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Ariston Taverna

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$$ - $$$
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Taverna Street, Agia Galini, Crete, Greece
+30 2832 091122
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Anderlecht, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a very good place for food.The food its very good..Very good quality and also so good traditional meals.The peolple there are good and kind.I think its a very good place for food!!

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Thank sandrasplo23
Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try the traditional dishes, great value for money and very friendly family run business. Clean and food was good

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Really enjoyed our meals here for the second consecutive year. We were joined this year by my 4 year old grandson. The waitress (sorry we didn't get her name) loved him and was really attentive. Just a couple of minor quibbles - too many carbs for the adults (rice and potatoes - one or the other would have been fine)... More 

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Thank Steve M
Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Tried a few other restaurants but none matched the quality of this restaurant..all the usual cretan dishes but a variety of other choices too such as a very good curry!

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

in the taverna street this restaurant is your best choice if you like good traditional food. Almost all Cretan dishes are on the menu. If you stay for a long time, no problem you can pick each day another dish.

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Thank Marco B
Eccles, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Returned to Ariston three years after last visit and equally impressive experience. Lovely authentic meal in a relaxed environment. Excellent cuisine at a really good price

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Thank apars0n
Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Went here on the recommendation of our host and it was pretty good. Food selection was large and quick to serve. Location is on the taverna street (lot's of restos) but was a nice location and fairly quiet. Food was good and always enjoy the digestive raki.

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Thank ddsmkes
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Very friendly service, we were always warmly welcome. A family business where the whole family works together to offer the best food & service possible. Be warned - the portions are big. We (2 people) usually shared a starter and then got one main dish each. I recommend you try the "simple" looking traditional dishes. They even cooked a special... More 

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Thank Klaudia U
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Food made with love and care. Go for the food, not for the view.. And you will be pleased that you have.

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Thank tamara b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We were lured in by the lucrative smell floating from the kitchen to the street and also by the sight of dishes in front of the customers. We had the best stakes for a long time. Very soft and juicy filee cooked to perfection exactly medium rare and the sauce and side dishes lovely. Really good pasta with pesto too.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taverna Street, Agia Galini, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Agia Galini
  • Phone Number: +30 2832 091122

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