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Traditional Restaurant Metohi Vai

  • Traditional Restaurant Metohi Vai
  • Traditional Restaurant Metohi Vai
  • Traditional Restaurant Metohi Vai
  • Traditional Restaurant Metohi Vai

​Welcome to a place that will make you turn back many years.
The traditional restaurant "Metohi Vai " is located in a small traditional village
next to the palm forest of Vai in eastern Crete. Built in the early 1700s
and worked as a dependency of the Monastery Toplou serving the housing needs
those working in the fields and in the care of sheep of the monastery.
Here they cooked that purest offered their land and groomed gardens.
In the same area on the same land in the same gardens had the dream and passion
to continue the tradition with the most pure and clean our region offers .

Today, after the restoration which maintained all the architectural elements
the rural Cretan village is able to continue a tradition of three hundred years.
The traditional element is complemented by a family and friendly atmosphere
ideal to enjoy our excellent cuisine . Equipped with passion and love
the traditional Cretan cuisine offers a tasty local delicacies
starting from classic dishes until our specialty called "ofto"

Our desire is to contribute to a healthy diet without compromising
in quality . Refer to the recipes of our grandmothers drawing healthy habits
past , thereby helping to maintain local food culture .
The recipes are based on traditional local materials such as oil,
native goats free range and variety of vegetable
take our place . All of this creates a riot of flavors that whoever tried
will remember forever. A small sample of our menu is the wide variety
the meat cooked on the grill and in the oven, stews,
salads, appetizers, and seafood. Also you can enjoy the
local wine Toplou are from organic farming and caring even today
the monastery Toplou.

  • Address: Itanos
  • Telephone: 2843061071-6973351559
  • Email:
  • Cuisine: Greek, Cretan
  • Open from: 01/04
  • Open until: 31/10
  • For more information go to website .
  • Wifi