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“Beautiful lunch in beautiful location”
Review of Taverna Vatalos

Taverna Vatalos
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from the north coast of Crete across the White Mountains (a fabulous drive if not a little hair raising at times) and found this restaurant because it was rated No 1 on trip adviser. Crete is quiet at the moment (mid May) and we were not sure if they were open. We were welcomed warmly and then enjoyed an excellent lunch of local starter and some fresh sea bass and sea bream. Really well cooked and very tasty. Just when we were feeling really stuffed the owner brought us complimentary raki and homemade cake. Delicious - this place is well worth a visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank johnaX4610AT
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Probably the best tavern in Frangokastelo. Good prices and nice helpfull staff. Greek and sfakian food. Always after meal free raki and sweets. A few meters from tavern beach with shower. Must try lamb and fish. Always fresh and delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Tomek B
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

The food was very good.
The service was also very good.
Prices were very low.
The view is also good but we came too late, the sun was already gone.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank vincentdecoen
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

The portions are large; the food is well cooked; the calamaria were a delight...but there was a curious after-taste which we wondered whether it came from the nature of the oil that was used for cooking. without that after-taste the food deserves 5 stars and the folk are very welcoming.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank snurdbat007
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Yes ...
They know that they have good opinions and do not try much...
Tzatziki...so - so...not enough garlic.
Tirokafteri (dip with feta and hot peppers) done differently but not bad.
Mussaka - sorry - big mistake - unfortunately consist mainly béchamel sauce and old burnt potatoes ...
Old olive oil ....
Nice lamb in cheese sauce ...
The bill for good-bye - and forget ...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LeszekP_13
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