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Taverna Kostas

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Pythagora 62 | Old Town Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Greece
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional Greek food, fresh and tasteful food. Ratings are the complete experience, so don't compare it with a hip Michelin restaurant.

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Thank stivbert
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171 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We came in late for lunch, at around 16pm. The woner was very kind and available, we ate a greek salad, rosted veal if I remember correctly, french fries, cheese and tsatsiki. Everything was very good and we ended paying around 30€ for two persons. Good prices and good food without too many people.

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Thank Renato C
Perth
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139 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous place. Welcomed like an old friend by the owner who told us they had been there for 40 years. We were guided on some real Greek food which was amazing. Kids were happy too, amongst the best Kalimari I've ever tried. On our second visit in two days we had a platter for two which was just incredible.... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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176 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

After negotiating the uneven pavements, erratic drivers, tourists shops and pushy touts, it's a real pleasure to find an authentic, relaxed restaurant, a little distance away from the bustling centre. This is an old building with a newer garden room at the rear. We went for lunch and liked it so much, we returned for a big fish dinner. The... More 

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liverpool
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107 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Came to Kostas twice. Once in the evening and once in the afternoon. It seems to be the type of place where people return year after year. 'Home cooked' is the best way to describe it. Father & Son cooking and serving dishes with pride. Open kitchen where you can see the food being prepared & cooked. It's not in... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We once again followed the recommendations of the TripAdvisor's contributors and found this place quite rustic but charming. We were welcomed by the owner himself (I guess it was him) who also cooked our food. What more do you want from a family-run place, good food and honest service. Thank you very much. The tables are situated on the first... More 

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St Leonards, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Home style authentic cuisine. Kostas and his sons are welcoming, friendly and fun. The must have is the stuffed squid!!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Well-cooked local dishes in a nice spot outside of the old town. Authentic through and through; family run and with warm attentive service. Meatballs, Calamari and Honey Rum are among the must-orders. Long may Kostas continue!

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Thank Simon M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a decent family restaurant, this is the place. Visited this place a few times during our trip. The owners are very friendly and they gave us a warm welcome. The food is very delicious. We tried things like the Fried Feta, Swordfish, Fried Kalamari, Souvlaki, Mousaka, Greek Salad. All very freshly made. Even the Greek... More 

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Thank Ezlo F
Belgium
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The restaurant is located in a quiet back alley of Rhodos town so you have to search a little for it. (no noise, no pushy people). Don't let the search scare you it's worth it. We very much enjoyed this place. It's very romantic like. It had Greek music, furniture and also the atmosphere is very Greek. The Greek hospitality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pythagora 62 | Old Town Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Rhodes  >  Rhodes Town

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