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The Traditional Taverna

Akti Poseidonos 25, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 2841 041807
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“orange cake” (10 reviews)
“meatballs” (9 reviews)
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Akti Poseidonos 25, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Reviews (269)
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first came to Elounda over 10 years ago and over that time the restaurant scene has grown considerably and caters for all tastes and prices. Having tried many of them, this is the one we keep coming back to. The Traditional delivers everything you...More

Thank Rob455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice Taverna food very good, service spot one used it twice while there, never had any complaints would call again.

Thank Looney23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ignore the fact it doesn't overlook sea sun next to a road and car park. This is a good place to eat. The food is excellent and reasonably priced and the staff very friendly.

Thank travellingwolves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had never been in previous visits to elounda. I definitely missed out. Great traditional Greek food. Loved the moussaka. The 'Greek plate' gives you tasters of various dishes and is extremely delicious, and filling! The portokalopita (Orange syrup sort of cake) given with the bill...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here around 20 year ago and then a few months ago and then again (for the last time) last week. WHAT A DIFFERENCE A SHORT TIME CAN MAKE. Our experience (and this is what you are wanting to get with Greek food) last...More

Thank Richardxxxxx
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Situated on a corner overlooking the port car park which was very busy when we had lunch there and which, unfortunately, detracted from the very good food. The waiters were friendly and efficient and the prices were reasonable. If we go again it will be...More

Thank GeorgeBlackadder
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went here on our first night in Elounda on the recommendation of our apartment manager and had an excellent meal. It's just on the edge of the harbour area so not as pricey as the restaurants in that area but the food and service...More

Thank macindog
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We went to Elounda on a whim. We just went looking for a change. On the last night we wandered around looking for some where to eat. It did look very traditional, not sparkly and shiny new. No tv, no loud music. Just what we...More

Thank andi32
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant just near the sea inside the town ,excellent service ,very tasty food kind and helpful !!

Thank Stelios P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very good resataurant just near the sea with very beautiful view!!!surely recommended for every kind of customer!!

Thank Stelios P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Poseidonos 25, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041807
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