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Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
+30 2825 031584
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bread” (18 reviews)
“yogurt” (15 reviews)
“kleftiko” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hospitality- extra drinks on every visit. Great food too. Always given something extra for no charge on each of 3 visits.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we only had one meal at Elpis, but if all meals are as good I would highly recommend it. There are a couple of areas in which to eat, on the street, on the terrace or inside which ensures you are comfortable. The owners...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst I only popped in to get out of the rain, the staff could not have been friendlier. They offered us a glass of wine, free of charge. Decided to order a take away pizza which was absolutely delicious. Whilst waiting the food that came...More

Thank Lcook1961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visits to Elpis and the fantastic home cooked food. The portions are generous, you won't leave hungry! Nikos and Mouilly are a great team and are so warm, generous and friendly. The bread is sensational and there's a range of really...More

Thank Deniece18
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Having just returned from Plaka, I felt I had to write a review f this restaurant. Although they no longer have the terrace with the view we had two wonderful meals there. As a group of 7 it was sometimes difficult to find a place...More

Thank LindaHScotland
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The staff here are rushed off their feet managing both the restaurant and the bakery and despite the size of Plaka there are several good tavernas and this is one. The bread is freshly made and delicious and free and if you go for a...More

Thank LargelyMonk
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This Taverna is a bit different! It's tried to go upmarket but not too much! It delivers the same dishes you would always expect from a Greek Taverna but also it's experimenting with dishes more at home in the UK. I had lamb shank with...More

Thank LeonaR778
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A restaurant who's average main course is 15 euros. Do you want service from a bow tied waiter, from a silver tray?, then this isn't the place for you. It's a lovely little restaurant, family run, with some very busy staff. Yes, they are rushing...More

Thank tony7one
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is the second year we've visited Plaka, and Elpis has become our firm favourite restaurant. We tried a few others in the village (all good I might add!) but we love coming to Elpis. The menu is extensive, from local Cretan dishes to pizza,...More

Thank jenf81
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited Elpis on the 1st occasion for Lunch. Pizza all round (The seafood one was amazing!). After this, Elpis became a regular dining spot for our party. We popped in first of all to buy some fresh bread (however, we were a little slow...More

Thank Robert M
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Jo T
16 May 2017|
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Response from Loek L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jo Nikos and Mouli run the restaurant. They are open every day. In the morning for breakfast untill late in the evening for suburb diners... When you meet Nikos and Mouli, please great them from us. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apokoronas, Plaka, Crete 370 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 031584
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