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Giakoumis Taverna

Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 028 4039
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb chops” (14 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't eat but it's a great wee spot for a glass of wine on a hot afternoon. House wine is fine and only €4 for a half litre. Enjoy.

Thank Tam C
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I arranged with the owner for me to bring a group of 20 American artists that were on a tour of Greece to his restaurant. He was excellent to work with and we were able to develop a diverse menu within the budget. The group...More

Thank greeklwy
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We have been here two days and decided to return for a second time to this great little taverna situated in a quiet lane way. "It reminds me of what restaurants were like when I was here 40 years ago," noted one of my travel...More

Thank Jralstons
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

It's really amazing how these incredible tastes can be a result of the combination of the simplest ingredients. As a customer I could really admire the freshness of the ingredients, which in combination with the cooking talent of the cook, create a mouthful of awesomeness....More

Thank johnJ442PC
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch - can really recommend the Lamb Chops - absolutely delicious. In fact so delicious we came back the next day for some more!

1  Thank billwH518ZB
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We followed the very good reviews on TripAdvisor and came here for dinner. In brief: I can't recommend this restaurant. Waitress speaks no English and we got the wrong wine. Prices are okay, so I ordered the mixed grill for 13 € which is one...More

Thank Benedikt R
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The food was delicious , made of good ingredients and you could taste it ! , the meat was prepared on order on charcoals in front of your eyes ! , the service is very nice and friendly and full of insiders tips for the...More

Thank Charalampos G
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Off the 1866 bazaar and so worth a visit. We had pork chop and gyros. I don't judge food on how much you get, however, the chop filled the plate. Both meals were so tender and tasted wonderful. The house white wine (which can be...More

Thank JMcFish
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and cooked as in a Greek family. After trying it for dinner for the frst time, we even went back to try more from the menu. Everything is so tasty and not touristic! I recommend zucchini flower, lamp chops and mousaka....More

Thank Federica D
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I have been going to this place ever since I was a child. You see, I am a local, even though I live now abroad. Food is close to home-cooking. Quality is reliable. Staff friendly and serve quickly, prices fair. Never disappointed!

Thank AnnaMarkodi
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 4039
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