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Taverna Onisimos

Main Road | Peza, Peza, Crete 70100, Greece
+30 281 074 1754
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
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Main Road | Peza, Peza, Crete 70100, Greece
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

we enjoyed the baked aubergine, hot stuffed dolmathes wrapped in cabbage, and a fresh Greek salad for lunch. wish we could have stayed longer and tried more dishes, such deliciousness in every bite. kind service, too!

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this place at the end of a walk in the village of Peza when we only had half an hour before a bus back to Iraklion. What a find! We had baked aubergines and spinachy pies. Both delicious. The pastry was really...More

Thank MariGWIlliams
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We come from New York and we are very lucky eating these delicious, homemade , unique dishes and wine. It is the most clean, safe, tasty and warm atmosphere. :) If you don't visit Onisimos tavern in Peza, Heraklio, Crete you are going to regret.

1  Thank Ιωάννα Λ
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great traditional place, child friendly, easy parking and most of all excellent food. Many thanks to miss Helen for the best food.

1  Thank emeliss-gr
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is by far the best tavern that I 've visited in Hrakleio. And I've been in lots. The food is SUPERB, the prices more than normal and the place is as traditional as it gets. Well done to everyone.

Thank Panagiotis L
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch, around 3-4 pm, after a wine tasting tour at a nearby winery (Lyrarakis). It was fantastic - as our first meal on Crete, highly memorable. Loved the very simple traditional dishes like dolmades, which were handmade with the smaller, thinner grape...More

Thank fzachary
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We read the reviews and arrived expecting something special... we ordered 5 dishes but only 4 arrived! We waited a while for the courgette balls, assuming that they would arrive.... they didn't. Having ticked our requirements on a menu sheet we felt that there could...More

Thank cnb134
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A very rustic and traditional restaurant! we felt like we visited a simple greek family for a dinner. every dish was better than the previous one. our server was very attentive and described every dish in detail before we ordered. i highly recommend this hidden...More

Thank Anastasia P
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing. Great value. Beautiful tavern. Picturesque village. Awesome. Very close to the the city of Hiraklion about 16 Kim's. Worth a visit. Easy to find and beautiful views.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A really lovely place for a chilled out Sunday lunch. We ate a huge selection of traditional dishes from the menu and everything was delicious.

Thank Rebecca A
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Peza, Peza, Crete 70100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Peza
  • Phone Number: +30 281 074 1754
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