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Cafe Taverna Mathes

Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete 73007, Greece
+30 2825 061514
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jun 2016
“A view to die for with great food and service!”
6 Jul 2015
“Chill out”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek
$$ - $$$
Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete 73007, Greece
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Upon arrival to Mathes we were informed by the owner that they had got their Lamb in today, that was dinner sorted before even seeing the menu! 3 of us had Lamb despite me not even liking Lamb in the UK. The food was exquisite,...More

Thank joseph f
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Taverna Mathes is well of the tourist map. Unless you like to walk up hills then a taxi is called. We went with friends who had previously visited the taverna. The best observation I can give is you get what you see. Amazing views, a...More

2  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

When in Georgiopolis, you should definitely include three tavernas , namely Arkadia, Mathes and Thymaria: the food is as good as you will get anywhere but the views are stunning and not to be missed . Excellent little gift shop with great value items at...More

2  Thank John O
Reviewed 28 September 2013

This local family owned taverns, in the clearly signed village of Mathes, just off the Georgiopolis - Kournos Lake road, gives an "Eagles Nest" view down to the coast. For years we have been able to combine a lake visit while, especially at weekends, have...More

2  Thank cretelovers
Reviewed 7 September 2013

This Taverna is well worth the effort to find. Here you can escape the "busier" Kournas and Georgioupolis. Lovely setting with a spectacular terrace looking down onto Georgioupolis. Our food was very tasty with a real homemade feel and we tried several smaller dishes. The...More

3  Thank sueronhowie
Reviewed 1 September 2013

This is a pretty place, on the central square, so is right in the heart of 'George'. Service was friendly but nothing outstanding -it was really busy, so tables took a while to be cleared. I has a medium-rare serloin steak (Steak Methos- with a...More

Thank Mollygamps
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Well worth the journey up the winding road from Lake Kournas. Great lamb, tuna and moussaka and wonderful views over the Georgiopolis bay. Friendly service although slightly more expensive than similar meals available elsewhere locally. Will definitely go back!

2  Thank Robvilladerry
Reviewed 28 May 2013

I walked up to Mathes on the wednesday afternoon on the first week of our stay. I really enjoyed the walk and was wet with sweat on reaching the Mathes Taverna, I ordered a large beer and drank in the beautiful scenes as well as...More

1  Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Mathes Taverna is a very welcoming and friendly taverna on the mountain above Georgioupolis. An outside terrace means fantastic bays over the Bay and welcome cool after the heat of the day. All the food is home-made. The grills are amazing, washed down with house...More

3  Thank Macfromscotland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Georgioupolis, Apokoronas, Crete 73007, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Georgioupolis
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 061514
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