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“Avoid at all costs !!!!!!!”

Vritomartes Restaurant
Ranked #54 of 117 Restaurants in Elounda
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Avoid at all costs !!!!!!!”
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

We have this place a shot second to last day of the holiday as we had eaten nearly every where else and it looked relatively busy. The service was terrible what service we got that is we asked to sit in a different table than the one the waiter wanted us to sit at and then got stroppy because he had to move a knife and fork to the table we wanted. This is one of those restaurants that just but water and bread on your table charging you of course. We started with mussels and quid between us. Firstly the mussels hadn't of been cleaned leaving the barnacles and beards on the mussels literally half the mussels weren't open so I sent the unopened back thinking if get some more which we didn't leaveing us with 15 mussels (yes we counted them) works out at just under a euro a mussel. The squid was a little better but upon asking for a garlic mayo or anything to dip the squid in a different waiter said yes and never returned like the mussels. Safely say we didn't stay for mains we paid for our drinks and bad food and left 35 euros down the drain. Take my advice and buy a magnet go eat some where else even try a gyros there lovely just save your self this place is enough to ruin your holiday if there serving uncooked muscles

  • Visited July 2014
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Caversham, Reading
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“A disgrace to Elounda”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Terrible food, awful service and very expensive. Avoid this place at all costs. This is by far the worst taverna and a disgrace to the beautiful village of Elounda.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Craig_Robinson
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“A good night or two”
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Firstly I would say, that you shouldn't expect rapid service in Greece , you just need to chill out and enjoy the experience , good food , friendly staff , best calamari I have ever tasted, also about two litres of free wine , raki , desserts , and a greengrocers worth of fruit appeared free of charge , have had two great nights here

  • Visited June 2014
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Nottingham
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74 reviews
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“Nice setting in the port”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I'd have to give this place a mixed review - we went here for our first evening and the food and service were excellent. The menu is varied serving plenty of typical Greek cuisine and specialities such as the fish. We went in a couple of days later for lunch and whilst the food was still good the staff were a a bit grumpy - there were 4 of us eating and only 2 meals came out initially - we asked when could we expect the other meals and they were a bit off hand - the food came 5 mins later but there really didn't seem to be any reason why it wasn't all bought out together and nothing by way of apology. The setting is really pleasant an overall a nice place - Maybe they were just having an off day second time round!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Daisy7707
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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“good food slow service”
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Six of us ate here during our stay in Elounda and despite the bad reviews on here we had a very pleasant evening and meal. Complimentary starters and raki to finish. The service was slow but we were not in any rush so it passed the night away, the staff were pleasant but didn't go overboard with the chit chat which the Greeks are usually renovated for but they were fairly busy. The price was reasonable although lots more cheaper places there are also much more expensive ones too. The location on the front of the harbour is in a prime position.

Visited June 2014
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