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“A safe Choice”
Review of I Thea

Ranked #12 of 24 Restaurants in Olympia
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Level Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“A safe Choice”
Reviewed 6 June 2013

We visited on a Saturday night of May. Weather was bad and we had to sit inside. No one was smoking at the time and the restaurant was packed. We were greeted by a blond lady who took us to our table and in a couple of minutes she took our orders. Nothing out of the ordinary in terms of the variety but the portions were big and the quality was excellent. Thumbs up to the cooked aubergines. Everything was cooked on Greek olive oil of excellent taste. We were also offered some free fruits and yogurt.
All and all this restaurant deserves a visit in an area that choices are limited to restaurants who cater for tourists( those funny "come come inside please" mousake etc style)- on the contrary the place was packed with locals-
Prices were OK, service was good and had the weather been good you could sit outside and watch the view

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Dimitris V
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Lismore, Australia
Level Contributor
117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good food and great price”
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Our hotel recommended this place and it turned out to be good advice. Basic traditional Greek food but very well prepared and presented. We sat inside near the fire but could still see down over the valley. Friendly staff, efficient service and very inexpensive! The pork souvlaki was very good as was the rabbit. This was a very pleasant dining experience with traditional home cooked meals carefully prepared. This was followed up by a complimentary plate of fresh cut up fruit. A little out of the town of Ancient Olympia but worth the short drive.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Lyndall S
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Seattle, WA
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Friendly service, great view and good food!”
Reviewed 2 October 2012

We enjoyed our dinner very much! Such a relaxing beautiful view, sitting outside on the terrace. Food typical but well prepared.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Barbara C
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Return to O Thea”
Reviewed 10 September 2012

As promised, we did return last night.
Erika, the English/Swedish proprietor, her husband and 2 boys were there, as well as other family members. The youngest boy was 6 months old when we last visited. Now he is four, and delightfully entertaining!
The restaurant was busy, even on a Sunday night in a slow season.
We had the grilled fish...the best we have had in 3weeks of traveling Croatia and Greece.
Ambiance was great also. Another wonderful night with personal service. It is nice to be the only Americans in the taverna and to be welcomed so warmly.
They had a good season at OThea...not always the case wirh tavernas this year in Greece.
Tripadvisor may have been partly responsible, but the food, view and warmth is the real reason.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank 123456735805
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Barcelona
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Average food, regular service”
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Food is average quality. House wine not really good (for the price paid) and bread not really fresh. The overall experience is ok but does it really deserve a mention in lonely planet?

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Thank pmaugeri
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