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Taverna Leonidas

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$$ - $$$
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agiou nikalou elountas, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Hullbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant Taverna is a must visit for anyone within 30 miles. We went here 3 times during our week in the area and experienced the most incredibly flavoursome food delivered by the friendliest family you could hope to meet, we were made to feel part of the family on every occasion and can recommend the entire menu, each dish... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this restaurant you honor the excellent traditional local food and you enjoy the wonderful view with trees all around the place

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had an excellent Greek salad one lunch time here and it was probably the best Greek salad we had all week. Try the Leonidas salad - well worth the extra 1E. Very reasonably priced too!

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Thank PowerfulPierre
St Helier, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Not a big choice a la carte, but it was good and not too expensive. Staffs are all very plaisant, the place is not too big and very friendly . Fresh food served and tasty.

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Thank JerseyLB
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Although the restaurant is centrally located, it is a bit difficult to find as the restaurant name board is slightly hidden by the trees in front. Once in, the food is good and cheaper than some of the other restaurants locally. I had the fresh fish and it was beautifully cooked and well priced. The staff were also very friendly.... More 

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Thank Martin W
Canvey Island
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96 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Decided to try here on our first night, for no other reason than it had customers (we were having an early meal, as it had been a very long day!!) SO glad we did, the food is wonderful, the staff are lovely, & all in all it was such a good experience, we repeated it twice!!

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Thank Kazzrat
London, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A traditional taverna offering traditional greek food. Very reasonably priced. Lovely decor in a good spot overlooking the harbour. Must try this reataurant

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Thank Sally N
Orpington, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

With so many places to choose from we chose Leonidas as the outlook was great overlooking the harbour. The staff were excellent and attentive. The beer lovely and cold and the food to die for. The usual selection of starters with pitta followed by device Lamb Chops. A fantastic meal for 4 at under €100 which included beer and wine.... More 

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Thank Steve B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant twice during our holiday and both times the food was delicious. The staff are friendly and efficient. The lamb kleftico was beautiful as was the pork fillet in wine sauce. I highly recommend this restaurant for good value and tasty food.

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Thank Lynsey S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful traditional cooking, no fuss & excellent value for money. Fell upon this place in April when passing through & stopped for lunch. Loved Elounda so much have just returned and re-visited Leonida's' just to make sure it was as good as I remembered. Wasn't disappointed. Fabulous atmosphere, wonderful food, extensive menu & professional friendly service. Evening meals as fabulous... 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
Greek, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: agiou nikalou elountas, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda

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