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“Lovely food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ferryman Taverna

Ferryman Taverna
Ranked #10 of 115 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Lovely food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We turned up without a reservation but the owner went out of his way to set us up a table.

The food was excellent, probably the best we've had on the island. It was much more expensive than any of the other restaurants we have eaten at but worth it for the quality of food.

We were looked after and given complimentary drinks at the end of our meal.

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“Great food, weird owner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food was excellent, so we did not mind that the Owner and host was a bit weird. He was yelling at the staff constantly. The smoked risotto was fantastic. The oven cooked lamb and moussaka excellent. The desserts not that successful.

Visited August 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Overpriced and shocking service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

As is reads. No cutlery, no condiments. Waited 45 mins for my table after being told it would be ready soon. Complained afterwards and the cocky rude owner said they don't need salt as we cook with it ( it was chips ) Just felt like they wanted you in and out. Other places much nicer.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Overrated”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2014

This was by far the worst experience we had in Elounda. On arriving we were sat just outside the restaurant, rather than on the veranda with all the other patrons. We then seemed to be ignored and waited about an hour and a half just to get our drinks and bread. The food, when it eventually arrived was just okay. It is ridiculously overpriced (this was the most expensive meal we had during our holiday, costing double anywhere we ate with roughly half the food!). To top it off, there was hair in my partners food and when we asked for the bill we waited a further 30 mins. It could all have been down to bad luck but I seriously would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Visited July 2014
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“Overpriced !!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

I think the food was ok , we were eating at much better restaurants in Crete
I would recommend you not to order the fish by the kg , as they might charge you suddenly with 80 euros

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