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Harokopos Tavern

Plaka, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 032089
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Plaka, Crete 73008, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here consistently year on year for 10 years now . There is a good reason for that, hosts are Pantelis and Fotini. You cannot visit Chania District in Crete and not come and eat at Harokopos, come once and you will...More

Thank AlexGabs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just arrived back in the UK after having spent 3 wonderful weeks in Kokkino Chorio. Many happy nights spent in the Harokopos Taverna. Fotini and Pantalese, the owners are a delight. Nothing is too much trouble, they are so helpful and always make you...More

Thank jackiekenhowting
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had years of execellent food and service here and watched this lovely family restaurant grow without changing the fantastic range of home cooked food on offer. The real Cretan food is delicious and honest. Fontini and Pantelis welcome our family warmly and always...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been holidaying in almyrida for the past 5 years and eating in most of the local restaurant we looked at the reviews on trip advisor for something new. Finding Harokopos We took the short walk up to plaka where my wife and I were...More

Thank DAVIDYO203
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been numerous times and always love to come back to Fotini’s! It feels very down to earth and it’s proper home cooking. The portions are generous, as are the drink’s measures and Fotini herself always makes some time for you. Also... go with her recommendations....More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been coming to this little oasis for many years and can honestly say we have never had a bad meal ever. Fortini and Pandilis make you welcome on your arrival. The food is good honest traditional food as you would...More

Thank PeterT2659
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Plaka and tried all the tavernas in the square. My husband was particularly keen to try this one because of the good reviews. The welcome was very unfriendly the food was ok but my plate was slapped down by me so the...More

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this family run taverna and make a point of visiting wherever we visit Crete. Fotini is a very friendly host who comes to the table to tell you all about the dishes. There is always a good range of daily specials which are...More

Thank Grenada-fans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, the welcome ,the atmosphere and the hosts are all fabulous. Really enjoyed my lunchtime visit. We were given a lovely welcome and had great fresh home cooked food. Looking forward to my next visit!

Thank ormomdelass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic home cooked food, the best in the area, with wonderful welcome and service. English language is very sharp - enjoy a joke! Lovely location, such great value, the place you'll revisit again and again.

Thank JosephineF93
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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
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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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