to go there. Nice roof garden. He had enough fasting foods, reason of the Easter. Staff very friendly.

Thank Maria X
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We took a recommendation from our apartment host and went there this evening for our first meal in Hydra. We chose to share two of the specials on offer Country Lamb and Meat wrapped in cabbage leaf. We combined this with a simple green salad. We arrived about 7.30pm and there were already 4 tables taken on the upstairs verandah,... More 

Thank Stephen P
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here three times in all. The owners are lovely as are the waiters. On the first visit my husband asked when they would have stifado on the menu and was then told they would make it especially for him on the Sunday, which they did! Would highly recommend.

Thank clare1968

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spilios Haramis, Hydra Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Saronic Gulf Islands  >  Hydra  >  Hydra Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2298 053615

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