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Giakoumis Taverna

Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 028 4039
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (14 reviews)
“gyro plate” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to this place ever since I was a child. You see, I am a local, even though I live now abroad. Food is close to home-cooking. Quality is reliable. Staff friendly and serve quickly, prices fair. Never disappointed!

Thank AnnaMarkodi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for authentic Cretan food I highly recommend this place. This place is where the locals eat. We got zucchini flowers and the lamb chops and it was the best meal we have eaten in Greece. The owner and the chef are very...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after reading about it on trip advisor , it did not disappoint . Shared a few dishes with my boyfriend and everything was amazing. We have been travelling in Greece for sometime and found this to be the most authentic. Giannis helped us...More

1  Thank Raychele A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice food and very generous helpings. Beef burgers are 3 good sized burgers with chips but no bun - kids struggled to eat it all but was really nice

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting the city center of Heraklion for the first day, we did some shopping and got hungry for lunch. I asked a local shop owner which place he recommended and he pointed me towards this Taverna. It was tucked at the end of an...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

By far the best choice if you want to try the Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. Great atmosphere and service.

Thank Smeb S
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to order only appetizers and it was great. We really enjoyed the evening and got a dessert +raki for free. Paid 30€ including drinks. We highly recommend this place

Thank Oliver G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Best local cuisine, you won't find any place better. Stop in and enjoy. The gem of a place offers authentic Greek food, reasonable prices and large portions. You won't be disappointed.

Thank BonnieHebert
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant lunch. Set lunch greek salad stuffed peppers and tomatoes including glass of lovely white wine. €14. Good value very fresh and tasty. Loads of it. Would come again.

Thank Carole R
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very old tavern located downtown Heraklio, most famous for spare ribs and meat in general. Best value for money, cool environment and friendly service. Very good choice for lunch "Cretan way"..

Thank Atairiastos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 4039
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