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Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

Excellent food and very big portions of it! The cooking was also very good and we enjoyed everything!!! Also the deserts and the fruits at the end of the meal was exactly what made meal excellent. We enjoyed alao the view of the lake! The...only comment is that the waiters were not wearing masks.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 October 2019

Had dinner here on two evenings.Food was excellent and the menu offers a large choice of dishes.Staff were friendly although somewhat forgetful when busy. Popular with the locals.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 28 September 2019

The taverna is beside the Idi hotel. The fish is as fresh as you can get...It is swimming in large tanks right beside the restaurant. The tanks have a high flow of fresh spring water flowing through them....they're not the stagnant cesspools you might see...in some restaurants. Trout, salmon, sturgeon, and something called "salmontrout" - our waiter said it was carp. Get the filleted trout to avoid the bones in the whole fish serving. Service was good and the price very reasonable - I'd even say cheap. We were served a complimentary bottle of raki to finish off. Thursday night they had live local entertainment. Recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

We had mixed feelings after eating at this restaurant. Some of us did not like the food e.g. octopus was overcooked, the meat was not appreciated. But the squid was named best dinner on the 14 days trip. Very good service.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

we stayed here as a base to do mountain walks nearby. Lovely clean , comfortable and attractive hotel. Lovely pool and gardens and a nice natural spring and old water mill on site. Extremely reasonable rate off season. Helpful staff and fabulous breakfast buffet. Did...not use Taverna for dinner- we walked into the village for simpler fare.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Do not regret the time and kilometers, and go to the village Zaros in this fish restaurant. This is the last restaurant on your way! It is a family-run taverna with excellent cuisine and very friendly service. You can not see fish in sinks in...clear water elsewhere in Crete!More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The food is carefully made and delicious. We had a spaghetti, a burger and some cheese balls as starters and everything was tasty. Staff is very nice, in the cretan happy, gentle way. In the end of our meal, they offered us baklava (typical sweet)...and raki (liquor similar to ouzo) as a welcoming tradition. The best place to have dinner in Zaros, indeed.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Service was very friendly! Atmosphere was great, the children loved that they could see the fish swim! And the food was also good!

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

After 2 weeks of charming service and superb food all around Crete this was a total shock. Food - a sad salad, terrible bread, bland fish served with boiled potatoes that a 1965 boarding school dining hall would not get away with. Service - grumpy...and impersonal - when he delivered the bill, having never once smiled or made eye contact, he was talking on his cell phone. Setting is cute!More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Although tempted by the fish I choose the smoked trout and ouzo tagliatelle (which was very, very good!) I just wish I stayed longer to try a few other options. All you'd expect in a very good local restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Yes, IDI RESTAURANT by Votomos Taverna offers takeaway services.

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IDI RESTAURANT by Votomos Taverna is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4