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Leoforos Poseidonos, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2897 041943
09:00 - 01:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place to have dinner watching the sun go down! Meals were presented very nicely! Lovely glass of rose here! I had souvlaki which was a bit chewy, hubby had beef stifado which was heavenly!

Thank Jacqui D
Heraklion, Greece
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very good service, food, drinks everything lovely place. Relaxing day and party night whit nice live music

Thank vasiapapadaki
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Popped here for drinks one night nice place great service good price. We were served by an Albanian guy married who lived in Italy and used to live in Essex (can't remember his name but a good laugh). Can't give it 5/5 as didn't eat here may seem harsh but worth checking out as was a cool little place.

Thank Alex G
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had the normal greek food here and quite enjoyed it. The restaurant is located right on the beach with a nice vewi of the sea and the island of Dia. I would skip the dessert since it was standard/bad ice cream with quite a lot of ice in it. Maybe it was because we went there late in the... More 

Thank amocswe
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Staff we're really good and the food was nice. Sitting outside overlooking the beach gives it a nice vibe when having your meal. The sea bass and squid was very nice and well presented. Would defiantly come back here again.

Thank Stefan B
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had several lunches here sitting looking out at the beautiful Cretian sea. They were very friendly and the food was excellent

Thank Barbara D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Everyone very pleased with their well presented, delicious food of very generous portions!.. I had cuttlefish cooked in ink.. looked strange but tasted gorgeous!

Thank Claire H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

After initially being wound up by the waiter pretending he had no idea what I was saying I was pleasantly surprised. You can either sit 'inside' the restaurant or outside near the sea. The meals were lovely although a little expensive but, to be fair it was a beautiful restaurant and you get what you pay for plus we all... More 

Thank Sue C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Really nice location down by the beach and has character with the two macaw parrots. The food wasn't the best I had in Gouves though; dinner was ok but lunch was mediocre

Thank Jonathan S
Wickford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, couldn't fault it at all. Large portions and hot too. Hot bread was also a bonus. You pay for the location and good food though but it's worth it. Our only negative is that the service (i.e. Waiter) seemed a little obnoxious and wasn't concentrating on us and our order. 2 out of 3 drinks were wrong and... More 

Thank Niki P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$163
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leoforos Poseidonos, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 041943
Island restaurant keeps high standards on quality of food and drinks. We only use the best, fresh and local materials for our dishes. Biological Vegetables from our Garden and extra virgin Cretan olive oil. Island staff members take their role in our industry very seriously and try to provide the quality in service that our customers expect.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?