We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Filoxenia Taverna

High Street | Kato Gouves, Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete, Greece
+30 2897 042350
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kleftiko” (13 reviews)
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek
€€ - €€€
High Street | Kato Gouves, Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete, Greece
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (269)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lovely and relaxing experience with very accommodating staff. Great location to all shops and welcoming atmosphere

Thank _danielle_eljorr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found this place on the second night of our holiday in Crete and spent four further nights there. The first requirement of a good restaurant is good food and this place knows how to cook excellent quality Greek food, everything we ate over the...More

Thank phil s
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of my favourite restaurant! aside from the absolutely delicious fresh food the family who run this restaurant are the loveliest, most welcoming and hospitable people iv ever met in my life. they are so friendly and they completely made my holiday to...More

Thank Becca B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend eating here. Great staff who cater for your every need. One evening my son only wanted a buttered baked potato. 1st was a bit dry and over baked. without asking they gave him another 2 as they said was not up to standard....More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit here! From the moment my partner and I walked in, we were made to feel very welcome by the owner. So friendly. The food was amazing, melt in your mouth Veal Stifado and a Cheese Saganaki. Incredible. The owner gave us...More

Thank Abertraveller1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here whilst on holiday in June. 4 adults & 2 kids. Staff were brilliant, really friendly & helpful. My brother in law had forgotten his glasses so was struggling to read the menu, the next thing the waiter appeared with a selection of...More

Thank DLBG16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had three really good meals here. They gave us free fruit and raki with every meal plus one night sent over free wine and beer. Excelent staff and we laughed a lot.

1  Thank happyhols902
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We frequently visit Filoxenia for our evening meal and was never disappointed actually 7/14 night but it took us few days trying others before it was recommended to us. The staff was a delight to meet yes jimmy! We soon relized that most of our...More

Thank gmc1956
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Inviting taverna In the midst of town, does not have much of a view, but the service and food was good. Had the Breki meze which included a little of everything; was a nice meal. Service was excellent, attentive with a good bit of banter...More

Thank Ninochka1
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We ate here a couple of times - I'm a veggie and there was perhaps less choice here than in some other places, but everything we ate was excellent - with perhaps the courgette starter a highlight.

Thank 348sarahlincs
Nearby Restaurants
Medusa Restaurant
758 reviews
1.16 km away
Asteria Taverna
312 reviews
.59 km away
Limanaki Cafe Restaurant
232 reviews
.91 km away
742 reviews
1.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Baraki Bar
174 reviews
.39 km away
KonDimAr Cafe-Bar
96 reviews
1.15 km away
Anfield Bar
155 reviews
.73 km away
Wembley Bar
76 reviews
.08 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Louise H
9 July 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge. We used Euros though
Harry C
23 February 2016|
Response from Alebolg95 | Reviewed this property |
It's usually opened till late, but I don't know in April, as it's still low season...By the way there's a take away not far from there where you can take some food, if you cannot get it there.
george d
24 July 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from European2016 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are really reasonable, around €40 per couple for a couple of courses, wine etc. can't recommend it highly enough!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Kato Gouves, Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves  >  Kato Gouves
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 042350
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing