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Taverna Kares

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Krasi Pediados | Famille Psarakis Meyer, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
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28970/51862, 51807, 51750
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Syffolk, UK
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a hidden gem. In the mountains sits this beautiful taverna with wonderful personalised service. You are taken step by step through the menu since not everything is available as they cook with produce of the season which is fab. The garden setting is lovely and you sit amongst the herbs which they freshly cut for your meal. It was... More 

Thank GroenPimbley
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We followed Tripadvisor to this place and we were not disappointed. In fact, it was a place we all imagine at home a perfect Greek restaurant would be: small ancient village, family run business, trees and tables spread among them, home grown vegetables. The owner of the place and the waitress in one, was an older lady with a great... More 

Thank Wojtek B
St. Helier, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trip into the hills, away from the coast....we spent a wonderful afternoon here, eating and relaxing in the shade. The waitress was so warm and helpful and the food was beautiful. We went back the next day it was so good!

Thank magwam
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are vegetarians and find the Cretan food perfect for us, although I did notice that they did boiled goat on the menu....!!!!! The food we had was perfect.

Thank carolroyle
Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We fount the place by chance just driving through Lassiti area. Passing by this Taverna we liked a lot the interior and stopped to check out the menu. My mom liked the goat and I wanted Mysithra, so we agreed to enter:) Lady owner was very nice with us. She has this rare talent of food description - make simple... More 

Thank Anastasia_VY
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

It was great experience! Visited in June 2016. We found this place by lucky chance - without knowing what is it or how good it is. We were passing by when going to the Zeus Caves and initially stopped just for a refreshing drink. After seeing the attractions we planned to visit - we decided to come back to this... More 

Thank Maya U
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We went there on a sunny afternoon. The place is a little far from Heraklion but absolutely worth for a visit. You must try their Dakos. The best one we had on Crete. Other food was also delicious and the owners were very nice.

Thank Luka G
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This Taverna was very packed when we went in October. We had the broad beans (which were delicious but a little undercooked) the aubergine salad, which was very good but plain and an OUTSTANDINGLY GOOD lamb with artichokes. The meat just fell off the bone, and the artichokes were incredible. Our order was taken quickly and food arrived promptly but... More 

Thank liv0815
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant! With outdoor patio which was great for those with kids to play around and collect walnuts (as the name suggests ;)) Attention was great with lovely service and recommendation. Good was lovely. We had wonderfully Greek / Crete typical food and wine. We would go back in a heart beat. Highly recommended !!

Thank yvonne f
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This taverna is in a beautiful setting up in the mountains. The traditional Greek style food was awesome. I was just what we were looking for!

Thank ed m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krasi Pediados | Famille Psarakis Meyer, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Krasi
  • Phone Number: 28970/51862, 51807, 51750

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