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Icarus

Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #7 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
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Lindfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Over the last year, we have visited Icarus more than 20 times and it never fails to please us. Icarus offers friendly, efficient service. It is very elegant. Cover charge includes good quality bread with butter and herbs and watermelon. The kalitsounia is particularly good! You can use its sunbeds free if you eat/drink there. It seems to be the... More

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barry island uk
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

we have been coming to this restraunt for years, it used to be called medusa, now it is icarus run by michelle and mikhailis .it has a fantastic location right on the beach, the perfect spot for watching the sun go dowm with a nice glass of wine, the house rose is really nice. we love the food, we always... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We always visit Michelle & Michael when we are in Crete. The taverna is right on the beach and they do the best Tuna Salad for miles around. If you eat there you get a free subbed and you can sit on the beach and enjoy the rest of your day. Michelle & Michael are always very friendly and each... More

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Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Really friendly, great value and wonderful food...right on the beach....will be going back! Loved the food and company!

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West Midlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

If you are looking for genuine food at reasonable prices and free use of the sunbeds this is the place to go for lunch or dinner in Kalyves. Had several lunches and some evening meals during our two week stay. Local wine by the carafe was excellent and compared favourably with bottles. The three cheese "Saganaki" is a chef special... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Food always fresh cooked to perfection. Great value and lots of choice. Michelle and Milkalus are excellent hosts. If Remi my grandson could write anything it would be best chicken nuggets in crete

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