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“Wicked atmosphere!”

The Filoxenia Taverna
Ranked #7 of 54 Restaurants in Kato Gouves
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We visited here on our last night in Crete, and wish we'd come earlier! The waiter is great craic - drinking shots with all the visitors and being a bad influence! Lovely, warm family, and the food was nice too, although I'd have liked a little more vegetarian selection (which I'm aware is a lot to ask for overseas!)

Thank Izzy N
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We went here twice during our week in Gouves. Both times the service was great thanks to the super friendly staff and the food was lovely - if you are staying in Gouves make sure not to miss it!

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Thank Tukhe
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Lovely friendly service at this restaurant and the food was excellent. On holiday in Gouves and had a meal at this place a couple of times, would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank john a
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

How this restaurant managed to get a high score on Trip Advisor I will never know. We visited one lunch time recently as we wanted a snack lunch. It looked very inviting and quite authentic. The problem is that I dislike being lied to. We specifically asked if the minestrone soup was home made three times and were promised it had been made by his dear wife. Made by her, probably but home made by her no way. It had come straight out of the packet . You could see the still solid dried pieces of vegetable and pasta in the bottom of the bowl. This was served with two uninteresting rolls and three small pieces of frozen butter. I had octopus , and had expected a fresh grilled tasty meal. It consisted of great chunks of inedible chewy stuff, slightly warm bathed in vinegar and was clearly out of a jar . In comparison to other bills for other better restaurants it was very high. We told him what we thought of our meal paid up and left. Avoid avoid avoid.

4  Thank robiwatts
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Had hoped to go back for dinner, unfortunately the heat got the better of us and never returned. Stopped for breakfast and a drink and was wholeheartedly welcomed into the restaurant. Lovely family facilities, clean toilets (as in some places they are not) and lovely cold beer !

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Thank Janet S
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