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Gavalochori, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 084066
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (6 reviews)
“boureki” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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Gavalochori, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

on all but the hottest summer's day this is a lovely shady place to eat out - and take your camera to capture the charm of the scene under the ancient plane tree. All the Cretan favourites are on the menu, plus some unusual for...More

Thank Cretan_Blue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a fantastic authentic taverna,set down a little side street,with a large bbq grill cooking some of the food on offer ! The food was some of the best we've had in Crete ,the courgette flowers stuffed with Greek cheese were amazing !

1  Thank donnaoakes
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A welcome break in the middle of a long walk. Would have liked to stop for a meal because the menu looked amazing but we had to find our way back and needed to go on with our hike.

Thank RosyBristol
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

It's like sitting in a film set, a beautiful taverna in a little square. We stayed in the village for a week and actually ate dinner here 4 times, most out of character for me, as I do like to experience as many different restaurants...More

Thank EmartSuffolk
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Really beautiful restaurant visited with family and friends (9 in total) aged from 7 to 50+ and we all had a lovely time. The setting is simply lovely - simple but really just what you imagine a Greek taverna should be. A square; a tree;...More

Thank YorkieMummy
Reviewed 27 May 2017

You have to start with the setting. The old square in the perfect small village of Gavolochori, It's beautifully lit , charming and pretty. The meatballs with a tomato sauce are gorgeous and the boureki is the best I've ever had. Roula and the others...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Excellent local taverna serving good food in a very atmospheric setting. We used it both at lunch and in the evening several times on our trip to Crete and can high recommend it both for the quality of the food and the value for money.

Thank junedoran
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Really charming location, friendly staff, very very tasty dishes and meats. We had a wonderful Sunday lunch with our little one and will defiantly be coming back. Very impressed!

Thank aquakat18
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Just called in. Lovely welcome. Great selection of food out of season. Will be back. Nice new decor.

Thank AdonisMythos
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited on numerous times over the last few years with family & friends. Traquili location & friendly welcoming. Great food & lovely homemade cakes & pies. Just fabulous.

Thank Mark R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gavalochori, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Gavalochori
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 084066
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