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“Absolutely fantastic food, fantastic experience, fantastic everything!”
Review of Zorbas Taverna

Zorbas Taverna
Ranked #1 of 6 Restaurants in Sfakia
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

This shouldn't be restaurant 2 of 6 in Sfakia, it should be restaurant 1 of 450,000 in the whole of Greece! The food is superb, ever changing, and in the four times we ate here (i.e. the whole time we were in the area) we (who are Greek food experts) were never once disappointed. In fact we never stopped raving about the wonders that kept emerging from the kitchen: vegetables, meat, fish, myzithra, everything is home-made and most of it is from their own farm, thus organic. Their oil is certainly the best I've ever tasted in Greece. The octopus was to die for, the kalitsounia and the fava were first-class... in short, perfection on a plate. And the prices were ludicrously low (I've paid much more for far less even in Greece). But the Alpha and Omega are the family who run the place. How on earth they manage to be in such a constantly good mood beats me, but they do - and they even find the time to dance with the guests. Gina is the best cook in Crete, probably in Greece. Enough said. In fact I'm almost loath to spread the word: this is most certainly not a place to be shared with, or wasted on, the kind of food ignoramuses we encountered in Chania` ordering a ham omelet with fries and ketchup...

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is the real Cretan welcome and traditional superb food. The produce seems to be all theirs or their relatives'! We had the proprietors' own lamb and mutton and the brother-in-law's goat, their own broad beans, artichokes etc etc and so very very well cooked and delicious. We ate lunch there on two successive days and I feel sure we shall be back before our holiday ends. The ambience is lovely, the people are lovely and the food superb.

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We ate in a number of tavernas during our two week stay in Frangokastello. This was by far the best! Excellent food with local produce. Our children range in age from 6 to 16 and they all loved it as well as us grown ups. The bill was always reasonable too. The owners are fabulously welcoming and friendly and went out of their way to cook up a treat on our last night there. Thoroughly recommend. A little off the beaten track but well worth the visit.

Thank Helen N
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Lovely Tavern owned by a heartily and very kind family!
We went to this wonderful place and got really suprised! Zorbas Taverna has it's own selfmade whitewine and also olive oil. They have a little farm with chicken, sheeps and goats and do also slaughter by their own. This food is fresh as it can be and absolutely delicious. Also the fish is daily fresh delivered directly from the sea.
You can eat very good vegetarian food and they took also care of our person with lactose-intolerance. We were pampered with the best food, learned some greek dances and found the nicest community we could wish for.

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2  Thank Sarah K
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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

During our 10 days stay at Mary Beach Ena Apartments we were most lucky to find this fantastic place 4 minutes walking away. Giorgis and Gina are most welcoming and running their place with awesome spirit. All food comes directly from their garden and farm. Needless to say that all meals we had were excellent.
Menu changes daily - Gina comes up with all kind of traditional Cretan food!
Highly recommend place!
Please keep up your hospitality and cooking style!
Love you guys!! ;-)

2  Thank Flo_Giovane
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