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Ferryman Taverna

Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041230
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food here is ok and there are some lovely bread and dips on offer. Also staff and owner are friendly so why 3 stars? This is quite a famous place for the history so is very popular. As a result, we decided to go...More

Thank Nanoo_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately there were terrible winds when we arrived totally out of the power of us & the restaurant. That said, their arrogance & inflexibility in trying to give us shelter from a very windy spot left us walking out at just the water stage. I...More

1  Thank Julia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on the evening of our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Booked the night before. The location is lovely, right on the water's edge. Unfortunately it was one of the windiest nights we had during our stay! The food however was fantastic, the complimentary dips...More

Thank BulldogManchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for some lunch after a boat trip to Spinalonga brought us back through Elounda. We wanted to get away from the beach and touristy restaurants as we came into the port so came on trip advisor for some guidance....More

Thank Robeenio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant restaurant in a gorgeous location!! Myself and my boyfriend were seated on the pier, separate from most other tables! The food was gorgeous, I would highly recommended a visit here.

Thank Kim_D_09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food with a fresh take on traditional dishes. Only spoiled by frenetic front of house team - open plan kitchens calm but too much running about around the tables.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited try Ferryman many times 13 years ago when on honeymoon...we went back with kids to show them Elounda and the restaurant. Much has changed over the years, but the owners enthusiasm and welcoming charm has not. Yes it was busy and perhaps a...More

Thank Wintys
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had picked this restaurant out as the first place we wanted to visit what a disaster. The service was terrible, food took ages to come and when it did it was cold. Tried to order drinks to fill the time even them wouldn't have...More

2  Thank Evie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had one of the best meals ever at this restaurant, it looked like something off Masterchef and tasted superb. Lovely staff, lovely views, can't recommend enough

Thank TravelbudsWales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in you have to visit The Iconic Ferryman, the food is fantastic and there is never a dull moment with Akis the owner.

Thank brian M
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14 June 2016|
Response from midwest_attorney | Reviewed this property |
We did not pre-book a table, but perhaps we were fortunate. It's a small venue and pre-booking would be wise.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041230
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