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Kanali Restaurant

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Ancient Olous, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+302841042075
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fab food excellent wine great evening.

Need to book in advance great location excellent staff very skilled at boning fish ! Very varied menu and you will be spoiled for choice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
johnthevet314
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
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English first
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Need to book in advance great location excellent staff very skilled at boning fish ! Very varied menu and you will be spoiled for choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Visited here after hiring a car for a few days and had the most amazing Sunday lunch. Sea bream Greek salad chips all washed down with ice a cold house white. Beautiful setting, amazing food.

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Tel Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Location, food, service - just perfect. fresh fish and sea food - doesn't get any better. I just wish we got there before sunset so we could see the view. No need to say more - just go there.

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Kyiv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The restaurant has a unique location across the bay, with an outstanding view. No other restaurants near this location. The owner himself seats you and runs the restaurant personally. He helps you pick out your fish. Caution: this is a restaurant well worth some nice clothes -- a couple (probably American) in jeans and non-descript T-shirts were turned away despite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The perfect scenery in combination with amazing fresh seafood and excellent service. An experience you must not miss!!!!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

You cannot be anything other than impressed by the location of this restaurant. It has simple and functional tables and chairs that complement perfectly it's setting. Our food was outstanding and at the time of writing had been our favourite so far. Very reasonably priced. Recommended but make sure you book first.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have visited Elounda for the past 16 years and started going to Kinali around 7 years ago. The food this year was as good as always that means excellent,the service and friendliness of the staff first class and the views around the bay and mountains spectacular its one of our favorite places to eat, try it.

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Blackburn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Absolutely awesome. The setting is amazing, the food is delicious and the staff are charming. Salt baked fish (mmmmmmmmm). I honestly cannot rave enough about this restaurant. I really don't understand why this is not in the top two on trip advisor. I do advise booking as this place is popular with tourists and locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I have been coming to Crete for eight years and have always been looking for special fish tavernas. Kanali is one of these places - great location under the ancient bridge on the causeway to the island next to Elounda. Fresh fish, good wine and friendly service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Delicious fish restaurant with excellent service at a reasonable price. A definite 'must do' on your experience list. The waiters fillet your cooked fish at the table - very professional and entertaining. The location is amazing, we felt that we were in paradise. Situated next to the sea in rustic setting, watching the little boats going in and out from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ancient Olous, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +302841042075

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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