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Phillipos Taverna

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Aghios Constantinou Odos, Gouves, Crete, Greece
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice and friendly greek taverna. Excellent food, great service and a real greek feel. The prices were good too. Well recommended.

Thank Michael M
Droylsden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Phillopos was brilliant nothing was too much trouble for him. It was the last week of the season for the restaurant and they still provided excellent food and service.

Thank DP_droylsden
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Called in almost daily, either breakfast, evening meal or when he offered me a drink when passing. Nothing too much trouble. Food very good

Thank chrisgreensmith
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The owner Philipos is a cross between Manuel (fawlty towers) & Mr Bean (Rowan Atkinson) & equally as crazy in a nice way !!! His mother bless her must be in her eighties still does a lot of the cooking and the food is Excellent and plentiful the prices are really low (how he does it we don`t know )... More 

Thank 2720les
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Came here from st Constantin hotel round the corner just for a change. Lovely place nice bar very local seem to know everyone. Very good food and nice rose wine. We had klefiko and fish very nice

Thank chrislondon61
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I would recommend Philipos to everyone the food is amazing we went here most nights for 2 weeks and so did everyone else in our hotel. Philip is so lovely and friendly and so are his staff. When we come back to Crete we will deffo eat here.

Thank Cidersue16
Germantown, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Went here foe our first meal on crete and foe our last. We ordered a few appitizers, the mixed meat platter and greek platter both times. Both times amazing! We loved the meatballs but really didn't go wrong with anything. All this was plenty of food for 4 adults, 2 of which were males. Each time they have us melon... More 

Thank akracevaya
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Just fantastic is the only words you need for this restaurant. The food, the staff they service all fantastic. Can't believe we have not discovered this before. At this time we have recommended to dozen people who all agree. Also met friends who I have not seen for very many years, Ron and Lynn, who live in Gouves and they... More 

Thank Graham T
Kelty, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Fantastic food with excellent service and a great place to go for an evening meal with plenty of choice on the menu

Thank David W
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This little bar is friendly and food is great you can meet a lot of British people in this little place

Thank Midge B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aghios Constantinou Odos, Gouves, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves
Side street by the Beach-front Church

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