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Ferryman Taverna

Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041230
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The owner is very welcoming although the place is crowded. There is a nice ambiance and great view. Order the fish stew, its like a cretan paella and really good. We'd recommend to order the home made bread too! We would definetely come back here!

Thank Xhermine
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting the restaurant we had a very good experience. The taste of various dishes was great as we expected from the famous chef Mr. Baxevanis, who was present. The standards of his creative greek cuisine is high and the dishes depicts this statement. The staff...More

Thank Christos F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous location. Friendly staff and amazing food. What more can you ask for. Very popular so you should always book. The owner always makes you feel like an old friend. Will def come back.

Thank Penny M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant two years ago & really enjoyed the meal so we're looking forward to a repeat performance. However the service was a bit erratic & the staff seemed a bit nervous, I suspect because the owner had a habit if cropping up...More

Thank Iain W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yiannis was still here 10 years after we first discovered this restaurant in Elounda. The little boat was gone but the food was even better, the welcome ecstatic and the view is unparalleled. Book in advance, go early for best service i.e. 7.30/8pm. Incredible Taramasalata...More

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, in a great location with brilliant service!!! The owner was very welcoming as were all the staff.

Thank Sarb S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Ferryman Taverna last night and were extremely impressed by the food and service. The staff were welcoming and very accommodating of allergies and intolerances. The food was spectacular and most certainly the best meal we have had in Elounda. The setting was...More

Thank Rosieex92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I visited this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend. We had walked past a few times and it's location was beautiful, positioned to look back over Elounda Harbour. It always appeared to be busy, which we took to be a good...More

Thank Louise N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best meals, if not the best meal, of the vacation. We may come back again before we leave. It has it all... Atmosphere, service, and most importantly, amazing gourmet authentic well prepared and cooked food. Foodies will love it. As I did.

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 10 days in Greece my daughter and I were looking for a slightly more upmarket dining experience from the traditional taverna.Ferryman Taverna hit the spot.Superb outlook with great staff and an extensive menu.By no means a cheap Greek option but certainly a highlight of...More

Thank Jane K
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14 June 2016|
Response from midwest_attorney | Reviewed this property |
We did not pre-book a table, but perhaps we were fortunate. It's a small venue and pre-booking would be wise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041230
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