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Eleonas traditional cuisine

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sterna, Zaros, Crete 70002 , Greece
302894031238
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • 28
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  • 2
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
pandwra
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Birmingham
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Greek first
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English first
Birmingham
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Groningen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Superb food, staff and atmosphere! I highly recommand this place (restaurant and accommodation) to everyone.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed in one of the Eleonas cottages for a fortnight and ate at the restaurant every night. It's the most relaxed, enjoyable place. Manolis (the owner of the whole place) and Manto, who runs the restaurant at lunchtimes and in the evenings are delightful. Nothing is too much trouble. The food is great, traditional Cretan cuisine. There is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Greek

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