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Chora, Greece
(22860) 41219
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely people and nice location

This taverna is a fairy tale setting...looks like a movie set with and old church as the backdrop. The owners Christos and Electra are lovely people. She is a teacher on the island and arranges races and tournaments on the island. We have known them for years. Christos makes good, honest home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Santa Monica, California
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Santa Monica, California
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221 reviews 221 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This taverna is a fairy tale setting...looks like a movie set with and old church as the backdrop. The owners Christos and Electra are lovely people. She is a teacher on the island and arranges races and tournaments on the island. We have known them for years. Christos makes good, honest home made Greek cuisine. It is a great place... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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154 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You couldn't find a prettier setting than this plaza at night - a church overlooking a tree-shaded area with tables, with lots of pretty lights hanging in the branches. The grilled chicken was excellent. The baklava was outstanding - the best we had in our 2 weeks in Greece. The milk shakes were also good. Our biggest complaint was the... More 

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Gytheio, Greece
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69 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We know O Kritikos for many years. The quality of the food hasn't changed, still good. They know how to grill meat, it's one of the best places to eat kontosouvli (a greek meat speciality) and chicken. And nice service.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

In general, Folegandros restaurants are just great, but O Kritikos was the first we visited and we really enjoyed it. We both had roasted meat (chicken and pork) and it was so tender and flavorful with a very generous portion of fried potatoes on the side. It's in a beautiful square, we had really good service and very much enjoyed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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66 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I see that O Kritikos gets very mixed reviews, which surprises me: though it bills itself as a Cretan restaurant, I didn't notice much on the menu that struck me as that different from what was on offer elsewhere. However, what we did choose was well-executed and above the average island standard (in fact, I have to say that the... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Excellent value for money. We believe that it was the best "food on fire" (Excellent mixed prok-lamp konstosouvli and roasted chicken) to find at Chora of Folegandros. We would definitely visit again to try more roasted stuff.

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Bordeaux, France
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Central position in Folegandros Hora with trees offering shade for lunch. Typical greek food with good products and moderated prices. In July it was fully booked for the dinner. Accept Visa card

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The atmosphere was excellent. However, this is typical for all Chora restaurants. The horiatiki salad (Greek salad) and the starters were good. The horiatiko sausage from Naxos was tasty. The moussaka dish was definitely warmed with its plate in a microwave oven as the plate itself was really hot. This is unacceptable. Maybe this restaurant specializes in grilled meat. However,... More 

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Athens
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were impressed by the looks of the grilled meat and expected it to be tasty. I have to admit that the food and service were below our expectations unfortunately....

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Athens, Greece
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33 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were looking forward to having a meal with grilled meat. The food was below our expectations, not really tasty and average quality.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chora, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Folegandros
  • Phone Number: (22860) 41219

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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