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Taverna Skapanis

Main Road, Lasithi Mesa, Crete 720 52, Greece
+30 2844 022305
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  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“pie” (6 reviews)
“photo album” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Lasithi Mesa, Crete 720 52, Greece
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

The Skapanis is a lovely family run taverna that we always stop at after a drive up to the plateaufrom Agios Nikolaos/Neapoli direction. The views are amazing, the hospitality is great and there's a very good choice of food/drinks too. Prices are very reasonable. Make...More

Thank mgwhu
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Stopped off for a much needed refreshment. And a snack, fresh orange juice was the best in Crete. Magnificent views of the plateau from dining room.

Thank Coopper29
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We were driving through the plateau and got hungry, it was 3:30pm and we were the only guests when we arrived at the restaurant. We got a nice table overlooking the valley and the host was lovely! Showed us pictures about the place throughout the...More

Thank aemcee
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This cafe/restaurant is excellently placed for a stop-over en-route to the plateau from the eastern coast, taking advantage of the wonderful view as you start to descend towards the plateau itself. As well as the friendly welcome and refreshments, there is also a small shop.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Try the pork suvlaki and the home made pie. We took a break from quading around the plateau and it was great. The orange pie was great!

Thank erdanielsson
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This restaurant is well worth the hours drive from Malia and Neapoli the views are stunning, until your at the lassithi plateau they are breathtaking, Skapanis is a family run restaurant with fantastic hosts who speake a number of languages, Food is excellent value for...More

Thank Jeanette G
Reviewed July 17, 2017

On a stop to Lasithi plateau, we eat here. Wondeful home-made dice, and a verry friendly host. Sure to stop for !

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Very friendly, excellent English spoken, beautiful view from the mountain and great beer. Plus an unexpected but very interesting look at the Taverna's snow view in winter. Ask to see the photos!

Thank SJBB2017
Reviewed June 10, 2017

It is right on the road site and really beautiful and inviting. Not like other coffee shop to serve you big cup of coffee, but small cup no water.

Thank Yali L
Reviewed October 13, 2016

We where on a roadtrip and run in to this place. Very frendly People showing use a photobook with winter photobook very much snow here in the winter .Just a stop over for coffee and free lokale fruit.

Thank viskopje
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $11
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Lasithi Mesa, Crete 720 52, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Lasithi Mesa
  • Phone Number: +30 2844 022305
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