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Taverna Delphini

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Central Square, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 370 01, Greece
+30 2841 041489
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

welcoming staff -a family run restaurant. They were happy to serve us a simple lunch, A good choice of fresh fish

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Thank johnston2017
Vicky F, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Taverna Delphini, responded to this review

Thank you very much we are very happy that you enjoyed your lunch! More 

Shropshire, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a a lovely lunch here with good views of Spinalonga. Very good service and freshly cooked fish. The grilled sardines and pitta bread were excellent. Good orange cake as a complimentary dessert as well.

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Thank Ruth H
Vicky F, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Taverna Delphini, responded to this review

Thank you, i will extend your compliments to our new chef! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch and we chose this simply because it was the first restaurant we came to after coming back from Spinalonga, not because of the pushy salesman-like person shoving their menu in our faces. we decided to go for it as we only had 1.5 hours before our tour car was leaving. as soon as the sales... More 

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Thank louisecatherinem20
Vicky F, Υπεύθυνος Σχέσεων με Πελάτες at Taverna Delphini, responded to this review

The only thing i can say is that im truly sorry about this we are trying our best to improve things! More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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271 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Situated at Plaka village this restaurant has great view of the ocean and the island of Spinalonga. If you go at night on week ends Spinalonga will have the ligths on ,which is an amazing view. The food is very average . We had greek food,vine leaves as a starter and pork souvlaky as main dish and it was quite... More 

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Thank isabel a
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Ate here one night after visiting other local restaurants in Plaka. Food was okay - basic and a bit cold. But the service was inattentive and grumpy - felt like we were intruding on an evening the staff wanted to spend with the locals.

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Thank HilaryGU25
Manchester, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

There is a fine view of the island of Spinalonga from the terrace of this traditional taverna. The food is good and the menu is extensive with all the classic dishes to be found. The speciality is fish and it all looks very good. We just stopped by for a light lunch and a beer and all was satisfactory, the... More 

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Thank griffithcelf
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

After we came back from Spinalonga we decided to have lunch as we sawbthe place before we took the boat to the island.Food was fresh and tasty,kids loved them kebab and fries..musaka pizza and greek salads were good.decent price with beers etc like 120 euros for 8 adults +2 kids+2babies

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Thank 1Stern
1 review
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends had a dinner in there and I can say it was worst experience ever. Salads are average, octopus terrible, small, hard and poor taste. Staff very rude they don't know how serve people. Strongly not recommend.

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Thank Gatvinis
Warwickshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Lovely view enticed us in as we got off the boat from Spinalonga - sadly we left feeling we'd made a big mistake. Taramasalata didn't resemble any we'd eaten before - a lump of cold boiled potato found in it. Female waitress had lost our bill and even when we explained exactly what we had had, no glimmer of a... More 

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Thank ShelWarwickshire
Preston
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off as impressed with the views. We had King prawns Cretan Salad and 2 drinks and bread. Bread fresh, salad freshly made up, king size prawns x 4 which is a portion as described upon asking. Bill Came to 28 euros. Service was good but waitress seemed fed up, unfortunately next door table weren't enjoying their meal so spoilt... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Central Square, Plaka, Elounda, Crete 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041489

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