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Main Street | Piskopiano, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Open after 17:30, Sunday close

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Simply the best in Hersonissos area

Even if there are many restaurants located next to each other people prefer waiting in a line to get a seat in David Vegera. It is more than obvious that it is worth waiting: traditional meals at reasonable prices, welcoming owners, excellent service and great atmosphere. I showed this place to all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
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Siauliai, Lithuania
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Siauliai, Lithuania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Even if there are many restaurants located next to each other people prefer waiting in a line to get a seat in David Vegera. It is more than obvious that it is worth waiting: traditional meals at reasonable prices, welcoming owners, excellent service and great atmosphere. I showed this place to all of my friends that had a chance to... More 

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thank you very much :) :) :) More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Having visited Crete on multiple occasions, and I find myself continuously returning to Davids time and time again! Davids offers an unspoilt taste of Cretan food that other restaurants just can't match. The food is the freshest you will ever experience! I have tried every dish on the menu and everything is delicious. My particular favourites are the Greek salad,... More 

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thank you very much Mr Dave :) More 

Crete
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you wish to eat some greek home made food in the area of Hersonissos, this is the place. It is a family-run taverna, the food is of very good quality and taste, and the prices very reasonable. A must-visit place

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thank you ;) More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I eat here 3-4 times a week! First of all food is amazing, secondly you feel like you are in the home of the Palameras family having diner. Amazing food, amazing service & true greek atmosphere!

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thank you Mark :) More 

Łódź, Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is the place that makes me come back for holiday to Hersonissos area for the 3rd time in a row. Delicious, fresh and tasty Cretan food, friendly stuff and owner. And the prices are very competitive !!! We will be back in July 2015 and for sure will come for the best grilled octopus and Greek salad I have... More 

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thank you Magda :) More 

Lee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Another must-do taverna. Family run, very good food and friendly service. This is a very busy taverna and there is a queue most nights. Dont miss out, get there early or please wait. The meze choice and price is good. Order a little or a lot. The only problem i could say is that its very cramped, with so many... More 

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thank you..!! More 

Toledo, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had two recommendations to come here before we even got to Hersonissos, so we made the walk from Koutouloufari to see what the hype was. We weren't disappointed and actually came back again! We went to many tavernas during our holiday and this was the best we found. The prices and food were perfect! We went early (around 17:30)... More 

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thank you Mr. Robert :) More 

Stotfold, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This restaurant is in a tiny Greek village called Piskopiano and does it proud. It is family-run and fills up very quickly, so try and be there early if you do not have a reservation (opens at 17:00h, closed Sundays). It is frequented by locals and the food reflects that. Prices are very reasonable, so be careful not to order... More 

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thank you.! More 

Riga, Latvia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The best taverna-restaurant in Piskopiano Hersonissos Crete , very fresh and tasty food , normal and cheap prices , open every day from 17.00., sundays closed , very friendly personal , usually from 20. / 21. not free tables in taverna , full of local people and tourists ,sometimes have to wait in the street at special place where possible... More 

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thank you :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Having discovered David Vegera in June this year I simply had to go back to Crete to taste their food! We went there straight from the airport and were warmly welcomed by Poppy & the boys. As before, the food was delicious, the service outstanding and atmosphere homely. Piskopiano is a beautiful village so make sure to book a hotel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street | Piskopiano, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

Open after 17:30, Sunday close

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