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Elia & Diosmos

The Center, Skalani, Crete 715 00, Greece
+30 281 073 1283
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fennel pie” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
“eggplant” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Center, Skalani, Crete 715 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been to Elia & Diosmos twice during our month long vacation and it has been our best meals yet. They treated our two babies so well and even held them while we ate. They have a fish tank and piano which are a...More

Thank joelricher
Reviewed 6 days ago

Recommended by Lonely Planet. We were staying at the nearby Skalani Hills Winery and so this was close by. It was very quiet on the evening we visited and lacked a bit of atmosphere but the very tasty food and excellent wine more than made...More

Thank Shezerado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch during our day driving ourselves around the surrounding wine region. The food was amazing. Their house red is literally made in house and we figure it was the best wine we had during our entire vacation in Greece.

Thank jules197700
Αργυρώ Β, Ιδιοκτήτης at Elia & Diosmos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review. We are so pleasent to offer you a great experience! Looking forward meeting you again!

Reviewed October 16, 2017

As a group we visited this restaurant at the recommendation of our hotel - what an amazing experience! The food was so delicious and the restaurant staff/owners so welcoming and great hosts of the region! Thank you for a wonderful meal, and an amazing experience!

Thank karenroland
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Really good traditional Greek food that comes with a smile and a nice wine. Highly recommend ! Musaka is really good and try the fenel pie. You won't regret it.

Thank ArnonGold
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Eggplant was great...as was the lamb and beef stew. The owner is charming as well.

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. Friendly waitstaff, wifi, and good vegetarian options. We liked the fennel pie especially.

Thank Eastlight108
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

After an unfortunate accident while touring the Venetian castle and an unexpected trip to the hospital, we were quite late returning to our hotel at the winery. We were afraid nothing would be open but this lovely restaurant in Scalani was a great find. I...More

Thank kathleenP1956
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We came, we ate and we fell in love. The place is located on a nice little square with many friendly dogs running around. The restaurant is fully renovated but with a subtle touch of old cretan decoration, the space to eat outside is really...More

Thank Estella G
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We over-ordered because everything was so delicious. Absolutely wonderful place, worth a detour - especially if you're going wine tasting in the area.

Thank Isabel B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Center, Skalani, Crete 715 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Skalani
  • Phone Number: +30 281 073 1283
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"Elia kai Diosmos" is a welcoming restaurant, starring the award-winning chef Argyro Barda, who welcomes food lovers from all over the world since 2006. Unfold the secrets of cretan and mediterranean cuisine and enjoy unforgetable moments in Skalani, Crete.
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