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The Mermaid

Petra 811 09, Greece
+30 2253 041275
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
“stifado” (3 reviews)
“gyros” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Petra 811 09, Greece
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2017

we travelled after holiday season ended. The menu was small but my good is was awesome. had calamari and it was to die for. The service was fantastic

Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We got there this month, with air and cold, but on a sunny day, wishing to get a beach day. They offered to move our table to the beach! Then, they suggested what to eat, Half we chose and the others we wanted... ALL GREAT!!!...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great views, great hospitality, great food and good wine. This is the place to take a long lunch. The way to eat here during the day is to have a meze of starters, washed down with a good bottle of wine and an ouzo chaser....More

Thank BlueyGray
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service. The stuffed chicken was delicious. Family restaurant where Stamatis and his mother cook the best greek traditional dishes ........

Thank Neki K
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Went there several times with my family and enjoyed it every single one!!!! Food is great Stifado Kleftiko Soutzoukakia all amazing. The mermaid is a must if you visit Petra...

Thank Κλάρα Κ
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Love this Taverna in Petra with its stunning views and amazing food.We have, like so many other people, been visiting Petra for over 20 years and always return to the Mermaid as we know it will never disappoint.Fridays when they host a Greek night, locals...More

Thank nursenerys
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Best gyros sandwiches! Great service and lots of attention to detail. We loved having a relaxing lunch here.

Thank TravelSpirit19
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Very good seafood. The fish is very fresh . The mixed fish is all fresh instead of all the other restaurants which we have ate... by the mermaid it was not fried. It was the best meal we have at all week. If you are...More

Thank Liane K
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We liked the fish-food we tried here, as well as fava, salad and fried eggplants and local pumpkins. Service was not very fast as the tavern wasn't full and there was a big space among plates served. Anyway, the view to the sea is nice...More

Thank erijon
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Excellent, friendly service, always pleasant, great atmosphere on the Greek Music Night with some dancing and Ouzo!

Thank Brian R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Petra 811 09, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Northeast Aegean Islands  >  Lesbos  >  Petra
  • Phone Number: +30 2253 041275
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