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Jannis Golden Heart

98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 697 766 7714
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling pig” (80 reviews)
“bread” (61 reviews)
“crispy lamb” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Very rarely, if ever, on holiday have we eaten in the same place 2 nights in row, especially in an area such as this that is plentiful with great food but Jannis, you got me! Fabulous food made with passion & love by the lovely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Neil p
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner visited here twice during our trip to Stalis. The food was amazing and service extremely friendly. My partner had the suckling pig which was very tasty and an enormous amount! We both had the stifado as well which was delicious and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mabalin
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Good food with a lovely owner. Jannis is a lovely host and staff are friendly. On your 1st visit you get a lovely sample of fresh oregano. Free extras after your meal are lovely. Definitely worth a visit. We went a few times during our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank juke57
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We visited Jannis' restaurant during our holiday recently and had a great meal. All staff were very friendly and Jannis himself was very attentive. The meals were excellent , my wife had Giouvetsi which we highly recommend ! A free desert and an after dinner...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brishe86
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little traditional Greek taverna. We are here a number of nights during our holiday. Jannis and his team are very welcoming and friendly. The food is very good and there was plenty of choice, something to suit everyone.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Doodledaft
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited this restaurant for the first time this year We had read the reviews and were excited to try. We weren't disappointed. The food was amazing, great flavours, big portions and the free desert is a really nice touch. Jannis is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kaymilling2on
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

All the 5 star reviews tell the story of this restaurant - the suckling pig is fantastic but when we were here in October it was only available two days a week so check their notice board outside for availability. The service is excellent and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Corby930
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I was only in Crete for a week but have visited Greece many times and I can honestly say the food at Jannis is some of the best Greek food I have ever tasted. The first time I was there I was wary as they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gekko050
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic little restaurant - service is excellent - extremely friendly and efficient - and the food is outstanding. I had the sucking pig which was delicious. Great value for money too. Couldn’t recommend more highly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChrisK945
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Reserved a nice table in the morning for an evening visit here. The restaurant was busy so glad i booked a nice table for two. I had suckling pig dish and it was extremely tender and tasty, served with Greek potatoes and vegetables. My mum...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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jim w
October 23, 2016|
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Response from chuffa57 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I think they open around April/May
Jules E
August 9, 2016|
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Response from Damien M | Reviewed this property |
Food including a large craft of wine approx €40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Stalis
  • Phone Number: +30 697 766 7714
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