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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, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Perfect Greek restaurant

Greek quality food, a very good chef! The host is of all trades, talks besides Greek also perfectly English. He even talks a little bit French and Dutch. The host and the chef are friendly and typical Greek, so no pizza or something touristic on the menu. But they have plenty of good food for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
JoepGeurts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Greek quality food, a very good chef! The host is of all trades, talks besides Greek also perfectly English. He even talks a little bit French and Dutch. The host and the chef are friendly and typical Greek, so no pizza or something touristic on the menu. But they have plenty of good food for the children! The ambiance of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Brilliant Spyros was very hospitable and made our family very welcome.. Was made very welcome from the start and offered a traditional specialty which had just been freshly prepared....Gorgeous.. we have a little one (2 years) whom was made welcome also...This little gem lies in the old village of Gouves which is up in the hills...The taxi journey can be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Amazing food accompanied with an unforgettable experience would recommend it to anyone traveling to crete. Will definitely be returning in the future!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Loved it there :) This is exactly how I imagined a Greek taverna; very good food and a great atmosphere. Highly recommend!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Spyros will not disappoint, go and see his beautiful taverna full of trinkets, candles and his amazing food! Surely this has to be the best taverna is Greece! Spyros and Debbie made us feel wholeheartedly at home for the evening. More than well worth the visit to the old village!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is in old Gouves, with speciality in Greek food. Everything is tasty and original and goes very well with the local wine. Gets very busy in the evenings so maybe you will have to make a booking. Not to be missed on your holiday.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stumbled on “Spiros” while driving through the interior of Crete. Our pre-season visit found many restaurants that were not open yet. As we passed through the mountains of Crete we stumbled on this little gem. Spiro fell all over himself to meet our needs. The food was fresh, well presented and most importantly: Delicious. Clearly the best authentic Cretan/Greek... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good food with tradidional selection of starters and main courses, very nice area of old Gouves, good service.

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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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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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