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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.
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
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
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
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
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