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Zaros, Zaros, Crete 70002, Greece
2894031071
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Beutiful and bady maintained

Nice artificial lake with cool animals (ducks, birds, trouts, turtles, dragonflies). Would suggest the »keepers« of the place to clean the lake more often, to better maintain the facilities of the lake surrounding, such a path, benches, houses. It is a really nice place and it is a shame to see it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2014
Dermy76
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Celje, Slovenia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Good food, nice service, perfekt lokation. Located in the montain with clear air and nice Wiens outsider the restaurant. Just a short scroll up to a nice lake.

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Celje, Slovenia
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Nice artificial lake with cool animals (ducks, birds, trouts, turtles, dragonflies). Would suggest the »keepers« of the place to clean the lake more often, to better maintain the facilities of the lake surrounding, such a path, benches, houses. It is a really nice place and it is a shame to see it in a state like it is. Parking could... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The staff wasn't very talkative, which bummed me. Usually they just put the plate down in front of you and walk off straight away. That attitude started changing a bit during the week, but it still wasn't very cozy. The food was okay. It wasn't exactly special, but it was nice. It was the closest restaurant near us, so we've... More 

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Whitchurch
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

At weekends, this will often be very busy, not least by Cretans who enjoy a trip out and Sunday lunch, as well as ' casual visitors' many of whom will be on holiday. For many years we have included a mountains trip which has usually included a fish-farm visit. The father and son team who run this familybusiness both have... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Stopped en route from monasteries to Gortys and was pleasantly surprised by the quality and standard of food served including Cretan sausage and fried aubergines. Nice setting overlooking fish pools swarming with huge fish gave a nice diversion for the kids. Worth the small detour but watch out for the faded sign in Zaros else you will easily miss the... More 

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Kissamos, Greece
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Ate here while staying in the Ida Hotel next door. The food was average and we felt unwelcome, being used to venues where a warm welcome is extended to customers. All the staff appeared to be employees so no family on duty. An interesting place to sit adjacent to the trout farm but we would not eat here again- the... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

Coming from Norway we were eager to try the salmon. Maby we were just unlucky but the fish was grilled too hard and were consequently dry. Dull presentation - just the fish surrounded by boring chips and the everlasting rice. What about laying the fish on a bed of fried local vegetables, drop the rice an chips and make a... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2011

had a nice supper with family 2 pairs 4 kids ....the portions were great at the price were decent ....will go again definetyly again...try the TROUT for one person....great griled fresh fish..

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Moscow
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

Votomos Taverna is located in the nice mountain village of Zaros, close to the lake. There is fish farm. It meens you can find fresh fish - salmon and trout - always. The menu also have a large choice of other traditional dishes. When we visited this place there are not many visitors there – just some tables. But service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zaros, Zaros, Crete 70002, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Zaros
  • Phone Number: 2894031071

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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