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Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
0030-28250-31619
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
ROSEMARY POTATOES

No cats the food is cooked to perfection and those Rosemary potatoes,it makes such a change from chips chips & more chips. Lamb or Chicken cooked perfect, wine very good and as other people have said toilets very clean which is a very important point. We have been back many times me for the lamb... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
Cretanboy
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Rochford UK
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Rochford UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

No cats the food is cooked to perfection and those Rosemary potatoes,it makes such a change from chips chips & more chips. Lamb or Chicken cooked perfect, wine very good and as other people have said toilets very clean which is a very important point. We have been back many times me for the lamb you can cut it with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had lunch here recently and it was a very pleasant experience. The waiter is helpful,smiling and courteous and the food was delicious. As we were going out for a meal in the evening we didn't want too much so stuck to the meze menu. The stuffed potato skins with bacon and cheese were lovely as were the courgette balls... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We have been here many times . Food and service is always good . No begging cats !!! Our favorite dish is Beef or lamb yiouvetsi . which is pasta rice with wonderful meat and melted cheese to finish it.House wine excellent . Location on the beach so we have obviously used their sunbeds which is great,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Thank you for all the great meals and pleasant service.i hope the owners to continue to member so high quality.kalives best family food place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My wife and I have just returned from a lovely relaxing holiday in Kalyves, Crete. We found the Icarus Taverna to be the best by far for authentic and lovingly prepared Cretan cuisine. Icarus is located at the eastern end of Kalyves beach, having its taverna on one side of the beach road and a beach diner on the sea... More 

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Wellesbourne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The food was nice and the evening very jolly with Traditional Greek music.Downside,be careful where you sit if you do not want to be trapped by smokers.Would go again,but sit on the edge of the restaurant

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A small friendly taverna,right on the beach front the service excellent plus around £20 main meal for 2 with bread for starter and half litre of wine and 2 large beers and the best Mousakka I had ever had in Greece

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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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 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

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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Address: Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 0030-28250-31619
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
  • Phone Number: 0030-28250-31619

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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