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Taverna Edem

Agia Pelagia Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete 70500, Greece
+30 281 081 1247
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh pasta” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Healthy, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Agia Pelagia Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete 70500, Greece
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant run by a great couple who have 2 x 3 yr old twin son's who if you're lucky you'll meet food was some of the best we had during our stay in AP and one lunchtime we had the absolute pleasure of meeting...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately not our best experience in Agia Pelagia. Service was friendly but we did not get the drinks we ordered. The food was average but the wine was pleasant. A large cockroach scuttled across the floor and had to be squished! The card payment machine...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visted for a late lunch wit friends from England. The welcome was enthusiastic, and the views great. The menu caters for Meat and Fish lovers. The Octopus was cooked to perfection, as were the mussells, squid and lamb kleftiko. Great atomoshere, Friendly Staff and...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

At the eastern end of the beach promenade at Agia Pelagia you will find Edem taverna, a family restaurant with years of tradition. They serve a variety of delicious meals and drinks. After reading the menu you may find it hard to select just one...More

Thank JanaK7729
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Everything was perfect. The definition of authenticity all around - in the food, in the place, in the decoration. The owners work there-their eye catching everything-every guest is welcomed and served perfectly until the end. These people are worthy of respect for who they are...More

1  Thank Ειρήνη Π
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Anyone with a toddler will just love this place. Thank God it exists as it allows parents with small kids to have a nice meal while the kids are playing in the playground. the only restaurant in Agia pelagia that truly caters for everyone. Very...More

Thank EdinburghTasteTour
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Very tasty dishes. Warm and comfortable. Many children. Nice music. Sometimes cats visits this place.

1  Thank Роман Б
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We found the taverna during a walk along the beach. We decided we would have dinner on our last night so went in and asked to book a table. We said 8pm, they said fine. So when we turned up at 8.20 😐 (my fault!)...More

1  Thank Shnicki74
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We had a very good lunch: fresh fishes, tasty salads and good wine. Do not hesitate to ask the owner about the specialities.

Thank clajolu
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant just by the sea. We were well looked after, really nice service and great food & drink. The house wine is homemade and really nice. Recommended!

Thank Max B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Agia Pelagia Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete 70500, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Agia Pelagia
  • Phone Number: +30 281 081 1247
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Our mission is simple: to provide traditional Cretan food with exceptional consistency and service. Located in one of the most beautiful gulfs of Crete, Aghia Pelagia, our tavern has established itself as a destination for dining. Family owned and operated by a team of traditional Cretan food veterans, our tavern enjoys a loyal following of locals and travelers. From the best fish dishes you'll ever eat to the legendary traditionally grilled Cretan lamb "antikristo", we aim to exceed your expectations for tavern dining!
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