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“Great place”
Review of Nikos

Nikos
Ranked #6 of 42 Restaurants in Petra
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: WELCOME TO PETRA, LESVOS ISLAND GREECE Nikos restaurant is conveniently located in the most beautiful part of Lesvos (Lesbos) island, in the seaside village of Petra. The taverna is located facing the beach and the famous Petra sunsets. It is the first restaurant in Petra - opened in 1965 and offers excellent food and service. It is a typical family restaurant. There are now four generations: - Giannis, Soula, Eleni,Nikos plus grandfather and grandmother and little Nikos. Our restaurant offers traditional home made Greek food with a variety of starters and a good choice of local wines. Our meats and seasonal vegetables are sourced locally and the locally caught fish could not be more fresh. Our menu offers a full choice and caters for all tastes. The traditional Greek rebetiko music played quietly in the background adds to the friendly and relaxing atmosphere. For those warm summer evenings or perhaps for a shady spot for a mid day meal we have tables set on our beach platform.
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place near the beach. Good food and excellent service - worth of visiting. Spent there several sunny days - free sunbeds for the customers and service also to the beach

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

This was the first restaurant in Petra that drew us back for more and we ended up making several visits. The waiter has an excellent sense of humour and the owner is hilarious. Service is very friendly and we felt right at home here. Every meal was excellent and thoroughly enjoyable.

I had Moussaka the first night. I have been amused by the "best this or that in Lesvos" reviews elsewhere but I have to say it... in almost 30 trips to Greece, I have never had a Moussaka as good as this. It was amazing.

The huge (3 tentacles) grilled octopus was slightly crispy at the edge and really tasty; plus they threw in a large salad and some fries. My wife tried the schnitzel and said it was excellent and not dry.

I decided to try the lobster for the last night which Giannis sourced from the local fishermen on the day. (book it at least a day or 2 in advance to be sure - they send you a message to confirm). It came fully prepared and was really tasty. Again, they threw in some sides to complete the meal. Half a kilo of lobster cost me about 30E so it was a one off treat but very worth it.

My only starter here was stuffed zuchini flowers in batter. I'd recommend this too.

The red wine was very good here and they recommend which is best to your tastes, without trying to sell you the expensive one. Their organic wine was excellent.

Eating here became a big part of our holiday and for us they stood out above all the other restaurants in the area. Thanks to Giannis and his team for such a great experience.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

lovely welcoming place with lovely staff.The food is to die for and at good prices. The location is great with a sea view. recommend highly.

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Thank ana211
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Quickly became one of our favourites over our 2 week trip to Petra. Not a bad meal was had, would recommend the Mousaka, Stiffado and Grilled Octopus. Very friendly and efficient staff.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We love this family run restaurant. The family are very hospitable, they welcome back customers year after year. Sit and relax on the decking area watching the sunset while you are served a varying menu for home cooked Greek cuisine.

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