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Plaka, Elounda, Crete 370 01, Greece
+30 2841 041489
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Lisbon, Portugal
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246 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Situated at Plaka village this restaurant has great view of the ocean and the island of Spinalonga. If you go at night on week ends Spinalonga will have the ligths on ,which is an amazing view. The food is very average . We had greek food,vine leaves as a starter and pork souvlaky as main dish and it was quite... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Ate here one night after visiting other local restaurants in Plaka. Food was okay - basic and a bit cold. But the service was inattentive and grumpy - felt like we were intruding on an evening the staff wanted to spend with the locals.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

There is a fine view of the island of Spinalonga from the terrace of this traditional taverna. The food is good and the menu is extensive with all the classic dishes to be found. The speciality is fish and it all looks very good. We just stopped by for a light lunch and a beer and all was satisfactory, the... More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

After we came back from Spinalonga we decided to have lunch as we sawbthe place before we took the boat to the island.Food was fresh and tasty,kids loved them kebab and fries..musaka pizza and greek salads were good.decent price with beers etc like 120 euros for 8 adults +2 kids+2babies

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends had a dinner in there and I can say it was worst experience ever. Salads are average, octopus terrible, small, hard and poor taste. Staff very rude they don't know how serve people. Strongly not recommend.

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Warwickshire
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovely view enticed us in as we got off the boat from Spinalonga - sadly we left feeling we'd made a big mistake. Taramasalata didn't resemble any we'd eaten before - a lump of cold boiled potato found in it. Female waitress had lost our bill and even when we explained exactly what we had had, no glimmer of a... More 

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Preston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped off as impressed with the views. We had King prawns Cretan Salad and 2 drinks and bread. Bread fresh, salad freshly made up, king size prawns x 4 which is a portion as described upon asking. Bill Came to 28 euros. Service was good but waitress seemed fed up, unfortunately next door table weren't enjoying their meal so spoilt... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Good Cretan cuisine, excellent fish -ask for the fish of the day-, Service was good as well. waiter are attentive to our needs. In addition the service was quick.

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Korolyov
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

To the contrary of many other reviews all the food we ordered was actually quite good, even for its price. The disappointment came when we happened to order the fish soup for 1 person which was not on the menu (we saw it on another table) - the lady ended up bringing the portion for 2, and charged 30 euros... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Sat to get coffee. Wanted to sit in the shade looking over the bay . Was moved even though there was plenty of space and free table . Told we had to sit outside in a back yard area . We left

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaka, Elounda, Crete 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041489

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