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Epirus and Thessaly Restaurants

Gastra

  • Leoforos Kostaki 16a
  • Greek

Updated 05/26/2011

Fodor's Review

Mr. Vassilis has run this friendly traditional taverna for more than 30 years. Here you can discover how Greek grandmothers cooked before the comforts of electricity were introduced to Epirus. The gastra is basically a large container with hot coals placed on the iron lid over the pot. Your meal (of lamb, chicken, or goat) roasts very slowly in its own juices, resulting in tender, juicy meat with a crispy outer skin.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Leoforos Kostaki 16a, 7 km (4½ mi) north of Ioannina on the way to the airport, Eleousa, 45500, Greece

Phone:

26510-61530

Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Closed Mon.
  • Reservations essential

Updated 05/26/2011

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