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Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
28410 - 22530
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bistro
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I fancied a kleftiko so popped in and ordered one for the next day. It sounded promising as they only make it to order and had to go get the lamb specially and cook it for hours. It was also 13euro which is certainly pricey so I was expecting good things. It looked great, about half a lamb! trouble was,... More 

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Lappeenranta, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We popped in for the first time on our way to the centre. That time only something small to eat and a glass of wine and a beer. The second time we went there for dinner. I especially enjoyed the friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We could sit and enjoy in peace and quiet but still our host "kept an eye"... More 

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Barnstaple
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Lovely food and the friendly service. Nothing to dislike. This was our main choice of eating place in our area. Try the shrimp saganaki and wild greek salad, oh and the garlic potatoes are scrumptious!

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Leeds
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Avra is one of the few restaurants in Agios Nikolaos which doesn't give out freebies, this must be because they are always busy and know they can rely on their excellent food for people to return. Our starters were very good, a lovely fried zucchini with dip and aubergines filled with cheese and then fried in breadcrumbs. The aubergines... More 

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Guildford Surrey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

For us this was the best restaurant in Agiois Nikolaos taking food, service and ambience into account. Long established and run by a charming Greek family who make everyone welcome and feel special. Nothing is too much trouble for them. The food selection is excellent providing both a Greek mezza style menu and also more meat and fish dishes to... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This restaurant is very well run by the two Kostas, they even reserved a table for us as we ate their most evenings as the food was so good. I urge you to try the Apaki as a starter, best pork l have tasted. The wine is cold and everything is presented well and priced superbly affordable. Very friendly hosts... More 

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UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice for dinner during our recent holiday. The first time we had lamb chops and moussaka, and both thought it was brilliant. The second time my husband wasn't quite so happy with his squid dish, as it was big calamari rings and not 'baby squid' as per the menu: and when he queried this was just... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We are here second time and really enjoy the meal. My husband ordered beef, it was done very well. My choice is Snapper (fish) - it very light, fit my diet and very, very tasty!

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Amsterdam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

friendly restaurant across the road from the hotel. friendly staff and great food...ate there every night!

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Nottingham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We have continued to visit the Avra during our 15 years staying in Agios Nikolaos, during this time we have never had a bad meal. There is a vast choice of meals, all cooked fresh and served beautifully. It never ceases to amaze me how Kosta's wife and her helpers get everything out on time, all hot and cooked to... More 

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Address: Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 28410 - 22530
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lassithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
Cuisine: Bistro

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