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Asteria Taverna

Epano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kleftiko” (13 reviews)
“greek night” (23 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Epano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're coming past gouves then you must stop off here. Made a trip advisor account just to give the review. Mama cooks out the back and mike is always happy to help and is a lovely guy, and not to mention very generous.family run...More

Thank chrismorgan123
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing restaurant! Our favourite in Gouves. Food and service is exceptional, the man is a genius. Food and drinks were great, the service and vibe is also fabulous. Is everything we were looking for in a restaurant, we didn't want to leave.

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't want to say a lot, just visit this perfect restaurant and you ll see...bravo to the all family!perfect food, music, dance and many many surprises...you must visit it!

Thank Anais F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This man has it all - charming, witty, mixes a good cocktail, dances and plays musical instumets well. Had a great evening

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We unfortunately only found the Asteria on the day we were going home, so didn't get the chance to have a meal there or attend any of their greek nights. We did have ice cream which was gorgeous. We have rarely met such friendly people...More

Thank dizzieannie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy family run taverna, lovely meal great carafe of wine and superb entertainment. Loved this great atmosphere

1  Thank john r
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

This is our best taverna ! This is like our family in creta. We discover them 14 years ago and each year we go back in creta, we dont miss to enjoy our tome with us. Quality greek food, Quality greek music, Quality greek smiles...More

1  Thank Néouiq M
Reviewed April 4, 2017

I have visited this taverna many times over that last 15 or so years. It is one of my favourite Greek Tavernas in any Greek Island. Family run, and very traditional where you can join in with the dancing, Michael and Manos along with Paps...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Everything was so good we were sorry we hadn't found this restaurant earlier in the holiday. Once we had found it we had to go back. Food is all freshly cooked and excellent. Family run taverna and all so friendly and welcoming and very genuine...More

1  Thank sheilalena
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Very cool tavern with excellent cuisine, Yum !!! We drove to the airport from Makrigialos, had a few hours before departure, decided where to eat out, the nearest tavern was Asteria. For us, it was a golden find. We were given a very warm welcome,...More

1  Thank Lev T
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lorraine h
We are staying at the artemis apartments.is you taverna close by ?
June 1, 2016|
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Response from Asteria G | Property representative |
We are next to Lavris hotel 10' walk from Artemis hotel.😉
Hi! At what evenings will there be live music? We come to crete in two days. Hope to hear from you soon.
September 19, 2015|
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Response from Dinky15 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Def Friday's. We think it was Tuesday's and Sunday's also. You will prob need to book, can get very busy. Mike the owner is very accommodating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Epano Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves  >  Epano Gouves
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