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“the best ever” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Spyros Taverna

Spyros Taverna
Ranked #1 of 54 Restaurants in Gouves
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Good for: Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
GOUVES
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
“the best ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2012

The food was superb , the owner of the shop very friendly , and the prices very reasonable and Maria fetched us to hotel for free . Also raki for free . EXCELLENT TAVERNA .xxxxxxxxxxx

  • Visited May 2012
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232 Thank ELENI D
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corfu
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
“a place to have fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2012

we were there last week...we stayed in the appartment above tthe taverna. to start with the appartement we must say it was really clean big and sunny....we had dinner every night (and some lunches as well) in spyro's taverna.....the food is beyond words just like the owner....we had SO MUCH FREE RAKI.....the cuisine is original greek and very well priced.... we layghed and danced so much!!!!!!!!! everyone who travels to gouves has to visit this place...(if you dont have a car maria will come to pick you up and drive you back to your hotel!!!!! with NO extra charge....were else do you get such service!!!!!)

  • Visited April 2012
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234 Thank david c
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Malibu
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
“Great experience, wonderful food...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012

Charming little Taverna named after the owner 'Spyros', in the traditional village of Ano Gouves.
We were recommended to visit there and we were so pleased that we did.
A cheery reception from the man himself Spyros, and made to feel very welcome immediately.
Ordering our food and drinks was simple because Spyros was on hand for any questions we had.
After an absolutely sumptuous meal we relaxed at the table and drank wine and complimentary raki with fruits and sweets, listening to some mellow Cretan music.
The whole of the evening the atmosphere was magical, we could not believe our luck to have found such a wonderful establishment, with such a wonderful host.
After paying a very resonable bill, Spyros's wife Maria gave us a free ride back to our hotel!
We returned there every evening for the remainder of our holiday and had the same pleasant experience each time.
On our next visit we will be staying in Spyros's roomy apartment above the Taverna, can't wait!

  • Visited April 2012
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238 Thank MrJonnie
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athens
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
“best ever greek meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

We happened by this village purely by accident, what a night!! the food was fantastic! Spyros & his wife Maria are excellent hosts, we spent the night wining & dining there until the early hours. Watch out for the free raki (local drink) its too easy to drink after the first one. Well worth a visit, we will return for sure! Spiros also has accommodation to rent above the restaurant if you fancy an authentic Cretan village holiday.

  • Visited April 2012
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260 Thank bill l
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Heraklion, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
“Real cretan food, served with a friendly smile”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

Spyros Taverna is a very charming place. The Food is excellent, the service from Spyros himself is speedy and efficient, the host is as hospitable as can be!
Will go there again, when in Gouves!

  • Visited April 2012
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260 Thank Curioustraveler99
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