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Ta Platania

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Main Square, 851 11, Greece
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Tel Aviv
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Real Greek food and family atmosphere - and much less expensive. Run by three sisters. Traditional, outof the noise, and the best keftedes in Greece!

Thank Daniellll
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The food was good tasting, local traditional dishes, special taste the ginger lemon. You can eat under the shadow giving large trees. Enjoyed the experience of eating the Maria and her mother dishes

Thank tittotommy
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This lovely little tavern was just a minute away from our room. Situated on a lovely square at Kastellorizo, 'Platania' is known among other things because the Italian film Mediterraneo was filmed there. A famil-run business at a lovely spot, it serves home-made food with a smile. Everything was nice, calm and authentic and the owners were really friendly. The... More 

Thank Giorgos76
Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

It is like eating the food made by your mom or the grannie!!! LOVELY. The ladies that run the restaurant offer such a good and warm hospitality and along with the excellent food , in this quite and romantic location, makes the selection absolutely superb!!!!

Thank Michalis H
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best place we ate in Kastellorizo. Walked in the first night and asked for a menu. At which point Maria, the owner, said there was no menu. The YaiYai (grandmother) cooked all the food during the day, and that was the menu. At that point we knew we were in for a treat. Food was honestly amazing.... More 

Thank Nick U
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Great local dishes, served by very friendly and accommodating staff in a beautiful square next to a church lit by fairy lights. We pre ordered the slow cooked lamb and goat the day before which was absolutely excellent. We visited twice in total because the food was so good.

Thank Jacqueline T
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Such a lovely restaurant tucked away - magical atmosphere in the square and delicious food. Stuffed onions and amazing chicken with rice. We came back twice - one day we ordered the 24hr slow cooked goat and lamb and it was wonderful. Lovely red wine and desserts too, all round one of our favorites.

Thank Anna C
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506 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Most restaurants in Kastellorizo are along the qui. It's beautiful to sit there and perhaps see a turtle in the sea (we did several times). But please also visit Ta Platania up in the old centre of the town. When you walk through a couple of tiny streets and up several steps, you will then enter the central square. The... More 

Thank Looking_for_charme
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

If you are after true traditional Kastellorizian food then this is the place for you. Full of flavour dishes to tantalise your tastebuds.

Thank Trevor C
Geneva, Switzerland
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

quiet place, away from the waterside restaurants and their displays of seafood! here you get what's being cooked that day ! very homely, great cuisine and its simplicity deserves the full ratings ! we had stuffed onions and meat balls with rice.. both were excellent and chickpeas fritters [one up on well known falafel in lebanese/mediterranean cuisine] were simply delicious

Thank whynotnic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Square, 851 11, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Kastellorizo

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