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Taverna Manos

5705 W Gulf To Lake Hwy, Crystal River, FL 34429-7564
+1 352-564-0078
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5705 W Gulf To Lake Hwy, Crystal River, FL 34429-7564
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are very few restaurants in Crystal River that we enjoy eating out at, but Taverna Manos is one of them. The restaurants is clean and cozy. The ingredients in the food are fresh and tasty. In particular we love the flaming saganaki, the athenian...More

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Taverna Manos about once a week for years. The chef has new specials all the time and each one is more amazing than the last. The only thing that ruined my last visit was a rude man who threw a goblet of...More

Thank tclcit19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was great. The cook was rude when asked about a sauce on their special. And glasses had lipstick smudges on them.More

Thank sinthia8722
Despina1118, Owner at Taverna Manos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We apologize for our lunch time chef being rude to you! there is absolutely NO excuse for that. Pls know that I will speak to him asap about his bad behavior. :( I also apologize for the lipstick marks - this is NOT an excuse...More

Reviewed May 17, 2018

The worst,most boring Greek salad i have ever had. On 05/17/2018 my wife and i decided to have a Greek salad,so we went to Taverna Manos for lunch. What a big mistake. The so called,large salad, was a bunch of greens,three tiny tomatoes,3 slices of...More

1  Thank Rita T
Reviewed April 30, 2018

My husband and I had a quick, early dinner date there. Wine selection is awesome, but we were pretty disappointed with the menu :( We grew up with the Greek resturants in Tarpon Springs and expected something slightly similar...this place is by no means bad,...More

Thank kindacrunchyboymom
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Everything was fabulous. The meals were great. A little slow of in the service. And when asked for extra dressing, was not notified of the up charge until we saw it on the bill.

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I have reviewed this once great restaurant before. I gave it a “rave” review. Sadly, after having many meals here, I can no longer recommend this restaurant to anyone. I do hope they can bring their standards back up to where they once were. My...More

1  Thank Citrusbreeze
Despina1118, Owner at Taverna Manos, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

:Thank you for this amazing review. We loved reading it and have read it over and over to help us realize what really matters to you and other clients like you. I personally want to thank you for acknowledging Nick’s "female co owner." Marvelous sir!...More

Reviewed March 15, 2018

Prices stayed the same on the paninis but today we received 1/2 of what we received in the past. When we questioned this we were told that too much was being wasted and the chef decided to cut the order. Huh? I found this explanation...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed March 12, 2018

First time try, I had the chicken marsela it was very good but not the best I've had It was nicely decorated and the waiter said he just started working there, you wouldn't know it though he did a great job. Will probably give it...More

Thank Ken A
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We came here during our vacation in Crystal River on a fluke when I searched for restaurants near me..... This was the best food I have ever eaten! The food was full of flavor, the atmosphere relaxed and the staff were so nice. The food...More

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Questions & Answers
John L
November 21, 2015|
Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that.
Sheila M
February 9, 2015|
Response from Despina1118 | Property representative |
I am so sorry for not having seen this sooner - Our menu options for vegans, vegetarians and gluten free diets can be viewed on our website as it is updated seasonally to accommodate fresh food supplies during that time of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5705 W Gulf To Lake Hwy, Crystal River, FL 34429-7564
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-564-0078
  • E-mail
We are: Casual/Fine dining atmosphere serving Mediterranean and American foods including Greek, French, Italian and the finest seafood at reasonable prices. Outdoor dining on beautiful European-inspired patio weather permitting. Lunch and Dinner Monday through Friday. Saturday Open for dinner only 4:30 to 9 pm. We are closed Memorial Day weekend, 4th of July weekend and Labor Day weekends. Closed Sunday. 5% discount for Cash payments. Reservations recommended, but not required. Kitchen closes 20 min before closing hour and no patrons will be seated during this time.
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