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Gialites Tavern

Elafonisi, Livadia, Crete 730 12, Greece
+30 697 464 3885
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Elafonisi, Livadia, Crete 730 12, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Food is more than excellent, Giannis is a great host, and the price for gourmet pampering is ridiculously low. I'm happy to recommend to everyone who will spend the day on Elofonisi Beach, because experience will be worth a little drive!

Thank bostjan v
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place, very charming atmosphere and hospitable owner Giannis. No menu card but Giannis and his mother prepared feast of diverse and fresh flavours for our taste- buds. Everything was exceptional.

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful host. All you have to do is trust him and you will get unforgettable experience. He made us several local dishes, all of them were excellent.

Thank Janez B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Small basic taverna, with limited menu, but oh my gosh, the food is really really good, and the owner really nice and helpful. One of the best meals we had in Crete!

Thank Earthtravel_11
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped into this fantastic authentic Taverna after spending the morning at Elofonisi beach. There is a sign for Gialites Tavern not to far past Elofonisi that points you to the left. It's a little further than you expect but well worth the drive. It's...More

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our eco accommodation at Milia. Came for lunch, Had peppers marinated in olive oil, a Greek salad and chicken slow cooked with onions. Sat inside under trees, very hot (37); mum cooks and the son served tables. One of the best tasting meals...More

Thank Skin197
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We adventured to Gialotes from Elafonisi which was a 15 min car drive after reading 5star reviews from other travellers. We were not let down. Truly gorgeous atmosphere and delicious home made food. No menu, just what is fresh and available will make it to...More

Thank GandhaANDRosalba
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Amazing food especially the seafood and great service from Chef and his family. We really highly recommend the food from this tavern with great service to bring it to your holiday location in the area. Will definitely have their food again when in Crete!

Thank Charlotte_Stuttgart
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Authentic ambiente, warm-hearted service, excellent food. A little gem on the way from Elafonisi to Falafarna. Thank you so much!

Thank asdf0987
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Really wonderful little place on the wild west of Crete. No menu but things change every day. Stunning food that is a little different from the usual stuff on offer. Lots on offer and lots for all diets with our vegan son being well fed....More

Thank Alasdair F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 12:45
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 12:30
00:00 - 12:00
00:00 - 13:45
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elafonisi, Livadia, Crete 730 12, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Livadia
  • Phone Number: +30 697 464 3885
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