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Tavern Ancient Lappa

Argyroupoli, Argyroupolis, Crete 740 55, Greece
+30 2831 081004
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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Argyroupoli, Argyroupolis, Crete 740 55, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Proper Greek tavern run by a family that knows how to cook! Food was amazing and service by Maria was great and with a smile! In the villages of Crete you go out to relax and have a good time. Take your time to order...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gabriel_Tavern
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came during mid-November, and just at noon, so the entree choices were limited, but what we had was delicious. Lamb with lemon (and delicious French fries) and beef with vegetables cooked in a pot for my husband. Good bread and spreads to start and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Diane B
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very average and I am surprised with the reviews of the place. All the restaurant has one waitress and the it took them 20 minutes just to bring the bill. Food is below average and not worth the visit. Had much better...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Very good place to eat traditional greek cousine. Grilled Lamb looks great, mousaka was VERY delicious. Fully recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kadam-pl
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We stumbled upon this small beautiful taverna while along a winding picturesque road through the mountains. The food was absolutely incredible, and the service was friendly and relatively quick (for Greek standards anyway!) We ate outside under the olive trees while overlooking the majestic mountains....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SuzyQ2828
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Our flight from London was slightly delayed and we arrived in the village of Argyroupoli, on our first visit to Crete, after a nearly 2 hour drive in the dark, just before midnight on Saturday. My teenage daughter was hungry and this beautiful taverna served...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MH-rove
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This truly hidden treasure is a must visit for those travellers that enjoy great Cretan food in a garden setting. The hosts are a young couple with the best meet bbq dishes and home made Cretan specials like pita, taco and so much more that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Christine B
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

A very nice and good place for traditional meals. A local restaurant. Good price and very nice people. A good choice if you're in the neighbourhood.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank רון ע
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Great food and service with a smile. We tried the Lamb/Chicken Antikristo dishes, both were fantastic. Great Raki as well.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank zissist2018
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

So pleased we didn’t fall for the taverna near the gate touting for business but overly pushy. Instead we came to Ancient Lappa with real food cooked with love over several hours. Also to be recommended, their own salad with 20+ ingredients and absolutely delicious....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RedQuince
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$8 - $17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argyroupoli, Argyroupolis, Crete 740 55, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Argyroupolis
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 081004
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