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Jannis Golden Heart

98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 697 766 7714
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (69 reviews)
“crispy lamb” (21 reviews)
“bread” (49 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate here in may 2018, it was recommended by several others as a fantastic place. I don't understand why, we waited to be seated. The host Janni himself didn't understand his own menu. The food my wife ordered was BIFTEKI described as meatballs, it...More

Thank j0hnhep
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate upstairs in the Golden Heart , the food is excellent and the service is good too , Janni is a lovely bloke , always there for you , and always willing to engage in conversation and answer any questions that you put to...More

Thank sueandsam11
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant the food is amazing and the staff are great,lovely views and great value for money.

Thank lowcalad
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Well me & my sisters went here on our last day in Stalis in September. Food was really fabulous really tasty. staff was really friendly, we also got free desert & drink. It's a lovely little place only wish we had gone here at the...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Would not go again, Food undercooked and overrated, waited until last night to try this as it was 1st on tripadvisor however was very disappointed with what was received especially when leaving still hungry as chicken was still pink. However friendly service.

Thank s0ph40
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited twice during our week long stay during last week of season and each time the food and service were excellent. My hubby loved the saganaki mussels!!!!! Jannis is a great host, very personable. The free desserts are gorgeous and he also kindly gave us...More

Thank paulap_10
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We visited tonight which was the last night of opening for the season. We were the last customers to leave the restaurant and the 2017 season for Jianni and his staff. We return to Jianni's every year we are in Stalis.The food is always delicious,...More

Thank carley a
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Go if you like a friendly atmosphere and nice food. Don't go if you get claustrophobic when chairs are too close together, it is a bit cramped.

Thank W B
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had the crispy lamb in the oven and it was a massive portion, with vegetables (which had been non existent in most restaurants). We were given break and dips to start (free of charge), starters and mains were excellent. Complimentary puddings and the usual...More

Thank debsandmac
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Plenty of good restaurants in Stalis - in my eyes Golden Heart still stands out. Went a couple of times in our 1 week stay. I've never eaten food so tasty and I've been to some exceptional restaurants. Thank you to waitress & owner for...More

Thank Anthony H
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jim w
23 October 2016|
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Response from chuffa57 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I think they open around April/May
9 August 2016|
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Response from Damien M | Reviewed this property |
Food including a large craft of wine approx €40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Stalis
  • Phone Number: +30 697 766 7714
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