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Ferryman Taverna

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Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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+ 30 28410 41230
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lat year we found this place and also went back 3 times on our holiday this year. Food is excellent and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Anthony K
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been to Elounda a number of times, Somehow I've never stumbled across the Ferryman... well I'm glad I did! My partner came here early on during our two week break and were blown away by the food, after which we came back a number of times. Akis the owner is lovely, funny and both knowledgeable and passionate about his... More 

Thank Daniel M
Baa Atoll
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are on holiday, you have time and you want to enjoy different, excellent food, FERRYMAN is a good choice to go. The food is fantastic, the atmosphere is nice but the service needs improvement. For me still one of the best places to go in Elounda. Order one more drink, enjoy the atmosphere and wait for fantastic food... More 

Thank hjw500
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to Ferryman for dinner and I couldn't recommend it more! Food was authentic and delicious. Service is a bit slow but we didn't mind because the atmosphere is so great - beautiful and vibrant. The servers were very friendly and also threw in several complimentary dishes including dessert. Would definitely go there if you have a chance!!

Thank Alexandra V
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived for an early dinner and saw that there were four or five tables reserved - no problem. We went to sit at an unreserved table and were told we couldn't - also reserved - but no notice on the table. It appeared that all the tables were unavailable. Really?When we politely questioned this we were treated quite disgracefully.... More 

Thank Lindsay K
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has an ideal setting at the water's edge. It is very popular and you should book to get a good table next to the water. The lady dealing with the bookings seemed to have a problem writing English names in Greek and they couldn't find our reservation. Best to call yourself Stavros or give your hotel name! Nevertheless... More 

Thank JoFCP
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is on the waters edge in a nice location for an evening meal. The food is very tasty, with authentic flavours. However it is overshadowed by the very poor service. Three people given a table for two and the place setting not provided before the food arrived, waiting about 30 mins before drinks order taken, then a further... More 

2 Thank aminuk2015
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a restaurant to acoid. the staff is unfriendly, rude and they do not know how to handle clients.The food is awful compared to other restaurants in Elounda.The only positive thing is the location of this restaurant.

2 Thank petousaki
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! We had a fantastic meal. Beautiful setting right on the water. The service was a bit slow but hey, we were on vacation, we had nowhere else to go really. And the owner Akis was very nice. A character for sure but that was all part of the experience. I only wish that our hotel, The Blue Palace had... More 

2 Thank janeybobaney
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible service , rude owner - never known anything like it and we've been to Crete 4 times. Love Crete, would never return to this place - avoid avoid avoid.

2 Thank Sparkle5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: + 30 28410 41230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?