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Gorgona Taverna

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fresh Fish
1. Fresh Fish
"Such wonderfully fresh fish and great mousakka. The views are stunning"
AliceSpencer49
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2. Great view
2. Great view
"What stands out for us is great views of Spinalonga and the spaghetti "
S1mpleM1nd
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3. Great cooking
3. Great cooking
"Recommend the fish soup and the cheese saganaki."
epicureanblade
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About
A traditional greek fish tavern right at the small port of Plaka, Elounda with a splendid view of Spinalonga Island
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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All reviews fresh fish zucchini balls sardines sea bass tzaziki greek salad pies calamari spaghetti seafood lamb chops blue palace the owner caught daily both lunch and dinner his wife spinalonga island
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here one night earlier this week and I had a shrimp starter. It was a large shrimp, delicious but it lost its flavour when we got the bill and realised we'd been charged 22euros for my one shrimp! The wine list is overpriced....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

food was delicious, everyone should try langusta spaghetti! not many people but everyone should try!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Wika-ch
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m very partial to grilled sardines and when I asked the concierge at my hotel at Elounda which taverna in the area served the best sardines, she at once replied: ‘Gorgona in Plaka.’ Like all recommendations in Greece, I wondered if this was a stitch-up....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank theoldwhalinghouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners of this restaurant really go out of their way to be super friendly and talk you through specials and local wine choices. We ate here a lot on our stay and would happily recommend it to others. Take the Sea Bass for 2...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lisa80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best finds of our trip. The fish was the freshest we have ever had. Right out of the ocean, on the grill and right to our plates. Everything from the Greek salad, the onion soup, the sea bass for two...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ronaldf800
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate in this lovely Taverna a few times while staying at The Blue Palace. Food was amazing - best sardines in Plaka! Sea Bass just out of this world. The service was both friendly and attentive - would highly recommend this beautiful restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Colliedog58
Reviewed May 8, 2019

During a week long visit to Crete, we visited this restaurant three times. The weather was proving to be "unusual" for April in Crete, but we always received a warm welcome. The staff took a pride in their service and we enjoyed chatting with Fotini...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Andromeda86
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Best Seafood ( pasta with lobster, calamari, fresh fish every day) excellent location, reasonable prices. Special thanks do the owner,his wife and his staff, very friendly service.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by for drinks and stayed for lunch. Good, friendly service seated at a table overlooking the bay. Nice food, cold beer. Good choice.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We spent 10 days near Plaka and had 7 wonderful evenings in the Taverne. We travel to Greece more than 20 years and we love greek Culture, People and of course home made greek food. We are demanding guests, in this Restaurant all our expectations...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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