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Votomos Taverna Fish Farm

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Rethimnou - Zarou, Zaros, Crete 700 02, Greece
+30 2894 031071
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Greece
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

It was a shame that such a place had so average food. Although the staff is good the food seems to be for people that they come only once. Meaning well... I might not see you again so eat what I give you. Most of the food was eaten by the fish and ducks in the lake. We did not... More 

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Thank Yiannis K
Fullerton, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I was traveling with a friend who has been coming to Zaros for the last eight summers on business- our presence here was one of royalty. I was amazed how the family greeted us and treated us to so much amazing food. A little pricey, yes, but well worth it.

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2 Thank mattgush
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Thank you for your criticism... Our joy to serve you again.. More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely evening at this great restaurant. Famous trout farm with a restaurant on site. You can go up and see the trout pools that the local river runs through. The menu has lots of great options with Greek and international foods. Perfect lamb chops, gorgeous salad, some great starter options and some of our group had the fresh... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Over rated, over priced, very ordinary. Average wine, lousy service. The decent reviews here are not too be trusted. Much better trout can be bought in supermarkets back home!

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Thank John B
Management response:

We thank you for your criticism and much less as well is the only criticism you have entered in TripAdvisor. This shows something.. Now... Accustomed as to what? We are the unique trout farm across the Crete and our position at the foot of Psyloreitis makes us unique and not ordinary. The quality we offer is directly associate with our... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

It was a little bit too expensive and without character. Nice fish tank though, but the fish itself was just too pricey.

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Thank Dariusz K
Tel Aviv
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Nice food and nice place near the lake. Thank you for the nice hospitality that ended with a free dessert

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1 Thank rikush s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We had the grilled trout with as well grilled aubergines and it was amazingly good! Guests were partly locals and tourists, the service was good.

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sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2014

Good food, nice service, perfekt lokation. Located in the montain with clear air and nice Wiens outsider the restaurant. Just a short scroll up to a nice lake.

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Celje, Slovenia
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014

Nice artificial lake with cool animals (ducks, birds, trouts, turtles, dragonflies). Would suggest the »keepers« of the place to clean the lake more often, to better maintain the facilities of the lake surrounding, such a path, benches, houses. It is a really nice place and it is a shame to see it in a state like it is. Parking could... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

The staff wasn't very talkative, which bummed me. Usually they just put the plate down in front of you and walk off straight away. That attitude started changing a bit during the week, but it still wasn't very cozy. The food was okay. It wasn't exactly special, but it was nice. It was the closest restaurant near us, so we've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rethimnou - Zarou, Zaros, Crete 700 02, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Zaros
  • Phone Number: +30 2894 031071
Description
Fish farm and Tavern Votomos with local Trouts and cretan traditional cousine.

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