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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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All reviews yogurt seafood calamari moussaka love this place the owner watch the sunset simple menu fantastic views lovely spot cooked food ate here during our stay stella seaside bay cretan
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This little taverna was one of the most wonderful parts of our time in Crete. We spent two weeks in the area eating at Porfira just about every second day. The owner, Vangellis, and his delightful girlfriend Stella were charming, funny, quickwitted and made us...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kategourmande
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

A lovely spot to watch the sun go down and well priced, well cooked food. We tried the mussels, steamed and with a tasty sauce followed by grilled sardines and salad. All were very good. The staff were freindly and attentive. We also thought the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MugoH
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant sits in a tiny secret haven... The views are fantastic and the atmosphere friendly and inviting. We have just spent a week in Nopiga and this taverna was our sanctuary. The food is very good, typical Greek and try the Lyra beer. Locally...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mydawnie5
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at a local villa and found Porfira by accident. We eat three nights here and were rewarded by authentic, good value, cuisine. The menu is fairly small but with a range of fish and traditional dishes. There is the option of local wines...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank addicks765
Reviewed September 29, 2018

On a September Sunday evening all the tables became quickly occupied so the service was a bit slow for this small restaurant. It was just before sunset and the views were stunning. The design of the place is pleasant - as if you sit in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank edanayal
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This became a firm favorite, the Calamari is just so scrumptious, as really is everything on the menu. The setting is idylic the service so so friendly and attentive. You would be mad to miss this seaside treat.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Terryk67
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner in this small taverna facing the Cretan sea. The location is amazing, a few steps from the sea, the quality of seafood was excellent and the bill quite cheap. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robbie_Dublin12
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This restaurant is in an excellent location - right on the beach front and ideally placed to watch the sunset across the bay. Perhaps this is why they feel able to rip you off on food. The service was brusque, inattentive and inadequate - forgetting...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sebastian_Fox
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location. Real Cretan food, rustic and honest. The owner is a gem and acted like the corner shop for milk in moments of need. 100% honest and hardworking. Great food and great company. Heartily recommend

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ell_Ceeee
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This place was recommended by Crete locals. A great place to have a rest before the next long Crete car trip.

Date of visit: July 2018
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