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Medusa Restaurant

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Kato Gouves Odos Vlychados, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
28970 42663
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10:45 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:45 am - 12:00 am
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were staying in island hotel and went out for a quick lunch. It was recommended to us. It has about 10 tables designed in a Greek style. It looks over the quiet road in to town. Menus well priced and waiter very helpful in discussing options. The fish was excellent and everybody agreed quality of there meal was to... More 

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Thank Hayleyj1
Worcester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely restaurant with a really nice owner, we are here at lunch time and I had stifado and my wife just a few starter dishes, all the food was fantastic, more expensive than some of the other taverna's near by but you can see that it's worth the extra money when you visit

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Thank Steve W
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mediocre food, staff very unintrested in serving people, a case of i have to work so i will serve you. Worst customer service in any restaurant we went to last week.

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Thank tonycarole
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We go to Gouves each year (not last year 2015) and first place we go is the Medusa. It really does get better and better each year. Staff are polite, the food is incredible and the wine is good too. Medusa sells the best Kleftiko in crete (you need to give 24hrs notice) Can't wait to go back next year.... More 

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3 Thank D T
northwich, cheshire
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried this place based on the trip advisor reviews #1 restaurant in the Gouves area. I think you have to be careful what you order, I had mousakka which was disappointing but to be fair the seafood looked very good.

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Thank siaimjoe
Dublin
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great staff, lovely wine and reasonable prices. Recommend booking a table as always busy especially weekends.

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1 Thank Chal03
Bristol
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food, great customer service and all round exceptional visit. The owner filleted our sea bass at the table in front of us and it was vey impressive. Food quality was exceptional and would definitely recommend the mixed grill also

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1 Thank James_Green_Bristol
Leicester, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate seafood linguine, tuna salad, and feta saganaki. They were all very good, but including drinks the bill was higher than expected and compared to other places we've eaten.

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1 Thank Jessica E
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The owner of the restaurant is very kind and offers great advice regarding the food he serves. All that we have eaten in this tavern was great. I highly recommend it.

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1 Thank Ioana M
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a more than one visit, the feta saganaki and the cuttlefish were delicious as was the recommended bottle if white wine. If this restaurant was in a more picturesque location you would expect to pay considerably more for the standard of food. We ate there twice in spite of being half board.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:45 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kato Gouves Odos Vlychados, Gouves, Crete 70014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves
  • Phone Number: 28970 42663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?