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Gorgona Taverna

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Plaka Port, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+30 2841 041073
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Wirral
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Greeted like old friends by owner Yani, ably assisted by Manoli. The friendliness and great service never stopped both nights. First night, we shared a freshly caught Sea Bream (which we chose from the ice cabinet). Yani filleted for us, and added simple fried potatoes and salad and the taste was out of this world. So second night ( we... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

My friend and I fell upon this restaurant purely by chance as we had boarded the wrong boat from our Visit to Spingalonga. It looked inviting and as we were hungry we decided to have a meal. The Waiter and Owner, I believe, were most unwelcoming, The waiter particularly, appeared to have an attitude problem with no charm and it... More 

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Bordeaux
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located at a nice spot but the prices are pretty high and service just normal. We didn't eat fishes but the mussels were served in a very small quantity and cold. Too expensive...

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Thank jjimm
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch here. Excellent views of Spinalonga and good, if a little pricey, fresh fish. A lovely lunch that was only spoilt by the owner's rude demand that we pay cash (despite cards being accepted) as he needed it "because of the Greek crisis". No other restaurant has asked this and all in Elounda have been exceptional in terms... More 

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Thank Sara C
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Nice lunch here. Friendly staff, lovely view of Spinalonga. Service a bit slow. Had chicken skewers and husband had lamb chops. Both tasted lovely although one of my husband's chops was pork! Reasonably priced. Just not keen on how you're 'enticed' to dine there, but all the restaurants in Plaka seem to be the same; desperate for your custom, which... More 

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Thank Audrey K
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after visiting Spinalonga, found this place very cheap and the quality of food really good. The staff were friendly and the views amazing over to the island.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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370 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

After spending a couple of hours across on Spinalonga we arrived back at Plaka and just a short walk away from where the boat docked we stopped for a drink and bite to eat. The service was very friendly and we selected the mixed platter from the starter menu which was both very well presented and delicious with a great... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

This is my second visit to Gorgona. We mealy stopped for a drink and chilax after driving an hour and half from Agia Pelagia. We had a warm welcome, views of Spinalonga and a beer and wine for €5, right on the waters edge. The views alone were worth the money, free parking to boot what more could one ask... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

While staying at the Blue Palace in Elounda, Crete we stumbled upon Taverna Gorgona in the Plaka Port. The owner could not have more friendly as we we seated waterfront with a view of Spinalonga Island. The Greek salad was huge with large pieces of feta cheese. I ordered the pastitsio, which is like a Greek lasagne. It was served... More 

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Thank Kristin T
Leominster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

I think I will start with a small negative, but about all the restaurants in this area THEY ARE EXPENSIVE when compared to other areas in Crete. However we found Gorgona to be fair in their price concidering this. The service was very good, friendly and helpful. The food was lovely, we had Stifardo and Mousaka homemade and delicious. Drinks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaka Port, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041073

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