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Vachus Taverna

Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041380
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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11 - 20 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon a recommendation from another couple staying at the same resort we visited Elounda one evening. We were encouraged by the plethora of restaurants that had 4.5 stars so opted for the Vachus Taverna. Having dined in Karnagios the previous evening, which was truly exceptional,...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vachus Taverna looks like one of many greek restaurants from the outside, but the food is amazing. This family owned restaurant has wonderful people working here and has good and fast service. The quality of the food is very good and all dishes can be...More

Thank Michielves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and dad arrived in this restaurant completely by accident many, many years ago, when they were offered shelter from a sudden storm . Since then they have eaten there more times than they can count, and I was happy to experience it with...More

Thank lesleymog1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just returned from Elounda and visited this restaurant 3 or 4 times and the food was amazing. All the staff are very friendly and made you feel very welcome.

Thank Pauline L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to this taverna after several years away and were warmly welcomed back by the staff. The food here is excellent - I believe the best in Elounda! We enjoyed the food so much that we returned for our final meal of the holiday....More

Thank Durham_KB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here twice during our trip to Elounda. We all enjoyed our meals, the staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was lovely.

Thank Pinkapple2014
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

What more can we say about this taverna other than its superb food and the most wonderful owners, who give first class service, hospitality, and food. Thank you to everyone. See you next year Andrew Julie Jasmin Joshua and Steven xxxx

Thank Andyroo501
Reviewed 20 August 2017

In our 3 day stay in Elounda, we tried quite a few restaurants but this was the best place to have authentic greek food!! The restaurant is family run and the service is high quality. The food was very tasty, we went there thrice and...More

Thank Pawan J
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We visited this restaurant a couple of times during our stay, the service was excellent as was the food. Highly recommended.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Dined here one night with friends and had a really good meal. Even though the place was busy the service was still excellent. We passed by the restaurants a few nights and it always seemed to be very busy which is always a good sign....More

Thank Bill S
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4 July 2015|
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Response from HawkerSiddley | Reviewed this property |
Walk out of the main Olive Grove apartment gates and head toward the Church. Turn first left down the road that you come to just before the church and walk for about 150 metres. Vachus is on the left with a big sign over... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posidonos Bay 33 | Opposite The Main Beach, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041380
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Family taverna.Fotis,eleni and fotini in kitchen-Dimitris,nikos and sotiris in serve.29 Years taverna.Kopiaste to serve our home made food.OPA!!!!!!
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