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An to Petyxeis Taverna Kafe


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


$6 - $22
Mediterranean, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Took a little stop here on our way to Sougia beach, we ate cheesecake and a cretan salad, both were very good, the salad was the best i've had in a long time,thank You from the Finnish couple ☺

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 155ulfj
Reviewed September 2, 2019

Wow, what can I say about this unpretentious road side taverna? Monica is a wonderful host, keen to chat to us and share her stories. Food is all home cooked using mostly home grown,reared meat and vegetables, in delicious sauces. Very generous portion sizes and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank andrewblaxhall
monicasL4190XU, Owner at An to Petyxeis Taverna Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

Andrew, you and your family are the best!!! Thank you so much for coming back and for the nice words you said about us! Hope to see you again next year! Thank you, Monica

Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

We ate here twice whilst around Sougia area. The family were so lovely and helpful. The food was delicious and home cooked. Monica was great with menu adjustments for my partner who has intolerances. I'd highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Alexandra H
monicasL4190XU, Owner at An to Petyxeis Taverna Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2019

Thank you Alexandra, it was my pleasure!

Reviewed July 22, 2019

We had dinner at this stunning taverna twice whilst staying at the Monastery, both times the food was delicious and all homemade using fresh, local ingredients. The family are so welcoming and have such an interesting story as to how the family business started. Monica...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank sophie j
monicasL4190XU, Owner at An to Petyxeis Taverna Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Sophie, it was a pleasure for us showing you and your family a part of our life :) Hope to see you again next year! Thank you!

Reviewed July 21, 2019

This taverna deserves to be nr 1, even if it would not be the only taverna in the village of Moni :-) Mixalis and Monica will give you a warm welcome and serve you whatever has been cooked fresh that day. Our favorite dish is...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank DennisPiet
monicasL4190XU, Owner at An to Petyxeis Taverna Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Dennis, thank you very much for your kind words! You are welcome to come back anytime!

Reviewed July 7, 2019

Super cute and romantic tavern in Moni village. Local food with local products. Ran by a beautiful family, all very welcoming! Loved it

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Roberta G
monicasL4190XU, Owner at An to Petyxeis Taverna Kafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you so much, you are very kind! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed June 29, 2019

We hat dinner severals times and brekfast once there. The food was outstanding and authentic. You can pick dishes from the menu or daily specials of local dishes, which we highly recommend. As long as tavernas like these still exist, mankind cannot be lost...

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

In our trail to sougias we stopped here and drank frappe and ate the dolmas. Lovely terras, really tasty food and cute family. Thanks!!!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank anneleenrobaeys
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

This is a delightful place on the way into or out of Sougia and so much better than the on the beach front places. Genuinely fresh and local produce well cooked and in a quiet roadside environment. The Cheese was homemade that day and the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Z1518FNiant
Reviewed April 27, 2019

There are plenty of average road side tavernas and restaurants on Crete, but this one is the one you really should stop for. Excellent home-made cooking. No menu, so you eat whatever has been cooked that day. But the quality of the food is excellent....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Erik M
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