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Taverna Gonies

Gonies Pediados, Hersonissos, Crete 700 05, Greece
+30 2897 051212
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lassithi” (2 reviews)
“recipe” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
££ - £££
Gonies Pediados, Hersonissos, Crete 700 05, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm Usually mad for meat, but in this place we ended up ordering just vegetarian dishes and it was simply amazing. Everything tasted fresh, full of flavor and we simply couldn't get enough. On principle we are trying to eat only local dishes and food...More

Thank slavko k
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Just stopped for a drink and some chips when it was about to rain. Nice friendly staff and a good location to sit in.

Thank Nomadmand
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We called in to Taverna Gonies for a coffee on our way up to the Lasithi Plateau and saw Maria making Moussaka. It looked so good we decided to stop for lunch on our way back down. The Moussaka was excellent and all of the...More

1  Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I come to the hosts Maria and Kostas for many times and enjoy it repeatedly. Thanks also for the good service you always provide to our guys from the Aposelemis Tunnel project.

1  Thank tom_tunnel
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Wonderful location, Restaurant and people. If the view does not make you stop, the aroma coming from their kitchen will.

2  Thank popyr2015
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We found this taverna by accident whilst driving up to the Plain of Lesithi. We had an evening meal there which we enjoyed very much, and the owner suggested that we return for Sunday lunch when there would be lots of dishes freshly cooked in...More

2  Thank Clive N
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Maria's cooking is wonderful. All local produce and really delicious. We went with a friend of the family and she had requested some particular dishes for us to taste and they were lovely and all freshly cooked (or very slow cooked as required). Well worth...More

1  Thank Susanne I
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Superbly located in the foothills of the Dikti mountains, in the village of Gonies Pediados, on the road up to Lasithi, sits this wonderful taverna offering all that a visitor could want - location, a beautiful garden, great views all around, perfect service provided by...More

1  Thank tomasku
Reviewed 29 July 2014

No matter what your destination on the island of Crete, do find a way to do a pilgrimage to great Cretan food at the “Taverna Gonies”. This tavern is located on the breeze mountain hills close to Avdou village. A spacious parking lot next to...More

3  Thank mowgliguru
Reviewed 29 June 2014

This restaurant you must visit, as this is farmost the best restaurant ever ! Kostas and Maria are the most friendly hosts ever. Nothing is to much ask for and I even got the recepie of her dish. She even let me visit her kitchen....More

3  Thank tinawaldo007
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gonies Pediados, Hersonissos, Crete 700 05, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 051212
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