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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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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, 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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty food, great host

We had lunch here before our drive to Rethymnon. Lovely host, great food. He let us try a "speciality" of his (kind of sea plant in vinegar). The view was great, service quick, and very reasonable prieces.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had lunch here before our drive to Rethymnon. Lovely host, great food. He let us try a "speciality" of his (kind of sea plant in vinegar). The view was great, service quick, and very reasonable prieces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stopped here on a whim after an afternoon at Elafonissi. What a great idea this turned out to be! Excellent food, service., and the sunset was breathtaking. Must stop here on your way back from Elafonissi!

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Waterloo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The best place to eat, have a a coffee or stay in Chryssoskalitissa. It is definitely the only one I would recommend there!

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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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Kopavogur, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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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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 - 32
  • 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?