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Taverna Vatalos

Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
+30 2825 092263
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (5 reviews)
“cretan salad” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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11 - 20 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Was recommended by our host at Kallicrates Village. Amazing food. Friendly staff, good service and fresh ingredients. We ate here every night of our 3 night stay! When you find a great restaurant why go anywhere else!

Thank jeantwolff
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We've eaten here twice during our stay. Each time was delicious! The menu is bilingual in Greek and English and descripes the Greek specialties detailed. We've tried the Fava beans, Vlita, Boureki, Lamb (Sfakian), Grilled Bass and the Stuffed Paprica and Tomato. Each dish was...More

Thank Nadia H
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Was recommended by our hotel and food was fantastic. Ate here each night of our stay and was never disappointed by quality, variety of choices or service! Great experience all around.

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very nice taverna near the beach. We ate twice there and the food was excellent and the service was very friendly.

Thank Katharina F
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Their hand-picked mountain greens and rabbit are probably what Cretan gods ate. And the beach is so special it made my friend dance like a wild flower. I recommend swimming till just before the sun sets then getting a glass of wine on the porch.

Thank christina4321
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nice food, food service, quiet place close to the sea. Good quality-price. Dessert complimentary. Veggie options.

Thank stefanso2015
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food was superb and the service great! We've eaten thrice here and it was always a pleasure. The portions are big and the Pastitsio is just yummie! Would definitely recommend this restaurant!

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Nice place by the beach with good food and efficient service. My only complaints were that the olives in a salad were kind of old and had bad aftertaste. Olive oil had a different taste from what we were used to in Crete. We can...More

Thank Igor S
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Get the kaltsounia The perfume of local herbs and greens will kill you of course there was more on the plate Excellent service smiling waitress- cook who did not pull a face as we ordered just one plate Even the treat was fantastic

Thank christopysas
Reviewed 30 August 2016

very taste food ,natural products from the area,nice and friendly people fresf fish ,we will be back for sure

Thank manolia p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frangokastello, Sfakia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Sfakia  >  Frangokastello
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 092263
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