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Vachus Taverna

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Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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+30 2841 041380
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have visited this restaurant a couple of times in the last week and were not disappointed. On our first visit I had the beef stifado whilst my partner had the moussaka both were amazing and good portion sizes,not too big that you can't finish or too rich in taste. Very reasonably priced had a litre of... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and great food. Especially liked the mixed meze platter with a little bit of everthing. Also the fried cheese and gigantic beans. Good range for veggies too.

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Manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this taverna one night and were so glad we did. It became one of our favourite places to eat in Elounda with an extensive menu and friendly service. We were lucky to get a table each time we went but it always became very busy, so probably advisable to book. We ate here a good few... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We enjoyed Vacchus where the welcome was warm and generous. We ordered the Tzatziki and the home made ravioli and this was all very tasty. If you are in Elounda for 4 or 5 days this place is worth a visit.

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Avihail
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The food and service was very good at the Vachus Taverna. We came in with many children on a very hot August day. Although the high street tourist location, the restaurant was very pleasant, with a family operated attitude. The food was really tasty! Will definitely return.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Everyone is very welcoming, friendly and the first place where all the waiters are happy and joke about. The food has great flavouring and is all home made (no McCains chips here). A great traditional Greek choice. (Easy with a nut allergy)?

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east yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

ordered a meze starter for two. there was 10 different items on the plate, all very good. order a childs portion of a greek meal, it was huge. moussaka came in ceramic bowl, just how we like it

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Airdrie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here recently, everything was fresh and tasty and all four of us thoroughly enjoyed our starters and mains. In fact we were all so full we couldn't contemplate a dessert! The staff were all friendly and attentive without being intrusive and best of all no one tried to coax us in. The restaurant had a regular... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The best Greek food I've ever had. Small and friendly and ridiculously underpriced. Please don't let the prices put you off, the food is incredible.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional Greek food, pleasant staff, and less traditional food for those not wanting Greek, like pizza and pasta. I had homemade pitta, feta and tomato and Greek bread and sesame seed and honey cheese-all delicious and a good value lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041380
Description
Family taverna.Fotis,eleni and fotini in kitchen-Dimitris,nikos and sotiris in serve.29 Years taverna.Kopiaste to serve our home made food.OPA!!!!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?