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Creta Embassy Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this gorgeous taverna off the beaten track. Amazing fresh salmon and best lamb in Agios Nikolaos!! Staff are so funny and attentive. And a bargain too - one of our cheapest meals. Definitely a must if on holiday here.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank smith244
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very lovely find. Was recommended to eat here by one of our hotel staff at alantha after telling them we would like to eat in places more greek rather than touristy. And what a lovely find it was! The staff were super super friendly especially...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank lolaaa329
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had to make a revisit to this charming taverna in the centre of Agios Nikolaos. Staff welcome you at the steps. They night recall you from the past. Food is typicall greek. Well prepared. Great service. Worth every euro. Revisit tomorrow or next time...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 895finnr
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

The food was excellent the best I’ve had in Crete so far. The house wine was far better than most Greek wines and good value for money. Our waiter ( Andreas) gave lots of advice on what to order and was very friendly. Shame we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lynngraylynn
Reviewed June 2, 2019

We spent the last week in Crete in beautiful Agios Nikolaos. We dined a number of times in Embassy Restuarant and found it wonderful in terms of food especially the salmon on the grill, the pork shank and lamb dishes in the greek style. Great...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank higginshall92
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Have eaten here several times before and never been disappointed and this evening was no exception. The starters were excellent and the main course of Sea Bream was fresh and cooked to perfection, also the wine was very good,would always recommend this place.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank utalkintome
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

What a find, just stumbled across this Place one night. Was very busy, but didn't have too wait very long. Food was delishious at a very reasonable price. Shame we only found it on our last night. We will be back for sure.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank le0333
Reviewed May 19, 2019

Pleasant atmosphère but the plates where too salty and the zuchinni balls not Freshly cooked. ......

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Joelle L
Reviewed February 1, 2019

This is an atmospheric and friendly taverna located down a side street, a short stroll from the famous lake and harbourside. We ate in the shaded and colourful courtyard and enjoyed our fish-based dinner.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Swetrat
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here. Great menu of traditional Greek dishes, with plenty of vegetarian options. Lovely warm open fire. Helpful waiter.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Fake my backside!! Grrrrrrr !!!! The owner is Greek his wife is Scottish and she has lived there for over 30 years!! Bringing up two lovely sons whilst working very hard to build up a very successful business. It's family... More
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