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Vachus Taverna

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Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 2841 041380
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Lovely lunch.

We had a really lovely lunch at the Vachus Taverna. The service was great, really friendly and quick. The food was equally good. I had an amazing Mediterranean fish dish and wife also enjoyed her food. There are tons of restaurants to choose from in Elounda, we were recommended this one and glad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
jaharvy
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We had a really lovely lunch at the Vachus Taverna. The service was great, really friendly and quick. The food was equally good. I had an amazing Mediterranean fish dish and wife also enjoyed her food. There are tons of restaurants to choose from in Elounda, we were recommended this one and glad we took note. It's slightly cheaper than... More 

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Emmen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

We first started coming to Elounda in 1999 and come here at least once a year. We used to prefer the restaurants on the waterfront until 2002 when we first discovered Vachus taverna. We found ourselves going there more and more often and this year we had dinner there nearly every night during our two weeks stay in Elounda. Nowhere... More 

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We have visited Elounda 4 times but this was the first year we went to the Vachus taverna. Fantastic Greek food and service. Will always go again whenever we are in Elounda

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stopped at this restauarant and asked if they could provide a Gluten Free lunch. No problem said the Manager. We enjoyed chicken kebabs with a salad and home made chips. Food was good and we went back for an evening meal, equally good. You must try. Staff great.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Food and service were very good. We were quite late in and think we were the last ones in there, so no added extras at the end for us, which is probably the only reason I'm not giviing 5*.

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Food, service, atmosphere all good but it just seems to lack that little something that stops me giving 5*. Can't really put my finger on what it is its just that 3 other places we had dinner where a little bit better.

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halifax
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77 reviews 77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a lovely traditional taverna with fantastic food four of us all had different dishes which included chicken,liver.meze and prawns I had the prawns which were huge and delicious. The service was really good and we had puddings and raki on the house. Enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Fantastic food, fantastic service, fantastic staff. A wonderful family restaurant that can not be faulted. Definitely the best food and the best value in Eloundra. See you again next year!!!

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West Yorkshire
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58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by the people running our apartments and were disappointed in the food really. A nice setting but all just a little too cheesy in terms of waiters etc. food was average too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ahhhhhh! Breath of fresh air, the Vachus has the best food in Elounda, great prices and the most humble waiters, overall a lovely experience, enhanced by Sotiris, See you all next year! Steven and Carol, X

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Restaurant Details

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 5 - 19
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?