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Tavern Irene

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Tavern Irene is a traditional Greek tavern, located in the center of the village Chorafakia, at the crossroad in about 1 km after Kalathas beach, in Chania prefecture, Crete.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came back to this taverna after 4 years and I happyly found the same friendly staff and amazing food. Meat, fish, cheese and Local Greek Food are all homemade. You can find also many vegetarian options in the menu. Raki and dessert always offered...on the house 😊 I will miss this Taverna once again after this holiday!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 16, 2020

Delicious food,friendly staff, nice place. We recommend it *****. We definitily come back. Thank you for everything ❤️

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 11, 2020

Upon arrival we were greeted by a lovely friendly young lady, who spoke great English and were very quickly offered drinks and bread. The restaurant soon filled up whilst we were in there. We were not made to feel rushed and enjoyed our house wine...and food. They had some good vegetarian choices as well which was great for me. My husband who is not vegetarian went for the Moussaka and thoroughly enjoyed it. I would recommend that you try Irene's out, you will not be disappointed. They also take credit card. The waitress was wearing a mask and there was hand sanitiser readily available.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 2, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from Stavros beach. I had the best grilled steak whilst here in Crete. We also had lamp chops, calamari and chicken. All dishes were delicious and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 25, 2020 via mobile

As a vegetarian, sometimes in Greece I struggle to find a variety of things to eat and ultimately have to go with a Greek salad (not complaining as it’s always lovely!). However, there was a vegetarian section of the menu and I was spoilt for...choice!! I went for the aubergine and it was really lovely. I came with 4 other people who do eat meat and they all also really enjoyed their dishes. Excellent value and the staff were brilliant.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 21, 2020 via mobile

Went here for my daughters 15th birthday whilst on holiday. The service was superb (they even picked us up from our hotel and took us home!) and the food was delicious and came so quickly. Would highly recommend and will definitely return.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 21, 2020

Great service, picked up from hotel fabulous traditional Greek and Cretan food. Super service. The seafood was particularly good.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 17, 2020

After 10days in Crete we tried Irene’s on our last night as it was local. Our best meal here in Crete. Wonderful service, fresh delicious food and a gift to leave with. Wish we had found if earlier. Better than our meals in Chania. Respected...social distancing and looked after us. Thank you.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 16, 2020

We went to Irene tavern in the pandemic. The service was amazing and the food was great! The staff were respectful of social distancing and we tried Raki for the first time! We would definitely recommend it!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 16, 2020 via mobile

Irene's taverna is amazing. Great Cretain food, I had grilled lamb which is a Sunday special and it was fantastic. Baked aubergines with feta, stifado and oven baked chicken for the rest of the family. We were even treated to Donuts covered in Nutella. The...best place for authentic Greek food in tersanas. Great value for money too. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Lily O
April 27, 2018|
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Yes!From 8 o’clock is open for coffee and breakfast!
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