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Ambrosia Taverna

Gournes Pediados, Crete 71500, Greece
+30 281 076 2204
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“fried squid” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Gournes Pediados, Crete 71500, Greece
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Went there with friends for a meal food was ok people were friendly but the surrounding very plain what surprised me more was that at the end of the meal we had a very small plate of watermelon not enough for everyone and no desert...More

Thank mmaryanne
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were staying in the Mitsis Rinela Resort & Spa, & asked staff for recommendations for a restaurant. The Ambosia is walking distance from the Hotel, about 10/15 minute walk. We were welcomed in by Theodore, his English us brilliant, we had a fantastic meal,...More

Thank maudie-may
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Nikos (the owner) is the right man for the job! The stuff are excellent the menu is outstanding! The sound of sea completes the pleasure!

1  Thank Lalas K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We travelled to this place from after visiting Knossos palace due to its high ranking. We were not disappointed! The owner is super polite and friendly, the service is extremely quick and the food is great (try musaka!!!) and reasonably priced. Moreover, it is not...More

Thank Ksenia N
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to have the best fersh fish in Kokini hani, this is the right adress. It is not expensive, the service is more than perfect and the owner is always there to make sure that you will never leave before you had a...More

Thank Hanzbeer
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you want mussels they have the best along with an amazing Ambrosia Salad.. Great value. Great people..

Thank hungryf0x
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was a great meal. It was very reasonably priced and the portion size was huge. I had gyros which were great. They serve draught Fix lager in iced glasses, which is amazing. The owner was a good laugh and authentic. He didn't try to...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, wonderful hospitality a must go for anyone visiting Crete. A large and varied menu served with a big smile and a stunning view of the north coast of Crete. Would highly recommend and would definitely return.

Thank Davidcharlesc
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very tasty, fresh, delishes....lobster portion very impresive.... it takes time to prepare but worth it....we took some starters to "spand" the time. Very good serves.

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We loved it here. Mix see food plate and a variety of starter. Was very good. The restorant is by the sea in a great position. Loved the design

Thank roniblv
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Hi can you please give me an idea how much a main course meal and wine costs please Thank you!
7 June 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Property representative |
Dear Dencroft, The main courses begin from 5,00 (pasta, the most dishes cost from 7,90 and a house wine (0.5lt) costs 4.30. So a person can eat from 10€. Best Regards, Taverna Ambrosia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gournes Pediados, Crete 71500, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gournes Pediados
  • Phone Number: +30 281 076 2204
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