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Ferryman Taverna

) #13 of 102 Restaurants in Elounda €€ - €€€ Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041230
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
€€ - €€€
Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have to say I have had one of the best meals in my life here tonight. I have been on the island for a week and had a false start with a badly prepared Moussaka in Rethymo. I have never had an explosion of...More

Thank Danash
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ferrymen. Traditional Greek restaurant. Lovely foods and service was ok too. However, we found the restaurant a little over pompous, whilst the Chief was passionate about his foods, we felt it was almost forced onto us to like the food. Not our cup of tea...More

Thank Cliffii
Reviewed yesterday

This is a fabulous restaurant! During a two-week holiday on Crete, we had by far the best meals at the Ferryman. The proprietor is clearly passionate about food and local produce, and he talks to you about the dishes, suggesting things you might like to...More

Thank Katrina S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The location was wonderful and after being settled was presented with the breads and had an explanation of the various plates put on the table, loved it knowing the what the different tastes were. I ordered the aromatic salad, I am not a salad person...More

Thank lizmav55
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled upon this restaurant and were so happy! The owner is quite loud and quirky but the food was great. We loved everything, chickpeas, the bread, salad, moussaka and yes my husband had the goat. The goat wasn't his favourite dish but he's happy...More

Thank _antoinette_dire
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did stop there randomly and for the table by the water. It was surprisingly really nice. It is more expensive than the touristy restaurants nearby but the quality of the food is not even comparable to a typical tourist place. It is traditional, fresh,...More

Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Ferryman offers terrific food in a beautiful setting. We had a lovely long dinner here- rushing through a meal is definitely not allowed here! The host is a vivacious man who enjoys an audience. The hostess is personable and keeps things running smoothly. The...More

Thank DBG5
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited a few days after it had re opened and had a lovely evening dining at a table overlooking the sea, never disappoints, great to see you back whist we were in Elounda

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our time in Elounda we had dinner twice here. Yes it's pricey but the food is beautiful... every bite is perfectly cooked. The owners and staff are just lovely and make you feel at home and valued, they really do appreciate your business. The...More

Thank curiousadventure
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dishes are the best even if your ordered simple fish , it would be the greatest fish in the whole island. Perfect salads that you have never tried before. Chef made it all extremely delicious ! Herbs, fresh food and chiefs skills - that's the...More

Thank Vladimir R
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Do you have to pre book to get a table?
13 June 2016|
Response from midwest_attorney | Reviewed this property |
We did not pre-book a table, but perhaps we were fortunate. It's a small venue and pre-booking would be wise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041230
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