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Taverna Avra

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US$10 - US$16
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 13 July 2022 via mobile

This restaurant is exceptional. Very traditional Greek cuisine. It should be rated even higher than it is now. The menu is extensive and everything we tried was phenomenal in the two nights we dined at Avra. The fresh calamari grilled, grilled octopus, dorado, red mullets...and sardines were amazing for seafood. The beans with greens were an excellent dish on the side. For an appetizer the fried zucchini and eggplant were very good. Overall this restaurant met and even exceeded our expectations. It is not often we eat in the same place twice in a week away however while we were looking at other restaurants we kept saying let’s go back to Taverna Avra.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 10 June 2022

This place has a traditional greek atmosphere. Once we experienced this taverna, we were coming till our last day. Food is absolutely fantastic, service is very friendly and as its family taverna you feel the difference from the others restaurants in the area, spot is...calm and peacefull. I highly reccomend ❤️ Yannis and his family are the top of KalamataMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 10 June 2022

AYPA is authentic greek cusine with absolutely delicious food and excellent, friendly customer service! We stayed in Kalamata for 6 days and became loyal customers. AYPA always delivered hight quality and tasty food! Highly recommended 👌🏻

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 31 May 2022

Warm and welcoming family run tavern. Food was fresh and delicoius for a fair price. Good choice of seafood, as well as traditional greek food. Perfect location. Once discovered, went back every night for the rest of the stay in Kalamata.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 29 April 2022 via mobile

A restaurant with Greek atmosphere, very good service and very tasty food. All was excellent, the fish, salads and bread.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 28 August 2021

Great authentic Greek Taverna style food. Simple preparation, nice and quaint, family owned and very nice people.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

We came here as a couple because of the positive reviews and we're SO happy! The food is absolutely delicious; I think their grilled octopus is the best I have ever had - so savoury and soft. The location is a 10 out of 10;...our table was on the sand and it was just so nice to eat in front of the sea, barefoot on the beach. Also, the staff is lovely! It's a family-run business and you can really tell the food is traditional and fresh. All this for a very cheap price; we spent 20€ each for 2 appetizers, 2 fish courses, water, wine and liquor! Absolutely a fantastic place. We will come back for sure during our stay.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Άγγελος Π, Μάρκετινγκ at Taverna Avra, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2021

Thank you very much for the good review and your kind words we try to bring you all the best . Hope to see you again ! It will be a pleasure 😊

Reviewed 4 June 2021

We didn't think we could find such a great taverna ON the beach, but we did. If you're in Kalamata and looking for good authentic greek food, first line to the beach - that's your place! We had fish and vegetarian plates and everything was...delicious! Service was lovely, we had a nice chat with the owners, it was greek hospitality at its best.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Άγγελος Π, Μάρκετινγκ at Taverna Avra, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2021

Thank you very much for the good review and your lovely words. Hope to see you again !!!

Reviewed 24 October 2020 via mobile

Very good cooking, we were three times eating here. Be it fish, calamares or chicken - all was cooked to perfection. Easy greek kitchen, what do you want more? Try the tsatsiki, which is really very tasty! And not to forget - very friendly hosts...😀More

Date of visit: October 2020
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G5385SA_, Μάρκετινγκ at Taverna Avra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thank you very much for the good review ! We try our best to serve you ! Hope to see you again sometime !

Reviewed 4 November 2019 via mobile

Cozy and nice tavern with delicious food and really friendly owner. If you are in Kalamata definitely go for it!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Yes, Taverna Avra offers takeaway services.

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Taverna Avra is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5