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Taverna Bar Vasilis

Mononaftis Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete, Greece
+30 281 081 1376
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mononaftis Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited this restaurant with friends on last night of holiday. very good food and service. Slightly less choice than the Stelios Taverna next door, but nevertheless, very good menu with all you would expect from a family Taverna.

Thank Gadgermonkey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've been here multiple nights in a row during our trip to Crete. Each night we were greeted by one of the staff members with honest enthusiasm. The food was great, and the prices not too bad either. I would especially recommend any of the...More

Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for a deserving drink after a walk down to the beach and looking forward to the walk back up.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not know about this restaurant before we went to the beach but, have now discovered it, would highly recommend it to anyone visiting the area. The staff there explained the family history of the place as they took our orders. Bread and dips served...More

Thank NES999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know what to say because everything was perfect, awesome and all other excellent words! Thanks to the hosts, your hospitality is exceptional, the taste of your cuisine is amazing! We tried seafood, it was served the best, and after we finished the hosts...More

Thank Gerasimov M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service, a great discovery! Great fresh seafood, we had a great time! Thank you very much

Thank Diana A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family & made to feel special . The main guy spent a few minutes chatting to us about the place and food which is welcoming. Stark contrast to another restaurant we dined in. Food was tasty and plentiful. They brought out extras like...More

Thank brickbaby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the SeaSide Resort and despite being fully inclusive, we spent 5 of our 10 lunches at Vasilis. Its a family taverna fronted by the 2 grandsons of the founder (you guessed it - Vasili). They welcomed us warmly on the first day...More

Thank Antje K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing ! Had the traditional gyros. Staff were so attentive and pleasant. They really did give us the Greek experience. We had various little plates to try and their history were explained to us. We were also spoiled after our main meal and...More

Thank k2354
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing night! Food was delicious. Service was friendly and attentive. We booked a table as it was my husband’s birthday and didn’t fancy the AI at Blue Bay. Whole evening was a delight. At the end of the evening they bought out a birthday cake...More

Thank eglwys13
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October 20, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mononaftis Beach, Agia Pelagia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Agia Pelagia
  • Phone Number: +30 281 081 1376
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Taverna Bar Vasilis is a family restaurant opened in 1982, the firts on the Mononaftis Beach. Run by three generations of the same family, creating a friendly atmosphere and serving delicious food. Always fresh fish, seafood, meat and greek specialities will make you want to come back to our restaurant.
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