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Akti Georgiou Gennimata, Greece
+30 2246 071665
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

La Vaporetta is a welcome change to italian food at its best after eating greek food night after night in the dodecanese.Giorgio is an excellent owner,serving tables himself and attending to every detail.fried baby calamari with zuccini is a must and his desserts manage to sabotage my diet every time.can't imagine visiting Symi without having dinner at Giorgios' Vaporetta.

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Thank Rıza I
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Disappointing, overpriced, unfriendly atmosphere. One I would not choose to return to. Out of character with Symi.

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Thank cliveparker
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is an Italian restaurant with a Greek influence. The starters were delicious, served promptly. The main courses were typical Italian, no Greek twist. However, the desserts were homemade and freshly cooked. The chocolate souffle is simply heavenly. Here's the catch: the service - as we were the only diners at the time - was excellent, but the price was... More 

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Thank Chris N
Swindon
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

In Symi for 3 weeks & try to visit many of the restaurants here. Went to La Vaporetta & the food was superb. Nothing fancy or so-called fine dining. I had Pasta with fishermans mix which consisted of king prawns, shrimps, mussels & clams with a spicy tomato sauce. My wife had oven baked salmon fillet with potatoes & vegetables.... More 

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Thank Terry Q
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at La Vaporetta for many years and have always enjoyed the food, location and very attentive service, this year was no exception! I tried the truffle pasta for the first time and nearly went back the next day to have it for lunch, it's very good!

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Thank Chowbins
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We were told that this is one of the best restaurants in Symi and that's why we decided to go. So we went there without a booking ( but better make one especially in August) and we sat to a nice table by the sea. We ordered a salad ( nothing special) , a beef tagliata and beef scallops with... More 

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Thank Gsamouil
Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant in Symi so far - 2/4 dinners has taken place here. Most because of the great service minded trio working here. Two men and one lady. Great food. Fantastic atmosphære. When in Symi; you have to try their truffel pasta - served with wine - loved it!

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Thank Monica R
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted a change from Greek cuisine and La Vaporetta was just the thing. Nice quayside table and the menu was full of attractive choices. It was a hot evening so we aimed for lite dishes --The cappachio of swordfish was perfect as were the melon and Parma ham & the calamari + fried zucchini. Good house Vino and a... More 

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Thank Jim S
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were at the La Vaporetta just a year ago to the day (your web site does not allow me to chose July 2015, therefore August 2015 had to be selected) with eight friends for dinner. The Chef/owner George (Iorgios) was very attentive, as well as the staff and not only did we enjoy the great food served, but also... More 

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Thank HMUNIR
Turkey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered 3 starters and 2 lobster spaghetti we received2 starters after 15 min and the 3rd one didn't come although we warned rhe waiter 3-4 times and at the end we 1 received 1 lobster spaghetti and they wanted to charge the 2 nd one aswell which is 90 euro Horrible service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Georgiou Gennimata, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Symi
  • Phone Number: +30 2246 071665

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