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Elounda Old Road, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Whilst going to supermarket from our hotel one day we decided to stop at this cafe for a quick drink at the beginning of our holiday. We are so glad we did, Maria the owner was very welcoming and entertaining. We visited frequently during our holiday and Maria treated us like old friends. She was lovely to everyone who came... More 

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Thank Janice F
Chester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

As all the other reviews concur, this is a great find! We chose this taverna for a quick lunch as we were HB at our nearby hotel, and were so glad that we did! The lady running the restaurant is lovely and very funny. It was the most relaxed meal we've had all week! The food was delicious, hot and... More 

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Thank hannaht17
Dundee, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It's worth visiting this taverna to meet Maria the owner - what a character - she was lovely. Her food was excellent and inexpensive and her 'banter' made you laugh all through your visit. To use one of Maria's many sayings you will have "no problem" if you visit. We ate there 12 out of 14 days for lunch. Excellent

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Thank steveandedith
Bedford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had half board at local hotel so spent many evenings and lunchtimes in this very hospitable bar. Maria is a great host and although not the most lively bar, her banter and friendliness made us want to come back. Grilled prawns and Greek Salad both excellent and prices very reasonable. Beer is also half the price when compared to Agios... More 

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Thank Malcolm W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Please visit this place,its on the road out of Agios towards Elounda, a little out the way but well worth a try. We always go when in Agios as Maria (the owner) is so lovely and the food is good and is fantastic value. A large beer, carafe of wine and 2 cokes come to less than 5 euros. Maria... More 

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Thank Mark J
London, England
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped by three afternoons for a chilled beer and greek salad to take a break from the sun. Ordering a large beer was met with "No problem" followed by "Lovely jubbly" as it was poured. The salad was fresh and tasty. There was complimentary nibbles on arrival and small carafe of raki at the end. The service by Maria... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Visit if you can,Maria is lovely and this is a great place to stop and have a drink and enjoy Maria's company and food. We instantly feel in love with her and always pop in just to visit Maria really. Fantastic value with a great lady.

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Thank Mark J
Brandon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

We visited Stavros in June 2014 and came back in 2015 where Maria, the owner, remembered us from our previous visit. The service is excellent and everything is 'no problem' as Maria will tell you plenty of times as she's serving. Would recommend if you want a quick bite to eat or a drink. We didn't have dinner here so... More 

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Thank Terry H
Birmingham
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

We were recommended to visit this restaurant almost on arrival at our hotel. It is situated 400 yards from Lato Hotel in the opposite direction to Agios Nikolaos . It is neither stylish or even beautiful, but the food ( Prawn Cocktail/ Beef Stifado/Aubergine Salad with grilled prawns and a carafe of wine) was excellent and the value was even... More 

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Thank Tasmania09
Crete, Greece
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Taverna Stavros is on the coastal road leading out of Aguis Nikolaos towards Elounda. About 200 m before the massive hotel Mirabello is this restaurant run by a little old lady, Maria, clad in black. This is a one-woman-show, jolly Maria does everything herself, cooking, waitressing and she does it well. She is a lovely lady, full of energy, her... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elounda Old Road, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?