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Taverna Kavos

Kalou Xwriou, Istron, Crete 721 00, Greece
+30 2841 061330
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tomato soup” (4 reviews)
“gyros” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kalou Xwriou, Istron, Crete 721 00, Greece
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Myself , my partner and my 14 year old so went in here on an off chance as we hired a car for the day and parked outside it to get to a hidden beach. The owner was very nice and polite when we asked...More

Thank angela p
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We ate there twice as the food was so flavourful and fresh. We had an assortment of dishes and were hard pressed to pick a favourite. Maya treated us like family, which is unique, but given her demeanour, I suspect it's just simply that she's...More

Thank jmcpheeVernon
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice location just up the beach. Extremely good value for money offering Greek classics. Owners very hospitable

Thank Florian B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

View: outstanding People: genuine Food quality: excellent Don't miss this golden gem - step right in, you will not be disappointed. I eat everywhere in the world and this place warrants great reviews for its service and food.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely food and great drinks. Really nice views while sitting in this taverna. Staff are very friendly and helpful really cant wait to go bk this year

Thank teresabrown369
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited this Taverna in early October, when they were less busy. The staff were very pleasant and attentive. They gave us a small beetroot dish and a small dish of broad beans as an appetiser, which was a very nice touch. Both were very...More

Thank VinceEarley
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Passing through and called in for lunch. Friendly welcome and good selection on the menu. Food very tasty, excellent value for money and all with a wonderful view .across the bay.

Thank Symiman
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lamb stew and chicken with a mushroom sauce. While I liked the sauce and chicken, the fries weren't fully cooked. We did get a free dessert which was a typical cake, I liked it a lot. The staff was very friendly.

Thank saidanl
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here several times and an evening meal too. Good house red. Great service really really friendly. Favourite tzatziki all week.

Thank Amlocks
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Was in this place by recommendation. It is really strange ratings are that high. Probably this is due to location. A lot of hungry tourists after swimming will eat any kind of food. Waiter wasn't aware what are the best choices for today. Their seafood...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalou Xwriou, Istron, Crete 721 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Istron
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 061330
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