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Ambrosia Taverna

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Beach road Gournes | Kokkini Chani-Gournes, Gournes Pediados, Crete 71500, Greece
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+30 281 076 2204
12:00 - 00:00
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was a great meal. It was very reasonably priced and the portion size was huge. I had gyros which were great. They serve draught Fix lager in iced glasses, which is amazing. The owner was a good laugh and authentic. He didn't try to give us the cheesy patter for tourists. They have bi-fold doors and leave the front... More 

Thank James A
Sudbury, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, wonderful hospitality a must go for anyone visiting Crete. A large and varied menu served with a big smile and a stunning view of the north coast of Crete. Would highly recommend and would definitely return.

Thank Davidcharlesc
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very tasty, fresh, delishes....lobster portion very impresive.... it takes time to prepare but worth it....we took some starters to "spand" the time. Very good serves.

Thank Vladimir M
Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We loved it here. Mix see food plate and a variety of starter. Was very good. The restorant is by the sea in a great position. Loved the design

Thank roniblv
Kazan, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

First we went to meet a friend over there, but during our stay around we went back twice more. Service was nice and friendly, the kitchen gave a good local food - not a fine dining place, but the one with normal prices you are looking for next to the beach. Only ones we had a bit disappointed feeling to... More 

Thank borigabi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Enjoyed so much the view and the atmosphere next to the sea, the food was great, tasty and big portions. Service very friendly, always on the spot. Perfect meal.

Thank Ben J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent. Couldn't ask for more the service was brilliant The staff very friendly nothing was to much trouble highly rate 10/10

Thank potholepete
Catterick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews we decided to try this place out. So glad we did. Very friendly from the start. Food is amazing but beware, come hungry the portion sizes are massive and the quality amazing. Had a great evening meal and nothing is too much trouble for the friendly staff.

Thank davidcT1893ZH
Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and good portion sizes. The atmosphere was was very good. This restaurant was well positioned as we were staying at the Golden Bay apartments just a short walk away.

Thank carnie1979
St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We went there twice during our stay in Gournes. The food is delicious - everything, from Greek salad and fresh bread it is served with to fish, souvlaki и omelettes. The portions are huge, as always in Greece, and the sweets they serve you as a compliment are lovely, tasty and original. The service is impeccable! Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach road Gournes | Kokkini Chani-Gournes, Gournes Pediados, Crete 71500, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gournes Pediados
  • Phone Number: +30 281 076 2204
Ambrosia The Food of the Gods!

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