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Taverna Leonidas

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agiou nikalou elountas, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Sale, Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a late lunch during our day at Elounda. Have to say it was one of our favourite meals of our holiday. We ordered lots of the Greek starters so had a tapas style meal. The fried courgettes and aubergines went down well with the children. Mussels and meatballs were amazing. Can't fault any of the dishes we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food in this place is awful. The quality of the food as well as the taste are terrible. Everything is pre-cooked. It is a tourist trap as it is located in a very touristic location. If you are lookig for good quality and tasty food avoid this place.

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Thank Yiannis K
Lytham St Annes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for dinner whilst on holiday to Elounda. Great food at very reasonable prices. Staff were excellent as was the service. Went back a second time as we were so impressed. Highly recommend trying this restaurant.

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Thank Pamfamily1
Wirral, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Leonidas is a lovely taverna near the marina. Excellent food, value for money and the staff are really friendly and helpful. They are very welcoming and cannot do enough for you. We went 3 times during our 14 night stay and every meal was perfect. Can't recommend this eatery highly enough, give it a go, you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Dixiechick29
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best restaurant we have eaten in Elounda the food is fabulous the waiting staff are so friendly welcoming and helpful we really couldn't fault any of it and the price was also reasonable This is defiantly a place to go whether it's breakfast lunch or Dinner you require.

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Thank Tony N
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely friendly restaurant that we enjoyed so much we went three times. Menu very similar to the other tavernas but the food was better and the service attentive and friendly. The children loved the complimentary crepes!

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Thank Sarah B
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our food here was great for what we paid - we had a lovely meal of Kleftico and Grilled Swordfish. The service was great too. I wouldn't particularly recommend for a special occasion but it's certainly great for mid-week eating!

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Thank Lucy G
Rhondda, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we're back again! It's our 10th time in elounda & we always always come back to Leonidas. The food is superb & the people who work there are amazing. So friendly & cannot do enough for you. The food is like eating at a top restaurant. The house wine red & white is perfect too. We will be back... More 

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Thank Julie W
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food and lovely people, I highly recommend. We went twice and at the end of our second meal, the lady wouldn't give us the bill until she got "something nice for you", which turned out to be chocolate crepes on the house!!! Don't miss this taverna, Chuck from Coventry

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Thank Chuck M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time eating here due to the beautiful food and very welcoming service. We would recommend the moussaka, lamb kleftiko and pizzas in particular. Good portion sizes too! Definitely one to try in Elounda!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: agiou nikalou elountas, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda

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