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Spyros Taverna

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Pano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
.+30.6974420937
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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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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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County Tipperary, Ireland
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  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Vsetin
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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