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Rethimnou - Zarou, Zaros, Crete 700 02, Greece
+30 28940 31730
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Fullerton, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Incredible- just an absolute outpouring of delicious food. Make sure you sit outside and watch the town life go by.

Thank mattgush
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had the set menu with wine at €24 for two. Fantastic value for money and the food was first rate. Our feast included a vinaigrette coleslaw, puree of yellow peas, roasted vegetables, baked pasta with a ragu sauce, pork in 5 spice and a chicken fricasse with fries. Every dish was full of flavour, freshly cooked and excellent. We... More 

Thank Sarah R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Υπέροχο φαγητό (μαγειρευτά), πολύ καλές τιμές, φιλικό προσωπικό και όμορφος χώρος. Delicious traditional dishes, value for money, very friendly and welcoming owners. Worth a visit.

Thank Christie P
Vivi-Zaros, Ιδιοκτήτης at Vegera, responded to this review
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Ευχαριστώ κοριτσαρα!...να εισαστε καλα και οποτε βγαλει ο δρομος σας απο Ζαρό σας περιμενω.... <3 More 

South East England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This taverna was an unexpected oasis. The welcome was so friendly and the food freshly cooked and served with passion. The family were clearly happiest serving local food and their laughter was infectious. Vivi spoke good English and was happy to share her experiences of travelling to Britain. She was entertaining and it was one of the best meals I... More 

Thank Rosie401
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I stayed at the Hotel Keramos, and this restaraunt was recommended to us. The portions were huge, the food delicious and reasonable, and the waiter, George, was fantastic. Charming place and wish that we could come back often, but since we are American, that isn't possible. The potato salad was out of this world and when I mentioned this to... More 

Thank Onwardho12
Worthing, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is welcoming, colourful, relaxing and authentically Greek. Vivi is the wonderful friendly and funny owner who welcomes you with Greek cheek kisses and waves you to the best seat available. Sitting on the balcony is a lovely way to cool down on a hot evening and with the cushioned chairs, plants and colourful drapes you are surrounded by... More 

Thank Mama_Mitch1981
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The chef / owner of this place, Vivi, has a real passion for authentic, high-quality, home-cooked food. There is no menu. She gives you a selection of freshly prepared dishes of the day. Really good value for delicious food. After our banquet she invited us into the kitchen to witness her making the most delicious looking delicacies and gave us... More 

Thank Michael_London_N4
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

After reading the board outside was intrigued by the concept that for a fixed price we would be served a selection of dishes - being out with four friends made this brilliant, all we had to do was state if we ate meat and or fish (along with mentioning I was a veggie) and if we wanted beer or wine... More 

Thank salhaley
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Step into this small restaurant in the mountain town of Zaros, Crete and you will be warmly greeted. Choose the special menu (trout or meat). This menu includes soup, vegetable dishes, meats, coffee, dessert and wine for 12 Euros. But wait! VIve, the sociable owner explains that so much food is provided that it is difficult for one person to... More 

Thank Cheryl G
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We went for a late lunch. They cook whatever is fresh and seasonal. The servings are very large and it is served family style. Salad, several meat dishes, several vegetable dishes, wine and water! Everything tastes so good, and flavorful. They have their own farm. Vivi and her staff are great. They really enjoy themselves and it shows!! Das war... More 

Thank Alex R
Vivi-Zaros, Διευθυντής at Vegera, responded to this review

Thank you!,!! Regards Vivi More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $20
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rethimnou - Zarou, Zaros, Crete 700 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Zaros
  • Phone Number: +30 28940 31730

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?