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Gorgona Taverna

Plaka Port, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+30 2841 041073
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sea bream” (2 reviews)
“first night” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Plaka Port, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here after stumbling upon this place during a walk. It was a mistake. Below average food. Hidden fees added to the bill. When I asked the waiter about it, he said it was a "service charge".... After vacationing in Crete for years, this...More

Thank trip_seeker_17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sitting just above the tiny harbour in Plaka with great views from every table, this is currently the first taverna you reach when walking from the hotel resorts. A warm welcome from our waiter, who explained that the dishes are cooked in 'home-style' and the...More

1  Thank PTB46
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A great fish restaurant on the water Great fresh fish and typical local salads and first courses A bit on the expensive side

Thank ais21
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Greeted like old friends by owner Yani, ably assisted by Manoli. The friendliness and great service never stopped both nights. First night, we shared a freshly caught Sea Bream (which we chose from the ice cabinet). Yani filleted for us, and added simple fried potatoes...More

Thank WirralJohnG
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My friend and I fell upon this restaurant purely by chance as we had boarded the wrong boat from our Visit to Spingalonga. It looked inviting and as we were hungry we decided to have a meal. The Waiter and Owner, I believe, were most...More

Thank phegs2016
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located at a nice spot but the prices are pretty high and service just normal. We didn't eat fishes but the mussels were served in a very small quantity and cold. Too expensive...

Thank jjimm
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch here. Excellent views of Spinalonga and good, if a little pricey, fresh fish. A lovely lunch that was only spoilt by the owner's rude demand that we pay cash (despite cards being accepted) as he needed it "because of the Greek crisis"....More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Nice lunch here. Friendly staff, lovely view of Spinalonga. Service a bit slow. Had chicken skewers and husband had lamb chops. Both tasted lovely although one of my husband's chops was pork! Reasonably priced. Just not keen on how you're 'enticed' to dine there, but...More

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stopped here after visiting Spinalonga, found this place very cheap and the quality of food really good. The staff were friendly and the views amazing over to the island.

Thank Welshtraveller247
Reviewed 3 April 2016

After spending a couple of hours across on Spinalonga we arrived back at Plaka and just a short walk away from where the boat docked we stopped for a drink and bite to eat. The service was very friendly and we selected the mixed platter...More

Thank Ray P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaka Port, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041073
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