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The Traditional Taverna

Akti Poseidonos 25, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 2841 041807
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Akti Poseidonos 25, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here around 20 year ago and then a few months ago and then again (for the last time) last week. WHAT A DIFFERENCE A SHORT TIME CAN MAKE. Our experience (and this is what you are wanting to get with Greek food) last...More

Thank Richardxxxxx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated on a corner overlooking the port car park which was very busy when we had lunch there and which, unfortunately, detracted from the very good food. The waiters were friendly and efficient and the prices were reasonable. If we go again it will be...More

Thank GeorgeBlackadder
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on our first night in Elounda on the recommendation of our apartment manager and had an excellent meal. It's just on the edge of the harbour area so not as pricey as the restaurants in that area but the food and service...More

Thank macindog
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Elounda on a whim. We just went looking for a change. On the last night we wandered around looking for some where to eat. It did look very traditional, not sparkly and shiny new. No tv, no loud music. Just what we...More

Thank andi32
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant just near the sea inside the town ,excellent service ,very tasty food kind and helpful !!

Thank Stelios P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very good resataurant just near the sea with very beautiful view!!!surely recommended for every kind of customer!!

Thank Stelios P
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Was lovely eating here. The food was authentic and the Greek staff very friendly and welcoming. A very pleasant evening.

Thank rawlings5
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This taverna is on the corner just before the harbour/square, past the main beach. It is situated on two sides of the road. We ate here the most during our two week holiday. It had the lot. Great food, good service, friendly staff, nice comfortable...More

Thank poplarboy921
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for a late with my partner. We skipped starters and went straight for a main. I had chicken fillet with a rich wine, mushrooms, onions, and green peppers. It was absolutely delicious. My partner had chicken fillet with a curry sauce. He said...More

Thank JAMIE020
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I love this restaurant. The food is always of good quality and the service fantastic. The aubergine salad comes highly recommended!

Thank cal23_11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 11 - USD 34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Poseidonos 25, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041807
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