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“Superb”
Review of Avra Restaurant

Avra Restaurant
Ranked #19 of 145 Restaurants in Agios Nikolaos
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$35
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
south wales
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Superb”
Reviewed 20 June 2012

While in Ag Nik my wife and I visit here a few times and every meal was excellent. We tried a few of the meze dishes which were superb. I also tried the Prawn Provencal which was to die for and if it was not to busy was cooked next to your table. Most days was really busy between 8 & 9 in the evening. The co owners were always friendly and would have meals prepared to order if you did not like certain ingredients eg my wife has a reaction to onions.

  • Visited June 2012
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  • English first
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  • German first
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  • Hebrew first
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Loved it”
Reviewed 17 June 2012

Did not visit this restaurant until two days before the end of our holiday. This was probably a mistake as the food, service and atmosphere were wonderful. Fabulous menu with all the typical Greek a la carte choices as well as Meze. Great value.

  • Visited June 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
Reviewed 16 June 2012

We got recommended to this restaurant in our hotel.
When we went in the staff was friendly.
With the food we where not really happy but the staff was to busy with some friends.

Visited June 2012
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Thorpe le Soken, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“June 2012”
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Fabulous food, lovely atmosphere and so very friendly. Will definitely eat there again when we return to Ag Nick!!

  • Visited June 2012
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1 Thank Claire E
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Home cooking”
Reviewed 16 June 2012

We took advantage of this famiiy run bistro for lunch almost every day and nothing was too much trouble. I asked for the recipe for a bean dish which was given with a graphic desciption of every process involved.

The food, made to 'mamas' old recipies handed down to daughter, is simple, authentic and delicious. We had a meze most times comprising typical dips, delicious pitta and speciality vegetable dshes. There are set menu's but the owners are very happy for you to make up your own selection.

Had we not have been on half board we would have loved to order one of the special Cretan dishes available at 24 hours notice. We can imagine they make a great Pasticio.

Its clear the bistro has a loyal clientele who return year after year to a warm welcome from Costas, his Sister and Brother in law. Costas seems to be able to remember what everyone drinks and has a glass ready on arrival.

When we go back we will have an evening out in Avra where we can imagine the atmosphere will be brilliant.

Avra is a no frills experience at a very reasonable cost and deserves its excellent reputation. I work regularly in Greece and Cyprus and can safely say this is authentic and very good value.

  • Visited June 2012
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