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katafygio

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harbpur front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+30 2841 042003
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Friendly service, good food and portion sizes, good value for money. The only problem when trying to get the bill - you get ice-cream, try again - melon - try again, liqueur or more wine - on the house - and eventually you get the bill! Not too much of a problem!! The boss, Nikos, is excellent front of house,... More 

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Lydney, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015

On a hot day this is the perfect spot for lunch, a cool breeze comes off the water. The tables are all next to the sea and the water laps on the cobbles as you contemplate what to have for lunch. We had fresh orange juice, which was very refreshing and to eat the meatballs which were very nasty. Your... More 

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southerner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

It doesn't often happen like this - perfect morning, perfect walk, then happen to find perfect taverna for the meze we were craving! We sat gazing at the view of sea, Spinalonga and mountains whilst our food was prepared - you're so close to the sea, you're practically in it - then tucked into a delicious meze and Cretan salad... More 

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Douglas, null, Isle Of Man
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

u will not find in all Elound more amazing place to stay, amazaing food, owner is just the men with the biggest heart, beautiful view on the sea, warm staff always ready to give u a tip. Just go and check u will be not dissapoint !!! :D

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

Although we were staying in Elounda in an all inclusive hotel we could not resist plenty of visits to this restaurant. Aside from the lovely food, which in an expensive resort was very reasonable, the welcome we always received was lovely. The boss man takes a great pride in repeat custom and always keeps a close eye that all his... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

We visited this restaurant many times during our stay, just the two of us and also with friends. Each meal was a success, plenty of it, beautifully presented and really tasty. The bouzouki evening was great fun with music, singing, dancing and smashing of plates. A must I think.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

we ate there twice and each time it was great. The owner is very friendly and the staff is lovely. We had the mix fish plate and it was one of the best fish dishes I ever had. reasonable prices great starters one of the best restaurants in Elounda!!

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

We came here and had the set menu which was unbelievable value! €12 each for a starter, main and desert with local wine! The portions were sizeable and the food was excellent! The owner was a lovely chatty guy who took pride in his food using his family recipes! This place doubles up as a bar, restaurant, club and playground... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

A family run Taverna on the waterfront at the southern end of the line of restaurants in Elounda. Made very welcome. Drank "father's" red wine. Stuffed vine leaves for starters then my wife had lamb chops while I had Beke Meze. It consisted of various meats: beef, pork and chicken in a mildly spicy sauce. Very good. Followes by a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

We were made most welcome here and enjoyed lovely food at reasonable prices. Nikos is very warm and friendly and makes sure all guests are relaxed and comfortable - as we were eating lunch, others were ordering Greek breakfasts or just drinks, and nobody was turned away on the basis that they needed to eat a full meal. Food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: harbpur front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 042003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?