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“Wonderful taverna” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Glaros

Glaros
Main Road, Kato Zakros, Crete, Greece
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Cuisines: Greek
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Berkshire, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Wonderful taverna”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We enjoyed a lunch at this taverna during a day trip to that part of the island and we wish we were staying there! Wonderful food and incredible owners. If you're in the area they are very well worth a try.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A perfect gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Glaros is a gem among the bigger tavernas in Kato Zakros, the only place that stays open all year - caters for locals as much as tourists. A friendly and welcoming place, the prices are the lowest in Kato Zakros but Georgiou and Christina (who is from Inverness) provide excellent home-cooked food, all delicious. Especially recommend the lamb and the courgette cake. And the yoghurt was amazing - Georgiou said it was strained twice to get the best taste - like eating healthy clotted cream. Go for a snack or go for a full evening meal, it's perfect.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“The only gyros in Kato Zakros - all good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is a small but perfectly formed traditional taverna on the beach Run by Christina and Giorgios and open all year. The food is traditional and reasonable, but what always brings me here is their wonderful pitta gyros or souvlaki which is a perfect tasty, fresh snack and very cheap! They do a great greek coffee and offer the lovely local Kato Zakros lemonade. The evening menu is extensive but it is ideal for a snack.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“A fantastic traditional Greek dining experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We have only visited Glaros for daytime snacks and lunch, but this small taverna is also available for eating in the evenings. Here you will find one of the best Gyros and Souvlaki in pitta and their yoghurt and honey would bring me back again and again to this Taverna. It is currently the only taverna open all year round. There are a few tables outside beside the beach and sea, as well as tables inside. Fantastic views of the sea and Kato Zakros bay. Prices are very reasonable. Home cooking. Worth a visit.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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