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Taverna Avli

Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 693 676 8479
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“old church” (4 reviews)
“main church” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just love this little taverna . Very traditional and is tucked away off the main street but is definitely worth looking for. Once again we had an exceptional selection of meze, washed down with one of the local whites. We will be back once...More

Thank Mike769953
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent family run traditional Greek Taverna. Excellent fresh food and fish. Cosy and traditional Greek family atmosphere. Highly recommended. Three minute walk from the municipal car park (free) in the centre of the village - head up the hill and behind the church..

Thank Crand5614
Reviewed 8 June 2017

In the restaurant we spend beautiful moments. The people are wonderful, the food is very good. The restaurant is located in a quiet environment where you can spend time with friends. Highly recommend.

Thank barbarasA9506BX
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a fantastic restaurant which we found to be very accommodating of families and large groups. The staff were welcoming and the food was delicious. In our two week stay we visited 4 times (in both small and large groups) and we never left...More

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited this lovely place and we order great fish. You alsof can buy homemade olive oil, raki and honey here! I definitely recommend this taverna. Its worth to drive up here and have a great meal for great prices!

Thank Milana S
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely family taverna. Place is very nice and quite for a lunch. We tried some meze that we found it very good. Stuffed aubergine are the best. You should try them ! Pass for wifi is on the pic.

Thank Adina L
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The place is not easy to locate. It is behind the main church of Gouves Village. It is exactly next to a very old church in a quite little street. The owner is a simple man and very friendly. The menu is simple and we...More

1  Thank Yiannis K
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We cannot fault the hospitality of the family. Very traditional meze, fresh and excellent presentation and at a great price. This place is off the beaten track but it is well worth hunting it out.

1  Thank Mike769953
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Went on a quiet night and wasn't sure whether it would be any good but we were given a fabulous welcome and the tastiest Meze ever! Had to revisit during our holiday and had the best dolmades I've ever had anywhere in Greece.

1  Thank PlaistowP
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food was fantastic, I had possibly the best Kalamari ever & the rest of our party were equally impressed. The service was great, Alexandros was wonderful host, the food was fresh that day, all around a great lunch, it was hard to leave.

1  Thank DJ2459
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves
  • Phone Number: +30 693 676 8479
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