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Phillipos Taverna

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Aghios Constantinou Odos, Gouves, Crete, Greece
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Side street by the Beach-front Church

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic welcome, good food.

Phillipos and Matilda made us very welcome , the food was excellent and very good value, after our first visit we were so impressed with their hospitality and menu choice we ate there several times during our holiday and was never disappointed , well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Susan H
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  • Italian first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Phillipos and Matilda made us very welcome , the food was excellent and very good value, after our first visit we were so impressed with their hospitality and menu choice we ate there several times during our holiday and was never disappointed , well worth a visit.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The service, atmosphere, drinks and location of this taverna are brilliant and we enjoyed them all wonderfully. The food however, for myself was absolutely delicious - superbly cooked and presented beautifully, the same cannot be said for my girlfriends meal which consisted of quite chewy gyros which soon went cold. Overall, a nice experience but we wouldn't order the gyros... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Philipos makes everyone welcome and adds to this the best food in Gouves! He will make anything you want even if it's not on his mouth watering menu. His food is authentic extremely tasty and generous Greek fayre. You really need to visit this beautiful taverna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Absolutely amazing food, chicken skewers were cooked to perfection along with the home-made fries and the lovely spaghetti

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Phillipos was always around and made everybody, whether regular or first time, feel very welcome. The food was excellent but if you want specials like Kleftiko you do have to give him notice as it is cooked to order not heated up from the freezer. The hardest thing is to get the bill and pay without having some melon and... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Be carefull with the localization on Trip Advisor. This restaurant is next door to Gouves Maya Beach Hotel.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We attended a friend's wedding breakfast here. Typically greek food beautifully cooked and presented with friendly service by the owner Philllipo and Matilda. No request too much trouble.

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

what a wonderful character - you MUST visit. A real favourite for all the ex-pats and pallatium guests. lamb chops are divine.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice terrace, family restaurant which serves good food at a reasonable price. Many regular diners were a good indication that people return here time after time. My wife says to be sure to mention the home made meatballs, which were the best she has tasted.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Brilliant atmosphere tucked out of the way, food was typical authentic Greek food, plenty of it and so tasty. Staff were so helpful and friendly would recommend this taverna to anyone staying in Gouves.

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Address: Aghios Constantinou Odos, Gouves, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Aghios Constantinou Odos, Gouves, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

Side street by the Beach-front Church

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