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Icarus

Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #5 of 22 Restaurants in Kalyves
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This is my favourite restaurant in Kalyves. We ate there 3 times in a week it was just so good. The set menu is particularly good value. We've tried their greek salad, lamb, chicken and pasta dishes and all were absolutely delicious. They also have greek musicians in 2 nights a week (Wednesday and Saturday) and the atmosphere is fab.... More

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We spent two weeks in kalives recently and ate at Icarus three times. Had the kleftiko in paper. Delicious. Wonderful fried courgettes, large Greek salad and lots of lovely crusty bread and butter to start. The house red wine was very drinkable and we got through a few carafes. Michelle and mikhalis were warm and friendly and the location right... More

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Pori, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had great beach time at Ikaros, enjoyed of clean sun beds and lunch! Food was always like cretean - tasty and nicely presented. The waiter were so friendly and smiley guy! Price and quality of the food is in balance. Good wine and cold beer!

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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Ate here on our last night. If we'd tried it earlier we would have gone back more often. Friendly owner, explaining details of Greek menu. Speedy service ( all things are relative and this is Greece of course!)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Food lovely. A bit of a wait but worth it. Very clean and tidy taverna. Patrons slightly strange and overbearing but at least they're friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

A place to visit! Great crew, fantastic atmosphere and perfect cuisine ... What's more - very clean place and esthetic service . A tavern to come back:) thank you !!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We wanted to eat at a taverna on our way to Chania. We turned off the main road and headed towards the beach. We found a line of 4-5 restaurants beachside and chose Icarus. I am glad we did. Some of the food was authentic Greek, some a Greek take on Italian food. It was all good. We were 4... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Ate here after reading the trip advisor reviews. We must have chosen a bad night. We waited 20 minutes for our starter and well over an hour for our main course with no apology or explanation for the delay, the pork fillet was dry and came with a scattering of chips and some shredded cabbage, The chicken fillet was really... More

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Newark, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Once named Medusa and now under new ownership. Traditional Taverna but with an unexpected emphasis on the finer details.One of the top three in Kalives due to skill of the locally trained chefs.

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I have just returned from Kalyves and really enjoyed eating at Icarus... whether a lunch or evening meal all were top quality, delicious and very reasonably priced.. real Greek atmosphere, excellent, friendly service, right by the beach... Perfect.

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