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Chora, 855 00, Greece
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75 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Jimmy makes this restaurant special.A wonderful host,attentive to every detail.view speaks for itself but the food also needs special mention.grilled liver is the best in the dodecanese along with tasty mezes makes us come back year after year.

Thank Rıza I
Delft, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's nice to have a coffee or drink before or after visiting the monastery, but don't eat here. The portions are too small and too expensive; not worth it. You should also be sure to get a table on the outer side to enjoy the view, as the inner row of tables doesn't offer a nice view.

Thank Nikolas A
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Not many restaurants can offer a breathtaking view of the whole island of Patmos combined with excellent food and great service. A must try for sure.

Thank Drakas
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,539 reviews
1,743 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 693 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

So a nice view, that you almost forget to eat, delicious greek dishes, served on this splendid restaurant, friendly waiter,superb atmospere; great moment in Patmos.

Thank Manuela L
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My friends and I visited 'Jimmy's Balcony' after having a very bad service experience at Loza, just a few meters away and supposed to be the trendiest cafe in town. Though they both share the same location, close to the Monastery and the old town of Chora where 'it all happens', the service really does make a huge difference! At... More 

Thank Erika S
Athens, Greece
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The food here isn't something so super, so incredible as it seems from the outside, is just decent but the view and the atmosphere worths the money. Do visit it

Thank elenkf
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view and quite polite stuff. But the food was below average. Nothing special and not variety in dishes.

Thank feb15
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

A bit touristic, but good food and great service. One of the best views of Patmos, deserves the name "Balcony"... Thank you Dimitri...

Thank Cem D
Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Me and my wife visited "To Balkoni" restaurant for lunch on 29.08.2015. Its very close to the Monastery of St John in Hora.The view from the balkon to Skala was amazing. The waitress offer me to try the local beer "Nisos" and we also eat some fresh salats and breath. Exelent place to eat, with good shadow and view to... More 

Thank Bichoes
West Itchenor, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Excellent food, and of course, excellent food and service. It goes without saying this restaurant has a fantastic view of all of Skala and the ports down below, and great atmosphere. If you know Hora, then you know The Balkoni owned by Jimmy. You could also start by having a look inside the shop opposite for some very trendy clothes,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chora, 855 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Dodecanese  >  Patmos
  • Phone Number: 2247032115

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