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The Hope To Rakadiko Tou Kamari

Nikiforou Foka | Mavrikiano, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+30 697 229 5150
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb chops” (34 reviews)
“meze dishes” (16 reviews)
“cheese balls” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Nikiforou Foka | Mavrikiano, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Everything is lovely about this restaurant: amazing food, incredible view, charming owners/staff. We ate here twice in four days of our trip and everything was perfect: best meals of our 18 day honeymoon! Very reasonable prices for delicious and innovative Greek meals.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The Hope is superb. We visited two years ago and the place is as brilliant now as it was then. The food is lovely and very fairly priced. We had the lamb chops and various other dishes and all were tasty and portion sizes were...More

1  Thank olimidgley
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I ordered "beefburger" and was waiting for some kind hamburger. BUT it was big, roasted ground meat bar with lots of taste (with rice)! Everything seemed home made and the atmosphere was old - in a good way. By car: narrow street till the very...More

Thank Jouni S
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience with great food, stunning views really friendly genuine people ... Fabulous small restaurant.. A must if your in that area.

Thank mike83476
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Lovely view; great food and helpful attentive staff. We were a group of 4 and all selected a couple of meze dishes and a couple of mains. The grilled squid was to die for, as were the pork meatballs and the cheese balls. Well worth...More

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Tucked away slightly up a hill in a very tiny village. Not too much of a hike off the main road and taxis will take you halfway up. The remaining minute or so walk will have you there. If you want authentic Greek food, fabulous...More

Thank MrsRLW
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We had a nice meal at 'The Hope' the food was pleasant and the staff were lovely. However its the view that makes this place special.

Thank 71SP
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Apart from the view I struggle to understand why people rave on so much about The Hope. Yes the staff are friendly, but that's true in every restaurant we visited. The free meze was perfectly acceptable but not as good as some we had elsewhere....More

Thank Keitht
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Great food,friendly people!Try spicy wings.We had a great meal!Located on the top of the hill,you can sit outside and enjoy the view.Great Great Great!

Thank Mixalis S
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Called in at the Hope for lunch after walking in the hills. Had read about this place before coming to Elounda, the previous owner ran it until he was in his nineties and some of his life history is recorded in the decor. Its a...More

2  Thank jennyd675
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May 31, 2017|
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Response from Tilly1960 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park a short walk from the restaurant. It is signposted. If you drive through Elounda towards Plaka there is a road that leads directly to this or I think there is a road from the centre of Elounda that goes... More
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Response from Jim S | Property representative |
yes of course but first call me to make one nice table for u!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$13 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nikiforou Foka | Mavrikiano, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 697 229 5150
Cretan traditional food
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