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Taverna Vatalos

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Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
+30 2825092263
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
nice taverna

We've been here twice and this place is definitely worth a visit. Water, dessert and raki were on the house.We liked more the vegetarian dishes because on one occasion the lamb meat dish was too fat for our taste. We did not try any fish. The service is quick and professional and there is a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We've been here twice and this place is definitely worth a visit. Water, dessert and raki were on the house.We liked more the vegetarian dishes because on one occasion the lamb meat dish was too fat for our taste. We did not try any fish. The service is quick and professional and there is a very good view to the... More 

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Overijssel Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Location is away from the village and hard to find, but everyone knows it, so feel free to ask for the route. Excellent fresh fish and great variety to choose from.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

One of the best taverna in Creta! Reasonable prices and excellent quality of food. Great fresh fish,soft and tender kalamari and good octobus, juicy lamp chops,just to mention of few excamples

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Levallois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Service is attentive and fast which is to be highlighted in Crete. Good idea : the menu is printed on the placemat (only saw this twice in 2 weeks eating at tavernas). Food is good, prices are reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We spent 8 days in fragokastello and 7 of them we had lunch or dinner there. Food Is absolutely delicious and portions are huge. Meat comes from their own farm and is always fresh. Cheese and wine are from local farms as well. Tuna and sword fish are from the Libyan sea and fresh always Spyros and Giannis are very... More 

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Taste the lamb, drink tsikoudia, excellent cheese and ntakos. Good service and nice sea view, very reasonable prices.

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vienna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

An authentic Greek tavern with excellent food served with kind and warm efficiency by the staff. It has been probably the best dinner we had during our two-week stay in Crete. The wine also excellent. Really recommended.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

a small tavern, not much from the outside but big on the inside. food coming out of their kitchen was simply divine :)

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A place where excellent food, a perfect scenario and the kindness of the owners meet together to delight the clients. Lamb in cheese sauce or classical greek or cretan dishes, grilled meat or fresh fish, even a good variety of veg ... no matter what you'll choose you're going to be delighted. We tried once and we returned the day... More 

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Basingstoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We have just spent two weeks in one of the three villas owned by the family which run this restaurant. The villas are a few minutes away and we must have eaten here ten times during our stay. The food is lovely with excellent variety, great service and good value. It is a lovely quiet spot even in peak season... More 

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Address: Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2825092263
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Sfakia  >  Frangokastello
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Sfakia  >  Frangokastello
  • Phone Number: +30 2825092263

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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