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Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
+30 2825 031584
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here twice and on both occasions, we were welcomed like old friends. It is clear this is a family run restaurant and they really care about good customer service. They have an extensive menu of traditional Greek food and we tried several dishes,all...More

Thank Tintinfrench
Reviewed yesterday

We have been going to this place for many year and it was good, but now it is even better.food is great and the proprietors are so friendly. The menu caters for many types of visitors. This is a place to visit for social and...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate at Elpis twice during our stay and loved it. The food was brilliant- very traditional and really great with lots of choice, The staff were all fantastic. It is run by a family and you can tell they all love working there. The...More

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

On the very first night in Plaka we ate at the Elpis and nothing we ate anywhere else really compared to the choice, quality and service we received there. Excellent food, especially the Greek traditional dishes. The staff were very helpful and friendly, definitely the...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Almyrida many times and I always taked the walk up to Plaka to visit Elpis restaurant at least once a week. It is worth it - great atmosphere and truly great food!

Thank Jonas F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have reviewed Elpis ('Hope') before but thought it time for an update. The food and service remain great despite it rightly becoming the most popular taverna in the area. We went on a showery evening (not unusual this year) and got swiftly moved onto...More

Thank Cretan_Blue
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked this taverns in Plaka. We visited at least 4 times! The owners were really nice and it was great for families. The food was good and the portions were large. The bread was amazingly good. Everything was freshly made and it was...More

Thank anneh01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good dinner at Elpis in May 2017. The menu is a little dearer than most, although not expensive, but the quality is also superior. Service is very friendly and attentive and the restaurant itself is very pleasant and airy. We had...More

Thank Alf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been from one end of the island to the other in the past 10 days and have all agreed that in respect of the quality and taste of the food this was the best in Crete that we have eaten at so far....More

Thank Don J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant, food was good, service was ok, good value. Tribe of cats made for amusing distraction waiting to be fed

Thank bdszimbo
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Jo T
16 May 2017|
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Response from Loek L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jo Nikos and Mouli run the restaurant. They are open every day. In the morning for breakfast untill late in the evening for suburb diners... When you meet Nikos and Mouli, please great them from us. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 031584
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