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The Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
Today
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good choice in a sea of tavernas

This seafront taverna offers good quality standard fare for the area. The choice of meals is wide and those sampled all came up trumps. The patron is friendly and the service is good. Prices are competive with all the nearby tavernas so it must be atmosphere and service which gives this one my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
alloverit
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Southampton, U.K.
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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156 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Southampton, U.K.
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This seafront taverna offers good quality standard fare for the area. The choice of meals is wide and those sampled all came up trumps. The patron is friendly and the service is good. Prices are competive with all the nearby tavernas so it must be atmosphere and service which gives this one my choice.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Good location on the waterfront. Very friendly service with advice on available dishes. Started with stuffed peppers and tomatoes, and fried courgette strips (delicious), then I had a Greek Selection which consisted of a small portion of the various dishes on offer, while my wife had Poulis chicken. All with local red wine and finished with fresh fruit and raki... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had fabulous starters in this very attractive location. The staff were friendly and the sea fish aquarium was fun! Our main courses were okay but not as good as the starters which were fabulous.

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Monmouth
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Having a meal at Poulis is a regular high spot of our holidays in Elounda. This year friends were visiting Elounda for the first time and were keen to see what we rave on about. They weren't disappointed. Service from Haris and staff was excellent as ever and the location can hardly be bettered in Elounda or elsewhere. As ever... More 

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Yorkshire, UK
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The floating restaurant is perfectly located giving great views of the beautiful bay. Because of this, Poulis attracts a good number of tourists without having to try very hard and here-in lies the problem - they don't try hard enough! Our food was very ordinary but, worse than that, the Cretan (red) wine was terrible. Our waiter wasn't unfriendly but... More 

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Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Visited here having been recommended by the waiter at a restaurant in Plaka owned by the same person. We were not disappointed. We did not book and therefore there were no tables available on the part of the restaurant built into the sea but we were given a seaside table on the quayside. Friendly staff, good food and not over... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The guy sitting behind me complimented the owner on the freshness of the fish cause he could tell by the colour of its eyes. Well I don't know anything about the relationship between the colour of a fishes eyes and the duration it's been out the water, however i do know that the food that I had at Poulis was... More 

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Beautiful well cooked food, superb location and friendly staff. We were staying half board in a 5 star hotel in Elounda, but came here on 4 out of the 7nights because the food and the atmosphere was better.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Good food, good value in lovely spot and would certainly recommend a visit. A very relaxing and friendly place to dine.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very reasonably priced but the service was a little perfunctory. I had a scnitzel which was was quite dry but my wife had the same thing but with a sauce and she enjoyed it so I guess I chose wrongly. the owner was very pleasant and gave us the usual free dessert and raki which was very nice

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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