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Vesuvius

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Off Main Street, rd opp Tzatziki bar, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 021474
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newcastle
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me & my partner came here a few times on our 18 night holiday & it's still the best 1 yet we found it 2 years ago when we were there & absolutely loved it manos & villi were great hosts

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Selby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

found this place while we were walking around hersonissos. tucked away just off the main street. lovely looking place draped in grape vines. friendly staff and stunning food. had to go back for more. highly recommended.

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Cazenovia, New York
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

7th night in Greece and only disappointing meal to date. Our hotel had given it recommendation but only so-so. Would not ho back. Four in our party, two were happy with dinners. Waiter argued with me about how I wanted my lamb done. When I asked for rare or medium rare, he told me it would smell bad and they... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Not cheap but the best smoked bacon omelette I have tasted. My companion was also pleased with her luncheon choice and enamoured of the location and atmosphere.

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Thank David C
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Nice ambience created for a good dining experience. Starters of cheese parcels and roasted feta cheese were spot on. Asked for fish and the waiter put me onto dorado (sea bream) as it was fresh and not frozen as I had picked from the menu. He came back and filleted for me. A free shot would have rounded the night... More 

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Thank Seve S
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fabulous place, lovely wine, friendly atmosphere, tasty freshly cooked food to order, just off the main street can't fault it, thank you Manos see you next summer - we sit on the Boulevard and you swim in the sea for me x

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morpeth
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

A beautiful restaurant which is a real greek taverna with grapes hanging from the beams. Food was amazing, staff lovely and service second to none. Lovely free dessert at end of meal. Best garlic cheese bread I have ever eaten!

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Thank MorpethCaro
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We came upon this by accident after taking a cut from the main street to the seafront and decided to go in as looked a lovely authentic restaurant. My first impression was the male host wasn't really bothered and very slowly showed us to a table, where a female took our order. The next thing that struck me was that... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant will attract your attention due to its exterior design which is stunning. A mixture of red and white brick, small trees and a somewhat Italian feel to it. The portions are huge and extremely tasty but the restaurant itself is a little pricey! However, in comparison to most of the restaurants in hersonissos, this has a traditional feel... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional Greek taverna with grapes growing - over the roof - delicious food and great service, a lovely restaurant - well worth a visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Off Main Street, rd opp Tzatziki bar, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 021474
Description
Atmosphere, value for money and beautiful taverna

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?