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Taverna Onisimos

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Peza, Crete 70100, Greece
+30 281 074 1754
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Lunch while wine tasting in the Peza region on Crete

Lovely atmosphere and terrific food. The owners and staff could not of been more helpful in our meal selection. They were most gracious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 20, 2015
Stuart, Florida
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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Lovely atmosphere and terrific food. The owners and staff could not of been more helpful in our meal selection. They were most gracious.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

After an unsuccessful attempt to find Minos Winery (a correction to Google maps has been submitted), we stumbled on this taverna near the center of town, with a mix of tourists and locals (a wedding celebration, we were told by the owner). The food was a cut above a typical taverna; and the service was excellent and helpful. The fried... More 

Thank Edward H
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My Husband and I were on our way to visit a winery in a near by village when we stopped in the small town of Peza for lunch/directions. Well, what a great decision! We stoped at the a small public square with a pretty church, and right across the road we saw Taverna Onisimos. Headed in and we were greeted... More 

2 Thank Danielle B
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stopped here by chance on our way to a wine tasting estate which we found close. And thank god we did, this place is amazing. The owners are really nice and their wine is stellar (they produce red wine). It was so good that we decided to buy a bottle. Food is great, highly recommended.

Thank Arin364
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this taverna after visiting the Peza wine factory. A beautiful family run establishment. Large portions of great tasting food. Asked for the bill and got bought desserts with Raki for 5 of us. A pleasant surprise and...... free if charge. Awesome.

6 Thank Richjski
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We ate here on two successive nights. It was recommended by our villa in Kounavi (villa Thera). Family-run, home cooked food. Wow. Night one we had pork with wine sauce, lemon lamb, herby pies and salad for 28 euros. Complimentary yoghurt with raisins marinated, and raki. Homemade wines excellent, youthful. Night two went vegetarian - gorgeous fried courgette balls, Smryrna... More 

Thank verneEngland
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Yesterday we went for a lunch in this taverna and we liked everything. It's well decorated Cretan taverna with polite owner, good service and delicious meals. The atmosphere is wonderful, the fire in the fireplace makes you feel like you're at home, the tasty food, the good wine and the reasonable prices - this is what people can get in... More 

Thank Samseera
Montreal, Canada
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92 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

great prices, simple yet delicious traditional food. chose this restaurant randomly but wasn't disappointed!

Thank Trisha_Andrea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We stopped by Peza and had lunch in the restaurant. It was just at the beginning of our trip and it has been one of the best meals we've had. I would recommend it to everyone. The tzatziki and stuffed aubergines were outstanding and the best about the restaurant was the kindness of the owners, they ended up offering us... More 

Thank Ismylov
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

The highlight of our European dining experience! Worth the drive from heraklion for a great feed! Staff were extremely friendly. All produce is locally sourced. If you want to get a real taste of Greek Cretan cuisine, a visit is a must!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Peza, Crete 70100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Peza
  • Phone Number: +30 281 074 1754

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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