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Emilia's Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Mediterranean, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Delicious and authentic Cretan home cooking in a cozy atmosphere in beautiful high hill country. A family taverna where the traditional lamb and famous walnut cake are not to be missed. Highly rated and recommended!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Our group of 40 visited in early October and could not have been made more welcome to this family-run restaurant. The food was delicious and served quickly and efficiently, tapas-style. The views are stunning from this lovely rustic taverna and a great stop should you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Honestly this place is in the middle of no where but it is one of the most beautiful no where’s you will find. The food and service were wonderful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fixmydog
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I had decided to walk over from a nearby village and had intended to just have a drink at Emilias but by the time we got there it was 2pm so we stopped for lunch. Thank goodness we did - what a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank MoveLikeJellyfish
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We drove from Chania through the Gorge to Therisso intending to stop there for an early dinner. However, nothing caught our fancy in Therisso, so we drove on to Zourva and found this delightful place. This is a family run place. They have a relatively...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BooFit
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Found this amazing restaurant up in the beautiful hills just outside Chania. Incredible view, lovely food and very friendly staff. So good we went back the next day. We found it by chance on our scooters when we visited the Thiriso Gorge..... highy recommend this...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank janeengland166
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Came upon this place whilst out driving in the mountains on way to Therisos Gorge and what a treat. Wonderful food most of which was home produced and all home made. The views from this restaurant are simply stunning. Very special family run restaurant and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful setting, a fantastic welcome just set the tone for a lunch of home made food. We tried a variety of items from the menu. It was all super, a most delightful and rewarding visit. It’s a definite return place.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 183JohnP183
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing views, amazing simple lunch - all sourced and produced locally. Well worth the visit. If you don't like honey or raki, you will after this.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

So tasty & good food, the staff was really nice and helpfull. Outstanding view, very nice place to have a break at.

Date of visit: May 2018
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