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“Vatalos Taverna by Jon and Shelley”
Review of Taverna Vatalos

Taverna Vatalos
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 27 October 2013

5 stars isn't enough. Spiros and Theo are very very kind and helpful (Spiros sorted our broken down hire car, coming back from the farm specially when they were trying to rip us right off).
The food is wonderful. Shelley is a chef and has very high standards, all met. Huge choice for veggies, fish fantastic - the octopus is VERY special and totally different to what either of us have had before - swordfish and bream fantastic. The homemade sausages, 3 huge ones as a starter!, from their own pigs can't be praised highly enough.
With free appetizer and sweet, starters, mains, beer to start, litre of house red, free raki at the end and lovely greek coffee, €30 for 2! This isn't good value, it is giving it away.

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4  Thank jon h
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

We were seduced a couple of times by the beautiful hydrangeas and quaint decoration of some of the other tavernas in Frangokastello, but were lucky enough to be pointed towards the Vatalos Taverna, by a couple of people who live in the area. If you don't mind the rather plain appearance of the place, the food here surpassed anything else we had in the area by some margin. Lots of local specialities, reasonably priced and run by charming people. Don't miss it if you get the chance.

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Thank RD525
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Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

A wide range of local dishes, including fresh fish and locally-reared lamb and pork. Helpings are generous and washed down with good local wine. We particularly liked the creamy cheese from the neighbouring village.all consumed looking out over the sea as the sun dips below the horizon.

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1  Thank Elisabeth R
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Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

We had a lovely meal on this very busy taverna. The lamb chops were plentiful and delicious. A tasty, unrushed meal for two with wine for €30 - excellent value and kindly hosts.

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1  Thank Chr1ssie
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Great location , fair prices 10-12 € per person, excellent food (tsigariasto me mizithra!!!!!) excellent friendly owners .Someone should also book a peaceful seafront room in order to swim early in the morning to an almost private beach ( rocky at start sandy a few meters deeper) A great value for money choice!!

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Thank Krasoudakis
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