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Emmanuel Taverna

Alexi Minoti Street, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 021022
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (194 reviews)
“gyros” (31 reviews)
“giros” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Alexi Minoti Street, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant and had a really nice meal. I had the lamb kofta which had been slow cooked in a wood fired oven, delicious, it fell off the bone and was really tasty. My husband had vegetable soup as he wasn’t really...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BlackpoolSeasiders
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We dined here on our first night staying in Koutouloufari. The very friendly young man who offered to show us his wood fired oven and the food within won us over, so we chose a table and ordered our meals. My husband chose the lamb...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cupcakemker
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We paid the Emmanuel Taverna Restaurant a visit after being given this as a Recommendation from a fellow Diner,and as we were with Friends who had never ventured out of Resort into the Villages,we thought it would be nice for the Four of us to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pavlosrugbypaul
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Emmanuel's is one of our favourite restaurants in Koutouloufari. Excellent food, friendly, welcoming staff and reasonable prices. What more could you ask?

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank McTav1sh
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Nice place. Felt really rushed. Good service to get you into the place but not really good service once you were seated. Waitresses didn't seem to know what they were doing. I had lamb from the Wood-fired oven which was good but very rich. Hubby...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank handj114
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Pretty much all of the restaurants in the area give you the hard sell, talking about the fresh ingredients and how the owner's wife/mother is cooking in the kitchen. It gets old very quickly, but at least at Emmanuel Taverna the owner will show you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cosmic_Colin
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Great food, great hosts. Couldn’t do enough to make your visit warm and welcoming. Full run through of menu and specialities given by the host. We walked past two Nights later and they recognised us from our visit and were friendly and chatty. Highly recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Boothy2580
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A great menu, their specialty dishes include lovely, tender, tasty lamb and pork cooked in a wood burning oven, friendly staff make it an enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PatandChris2015
Reviewed 14 October 2018

went again for some more good food, I only had salad this time but it was amazing, along with the great service, made it wonderful meal

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank algal_13
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Put this restaurant off quite a few times when walking past it, but the food when we finally went was amazing. The staff was really attentive and helped you out with the menu. Would highly recommend

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joshkenyon9
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5 November 2018|
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Response from McTav1sh | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for 2019, but they were open in early May 2017, when we were in Koutouloufari. Most, if not all, the restaurants in the village were open then.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alexi Minoti Street, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos  >  Koutouloufari
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 021022
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