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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Mediterranean, Greek
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great restaurant a short drive away from Agios Nikolaos. Daily specials available with an extensive menu of Cretan options. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed February 1, 2019

If you want an authentic Cretan taverna within easy reach of Agios Nikolaos, you should seek out Stavrakakis. We enjoyed a mezes based meal here washed down with local wine. The taverna is a great spot to relax and watch the world go slowly by.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We decided to visit Stavrakakis on the last day of our trip and it was tasty Greek kitchen, however portions were rather small and there was no dish of the day yet. Also, some dishes from the card were not available. Still, the quality of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food. Great host. Lovely food all grown locally. Typical Greek cuisine and hospitality. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Teresa L
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Always have to have one visit here on our hols. This year they had to cut the bouganvillea back because it was diseased, so not as picturesque as normally would be. But hopefully it will soon be back to its former glory. However this doesn't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The food is of a superb quality, all very tasty and nicely cooked. Allvegetables come from their own fields, freshly picked a couple of hours before being served. In summer, everyone is sitting outside under the bougainvillea, and tables are simply set outside. is in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot if you prefer local food, away from crowdy places, nice food and very gentle people. We enjoyed, thxs!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

One of the best traditional Cretan tavernas on the island. Hidden from general crowd - one has to know how to get there. Be assured it's worth what you find there. Super tasteful traditional and genuine Cretan food in the most simple and welcoming environment....More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

So many delicious dishes to choose from which we have never found elsewhere on Crete:- Pork with leeks, pumpkin Provençal Their meatballs in tomato sauce are the best that we have ever found on the island

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Traditional cafe in the beautiful village Lakonia! Worth to visit and taste all the plates!!!Great pies, fresh greens and delicious meat!!!

Date of visit: February 2018
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