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Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
(+30) 28250 31619
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great food and value right on the beach

This was our regular lunch, and sometimes dinner venue. We would use their sun loungers, which were free to use, in exchange for eating and drinking in their restaurant … a very fair exchange. The day would start with a coffee frappe or two and a beer before, and or with, lunch. Lunch was always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Kevin W
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Bristol
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English first
Bristol
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was our regular lunch, and sometimes dinner venue. We would use their sun loungers, which were free to use, in exchange for eating and drinking in their restaurant … a very fair exchange. The day would start with a coffee frappe or two and a beer before, and or with, lunch. Lunch was always fresh and well prepared with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

On our 7-days trip to Kalyves we ate at this restaurant four times. More than any other place. Nice place with very friendly staff and owners. We ate steaks, chicken shish and lamb. The lamb youvetsi is highly recommended. And the grilled chicken was juicy and tasty.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We went to this taverna twice. It had live Greek music on Tuesday evenings. The food is great and the fish was amazing. It sits right by the beach and the views are amazing

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Icarus is a lovely place to have a delicious dinner and warm serving. The food is tasty and the atmosphere is always welcoming. Every tuesday they have a live music; people are dancing and having such a great time. I can say all these things with a 10 years experience.

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North East England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We have eaten at many of the restaurants in little Kalyves, but this is the only ones that we keep coming back to for its steak. There absolutely fabulous, they really are, and their cooked to perfection. Great service with lovely owners and helpers this little sea front taverna is one to find and treasure. We're de finitely heading back... More 

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Halden Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was our fifth year to Kalyves!And every year this is our place to go for great food,music and service.I see that somebody has commented on the staff...well we all have our hours of "shutting"down being all 100%smiling and service minded...Being an european person, I admire that they actually manage stand up 24/7 delivering...so remember they are humans doing their... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Beach area clean , free umbrellas , sunbeds etc but no atmosphere . The waiter works non stop but the owner is just so miserable !

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Ate here tonight for family meal. Very authentic feel, food lovely and all staff who served us where very friendly and welcoming. Lovely relaxing atmosphere.

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Kalyves, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of the few beachfront restaurants in Kalyves, That have kept the athmosphere and exellent greek cusine. And it is not expensive.....

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We visited Icarus last night, after reading good reviews,food was excellent and the atmospher even better, There was live music, with even people who had eaten at adjoining tavernas coming in to dance The owners Michalis and Michele, were great hosts and spent most of the evening encouraging and leading the dancing Will defiantly be going back! PS the 'Easten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
  • Phone Number: (+30) 28250 31619

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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