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Palio Kantouni

N. Foka 0 | Mavrikiano - Elounda, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 042206
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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N. Foka 0 | Mavrikiano - Elounda, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always return to this wonderful restaurant and booked online so we could go on our first night. We went four times over our two week holiday. The food is excellent but we also love the host who is so passionate about the food. We...More

Thank Pow_8
Reviewed 3 days ago

Read a host of reviews before visiting, and was not disappointed. First night in Elounda so thought we'd visit the number 1 taverna and it lived up to the expectations. This is rustic, family-run greek dining at it's best. If you're expecting fancy silverware this...More

Thank 150Matthew150
Reviewed 4 days ago

I cannot say enough good things about this place. The husband and wife who run it are so generous and warm you feel like family. The dishes are authentic and tasty!

Thank mdw0021
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This taverna is situated above Elounda offering fantastic views over the town. We visited as a group of 9 and the owner and his staff were brilliant. Each item on the menu was described in great detail to us as some dishes are different to...More

Thank brittjm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have visited the wonderful Elounda many times before but have missed out on this excellent restaurant - something that will not happen again! This is a family run establishment situated with an excellent view down over Elounda harbour and the town. The locally produced food...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came for dinner with our 3 kids after reading the great reviews on trip advisor. At first it looks like a very simple and basic restaurant but we were welcomed by the owner and enjoyed the warm atmosphere and beautiful view of Elounda. The...More

Thank ktessone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traditional Cretan cooking, with a stunning view and you feel like you are dining at a home with the family. Certainly worth the walk up the steep hill. Don't expect fast service, this is a place where you will be made to feel relaxed and...More

Thank BronekC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a no frills, rustic taverna serving excellent home cooked food. The owner runs round making sure everyone is happy which is obviously important to him. Our food was excellent and was the cheapest night we had in Crete.

Thank cleslie2108
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first night in Elounda we went to the TripAdvisor number 1 restaurant. To be fair we were quite lucky to get a table for 7, but they sorted us out, so suggest you book. You may have seen other reviews - I can respond...More

1  Thank Traveller_Ian333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food in a wonderful setting. The view was lovely and the owner was very welcoming and accommodating for our large group. Top rating 😄👍🏻

Thank Mark G
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Anniebee_10 | Reviewed this property |
I only have the phone number, I always ring to book in advance.
Priscilla D
20 July 2016|
Response from Marinos1967 | Property representative |
No for the moment.... Is a very small tavern.... Thank you ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N. Foka 0 | Mavrikiano - Elounda, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 042206
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