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Eleonas traditional cuisine

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sterna, Zaros, Crete 70002 , Greece
302894031238
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food

The setting is beautiful and the food is good - simple fare using fresh local produce. Some of the items are not typically Cretan but I guess that this so as to cater for children.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Marco K
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The setting is beautiful and the food is good - simple fare using fresh local produce. Some of the items are not typically Cretan but I guess that this so as to cater for children.

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Kavousi ,Crete
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This restaurant is part of the traditional eco-tourism hotel of Elaonas and is a really great place to have a meal. The setting is fantastic as it is just outside the village of Zaros. The owners were great and kid friendly and the food was what you want when you visit a place like this; fresh, locally sourced and creative.... More 

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Birmingham
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

So good that we didn't venture further afield. Fresh locally sourced or grown produce, home-cooking & just enough variety to keep things interesting. The artichoke dish, the meatballs & the moussakas deserve a special mention. The complimentary raki is of good quality & the wine list very respectable! Longer than a week here can be dangerous.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

For the real-food lovers, this is a must, if you are in the neighborhood. Ask for owner's local cheese. Price is very good.

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Ronneby, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A very cosy place, we were sitting next to an open fire place in the evening that warmed our tired legs after hiking. The service is spledid and very personal. So friendly people all over Crete, but here they topped it. Menu recommendation - the days special!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Authentic Cretan food, high quality, ingredients highly fresh, with a very sweet welcome from Mado. We had the mezze, and in particular the fried mushrooms were amazing, we're still enjoying the memory ;) A very nice way to discover local cuisine with high quality standard.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A very good taverna. Along with Limni at the nearby lake, it was by far the best we tried in Zaros. Good value, with excellent food, excellent service and a lovely ambience.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Friendly authentic. Greek Villas. Great food,made from all fresh ingredients. Away from touristy crowds, family friendly and romantic for couples! We will DEFINITELY make a return. Isn't!

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New York City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed at Eleonas Cottages three nights and ate in the restaurant our first night -- eagerly. We'd read the glowing reviews here on TripAdvisor and were anticipating a wonderful meal. The setting was very nice, soft light and all the tables were full, and the service was quite good -- quick and warm and friendly. We were immediately served... More 

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Manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It was a good affordable lunch on a pretty terrace but didn't offer anything above and beyond what you can get anywhere else in the area.

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Address: sterna, Zaros, Crete 70002, Greece
Phone Number: 302894031238
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Zaros
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: sterna, Zaros, Crete 70002, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Zaros
  • Phone Number: 302894031238

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Greek

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