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Pano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
.+30.6974420937
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, 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
Great little place.

Spyros Taverna is a little gem of a find. Tucked beneath the church in Old Gouves. Spyros himself is a real charmer and sells the place really well. Food is excellent and really well priced with more focus on Greek rather than European, which most Taverna's tend to opt for, so brave but pulls it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Spyros Taverna is a little gem of a find. Tucked beneath the church in Old Gouves. Spyros himself is a real charmer and sells the place really well. Food is excellent and really well priced with more focus on Greek rather than European, which most Taverna's tend to opt for, so brave but pulls it off. Well worth a visit... More 

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Bayern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Spyros Taverna is the best place in Gouves!!! There you get very good authentic Food and Drinks. Always warm welcome. And ist a very nice original Restaurant in the old Village of Gouves. You will not found better place than there!!! Also Spyros know always to entertain his customers with funny jokes.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We visited Spyros during a recent stay in Gouves. It is located in a very pleasant area of the old town - about a mile from the coastal resort . The man himself was friendly and welcoming. The food was good - without reaching the dizzy heights of David Vergera or Skorpios. But it was good local fare and well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Spyros was highly rated by reviewers so it was our first choice on a recent visit to Gouves. The man himself was very friendly and welcoming. The Taverna is in the old Gouves, about a muile or so from the coastal resort. The food was good, solid Greek fare. It did not reach the dizzy heights of the likes of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Viihtyisä pikku taverna, hyvää ruokaa ja erinomaista palvelua! Thank you Spyros, wish you all the best and hopefully we will meet again soon :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We found it. A treasure by the mountains. By chance, never. It was another amazing random choices. Spiros the owner shines. Debbie the Chef is gentle and smiles. Spiros presented us with genuine Greek food. I had lamb and potatoes and veg presented in a cooking bag like a giant parcel cooked in a steamer. Amazing. Karen had their vegetarian... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

we visited this restaurant last week after seeing the very positive reviews on Trip Advisor. In our opinion, it was just ok. the food was ok, nothing special and not as good as some other comparable tavernas in the area. the setting and ambiance was pleasant and the service good, if a bit too over the top for us Brits!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Eating in the taverna Spyros is a special experience. The food is top, Spyros gives you a feeling of being home, and the service is excellent. Bread and olives as appetizer, raki and fruits as dessert. And if your hotel calls, Spyros picks you up and brings you back to your hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Spyro connecting people! When i arrived to Crete i thought that Crete is just the island! But Spyro showed to me his Crete (real Crete) ! His (Spyros) world! And what i saw?! I saw the soul !!! I saw his Life !!! I felt the taste from his Heart!!! I'm talking about never stoping energy! I'm talking about great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

A warm welcome from Spyros and recommendations from the menu and the bar. Food was freshly cooked and fantastic. Highly recommended!

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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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