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Taverna Onar

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Agia Galini, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2832 091288
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Fourqueux, France
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent : local dishes and fresh fish. The restaurant is located in front of the beach with a nice view over the bay. The staff is really friendly too.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The food was totally high level greek! We were so full and stunned with the meal! Tried moussaka, greek salad, tzatziki, mixed fish souvlaki and shrimps souvlaki! All was absolutely amazing! Tomorrow definitely are going for more ;) Unfortunately didn't make any pictures but can confirm that pictures that other people made are totally true ;)

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Thank Gintare G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty food nice personell! Fish and shrimps was really tasteful! Tomorrow will visit Taverna Onar again!

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Crete, Greece
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have been visiting Onar for 10 years now and return because the food is so good and the staff are friendly and helpful. The menu is quite extensive and has local and European dishes to choose from - the steaks and fresh Tuna (when available)are particularly good

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1 Thank janCrete_Greece
Lund, Sweden
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went there for lunch and returned for dinner because this restaurant is so good (I have to say we choose it due to TripAdvisor this time). The service was very good, we tried the grilled calamari, stuffed courgette flowers leafs, stuffed tomatoes and it was very tasty. Good music, beautiful views to the port.

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1 Thank AlbertaDiana
Amsterdam
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This place received numerous positive reviews, but the last year things changed... Several friends and ourselves were disappointed by relatively tasteless food and unmotivated staff. Come on guys - you can do better!

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is open to a great view of the harbour and always busy. Fresh food friendly staff we always come back to this restaurant.

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1 Thank michd67
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Recommended by the local business people ( jewelery shop etc ) and yes it was good and fresh and value for money. We ordered the gamba naturel and med. Sauce, both fantastic. Later we saw that this is restaurant numero uno !!!!! ANYHOW. Pleasant service and sometimes even life music.

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Huizen, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The view from the terras is outstanding. However the food was not as good as hoped for. Swordfish with Metaxa sauce had no real taste and was overcooked. Getting attention from the owner to get the bill was difficult since he was entertaining en drinking lots of Raki with his regular guests. We will not go back to this recommended... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Onar's restaurant is based over looking the beautiful view of the habour. It has two restaurants across from each other which can take over spill from each other, which they often do!. Where do I start... the food is gorgeous, we tried several other restaurants, but always returned to Onar. With free bread and their own dips to start, don't... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Agia Galini, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Agia Galini
  • Phone Number: +30 2832 091288

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