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Taverna Tarantella

Eleftheriou Venizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 70014, Greece
+30 695 783 2820
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb kleftiko” (9 reviews)
“fish soup” (3 reviews)
“sea bream” (4 reviews)
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European, Greek, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Eleftheriou Venizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 70014, Greece
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We ate here twice the service was excellent and the food was very good. I had the vegetarian pizza which was really good.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 23 September 2017

In the old days this was one of the best places to eat excellent Greek food, but times change, mum is not in the kitchen, the music is very high "Poppy". and the "Meatballs in tomat sauce"........ everything came out of a tin cans, "peas,...More

Thank Ian P
nikolas-tarantella, Manager at Taverna Tarantella, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Ian man ... We Still have the same way cooking! As many Years... Nothing Change... But it is normal, Mum of the kitchen to have a break for rest some hours, because all morning try to prepare everything fresh! But this is not means...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I went here first time to try grilled octopus (I ate it first time in Greece over ten years ago and it was one of the most tasty dishes in my life). In TT octopus was great as previous times. I tried shrimps from grill...More

1  Thank Mirosław L
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We better liked Yamas, which was next door. Humus was not so tasteful, fish soup was like vegetable soup with some fish inside. Mix plate was good.

Thank Kaspars C
nikolas-tarantella, Owner at Taverna Tarantella, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

This is your opinion... Is no problem... But truly we are better than the restaurant you said! Fresh vegetables in fish soup...Homemade cooked!

Reviewed 15 September 2017

We felt very welcomed in this nice family run taverna in Hersonissos. Very close to Star Beach Hotel. Large variety of local dishes. Visited twice during our stay and were very pleased with food and service. My eight years old daughter tried tomato soup and...More

1  Thank Nana_har
nikolas-tarantella, Owner at Taverna Tarantella, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Great thanks a lot... Send you the recipe soon!! You was really kind and it was nice to meet you!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We ate here 3 times during our holiday. We absolutely loved the food, it was well cooked and tasted great. My husbands favourite was Lamb Kleftiko, which he had on 2 occasions. I am a vegetarian and surprisingly had a choice of dishes. I really...More

Thank KGMtravelling
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant in Hersonissos, food is really good and a lot of choices for typically Greek dishes. Hospitality is on the spot! We had a really nice time thank you Nikos and Manos!

Thank Armando K
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were staying in Rethmynon, arriving at Chania airport but we travelled all the way to Hersonosis and met up with friends at Tarentella's. Great food, great family and friends our trip to Crete would not be complete without a visit to our favourite taverna!!!!!!...More

Thank WelshRed_8
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We came back to this restaurant 3 or 4 times in a row :) 5* food and service! great prices/value! what I've paid attention on - their flexibility! if you want something to be done different, no problem. You want soup w/o some ingredient -...More

1  Thank xTimewind
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We dined here 5 nights...would of been more but we did not find it sooner! What a fantastic restauraunt...the food was stunning no matter what we ordered! The Cretan steak in the special fruity sauce, Moussaka, Stifado....I could go on. Such a friendly warm welcome...More

Thank Kerry B
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26 August 2016|
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Response from nikolas-tarantella | Property representative |
thank you! yes we saw it!we ask for another person! thank you!!!(nikos)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eleftheriou Venizelou, Hersonissos, Crete 70014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos
  • Phone Number: +30 695 783 2820
Restaurant, Taverna 'Tarantella' nikos family here the taste never sleeps and stomach never stays empty ... welcome to our family restaurant on a journey of flavours and Cretan culture! Little out of the center of Hersonissos with overlooking the sea!
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