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Captain Octopus: Seafood Restaurant in Benitses Corfu

Last updated on January 20th, 2020 at 08:39 pm

When tradition meets quality we have an amazing result in the restaurant – taverna of Captain Octopus.

Corfiot cuisine without interference in its purest form.

This is the restaurant – taverna of Captain Octopus in Benitses, Corfu

Captain Octopus sea food restaurant in Benitses Corfu
Captain Octopus sea food restaurant in Benitses Corfu

Captain Octopus Restaurant – taverna

The story begins somewhere in 1935, when Grandfather Antonis, a great fisherman of Benitses area, decided to create his own restaurant – kafe to invite his friends to eat the fresh fish, but also a lot of mezedes made by Granny Aspasia who was an amazing cook.

That is how the magical journey started and continued up to today with the third generation of the current Captain Octopus.

The Philosophy of the Captain is to cook the same way his grandparents did.

The main ingredient of the captain’s kitchen is virgin olive oil and pure spices, all carefully selected with love.

In our Traditional Corfu-flavored cuisine, the lovely Pastidado with octopus or beef cheeks is always freshly cooked in our saucepans.

Fish either wild or farmed are always carefully selected with criteria of the best quality.

Squid is crispy and soft as the culinary laws stipulate to accompany the ouzo or the local wine which the captain makes for his guests each year.

The Family Atmosphere is the characteristic of Captain Octopus because there are no clients but guests in his home.

The good Greek music and even the dancing are basic components of the atmosphere of the restaurant.

The guests at Captain Octopus taverna are invited to feel the Greek flavors in their palate and to get to know the Greek hospitality and culture for which the Captain feels proud.

The menu of Captain Octopus

What Our clients say about us

      Truly loved the friendly service at Captain's place, they really made you feel welcome like you are family without beeing superficial. You can choose to sit inside or outside, free... read more

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    11/25/2019

      Being a single person sometimes I find it difficult where to eat but walking past the Captain Octopus in Benitses nobody came out to pester me this gave me time... read more

    thumb steverep
    7/25/2019

      nice friendly staff excellent location amazing food very clean toilets
    will eat here again for sure one of the best

    thumb Tim G
    5/27/2019

      Nice family restaurant with cosy atmosphere and good food. Their lemon cake is super tasty. Friendly service and huge portions.

    thumb karmelik2016
    5/27/2019

      Lovely bar with great food

    (Wonderful clean toilets)

    Great views of the harbour too we particularly enjoyed the service - very friendly

    Owner has an... read more

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    6/06/2019

      The restaurant owners are always kind, professional and friendly they have a good variety of tasty traditional dishes and on every visit me and my other half made the food... read more

    thumb Marleyandleoni
    7/03/2019

      Best octopus in Benitses. We went there by chance and really enjoyed the meal. Don’t visit any of the other places, really worth trying the food there. We went to... read more

    thumb KaterinaI14
    9/04/2019

      We had a wonderful meal last night and Betty and Alex are such a lovely couple. My husband had fresh octopus and I had the sea bream, which was the... read more

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    5/12/2019
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