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Island Restaurant

Leoforos Poseidonos, Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 041943
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Leoforos Poseidonos, Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whist in Crete we visited the island restaurant many times. The food is freshly prepared and tastes great. It is also very cheap. The staff are an amazing and the chef often comes to have a chat too to ensure everything is ok. When selecting...More

Thank ph3sant
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food was very good and the setting by the beach is beautiful. Anchovies for starter were delicious

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited the restaurant about 3 times now over a period of years, place is in a great spot overlooking the beach, but we have to say the food could be better, i also believe the food is cooked over the road and brought...More

Thank alkaz581
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had tables booked the day before for circa 30 family and friends as we were visiting Crete for a wedding (further up the beach at the sister hotel Amirandes). Even though I would say this restaurant after seeing some of the others is on...More

Thank Oliver J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing location. Food is unbelievable and so many choices and reasonableey prioced. Staff very friendly.

Thank 650diane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had a lovely location and lovely food. Staff were amazing. Nice cocktails also very relaxing spot on the beach

Thank patU2120SZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time to Crete and on our last day we came here for lunch and it was a lovely end to our holiday with splendid views and good food. Service was relatively quick, however as the restaurant got busier the service got...More

Thank flappyhands13
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views make this restaurant - great for a sunset. The food is nice, you get big portions, we ate here a few times during our stay, theres a big selection on the menu. The staff are really nice and friendly - beware of the...More

Thank Natalie O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time on Gouves and we will be back again of that I am sure. Mt wife and I will make our way down the hill, abut 10 - 15 minute walk to The Island each morning for Coffee, maybe Lunch, this...More

Thank Norman R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most amazing location being almost in the sea! But a bit pricey compared to others so we just used it for coffee in the morning and then delicious ice creams mid afternoon.

Thank diana_shipley
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We are coming in June can anyone say roughly how much meals are they will be 2 of us. Can you recommend any more places to eat in gouves itself. Many thanks in advance.
9 May 2017|
Response from despina z |
Hello! We have a great variety of Greek traditional meals, whether fresh seafood, meat whise, vegetarian dishes, snacks accompanied by a wide range of drinks etc. In Gouves there are many places around us where you could... More
Google Translation
Χαίρομαι που μπορώ να γράψω μόνο θετικά σχόλια-το αξίζετε.Έχω πάει σ Κάτω Γούβες τον Ιούνιο και Σεπτέμβριο 2015 και στο εστιατόριο σας ήμουν σχεδόν κάθε μέρα. Σίγουρα ακόμα θα'ρθω (ελπίζω τον Ιούνιο).Καλή σεζόν!
2 May 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$168
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leoforos Poseidonos, Kato Gouves, Gouves, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Gouves  >  Kato Gouves
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 041943
Island restaurant keeps high standards on quality of food and drinks. We only use the best, fresh and local materials for our dishes. Biological Vegetables from our Garden and extra virgin Cretan olive oil. Island staff members take their role in our industry very seriously and try to provide the quality in service that our customers expect.