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Spyros Taverna

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Pano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
.+30.6974420937
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Lovely taverna located in the village of Gouves

Spyros taverna is a lovely taverna in the old village of Gouves. This is about 2km from Kato Gouves, but if you reserve, you can also request to be collected from where you are staying, providing it is close by. It is a family run business and Spyros is very charming with the customers. As this is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Sean C
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Spyros taverna is a lovely taverna in the old village of Gouves. This is about 2km from Kato Gouves, but if you reserve, you can also request to be collected from where you are staying, providing it is close by. It is a family run business and Spyros is very charming with the customers. As this is a very popular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

On a 2 week holiday to Crete. Searched for local restaurants and this one came up first. After reading previous reviews decided it was worth a trip. Was not disappointed! Spent the next few nights comparing; 'nice but not as good as spyros' As soon as you arrive you are greeted with handshakes and air kisses, 'welcome to the family'... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice small tavern located beside a church in pano Gouves the old part Gouves. Very good traditional food and nice ambient but limited place.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Visited the lovely old village and stopped for a drink here. The waitress was pleasant enough however when she realised we were not eating but only having drinks that was the last she spoke to us. Once we finished our drinks we went to pay and had to stand at the bar for around 15minutes before the waitress came out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We loved the food and the settings. The staff was nice and we had a beautiful afternoon. This is highly recommended.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Visited here because of the reviews and was extremely disappointed to say the least. The welcome was poor, lazy and uninviting. Food was tasteless, cold and very overpriced. Village was lovely but the decor in this taverna was over bearing and I was not impressed with all the chalk boards stating to tell everyone if we had had a good... More 

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athens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Words cannot describe what a wonderful time my wife and I had here.Spyros and Debbie make you feel like family.Oh by the way the food is incredible!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Read all the reviews before so we had to try to see for ourselves.What can i say apart from the fact that this is by far the Best Restaurant i have ever visited In Crete/Greece.We visited here 3 times and Spyros/Debbie and all the staff made us so welcome and the food was Fantastic.All the staff were so friendly Its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Arrived at the Tavern and immediately felt at home. We took the car on this occasion but next time will ring to get Spyros to pick us up. Lovely meal and my first moussaka for a long time. All so reasonably priced and everyone there were so friendly. There is a very comprehensive menu and the usual good selection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We went to Spyros Taverna 3 times during out week stay in Gouves. It is situated in a little village not disturbed by tourism, and the food is delicious. Spyros himself is lovely, and offers a pick up and drop off service for people that book. Would definitely recommend. Food was delicious and homemade rolls and olive oil with olives... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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