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Taverna Edem

Agia Pelagia Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete 70500, Greece
+30 281 081 1247
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“moussaka” (6 reviews)
“watermelon” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Healthy, Greek
$$ - $$$
Agia Pelagia Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete 70500, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not bad, not great. The beer was not full, about 2cm under line. The gyros was quite small with some greasy pieces.

Thank JakubNosek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Simply great food bettered only by the service. Welcomed like old friends. Very good food selection cooked to perfection. Great prices too. Highly recommended.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best traditional food and atmosfere ... we like your food your style and your smile thanks a lot for those nights

Thank Cretasoft A
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Food was fresh and delicious. Very welcoming! Fresh bread and shots on the house! Thank you for a lovely afternoon of lunch and cocktails! We enjoyed everything!

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We had a very enjoyable meal out during our holiday here. Excellent food, friendly service and great fun with Greek music and dancing (weds).

Thank Glee57
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We reached the tavern in a hot noon July 2017 after having spent a day at the beach in Agia Pelagia. We found it through here, because of the good reviews! And they did pay off! We felt like we were with our parents. It...More

Thank ge0rgi0ssl
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Fresh and beautifully cooked fish. Lovely salads. Tasty wine. Very polite and friendly and welcoming staff. The place is literaly 2 steps away from the waves. Everything one can ask for. Eukharistoume poly! (Greek tourist)

Thank Achilles D
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Average food and occational service. Never knew if they got the order or not. Just waiting and waiting. Claims no. 1 in the area at Tripadvisor in 2014... Well, that seems long time ago. No good...

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Just returned from Agia Peagia and had to review the Taverna Edem. We were in Agia Peagia for a week, ate out approximately six times. Twice at the Edem which was by far the best both for food (mousaka was great) and service. Koola was...More

Thank icejoycey
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed with genuine warmth by Koola to her family run restaurant at the far end of the beachfront at Agia Pelagia. She was extremely friendly and helpful and delivered the most delicious Greek salad, moussaka and grilled octopus we have eaten. She included...More

Thank Claudia H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
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Groups, Kids, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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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