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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (10 Listings)


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 2 reviews
Plakias, on the road to Kalypso, turn left after Oasis, Crete, 74060
Mon-Sun 12:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Buffet, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Cretan, Greek

Daily specials, range of starters, falafel main dish, Cretan specialties like wild greens, purslane salad, hyazinthe bulbs, vegan gigantes, fennel-pies. Special buffet on Friday with many vegan and gluten-free dishes (reservation suggested). Quiet and relaxing atmosphere with free Wi-Fi. Directions: Located on the road from the beach to Rethymno, around 1 km from the beach a right turn before the petrol station. There is a sign post directing to the restaurant at the turn. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Moderate.

The Third Eye

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 8 reviews
Paleochora-Chania, Crete, Greece
2823042223, 2823041234
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Mediterranean, Greek

Vegetarian restaurant in the town of Paleochora, Crete, with daily changing seasonal menu. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a comfortable atmosphere. Has rooms for rent. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.


To Stachi - Wheat

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 24 reviews
5 Defkalionos St, Chania, Crete, Greece
Mon-Sat 12:00pm-11:00pm, Sun 6:00pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Organic, Mediterranean, Take-out, Greek

Quaint side street with park and water view. Offers a variety of local traditional pies and pizzas, as well as 2-3 main courses plus coffee. Salads and side dishes are prepared on the spot. Fresh organic bread is baked every day. The Cretan owners cater to regular locals and tourists alike. Has Wi-Fi, small bookstore, natural products. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
1.0 stars 1 review
Akti Enoseos 4, Palio Limani, Chania, Crete, Greece
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Beer/Wine, Greek, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Organic Greek tavern at the end of the old harbour in Chania. Has some vegan choices including cooked herbs (blita), beans spread (fava), in-house-made fried potatoes (patates tiganites), several salads (eg, xoriatiki salata). Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Leof. Machis Kritis, Platanes, Crete, Greece
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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Mediterranean, Greek, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Taverna in Platanes, near Rethymnon, Crete. Serves traditional Cretan food and has a page of vegetarian dishes, several of which are vegan. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.


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Valsamonerou, Zaros, Crete, 70002
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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Mediterranean, Greek, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. No menu card; the set meal changes daily (water, wine, raki, starter, main course, dessert) and costs around euro 12/person. Owner places emphasis on fresh ingredients and herbs that she grows in her garden. Choose between the "vegetarian menu" (ovo, lacto) and the "meat menu." Fresh bread follows along with a large garden salad. Next, a plate of assorted cheese and olives, 6 or so cooked local Cretan cuisine dishes, in quantities depending on the number of people at the table. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

Village Taverna

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
1.0 stars 1 review
Main street, Pendamodi (at 20km south of Heraklion), Crete, Greece
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Cuisine: International, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Small place. Offers made-to-order food, vegetarian upon request. Ask kitchen to use separate cookware. Cash only. Inexpensive.

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