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Taverna Kostas

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Pythagora 62 | Old Town Rhodes, Rhodes Town, Greece
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Kouvola-Tornionmäki, Southern Finland, Finland
1 review
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

I was there first time about 41 years ago! And I will go to Kostas evry time when I visit Rodos. The food is traditional, tasting, really greek food and the atmosphere is cozy and relaxing. Service is very friendly and Elias and his sons are like family to me. They have delicious Moussaka and my favorite, Saganagi.

1 Thank Tuula L
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2013

This place is great. It takes a bit of finding but its definitely worth it. The fried fetta with honey and sesame seeds was divine. So was the sword fish. Great friendly atmosphere, including a resident cat, and fantastic food. We went back twice. Can highly recommend it.

Thank kll5167
Baltimore, Maryland
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2012

We arrived in Rhodes late at night in November when the island is basically deserted. We headed to Taverna Kostas because of the ratings on TA, stopping first in a store we passed. We were chatting with the owner of the store and mentioned we were heading to Taverna Kostas. He knew the owner, Elias, and offered to call him... More 

1 Thank Jill A
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2012

After a few nights of getting fed up with the hotel buffet and not wishing to try the hundred tourist restaurants where the pictures of a steak and chips (thanks) and an annoying waiter trying to tempt you in we thought we would try Kostas Taverna in Rhodes town. It took a while to locate even though only a few... More 

1 Thank Keates
Lewes, Delaware
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2012

Our hosts at thehotel, Mara and Francesco recommended this restaurant. It is off the beaten tourist path just a bit on a back street in Old Town. The owner is the nicest man you you have ever met. Always smileing. His sons wait on the customers. They are really friendly also. The food is spectacular. You must try the grilled... More 

Thank lobbmcfarloand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2012 via mobile

Why say more - I really recommend this place for its atmosphere and the best local food I've ever eaten. A place worth the trip to Rhodos.

Thank Nielsmj
Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2012

A lovely place in the old town with a fairly spacious inner hall, having a lovely view on a deserted garden. Cats add a nice rural touch to it - they are not annoying but would be very helpful if you share some food with them. But the most important part of the show is the owner, who cooks, serves... More 

1 Thank Maxim_sleepy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012

We came across this lovely restaurant after searching through the alleyways for somewhere to eat that was not tourist driven. This small restaurant serves authentic Greek food and great local wines. The owners show such friendliness and dedication that we were sad when the night ended. Given a small glass of Grappa at the end which was appreciated.

Thank adelaidediner
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012

very nice athmosphere, the owner is very kind and his food is very good. Nothing to do with the restaurants in the most touristic region of the Old Town: compared to those, this taverna is a little more hidden, but it's really worth spending a few time to look for it!

Thank L R
Wigan, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Great great food and lovely atmosphere.Made very welcome. Great service. Large portions of food which was cooked to perfection. We loved it.

Thank anassa62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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?