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Taverna Kares

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Krasi Pediados | Famille Psarakis Meyer, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
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+30 2897 051862
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we visited today 05/05/2107 on a drive into the hills above Malia and stopped for lunch at the restaurant the food was excellent especially the freshly made aubergine salad and Greek salad we did not order any main courses although there was a wide choice as we don't normally eat a large lunch. The beer was served nice and cold... More 

Thank artofeffectiveliving
Odessa, Ukraine
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1,055 reviews
539 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,543 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

On our excursion we also visited Krasi, a beautiful little city in the mountains of Crete. After walking around we decided to have some lunch, opted for 'Taverna Kares' because it looked so nice. We got a table and the menu, were explained what is available and what not (a good sign when not always everything is available - because... More 

Thank HONkiev
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Simply the best Moussaka we have ever had. The service was very good and the location beautiful. I would highly recommend this taverna.

Thank Sunnylucks
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Visited the Kares taverna a couple of times, first time found by accident on our way to the Plateau, best taverna we were in on our holiday, and as we were staying in Elounda it is quite a distance, went back for Sunday lunch weren't disappointed. The food and service is superb, what more can I say, go and try... More 

Thank Colin E
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner around 8pm and the taverna was still open. We had moussaka and stifado, both were very tasty meals. The red wine was really nice. The athmosphere is beautiful, we hope to return here one day when in Crete again.

Thank Georgina M
Jersey, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely late lunch here last week and enjoyed the tranquil garden setting and quirky friendly host. We both had chicken in a Greek style which had a delightful sauce. Simple but yummy. It was quiet in restaurant but the cats roaming garden were very amusing.

Thank ChrisDorey65
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

What a hidden gem. In the mountains sits this beautiful taverna with wonderful personalised service. You are taken step by step through the menu since not everything is available as they cook with produce of the season which is fab. The garden setting is lovely and you sit amongst the herbs which they freshly cut for your meal. It was... More 

Thank GroenPimbley
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We followed Tripadvisor to this place and we were not disappointed. In fact, it was a place we all imagine at home a perfect Greek restaurant would be: small ancient village, family run business, trees and tables spread among them, home grown vegetables. The owner of the place and the waitress in one, was an older lady with a great... More 

Thank Wojtek B
St Helier, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

A trip into the hills, away from the coast....we spent a wonderful afternoon here, eating and relaxing in the shade. The waitress was so warm and helpful and the food was beautiful. We went back the next day it was so good!

Thank magwam
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We are vegetarians and find the Cretan food perfect for us, although I did notice that they did boiled goat on the menu....!!!!! The food we had was perfect.

Thank carolroyle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krasi Pediados | Famille Psarakis Meyer, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Krasi
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 051862

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?