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Taverna Vatalos

Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
+30 2825 092263
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (11 reviews)
“cretan salad” (5 reviews)
“mizithra” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The portions are large; the food is well cooked; the calamaria were a delight...but there was a curious after-taste which we wondered whether it came from the nature of the oil that was used for cooking. without that after-taste the food deserves 5 stars and...More

Thank snurdbat007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes ... They know that they have good opinions and do not try much... Tzatziki...so - so...not enough garlic. Tirokafteri (dip with feta and hot peppers) done differently but not bad. Mussaka - sorry - big mistake - unfortunately consist mainly béchamel sauce and old...More

Thank Leszek P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In frangocastello there are many tawern’s and all have the same menu and similar prices. The only thing that make a difference is a quality. This is the worst food I had in all Crete. Mix grill was just horrible, sth as simple as Greek...More

Thank uperrk
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

As usual...fantastic fresh cuisine with local products..with friendly owners ...you miss something if you don’t try while being in the area

1  Thank francoisphilip
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Vatalos is an excellent taverna with good local produce from the owners' (a set of brothers) farm. The Sfakian lamb, the sausages and the fava are particularly good. The prices are very good for the quality of the food and you usually get a cake...More

Thank Ellada
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Came here after reading the reviews, on a trip to see Frangokastello. Just coming here was worth the trek across the island alone - the food is as good as everyone says, in a beautiful setting with unbeatable sea views.

1  Thank GtotheP
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great food, all sourced locally and fantastic service. Great location right on the beach, will definitely be back!

Thank rjhollis
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food -everything fresh, homemade and authentic. Rose wine is amazing, as is the local graviera, dolmades and pites. Actually anything you order will be amazing. Good prices and friendly staff. Highly recommended!!

Thank amb53
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Serene, peaceful, amazing food, great hospitality. Simply perfect. You just need to go and can thank me later.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Nice fresh food close to the beach. Awesome beach and handmade food! It’s totally recommended if you visit this town

Thank tonisimec
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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Sfakia  >  Frangokastello
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 092263
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