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The Hope To Rakadiko Tou Kamari

Nikiforou Foka | Mavrikiano, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 697 229 5150
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb chops” (34 reviews)
“cheese balls” (7 reviews)
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13:00 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Nikiforou Foka | Mavrikiano, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

A great place to eat, excellent food and views! With the addition of BeeRaki next door serving great beer it’s a perfect afternoon/evening.

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We had read the reviews and we certainly were not disappointed. Location, staff and food were perfect. We ate here twice and could not fault the place. We chose the house specials first visit lamb ribs and chops second visit beef stifano.

Thank Lulu0801
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We ate here 3 times during our recent visit to Elounda. Firstly it is essential to book in the evening especially if you want a front row table. The only have 10-12 tables in total and even out of season, as we were, you will...More

Thank TalkingToo
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely little taverna nestled higher up in Elounda near pano Elounda and has lovely plates of mezze plus proper meals. It’s location has a lovely of Elounda below. Really friendly service.

Thank Nadira J
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Let's start by saying, if I were to come back to Crete, this place would be first on my list to revisit. I'll recount the preceding lunches of my holiday so far... 1) A fifty euro uninspired tourist trap serving mediocre fish 2) a €1.20...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch and to enjoy the views from the rear balcony overlooking the bay. It’s a nice spot and whilst it doesn’t look much from the outside it’s nicely decorated and has a surprisingly large menu at reasonable prices. It’s a trek up...More

Thank PuttingPenToPaper
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent view, great food and friendly service - but not good if you are allergic to cats! Recommend to get here to see the sunset, but great views over Elounda at night. Food is great and plenty of it at a very reasonable price.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We visited The Hope at the end of our 2 week holiday and were completely blown away by the experience. No frills or fancy stuff here, just fantastic, traditional food and a host who wants to ensure your meal is the best. It's in a...More

1  Thank 400suziq
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Going up here for the view alone is worth it, but this is the first time in 3.5 years that my wife and I have visited the same restaurant twice. The food was delightful, the staff friendly, the restaurant authentic, the view stupendous. On our...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After reading and hearing all the hype about the Hope, I wondered if it could live up to it's reputation. Well it does! The atmosphere is very relaxing. The couple who run it are very friendly. The food was really good and very good value....More

Thank Les M
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31 May 2017|
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Response from Tilly1960 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park a short walk from the restaurant. It is signposted. If you drive through Elounda towards Plaka there is a road that leads directly to this or I think there is a road from the centre of Elounda that goes... More
Bridget the Midget
24 March 2017|
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Response from δημητρης σ | Property representative |
yes of course but first call me to make one nice table for u!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikiforou Foka | Mavrikiano, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 697 229 5150
Cretan traditional food
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