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Giakoumis Taverna

Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
+30 281 028 4039
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (13 reviews)
“gyro plate” (2 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best local cuisine, you won't find any place better. Stop in and enjoy. The gem of a place offers authentic Greek food, reasonable prices and large portions. You won't be disappointed.

Thank BonnieHebert
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant lunch. Set lunch greek salad stuffed peppers and tomatoes including glass of lovely white wine. €14. Good value very fresh and tasty. Loads of it. Would come again.

Thank Carole R
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very old tavern located downtown Heraklio, most famous for spare ribs and meat in general. Best value for money, cool environment and friendly service. Very good choice for lunch "Cretan way"..

Thank Atairiastos
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went to this restaurant because of the reviews on here raving about the food, particularly comments on the lamb being the best. We had a nice time there, the food was fine. The staff were helpful (instantly offering me the wi-fi password as soon...More

Thank Rachael2001
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great chow....homemade and using only the freshest products. Centrally located in downtown Heraklion near the market area. What a refreshing break from a lot of walking. House red wine was light and easy to down.

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Home-made food, you can do a mix of food, see it, and the kitchen. Ginnos was very nice, helped us chose our lunch and recommended on the best! Also not expensive and you can also eat lunch deal (menu) Vegi and vegi friendly with lots...More

Thank Naama B
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had been looking for a traditional Creten Taverna and we stumbled on this absolutely authentic Estiatorio. The food was like my mother used to cook and better! We are coming back!

Thank Argiri A
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The food was unpretentious and hearty. The manager also changed my meal when I realised it had meat, even though this was my fault as I had failed to check before ordering. Recommend for a casual lunch

Thank TKeep
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Like the reviews below, absolutely GREAT "AUTHENTIC" food, friendly staff, great service all around, highly, highly recommend!!

Thank ElPasoBoulder
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Just a little off the main market on a little alley, this restaurant has a comfy feel. When I pulled out the gluten free card (celiac), the owner took me to the back and pointed out all the items I could eat and there were...More

Thank G-on-the-Go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theodosaki 5-8, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Heraklion
  • Phone Number: +30 281 028 4039
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