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Vachus Taverna

Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041380
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (25 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

What can we say, my husband and I returned to Elounda and we returned to Vachus, and words could not explain the reception we received, the whole family remembered us, very good service, food was fabulous, and as last year we returned every evening to...More

1  Thank Allan Sue C
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of someone who lives in Elounda and have to say it's the most average meal we have had of our stay so far . Lovely restaurant , very nice people running it, the food was just average, soggy calamari, very...More

1  Thank winters1
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Fully enjoyed our eating experience here. Food great, service good although a little slow but given how busy it was this was understanable and slow is part of the Greek way. A word of warning though. Unusual I know but a couple got up to...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous food could not fault anything we had, visited 6 times over 2 weeks holiday would highly recommend, all the staff are very friendly and always pleased to help.

2  Thank David F
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Are here twice for lunch and dinner over a 10 day period. Very friendly and family run taverna - extensive menu - lots of great mezzes for vegetarians and a few main choices too Partner had lamb Stefado which was incredible tender...More

1  Thank mancitygal
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you go here you won't be disappointed! A traditional menu is mixed in with dishes we all know, and their food is brilliant! staff are freindly and efficient, at any time of the day it's wonderful... recommend the Briam (vegetable, traditional dish) and the...More

1  Thank Lynneth59
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place good food and friendly service. When you are in Elounda just stop looking and go to Vachus

1  Thank Frankenmarina
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The welcome,the service and hospitality are second to none as is the food from all fresh fish dishes( which can I say are boned at the table, this is a skill in its self and a very nice touch ) to the Stifado,kleftico,Moussaka all amazing...More

1  Thank tuppy11
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here several times whilst on holiday. Great service. Fantastic food. Can recommend the moussaka ,stifado, kleftiko and lamb with spinach. Also the best Garlic bread on the island!!

Thank SunnyHolidayLover
Reviewed 6 September 2016

As ever , the welcome ,the service & hospitality is amazing, sitting here now just having eaten my last meal of the holiday, & delicious it was too.....

1  Thank Yvonne J
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Hi How far is it from olive grove appartments?
4 July 2015|
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Response from HawkerSiddley | Reviewed this property |
Walk out of the main Olive Grove apartment gates and head toward the Church. Turn first left down the road that you come to just before the church and walk for about 150 metres. Vachus is on the left with a big sign over... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041380
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Family taverna.Fotis,eleni and fotini in kitchen-Dimitris,nikos and sotiris in serve.29 Years taverna.Kopiaste to serve our home made food.OPA!!!!!!