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Harokopos Tavern

Plaka, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 032089
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Plaka, Crete 73008, Greece
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Reviewed today

One of the best places for Greek food around Plaka! and it is cheap too. For four of us we have never spent more than 30 euros on wine and food. The portions are rather large so we are always satisfied! I would highly recommend...More

Thank Ellie T
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been going to various Greek places for the last 20 years and the food here is some of the best I have eaten. This traditional Greek Taverna has fabulous food. The pork in orange sauce is truly delicious as is the moussaka. Fotini...More

Thank Pauline6
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fontini our lady host is lovely.... she tells you the main menu from memory.... lots of dishes cooked in the oven very tasty... good honest food portions not huge but that's good helps keep you trim ... nice atmosphere one not to miss

Thank 69sheen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always a lovely warm welcome at this local taverna. Excellent value for traditional home cooked food. The cook will help you to choose from the dishes she has freshly made each day.

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is just wonderful. Picturesque and authentic, family run, fresh and delicious. The service is impeccable and so genuine and caring. We called ahead as I’m a vegan, and the lovely lady who owns it made an aubergine dish especially for me. There was...More

Thank 1LaurenLindsey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let Fotini guide you through today’s specials. There is a menu but Fotini will help you make the right choice! Let her know how hungry you are and what you like to get what you want. Fantastic food, lovely staff. Greek food as it used...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I look forward to returning to plaka each year and visiting Fortini and family is like coming home. Always with a welcoming and cheery smile, having plenty of variety of home cooked food. The specials vary each day and are always of excellent quality. You...More

Thank angussmith2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place and have been coming back for years. It is a friendly run Greek taverna and as such it is relaxed, friendly and you take your time to eat. We have always found the food to be delicious. This trip we had...More

Thank Hilary Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favourite restaurant in Crete. Their slow-cooked country dishes are generally specials of the day. They are the gems of the menu and the ones to go for. They are skilfully crafted and are absolutely delicious. We had tender rabbit casserole cooked in...More

Thank BarnsburyBill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried this restaurant first due to its TA rating. It certainly deserves to be highly rated as the food is excellent and at a very fair price. Good service but very busy.

Thank Fussyminx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaka, Crete 73008, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 032089
  • E-mail
If you are looking for a true insight into Cretan food, then you should really must visit our traditional "HAROKOPOS" taverna located on the main square of Plaka village. just two kilometers from Almyrida.We are open all year round. Our family taverna provides a true experience of local cuisine with all our family involvement.The igredients we use in cooking our specialties are from the region. Some of our specialties are made with fresh vegetables from our garden and meat from our small farm.Our chef, Mrs Argyro, cooks every day a new delicious plate.
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