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Gioma Taverna

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Sea Front, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 2832 031261
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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

Once again excellent local dishes served. Lovely desert and complimentary raki. Geat atmosphere headed by the ever smiling Manolis. All the staff here are so welcoming and hard-working. Will return.

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Perth, Australia
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929 reviews
406 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Gioma is situated right on the waters edge with amazing views, especially of the sunset. My husband and I shared the Ozzo meatballs with pomegranate and yoghurt for entrée which were very tasty. The mixed fishes - seafood platter for our mains was ok but lots of bones in the fish and also included prawns and octopus . The service... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This taverna was always full with people waiting to be served so we'd been in Plakias well over a week before we tried to get a table. Could see why its so popular, apart from its location,right on the beach. The service was excellent and the food was very,very good. We managed to get in a couple of days later... More 

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2 Thank Elias22
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We liked the great view, the food was of good quality and the service was nice specially to or kids (baby and 3 yrs old). There was a free raki at the end.

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Thank Tobias B
Perth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This restaurant has a great location right on the beach and you can watch the sun setting whilst you eat your meal. Food is very good as well.

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Thank PeterK54321
Leicester, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Can't get any nearer to the beach than this! Excellent fish restaurant, friendly staff, perfect setting for sunset, what more can you ask for! We visited twice in a week especially on our last night.

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Thank LavaLulu
Fitzroy
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115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We went twice during our stay in Plakias becuase we really liked the food and the atmosphere of the place. They always have about 6 specials on the menu. We tried the vegetarian mousakka which was really a lovely slow cooked dish. Also had the grilled calamari with chilli and garlic. The main course serves are quite big. I highly... More 

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1 Thank Tess13
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Very good tavern of Plakias. Delicious food from sea and very nice staff. Every time I enjoyed. Thanks. Family from Czech Republic.

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Thank Jarda K
Basel, Switzerland
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I love the location. The staff was always very friendly, the food was excellent. I had the tuna fillet twice and it was very nice. Manolis, the owner was very nice, all the staff made me feel welcomed. The raki and cake is a nice gesture. I will be back:-)

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Thank Karin S
Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Horta is a must :) the wild leafy greens with lemon and garlic are fresh and very good here. The location is lovely, directly on the beach, with geese asking for their share of bread from your table. Very friendly staff give good recommendations. You'll probably come several times to taste more of the goodness they serve here.

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Thank Nakrywka

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $16
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Front, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias
  • Phone Number: +30 2832 031261

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