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Glykeria

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elafonissi 1, Elafonissi, Crete 73012, Greece
+30 2822 061292
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A great place to break the journey en route to Elafonisi. The slow cooked pork shank is particularly good.

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Thank Sarah C
Antwerp, Belgium
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Every time we visit Elafonissi, we stop by this taverna. The view is very beautiful and though it's located on the main road, it's a quiet place. The food is typically Cretan and very tasty. They serve excellent Dakos (Ndakos) and the service is very efficient and friendly.

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Thank Linda_De_Wit
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from the beach. It has fantastic view and the food is good. Not as nice as other local places we had eaten in but still tasted good. Worth it for the view.

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Thank Stacey I
Pechino
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't have stopped here had it not been for other Tripadvisor reviews. The place is simple but the cuisine just perfect: had dakos - massive and super-tasty - and aubergines w/ bulgur wheat. View of the sea was very nice too. Highly recommended for a no-frills thoroughly gratifying meal.

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Thank Irene R
Crete, Greece
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Views are beautiful. Food is good quality. Was disappointed that a taverna so near the sea didn't have fresh fish. I was expecting something better given all the great reviews. Service was a little shy.

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Thank safarimum
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Let's face it, you are in an area where hundreds of tourists come every day to visit one of the higher rated beaches in the world. Of course all the restaurants around the area will be touristy and expensive. However, Glykeria is somehow affordable (approximate 10€ pp), the staff are very friendly, the food is decent and the views are... More 

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Thank Petoner
Chania Prefecture, Greece
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The best restaurant in the area, and maybe within the best one in the region of Chania! The service is friendly and efficient! The food is cooked with top quality ingredients! In my opinion the dishes worth tasting are the pork shank, the chilopites, and the boureki! The best way to finish your day after a day at the magic... More 

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Thank Stelios A
Bucharest
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Glykeria restaurant was recommended by a local and we tried it on the way back from Elafonisi beach. Glad we did! We had the best taramosalata, Glykeria salad-a big and special green salad- and the slowly cooked pork shank which my husband totally loved. The french fries are also delicious and local Lyra beer is a must try for ale... More 

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Thank Damnsmartblonde
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I have no words to describe the culinary experience. We had dinner and lunch for 4 days consecutive after our first visit! Every dish felt like home made and we ended up our visit by getting extra Sfakianopites (with honey) to take away... It is simply a shame if you do not try the food if you are around.

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Thank Konstantinos A
Athens
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Pork shank is the best dish we tried in this tavern, but greek spaghetti carbonara was very tasty as well..and very big portions in all dishes! Also, do not miss the special dakos (salad), The mousaka was not that good to our taste but they exchanged it with another dish without charge! The view over the bay especially during sunset... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: elafonissi 1, Elafonissi, Crete 73012, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Elafonissi
  • Phone Number: +30 2822 061292
Description
Glykeria is a small traditional taverna just 4,5klm from the famous beach of elafonissi, in the village of " Chrisoskalitissa".We offer the best of greek & cretan food since 1979......In conjunction with the sunset, an evening meal here is really an unforgetable moment..

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