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Genesis Restaurant

Gaios 490 82, Greece
+30 2662 032495
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gaios 490 82, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to eat and friendly staff although some seemed a little slow to serve. Food quality good would have liked a fee more veggie options

Thank paulmayb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they are so kind. very good food.I go there every year.the very good seafood I would like to have more soups. when I was just a fish soup.

Thank ralucailie76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view and good food in this taverna in Paxos. We spent 3 full hours drinking ouzo with appetizers . Really suggested if you stop by in the island. Its not cheap but you are in paxos and by the see so it was ok...More

Thank Eni E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, but a bit expensive. Lovely view of the harbour at night. Loved the Greek dancing.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saturday nights are a particular pleasure as they include dancing - a mixture of professional Greek traditional dancing demonstrated and with audience participation. Th food and service is reliably good and good value, especially as a starter of bruschetta and a sweet of crispy pastry...More

Thank KingMcKong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our stay. Great food with fresh tastes and lovely staff. Overlooks the harbour entrance so you can watch the yachts coming in and out.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our stay in Paxos my partner and myself ate here twice. I was impressed by the quality of sea food served and the staff was absolutely lovely! The owner Alekos is a great guy and he really made us feel at home. We tried...More

Thank atene2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For those who prefer the taverna style food it's ok! Nice food , classic greek flavours. I'm not really satisfied with the service.

Thank matildafever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a large group (17) so not easy yet were taken care quickly, efficiently and professionally by Alekos & his entire team. Ambiance was festive with a direct view of the gorgeous harbour at Paxos. All of our food was fresh. This was a...More

Thank RJB4Paris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant! We ate dinner here twice in our week in Paxos. Both times were wonderful - the food is delicious and the service is great with staff who are enthusiastic and attentive. Not too expensive either, couldn't recommend enough.

Thank Lucinda P
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8 September 2016|
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Response from brodiesmate | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes we went last October and it was fully open then. Enjoy Paxos is magical.
12 August 2016|
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2 April 2016|
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Response from Celia F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Billy There are a wide range of gluten free options on the menu, but if in doubt just ask. My son is gluten free and this is one of his favourite restaurants. Celia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gaios 490 82, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Paxos  >  Gaios
  • Phone Number: +30 2662 032495
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Genesis is situated opposite the Green Man statue a short walk from the main square of Gaios where you will enjoy beautiful views of Gaios Harbor, St Nicholas Island, the Island of Panayia (Virgin Mary) as well as views of mainland Greece. Whether you visit Genesis during the day or the evening you can be assured of spectacular views in very pleasant surroundings .If you come by car it is easy to park.Genesis is a family owned taverna with Greek hospitality at its best. The menu is extensive, traditional Greek food and many other dishes, something for everyone to enjoy. The cafe bar serves a wide range of drinks, fruit salads, ice creams and various snacks. Genesis has the reputation of the best "Greek Doughnuts" on Paxos, you must try them.
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