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Jannis Golden Heart

98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
+30 697 766 7714
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (71 reviews)
“crispy lamb” (21 reviews)
“bread” (47 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
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1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Visited twice during our week long stay during last week of season and each time the food and service were excellent. My hubby loved the saganaki mussels!!!!! Jannis is a great host, very personable. The free desserts are gorgeous and he also kindly gave us...More

Thank paulap_10
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We visited tonight which was the last night of opening for the season. We were the last customers to leave the restaurant and the 2017 season for Jianni and his staff. We return to Jianni's every year we are in Stalis.The food is always delicious,...More

Thank carley a
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Go if you like a friendly atmosphere and nice food. Don't go if you get claustrophobic when chairs are too close together, it is a bit cramped.

Thank W B
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had the crispy lamb in the oven and it was a massive portion, with vegetables (which had been non existent in most restaurants). We were given break and dips to start (free of charge), starters and mains were excellent. Complimentary puddings and the usual...More

Thank debsandmac
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Plenty of good restaurants in Stalis - in my eyes Golden Heart still stands out. Went a couple of times in our 1 week stay. I've never eaten food so tasty and I've been to some exceptional restaurants. Thank you to waitress & owner for...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here 3 times during our recent trip to stalis. The food was fantastic, the service fantastic. Jannis and his staff are very welcoming and friendly. At the end of your meal you are given complementary dessert and a drink.

Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous evening yesterday at Jannis Golden Heart. Best food we have eaten so far in Crete. Very extensive reasonably priced menu. I definitely recommend this restaurant

Thank jazza73
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It is one of the best restaurants in Stalis. Food is amazing, owner is very friendly, meals choice is great and prices are moderate. It's usually a good idea to order daily specialties, as they are very tasty.

Thank nataliia2017
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Had a lovely meal on our last night and given a gift of oregano when we left which was a lovely touch.

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Jannis Golden Heart on the strength of trip advisor and this restaurant didn't disappoint the service was good the food was excellent and we had a great evening. We shared a starter of mixed plate, which was lovely. My wife had chicken...More

Thank Neil_ponton
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jim w
24 October 2016|
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Response from chuffa57 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I think they open around April/May
9 August 2016|
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Response from Damien M | Reviewed this property |
Food including a large craft of wine approx €40
19 August 2015|
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Response from GMTSIMS | Reviewed this property |
I used cash. Nice food!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Beach Road Agious Jannis | Opposite Agios Jannis Church, Stalis, Crete 700 07, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Stalis
  • Phone Number: +30 697 766 7714
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