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“As good as ever”
Review of Vachus Taverna

Vachus Taverna
Ranked #6 of 120 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $21
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Family taverna.Fotis,eleni and fotini in kitchen-Dimitris,nikos and sotiris in serve.29 Years taverna.Kopiaste to serve our home made food.OPA!!!!!!
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“As good as ever”
Reviewed July 29, 2014

We visit Elounda every couple of years and Vachus is a firm favourite. We usually go for an extended lunch due to its close proximity to the beach and the welcome is always warm and friendly. The food is authentic and always first class.

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  • English first
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Worthing
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best food & hospitality in Elounda!”
Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Visited Elounda and decided to try Vachus again. Very pleased to report that the food is as good as ever and Dimitris and the rest of the family look after you like one of their own!
Can there really be better food or service in Elounda?
We recommend the Zucchini, Halloumi, Beetroot and Big White Beans meze (with a pitta) to start with. All of the fish dishes are great as a main with a Greek Salad. The house wine is very good, you don't need anything more.
We can't recommend strongly enough that you try this taverna, we are sure you won't be disappointed, and you will probably find like us that you return again and again and again!

Visited July 2014
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Thank Mark and Liz F
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London
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great traditional Cretan food, and good value. Well worth a visit if you're looking for an affordable dinner option with nice food.

Visited July 2014
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Thank PLR32
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“sophisticated greek cuisine”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

this is really nice tavern that has been around for many years and it shows in the quality of the food with the Greek specialities exuding a quality that you wont find elsewhere

  • Visited July 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
450 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“A really great family run Taverna”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Situated opposite the town beach in Elounda. The staff all related from 2 families are all very friendly and accommodating. We visited twice the food both times was excellent, it is really worth a good 4 1/2 rating. The same chef has been working at the restaurant since its opening bar a short period. I tried the Mousaka the second time and in over 20 yrs of traveling to Greece it has to be one of the best ever. The house wine for us is always a must and Vachus' is excellent both red and rose tried. Be prepared for a wait for your meal. A very big recommendation.

  • Visited July 2014
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