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“Greek Hospitality at its Finest”
Review of Ferryman Taverna

Ferryman Taverna
Ranked #17 of 122 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

This is a don't miss. We even returned the next night because the food and setting was fantastic. Most tables are very close to the water. Mussels in ouzo was incredible. The octopus was so fresh they had it hanging in a nearby tree before they cook it.
Don't go here if you are in a hurry- every time was asked for the check the owner brought over another round of complimentary shots. OPA!

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Thank EAK141
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

We wanted to try the Lotus Eaters next door, but because we did not have a reservation they would not accommodate us, even though we said we would wait as long as need be. It was lucky though because we ended up at Ferryman next door and although they were packed, they went out of their way to make sure our party of 5 got a table. The food was outstanding, the atmosphere was great, the service couldn't get any better! A must go to spot!

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Reviewed 25 August 2014

I had read reviews on trip advisor prior to visiting so was keen to eat at the ferryman. It was very busy and we had to book a day in advance, and even then they couldn't guarantee us a table near the waterfront (which was one of the main appeals). The food was really nice, slightly on the pricier side compared to other tavernas in the village but was of a good quality. We did feels that he service was quite slow at time,and we felt hurried to finish our meal and leave to free the table up for other guests (there were people waiting for a table). Although it was a nice meal, I feel that he restaurant has almost become a victim of its own success, so busy and popular that they are struggling to give guests the time and service expected.

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Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

We waited too long for the service to clean our table. After waiting for another fifteen minutes the manager came and rudely asked us if we wanted to eat. Instead of just telling us that the kitchen was closed he starting "defending" himself very impolite again that he could not serve us and the staff needed some rest.
There are plenty other good restaurants in the area that at least just smile at you.

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Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Great stop after a morning visiting the island of Spingalonga. Much needed drink. Didnt stop for food...i stead chosing to opt for smaller pkace further along the watetside:Keflatoni....great service...delicious food...fun location.

Thank Nicola H
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