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Glykeria

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Steakhouse, Greek, Vegan
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elafonissi 1, Elafonissi, Crete 73012, Greece
+30 2822 061292
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Glykeria is a small traditional taverna just 4,5klm from the famous beach...
Glykeria is a small traditional taverna just 4,5klm from the famous beach of elafonissi, in the village of " Chrisoskalitissa".We offer the best of greek & cretan food since 1979......In conjunction with the sunset, an evening meal here is really an unforgetable moment..
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We were visiting Elfanoissi Beach, and decided to have late lunch on our way back to the hotel. We used Trip Avisor to find suggestions. It came up with this place. After reading through some of the reviews we decided to try it out. We weren't disappointed. The food was excellent. We had the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Trondheim, Norway
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We were visiting Elfanoissi Beach, and decided to have late lunch on our way back to the hotel. We used Trip Avisor to find suggestions. It came up with this place. After reading through some of the reviews we decided to try it out. We weren't disappointed. The food was excellent. We had the zucchini balls, pork tenderloin, the baked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The Glykeria taverna has a large menu which is firmly based on traditional Cretan cooking but some with specific recipes from the family who runs the taverna as well as novelties in the treatment of old favorites. My wife and I tasted only a few dishes and all were excellent. We can recommend them all but the most memorable are... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This family run taverna offers very good traditional Cretan food, including some with there own creative twist. When the bill came we exclaimed "is this it, is something missing on the bill?". So, not only very friendly service and good food but also good value for money!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Meat of fish, the kitchen at Glykeria is stunning. Michalis is the chef and together with his assistants he serves original cretan food from old recipies.

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Chelsea, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Great little family run restaurant on the road to Elafonissi, about 1km East of the Chryssoskalitissa monastery at the end of the village. Ask for their specialties, you won't be disappointed. We tried their 5 hours slow-cooked pork (sorry, don't remember the name) and their fried zucchini balls and they were both delicious.

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Horten, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We loved this Taverna. Fantastic homemade food. Its the best meal in this Island so far. And the sunset is amazing. We will be back 😊

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Brentwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Stopped off here of the way back from the beautiful elafonissi beach. Being the beginning of April, not many restaurants were open. However, we had a warm welcome from the waiter who was opening the restaurant for the first time this season. Even with a limited menu, the food we had was delicious (especially the mousakka!!!) We were lucky enough... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It's a taverna which helps customers of the Glykeria Hotel to have their food fresh and yammy. Run by Glykeria herself and her two brothers, it delivers authentic Greek country food and very moderate prices - but one may immediately forget about money, finding him/herself on the veranda practically above sea, at a table full of great appetizers and main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our party of four agreed that this was probably the best food we had for our whole holiday. We were greeted by the extremely friendly and helpful guy who was serving. He explained different dishes to us to help us make our choices (pies, pork tenderloin, chicken in honey, roasted lamb, fried zucchini balls, local wine and beer). The view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Really enjoyed the food we ordered at this restaurant, which we stopped by on the way to the beach. Particularly enjoyed the pork knucklebone.

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Additional Information about Glykeria

Address: elafonissi 1, Elafonissi, Crete 73012, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2822 061292
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Elafonissi
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 31
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Greek, Vegan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: elafonissi 1, Elafonissi, Crete 73012, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Elafonissi
  • Phone Number: +30 2822 061292

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 31
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Greek, Vegan

Description

Glykeria is a small traditional taverna just 4,5klm from the famous beach of elafonissi, in the village of " Chrisoskalitissa".We offer the best of greek & cretan food since 1979......In conjunction with the sunset, an evening meal here is really an unforgetable moment..
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?