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Kounelas Fish Tavern

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Mykonos Town, Greece
+30 2289 028220
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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best fish I have ever eaten and the location is charming!its hidden within the city center but everyone knows how to find it. Highly recommend.

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Thank Michelle G
Denver, Colorado
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good fish restaurant. Pick your fish from the day's catch. We had the snapper. Typically grilled. A little pricey but still a good value. Friendly and timely service. This is a good choice if you are looking for fresh fish. Not much atmosphere though.

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La Coruna, Spain
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Fresh fishes (over cooked in my opinion). Crowded restaurant (because of the prices I guess), with a good and quick service. Indoor area without charming... try to have dinner at the terrace which is nice despite the amount of tables placed.

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Thank Maria F
Horsham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed in Mykonos for a week and ate here 3 times. The fish choice and quality is fantastic. You get to choose your fish from the cold store. One of our group had the meat dishes , these were just as well prepared. The service was first class provide by lovely friendly staff. Overall it was a very good... More 

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London
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

For a fish tavern this place does not have good fish (something the tourists are not aware of since they cannot tell good fish from bad). So we opted for some of the other dishes which were nothing special. Prices were high though. However I would say that the waiters tried their best to help us although there is not... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

While there is a menu the 'fish of day' are on ice in the kitchen. I was then asked to follow the waiter to the kitchen who showed me trays of seafood naming each type and then I selected the one I wanted and then it was seasoned and grilled on the outside BBQ. I choose Swordfish - very very... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great fish/seafood restaurant. I had a whole fresh fish with greek salad and it was delicious. Service was great. They provided a nice aperitif after supper on the house. It was very good. No complaints and great meal overall.

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Coppet, Switzerland
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

One of our top places for lunch/dinner in Mykonos. Go up to the front of the store and pick out the fish you'd like to be served. The freshest fish, everything is delicious from the salads to the dips (tzatziki, taramosalata etc.) and excellent Greek hospitality from the waitstaff. Wine pairings are also excellent when requested. We enjoy going back... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We greatly enjoyed this restaurant recommended by our tour guide. The fish was fresh and we were able to choose which fish we wanted cooked. It was very fresh! Our friends got the combo platter that included one fish plus a variety of other seafoods. It was delicious as well. Highly recommend.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We are there Friday night 9/23. We were in town and had read great things in Rick Steves and TripAdvisor so we decided to stop in. Service was slow, the food was average at best. We had the grilled octopus appetizer which was over cooked a bit and we picked out the giant prawns from the seafood downstairs. Shrimp was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$40
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mykonos Town, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  South Aegean  >  Cyclades  >  Mykonos  >  Mykonos Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2289 028220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?