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Hellas taverna

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Minoos Str.19, Stalis, Crete, Greece
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Such a great restaurant to visit! The food was brilliant, entertainment was top notch, smashing plates and dancing in the street was definitely a true Greek experience, the staff were superb and free raki all round was a lovely touch! Would highly recommend this place!

Thank catcampbell04
Oban, Scotland
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We used to go in to this restaurant many times whilst staying in Stalida. Great, food,service and entertainment. I was very surprised at Julia G's review calling it a bit overwhelming! This is wonderful Cretan hospitality. We don't stay in Stalida anymore but it was our first couple of times in Crete and never stopped going back since then.

Thank Scotham
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

My partner and I walked past this taverna every night when walking into the town, there always sounded a great atmosphere coming from inside so we went one night. It was extremely busy (because of the great food and service!) we were given lots of free alcohol and food - which is always a bonus. The staff were lovely and... More 

Thank Rebecca J
Oldham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from our eleventh holiday in Crete and have sampled many restaurants there. We regularly return to this one and the six of us (all adults) visited it several times on this holiday. We were all delighted with our meals and the speed with which it was prepared and served to us. Holidays cost plenty and you... More 

Thank alex_uns
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Walked past here numerous times, eventually going in because it was close to home. Ordered garlic bread to start, waiter turned up with bread and a little dish of pink butter, no explanation as to what it was so we assumed it was strange garlic bread. Started eating it when the real garlic bread appeared. Wouldn't have eaten the other... More 

Thank Julie G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Just got back from another great week in Stalis and again we ate out at Hellas 4 nights out of the 7 we were there, once again the food was fantastic , value was excellent and the service superb. All staff are so friendly and welcoming they really do go out of their way to make it an enjoyable experience... More 

Thank Sween63
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Had a 2 course meal which was delicious, and filled us up nicely. Local wine was also tasty. Food was well cooked, and we went for Greek dishes. Substantial and filling, we were also given bread, Greek yoghurt and honey, and several shots on the house.

Thank Christine H
Kessingland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went a few times and each time the food was amazing and very good value. They have live music and plate smashing and dancing in the street, a true Greek experience.

Thank beanie2162016
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Been to Stalis 4 times Passed this taverna every time we go into the resort as we stop at Rainbow apartments but never called in .After reading the good reviews we decided to give it a try .we got a free shot drink before ordering our food and drink which was a nice touch .All the food we ordered was... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

got recommended this restaurant a couple of years ago ,it is very clean & the food is fantastic , I think we used it 6 times over the past two years the staff are very friendly & helpful nothing is a problem to them ( never shy with the raki either ) give it a try you won't be disappointed

Thank Michael A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minoos Str.19, Stalis, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Stalis
This taverna is on the western side of the resort of Stalis on Crete.
It is called Hellas but may appear under its Greek spelling of Ellas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?