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Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 2841 041380
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Description: Family taverna.Fotis,eleni and fotini in kitchen-Dimitris,nikos and...
Family taverna.Fotis,eleni and fotini in kitchen-Dimitris,nikos and sotiris in serve.29 Years taverna.Kopiaste to serve our home made food.OPA!!!!!!
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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
Great taverna

We had read great reviews so thought we would try it out. Great food & hospitality we enjoyed it so much we went back again highly recommend

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Accrington Lancashire UK
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Accrington Lancashire UK
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had read great reviews so thought we would try it out. Great food & hospitality we enjoyed it so much we went back again highly recommend

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great food we come back year after year and are never disappointed Vachus is a great experience so friendly try the fried octopus,sardines,white bate and the best greek salad in Elounda a must if you are staying here

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

When we come back to Elounda every year we always visit this Taverna which has been opened since 1986. This year we stayed in Elounda 10 nights and visited 5 times you will always have a warm friendly welcome firm the Owner and his son Sotiris. We love the Fish try the grilled Octopus and Sardines also the Whitebait.

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Great Harwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Great food and hospitality, some of the best in Elounda! The only downside is that there isn't as good a view from here as at some others. The food makes up for it though.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My mum and dad have been visiting Vachus for 20 years now. My mum was first attracted to the place because of the cleanliness and friendliness when they walked in out of the rain one day. They loved it so much it became their favourite restaurant in Elounda. Four years ago I joined them and was immediately struck by the... More 

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Wiggy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This restaurant was excellent a lovely Taverna and the staff were so lovely couldn't do more for you .The food is absolutely lovely when we found it we didn't go anywhere else.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

We ate in Vachus five times in our two weeks in Elounda. The food was lovely; normal taverna food but with a touch of something that made it stand out. The staff were lovely, welcoming us back, remembering our preferences, without being pushy.

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Wow what a find, excellent authentic food, great hosts, attentive whilst not being in your face, their fruits of the sea was to die for. A must visit when in elounda.

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newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We recently visited this restaurant and were absolutely delighted with the food and the ambiance generated by Dimitris and his team. A very good menu of local and international dishes is available and the dish I had recently, Bekri Meze, was delicious. A very big thank you to all of the staff who will make your visit unforgettable and, like... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We stayed in Elunda a week and visited Vachus 3 times. The staff are very friendly and the quality of the food is fantastic. The portion size for what you pay is generous and the menu has something for everyone including traditional Cretan dishes. Was our favourite place to eat. Thanks for the good food guys we had a great... More 

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Address: Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2841 041380
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041380

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Family taverna.Fotis,eleni and fotini in kitchen-Dimitris,nikos and sotiris in serve.29 Years taverna.Kopiaste to serve our home made food.OPA!!!!!!

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