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Elpis

Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
+30 2825 031584
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“yogurt” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
“kleftiko” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived at our accommodation near Plaka late in the evening and went looking for something to eat, not realizing it was after 23:30! We heard talking as we approached Elpis so thought they might take pity on us. He looked at his watch as...More

Thank Ian_and_Lilija
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Pis was recommended to us by a friend before we went on holiday. Lovely welcome by the owners and great, tentative service. Family run. Food was cooked to perfection and there was a lot of choice. We enjoyed it so much we decided to...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well family run restaurant with fantastic food and service. Staff were very helpful and friendly. The orange honey glazed chicken was really tasty and was well worth the walk up the hill from the next village.

Thank Ginger-Dumpling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although Elpis has developed enormously since we started going 10 years ago (and that's not a bad thing), it still retains some of its original charm. It's family-run, and they work very hard to maintain a good quality of food and service. It's a solid...More

Thank MillyKatyLou
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Very friendly. Good price. Fabulous meals. Traditional, extreme flavours. Loved the lambsrack with orange and honey. Lots of choices. Tried several restaurants in the nabourhood.

Thank Loek L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This restaurant was so good, that we came back for a second evening meal within the one week we were in the area. The food is delicious, the service could not have been friendlier (although you should not be in a hurry); strongly recommend booking...More

Thank ADSBSQ
Reviewed 6 May 2017

You cannot visit Plaka without eating in this taverna. You can watch the world go by in quite a rural location alongside the locals sipping the most palatable local white wine. The warm bread served as a starter with the owners own olive oil is...More

1  Thank vicky186460
Reviewed 6 March 2017

As vegetarians it's not easy to find a great taverna in Crete, but this family-run taverna in the small village of Plaka has a great atmosphere and some super food, including a good selection that is suitable for vegetarians. Everything we ate was presented superbly...More

1  Thank steve r
Reviewed 26 February 2017

great selection of local cuisine, great sense of hospitality. The grilled chicken is the best I ever had. Ciao Nikos! looking forward to see you again

Thank Stuart L
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We ordered lamb in the oven, chicken with tomatoes and plum sauce, red wine, and the grilled cheese. We were also given complimentary lentil soup and bread with a tomato dip. Everything was good... the grilled cheese and soup were favorites and we will most...More

Thank Grays_GR
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Jo T
Can you tell me what time you open and are you open on Sunday 21st May?
16 May 2017|
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Response from Loek L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jo Nikos and Mouli run the restaurant. They are open every day. In the morning for breakfast untill late in the evening for suburb diners... When you meet Nikos and Mouli, please great them from us. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 031584
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