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Stavros, Crete 73100, Greece
+30 2821 039110
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Helsinki, Finland
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to find the location in Stavros where Zorba the Greek movie has been filmed and found this great taverna from the seaside. Nice beach is also available if you like to swim. We had great lunch with local food and staff was very helpful. The view is really something special, we really enjoyed good food and drinks and... More 

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Thank Kirsti58
Chisinau, Moldova
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106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The place was recommended to us by a local holding shop at a nearby monastery and the recommandation was a good that we will forward ;-) We has lunch there in late september, the place was almost desert, quite windy (but terrace is protected by clear plastic curtains so it was not a problem) and personnel very welcoming. We had... More 

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Finland
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256 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The place is still there, a small cave, with little sand between the rocks. Free sunbeds and 5 meters to the sea - great value for this. Visited last time a couple of years ago. Seemed to have the same waiters. Cretan salad still excellent but chicken was not so good as before. Some prices were a bit too much... More 

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We have been going to the place for nearly 25 years and count Nikos and his father as very close friends now. They saw our children grow up and now no longer in tow, we go back every time we are on the island! One thing to remember here. The place is fabulous for an evening meal and the moon... More 

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1 Thank PETER1348
Staten Island, New York
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Looking for Stavros beach, we happened upon this semi secluded little cove. The Taverna offered a place to change, free wifi, free sun lounges and umbrellas, spectacular view...but wait...it gets better....after our swim/lounging, we had a very late lunch. Perfectly cooked seafood. Plus friendly, non stressed atmosphere

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1 Thank felicia10314
Tivoli, Italy
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309 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

...were you can swim in the deep blue Greek Sea, have free sun bed, umbrella, wi-fi, shower and changing room and taste a Mythos, very good greek beer. From Chania, driving 30 minutes, possibility of free parking.

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Thank RRforty2
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Has several meals here; the first one because it was a few minutes from our apartment, and the other visits were based purely on convenience given how close it was. The food is good. It is also overpriced. Some of the main dishes are quite small and economical. The bread (which, once upon a time used to be complimentary) is... More 

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Thank Paul R
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

A lovely little restaurant overlooking the cove at Stavros. Fantastic views and good quality food. The stuffed peppers and beans in tomato sauce were super tasty. The tomato salad and meatballs were also very moreish. A really nice, little restaurant with sunning surroundings.

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1 Thank Michael_Melissa
Chania Town, Greece
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

A private beach to swim in the deep blue of the Greek Mediterranean Sea, free sun bed and umbrellas and after comes the best Greek food you can have. And all these just 20 minutes from the center of the town

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Thank DimitrisGl
London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

You can't get more secluded and Cretan than this restaurant. Decent and classic home-cooked meals like γιαγιά used to make. You don't go to Greece expecting Cordon Bleu meals, just tasty and hearty food to glut on while lazing about in the sun. Greek nights on Thursdays are fun but I was confused a little by a rendition of Amy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stavros, Crete 73100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Stavros
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 039110

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