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All 91 Elounda Restaurants

Ferryman Taverna

Akti, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+ 30 28410 41230
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Ranked #10 of 91 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Solihull
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83 reviews 83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

This restaurant would be receiving an excellent rating following my first visit as I had a delicious meat stifado. We returned for a second visit and I recommended this to my husband and he was equally impressed. The meal I wanted wasn't available so the waitress suggested a lamb dish. However this was very rich and fatty and I dropped... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here for my husband's birthday. Took pot luck with this as our choice was closed for the winter. What luck! Starters included really crisp and succulent calamari, dolmades and bread with tomatoes and local cheese. Generous potions. Followed by moussaka for two of us and lamb falling off the bone. Good bottle of Sauvignon blanc, beer, raki and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Wonderful home made food prepared with care and thought - salad leaves picked from local farms of their friends'. Starters of fresh tzatziki, babaganoush, soft warm pittas, halloumi with mint leaves & fig jam were just the beginning of a really lovely supper. Whole family loved what they had ordered and the children very happy. Knowledgeable and charming service. It's... More

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Southern Pines, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Ed N, I think we sat behind you! My husband and I were in Crete for our Honeymoon for about 12 days. We also ate in many places around Elounda and Ag. Nicolaos, including the resort where we were staying. The Ferryman was the best meal that we had! The tzatziki (sp?) sauce was incredible, as was the presentation. You... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

After two weeks in Greece -- Athens, Nafplio, Santorini, and Crete, my wife and I stopped for dinner at the Ferryman on the second to last evening of our vacation. It was unequivocally the best meal we had anywhere -- so good, in fact, that we returned for our final dinner the very next night. The people of Greece are... More

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England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Excellent food and service. Well presented. You pay a premium though - twice as expensive as you average taverna.

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Kent
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We were recommended the Ferryman. I am so glad we were as Elounda has many many tourist restaurants with fairly inferior food. Here all the food is home made and sourced from local ingredients. The varieties of home made breads are made in their bread oven. One made with carob. Every course is explained and each is a true delicacy.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Ferryman is one of two local restaurants worth going out your way to eat at. The food is outstanding, it is expensive but you get what you pay for and every penny is well spent here. i recommend having prawns with a Cretan bio herb salad to start. The flavours are wonderful and will without a doubt be one... More

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Westchester County, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Just finished a magnificent dining experience that was totally beyond our expectations. The food was excellent and the staff were warm and welcoming. Mr. Sfirogiannakis was delightful and made us feel like family. Everything was prepared fresh daily, right down to the ice cream. And all the dishes that were being served looked awesome as well. Excellent, excellent night! We... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My partner and I went here for a romantic dinner and some traditional greek food and this is exactly what we received! The best food; fresh, traditional and Greek with a and excellent service

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