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“Unbeatable views”
Review of Despina Taverna

Despina Taverna
Ranked #10 of 122 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $29
Cuisines: Barbecue, Greek, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: On road to plaka, 100metres from main beach
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Despina is perched on the hill on the edge of Elounda when you're heading toward Plaka. It has great views looking out over Elounda. The prices are really good and the food is excellent too.

Thank PLR32
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Reviewed July 23, 2014

A group of us visited Despinas last night, all of us residents to either Elounda or Agios Nikolaos. Some long term, one of us less than a year. I think only 1 of us had eaten there previously. What a little gem of a place. The view is breathtaking, the service was excellent and the food?? Well we didn't leave anything, it all went, and if we had had room there would have been seconds. We did the meze style meal.......

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Thank traceew_20
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

We went to Despina last week during our trip to Elounda....and it was magnificent! Fabulous food and the views are to die for...and not expensive even though we ate till we were bursting and drank lots of the local wine...all fab! The staff were lovely, even giving me a placemat with the gorgeous views of the Sitia Mountains - which we had watched turn pink to red as the sun set, and then they were lit by a full moon which rose as if on cue from the centre of the peaks....Magical! Certainly a first rate eating and visual experience! Cannot wait to go back there! :D

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1  Thank Ami95
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very good taverna offering very nice food and staggering value for money. Views across the bay are breathtaking. Waiters very friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Craig_Robinson
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

We went to "despina" and although the taverna was full of customers and the staff was very busy, they found for us a table with a great view. We ate delicious sea food dishes and fresh fish. The prices were very reasonable for the quality of food and the location of the taverna and the service was excellent. A wonderful place that is worth a visit!

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Thank katepap
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