Lasithi Plateau restaurants

Greek in Lasithi Plateau

Taverna Kourites

This spacious taverna on the outskirts of Tzermiado does a brisk lunchtime business with coaches full of day trippers. At other times, it's a peaceful spot where menu options include lamb and suckling pig roasted in…
Greek in Lasithi Plateau

Taverna Rea

This cheerful little restaurant has stone walls decorated with Cretan artefacts. The owner-chef does a mean souvlaki and if there's lamb on offer, it'll likely be excellent as well. Upstairs are four rooms (€30) wit…
Cretan in Lasithi Plateau


Long-established Stavros, flanked by geranium pots and propped up by old timers, is eye-catching, with alfresco seating and a menu spanning salads, pasta, souvlaki and locally sourced veg. It’s located on the main r…
Greek in Lasithi Plateau

Petros Taverna

Hearty Greek fare is what you’ll find at this longstanding restaurant at the foot of the steps to the cave. Ask here about walks in the area, including the long hike up to the summit of Mt Dikti.