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Hellas taverna

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Minoos Str.19, Stalis, Crete, Greece
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I walked past this taverna every night when walking into the town, there always sounded a great atmosphere coming from inside so we went one night. It was extremely busy (because of the great food and service!) we were given lots of free alcohol and food - which is always a bonus. The staff were lovely and... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from our eleventh holiday in Crete and have sampled many restaurants there. We regularly return to this one and the six of us (all adults) visited it several times on this holiday. We were all delighted with our meals and the speed with which it was prepared and served to us. Holidays cost plenty and you... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Walked past here numerous times, eventually going in because it was close to home. Ordered garlic bread to start, waiter turned up with bread and a little dish of pink butter, no explanation as to what it was so we assumed it was strange garlic bread. Started eating it when the real garlic bread appeared. Wouldn't have eaten the other... More 

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Thank Julie G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Just got back from another great week in Stalis and again we ate out at Hellas 4 nights out of the 7 we were there, once again the food was fantastic , value was excellent and the service superb. All staff are so friendly and welcoming they really do go out of their way to make it an enjoyable experience... More 

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Thank Sween63
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Had a 2 course meal which was delicious, and filled us up nicely. Local wine was also tasty. Food was well cooked, and we went for Greek dishes. Substantial and filling, we were also given bread, Greek yoghurt and honey, and several shots on the house.

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Thank Christine H
Kessingland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went a few times and each time the food was amazing and very good value. They have live music and plate smashing and dancing in the street, a true Greek experience.

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Thank beanie2162016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Been to Stalis 4 times Passed this taverna every time we go into the resort as we stop at Rainbow apartments but never called in .After reading the good reviews we decided to give it a try .we got a free shot drink before ordering our food and drink which was a nice touch .All the food we ordered was... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

got recommended this restaurant a couple of years ago ,it is very clean & the food is fantastic , I think we used it 6 times over the past two years the staff are very friendly & helpful nothing is a problem to them ( never shy with the raki either ) give it a try you won't be disappointed

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Thank Michael A
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here twice on this holiday. Very friendly staff, took lots of care of us. Delicious food! Definitely recommend eating here!

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Thank cayley78
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We ate here a couple of times during our stay and enjoyed each meal. The service is good,,the staff are very friendly and talked to us each time we walked past but never hassled. We can recommend this lovely place,,we wanted to go when they had the traditional plate smashing evening and live music but never quite got round to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minoos Str.19, Stalis, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Stalis
Description
This taverna is on the western side of the resort of Stalis on Crete.
It is called Hellas but may appear under its Greek spelling of Ellas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?