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Avli Taverna

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12 Prigipa Georgiou, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
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+30 2841 082479
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant. The atmosphere, waiters and food were so good we went back for more. Delicious, enormous portions, good value and very local.

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Thank Sandersranderson
Umea, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

A very tasty and enjoyable dinner at Alvi tavern. They served nice Zuzziniballs as an appetizer. As a main course we hade lamb with artichokes. It was a new and nice acquaintance. The staff was very nice and helped that we had a memorable dinner.

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1 Thank Ulf S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Fantastick opportunity to explore local cusine! Snails and Lamb were delicious. service was excellent like local wine!

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1 Thank BorisProtic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Definitely recommend this place for dinner! Lamb&artichokes stew was fabulous, bread was so delicious. House wine (rose and white) also was great, esp when it is complimentary:-) friendly owner, beautiful garden with big trees above - lovely food and lovely place! Great respect to owners!

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3 Thank Anna D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant several times and every time the meals were very, very good. The service was exzellent, too. Even the housewine is delicious! :-)))

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1 Thank BelAmi030169
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Wow! Just had the nicest Sunday dinner I can remember. Roast beef for me and Colin, chicken for Steve. All with Yorkshire pudding as good as my grandmas! Lovely crisp veg topped with a good gravy. Reasonably priced excellent value. Definitely a "go again" place. Good service and nice outlook to what we call " Bird Island"

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Would recommend this for getting lots of different starters as these were the best part of both our meals here. The mains were good but the starters are REALLY good. The host, Nikos is very entertaining with tales of his travels

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Thank AliJ456
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

absolutely lovely place, great food, very good service, insanely good prices. absolutely no regrets! note: only cash payment.

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2 Thank ssmiaka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

This is authentic Greece. A dining area with a roof consisting of real lemon trees, fig trees and grape vines. Proper Greek furniture with hard wicker seated chairs and home made wine served in traditional tin jugs. Beautiful fresh fish including well sized sea bream and sea bass at a fraction of the price served elsewhere. I had paid 30... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

This garden taverna has a lovely ambiance to go with quality dishes on the extensive traditional Cretan menu. This is another taverna where the locals come to eat. We had a very satisfying meal, accompanied by good quality house wine, all for a most reasonable price. Recommended.

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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
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Prigipa Georgiou, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 721 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 082479
Description
Traditional Restaurant - Taverna in Agios Nikolaos. The best choice of tradional Cretan cooking, Fresh "MEZE and wine from our barrel in our green garden. Welcome ... a taste of Crete...

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