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The Fish House Taverna

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25th Martiou St | Kos Harbour, Kos Town 85 300, Greece
+30 2242 021725
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Dublin
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Good authentic tavernas aren't that easy to find in Kos town. The Fish House Taverna was a great find. We ate on the tiny terrace by the steps. The food was very good, and we really enjoyed the lady outside who was greeting guests. She was friendly and recommend where we should go for a drink afterwards. A great experience.

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Thank Cheezypuf
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

This restaurant is well worth a visit. If you're lucky to get the end table right by the sea you will have an amazing view of the beach and surrounding islands. It was so dreamy sitting there and just listening to the waves lapping on the beach. The food was beautifully presented and gorgeous to taste. The staff are so... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

we were attracyed by the prettiness of the little restaurant but as a spot for lunch it was perfect, the waitress was great and food enjoyable, well worth a visit... enjoy

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Thank Samantha J
London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We spoke waitress and said our food was gone off, tasted and looked vile. Iasked her if she would eat it and she said, 'NO' asked for a refund and was refused was told 'No' please do not eat at this awful place.

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Thank Julie W
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting. Lovely food and service but way too expensive. There are otherplaces nearby that are just as tasty but wont bash your wallet. Our local Greek friends agree.

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Thank Jock A
Istanbul, Turkey
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We checked out many different restaurants' menu before sitting here and found this had the richest menu with a different variety of choices. The design of the place looked at first like a tourist trap, but it was NOT! The food was great, special and fresh, the service was good and friendly. It's spacious and has a pleasant atmosphere. I'd... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Called in just for a pizza and a couple of beers. And found it a lovely relaxed venue with great views and people watching we had a great pizza huge with plenty of fishy toppings the proprietor made us extremely welcome and was attentive.All around pleasant experience good food.

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farnham
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We have just finished our meal at this taverna. What an excellent experience. Late lunch. Very accommodating for me to go off menu. The food was cooked perfectly. And you can also view the fresh fish of the day. It was also very romantic setting with excellent service. All staff were very friendly.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We had been looking forward to a meal here since we arrived for two weeks. The dim lighting and near darkness was the first bad sign. I had fillet steak with jacket spud at a cost of 25 euro...... the spud was a re heat awful i couldnt eat it...the steak wafer thin and small.....my partner had sea food platter... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We visited two unexceptional, but highly recommended restaurants and were very disappointed. We spotted The Fish House Taverna in our guide book and when we visited Kos Town one day. We found exactly what we wanted here. Great, fresh food and friendly, competent service. You will be solicited by the restaurants in the main stretch opposite the Harbour, but this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25th Martiou St | Kos Harbour, Kos Town 85 300, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Kos  >  Kos Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2242 021725
Description
The Fish House Taverna is probably one of the most photographed restaurants on the island of Kos! Literally steps away from the main Harbour. Sit and enjoy the views and watch the hustle and bustle or relax in the quieter garden area at the back (which can be a real sun trap on a windy day).Fresh fish and Seafood is of course on the menu, but so much more as well. A large selection of traditional Greek dishes, (lamb kleftiko, moussaka, mixed souvlaki), dips, salads, succulent steaks, pizza and ... AND! .... (children portions also available).A traditional Greek Taverna with excellent service and a great Greek atmosphere!

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