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Despina Taverna

Mavrikiano | Akti Poseidonos, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041350
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef liver” (6 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (8 reviews)
“potato salad” (7 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 23:30All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mavrikiano | Akti Poseidonos, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were on holiday in Elounda and people we met at our hotel recommended this restaurant. It is a family run taverna full of Greeks (always a good sign) and the service is warm and welcoming. We had baked Sea Bream and a fantastic chocolate...More

Thank Jrfrank
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant will attentive owner operators. We had an awesome sea bass and staff wen tout of their way to help with kids meals. Must try the feta honey starter!

Thank Aviade
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was excellent! From the bread (which was toasted and served with herb butter) to the sea bass fish and chicken souvlaki. They were sweet enough to give us a small dessert as a present that was also to die for. Amazing customer service and...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I sat down and were promptly greeted by Michael a server slash manager. He helped us order Tzipoura which was cooked perfectly and was one of the most delicious pieces of fish I have ever tasted. The service was above and beyond....More

Thank Mikeyd76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great meal, never had a bad one, typical local food, well worth booking a table in advance, this place is very popular with locals and tourists

Thank CretionAddicts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, food, place and good wine list... I strongly recommend the place... It was good and we enjoyed the dinner there...

Thank Tinta D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had walked past this restaurant a few times and really fancied it, we did read a bad review on here before hand and became unsure but our experience was just perfect. We arrived fairly late and therefore a few things were not available on...More

Thank Whiter05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty Greek/Creten food with a superb view. The staff was very hospitable and catered to the "off the menu wishes" for the kids. A definite recommendation.

Thank Annette J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could have been an amazing experience but we were sold a fish that was far too big for 4 guests. In addition we had to wait way too long to get an eventually over cooked fish. We ended up paying way too much. Very disappointed...More

Thank Famille d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous meal on our first night in Elounda. It is clearly a high class establishment but welcomed our our unbooked rabble with open arms. All the waiters we encountered we efficient, charming and friendly. The Menu was simplistic but each dish was cooked...More

Thank Ian S
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
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Yes we paid on card.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mavrikiano | Akti Poseidonos, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041350
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On road to plaka, 100metres from main beach
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