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Taverna Elia

257 Gerogiannidon | Next to The Football Field, Galatas, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 031720
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (5 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“dakos” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
257 Gerogiannidon | Next to The Football Field, Galatas, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant based on the amazing TA reviews and we wanted to try some local Greek cuisine, that the locals boast as no1 in the area to try - and it exceeded our expectations! The atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable, the waitress was...More

Thank Samantha K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant after seeing the high rating on Google Maps. We enjoyed the restaurant so much that we returned a second time. The food was fantastic. The first night we had the rabbit stew and sardines with a starter of fava with garlic...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This traditional tavern is an home run restaurant. People are friendly but the cooking way is not the top and no so food as you may expect. The zucchini balls were or too cooked or the used oil for cooking completely exhausted/burned. Roasted fish was...More

Thank Alessandro A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there because of the good reviews. The start was very good: very friendly welcoming. We ordered cretan sausages and filled zucchini flowers. The zucchini flowers were excellent, the saussages were good too, although they were partly burned. As main dishes we ordered sea...More

Thank sarahprotolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been looking for this kind of place in the area of Chania, and found it in Galatas. It does it all,- food and service (with a smile - even though you're very busy) as good as it gets. We'll be back for sure 👍🍷🇬🇷❤️

Thank Per Hübertz S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice place. We arrived after a long journey from England. The service from the young girl was fantastic. The food was great. We also had two vegan options and nothing was too difficult for the team to put together- even ended up...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing traditional food..every year i come here and every year its the same amazing traditional crete food..you must come..The food is cooked in the moment!! Believe me!!!

Thank krustaliaL
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We tried Taverna Elia for Lunch after coming back to Chania from a day exploring the west coast. It was quiet and quaint and the service from the owner was attentive and kind. It is a family restaurant and evident in that they really care...More

Thank AKReviewAccount
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We visited this family run tavern on the first night of our week's holiday, and just kept on returning. Excellent food at an amazing price every time! We sampled most of the different vegetarian dishes, either as a starter or main course. The lamb and...More

Thank LondonFozzy
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There must be good reasons why our family ate here four times in a nine day stay in the area. Admittedly, the first was that Galatas was nearest village to the villa we were staying in, but it would have been straightforward to drive on...More

Thank Dave P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Gerogiannidon | Next to The Football Field, Galatas, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Galatas
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 031720
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