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Pano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
.+30.6974420937
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
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One of the best and authentic restaurants in Crete. God bless Spyros, a hard working men! After Amirandes "exclusive" resort i have started to lose in faith in Crete cuisine and honesty of service, but Spyros changed it all. Best wishes from Iskander an d Ilya

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We where there for almost 2 hours! And we only ordered a salad and some ice cream! We didnt got Any ICE ordered and where forced to pay tips anyway because they were to Busy picking up the Bill! We waited 10 minutes in the end for the usual fruit In the end- But the Bill Came first and like... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of the best and authentic restaurants in Crete. God bless Spyros, a hard working men! After Amirandes "exclusive" resort i have started to lose in faith in Crete cuisine and honesty of service, but Spyros changed it all. Best wishes from Iskander an d Ilya

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Ok so we heard so much talk about this place we decided to see what all the fuss was about. On arrival it was real beauty on the eyes a quaint village with the typical white washed buildings. The taverna was in the corner and had lots of outside seating (literally against the church opposite side of the road every... More 

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Birtley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well where do I start? I have been travelling to various Greek Islands since 1989 so I think I have a good idea how the standard should be! After visiting Gouves before and having eaten in this traditional, practically unknown restaurant to tourists (I only stumbled across it in a Rough Greek Guide) and thoroughly enjoying the food and atmosphere... More 

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DERBYSHIRE,U.K.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Visited Spyros Taverna mid-way through our holiday and enjoyed so much we booked again for our last nights meal. Spyros sent a taxi for us on our first visit and welcomed us like old friends. The taverna is a fabulous place, very relaxed in a great location. The food was excellent. We felt very relaxed and stayed quite late. we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Firstly the food was beautifully cooked, we had lamb and it practically melted in your mouth. Everything tasted fresh and authentic ands the best meal we had in Crete! Beautiful location that felt cosy covered in vines and lit by candle light, it felt like you were visiting a piece of someone's life almost. The price was good given the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went to Spyros by taxi from gouves 8 euro. Its in the old village by the church. The restaurant is so atmospheric with trees & plants surrounding the entrance all lit up with candle lanterns. Spyros welcomed us like old friends, the hospitality was great. The meals I had on all our visits were the best I've tasted in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Really don't know how to relay how superb this taverna is but here goes food authentic Greek cusine was absolutely fantastic created by the lovely Debbie who I we thank with from the bottom of our hearts not only a master in cusine but also dropped us off at our hotel when our night was over again such a personal... More 

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Prague - Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

wonderful location right under a church. plants and candles everywhere so visiting at or after duck a must. spyros was super friendly and a class showman. food was top notched and all ingredients are sourced locally. of all the places i visited over two weeks in crete this was the best all around meal.

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Bowness-on-Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

spyros fantastic person fabulous food Debbie gr8 have been to restaurant many times had brilliant food consistent every time it's a must on ure to do list from ure.friends Derek Pauline Sally and Ian from Falkirk Scotland ..... Will be back 😜😍😍😍😍 Keep the drambuie stocked up

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Address: Pano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
Phone Number: .+30.6974420937
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Pano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves
  • Phone Number: .+30.6974420937

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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