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Taverna Kavos

Kalou Xwriou, Istron, Crete 721 00, Greece
+30 2841 061330
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gyros” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kalou Xwriou, Istron, Crete 721 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious see food. Fantastic hospitality and no question is too much for the lady of the house. Great experience.

Thank SchrauwenB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really friendly and fun hosts, our meal was amazing (crete salad and giant shrimp), great location. I have not one negative or even neutral thing to say about this place, it's great. We were on a two week vacation in Greece and this was our...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best tzatziki in Crete!!! The owners are super nice and very tasty food. Great view of the sea front and easy location

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kavos is an inexpensive restaurant, serving Greek food which is to die for. I would recommend the lamb kleftiko and the moussaka - two of my favourite dishes. The restaurant has a lovely view of the island which is great to look at whilst dining,...More

Thank FrancescaBakes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're here on holiday and have been coming to this restaurant for 28 years now. The food is always freshly cooked and really tasty. There's a vast choice on the menu to suit all tastes but the Cretan specialities are to die for. We've virtually...More

1  Thank kim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasty food good service and not expensive. Big menu but we recommend that you stick to the greek food. The lamb was outstanding.

Thank NigelJulie1932
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped and chose this location based on pure chance and were happy to find good food and nice staff. This is a nice place for a sea view and a breeze on a warm afternoon, and you should not expect a quick service experience....More

Thank TravelMom269
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Myself , my partner and my 14 year old so went in here on an off chance as we hired a car for the day and parked outside it to get to a hidden beach. The owner was very nice and polite when we asked...More

Thank angela p
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We ate there twice as the food was so flavourful and fresh. We had an assortment of dishes and were hard pressed to pick a favourite. Maya treated us like family, which is unique, but given her demeanour, I suspect it's just simply that she's...More

Thank jmcpheeVernon
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice location just up the beach. Extremely good value for money offering Greek classics. Owners very hospitable

Thank Florian B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalou Xwriou, Istron, Crete 721 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Istron
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 061330
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