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Krasi Pediados | Famille Psarakis Meyer, Krasi, Crete 70005, Greece
28970/51862, 51807, 51750
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Great restaurant! With outdoor patio which was great for those with kids to play around and collect walnuts (as the name suggests ;)) Attention was great with lovely service and recommendation. Good was lovely. We had wonderfully Greek / Crete typical food and wine. We would go back in a heart... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
yvonne f
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Sydney
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This Taverna was very packed when we went in October. We had the broad beans (which were delicious but a little undercooked) the aubergine salad, which was very good but plain and an OUTSTANDINGLY GOOD lamb with artichokes. The meat just fell off the bone, and the artichokes were incredible. Our order was taken quickly and food arrived promptly but... More 

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Sydney
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant! With outdoor patio which was great for those with kids to play around and collect walnuts (as the name suggests ;)) Attention was great with lovely service and recommendation. Good was lovely. We had wonderfully Greek / Crete typical food and wine. We would go back in a heart beat. Highly recommended !!

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Thank yvonne f
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This taverna is in a beautiful setting up in the mountains. The traditional Greek style food was awesome. I was just what we were looking for!

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Thank ed m
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

After reading reviews of this place, we knew we had to try it and we weren't disappointed! The lady that served us was funny, kind and patient and even though we only ordered vegetarian dishes in the end, it was lovely! Fava has become one of my fave dishes and the dakos was to die for! If you're making a... More 

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Thank KomalVerma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The best food in Krasi and in the broader area of Malia in general.. A MUST GO for someone that wants to taste premium Cretan delicacies

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Thank Timothy B
Bolton, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We came across this Taverna by accident whilst exploring the Mountains above Malia with two dear friends. We travelled up past the new dam that had only filled up with water this past Winter, you can just see the last few buildings of the village that has been covered by the new reservoir. We visited the village of Krassi to... More 

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Thank NEWLIFE2
Moscow, Russia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Amazing place! It's a real gem. Good point to have nice break on the way lassithi platoe. Owners are very friendly and were deeply touched by personal treatment from them.

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Thank Anweiss
Heraklion, Greece
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice environment, very beautiful decoration, warm atmosphere with a traditional fire-place and delicious food. Friendly owners. We are a family of five with a little one aged 2,5 years old and it is very important for us that in this restaurant people respect the non-smoking policy (this is not common in Crete). There is a baeutiful yard around the restaurant... More 

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Thank Katerina R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We was at kares two times in september and the food is superb. The atmosphere is very calm and relaxing. The food is outstanding and the moussaka is the best i ever tasted. We had moussaka, tzatsiki, stuffed zucchini flowers, greek salad, fava and chicken-fillet cocked in wine-sauce and everything was perfect. Looking foreward to see you next year.

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Thank Skyggebo
Bristol, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

In the shade of walnut trees and able to help oneself to the fruits to top up the meal. Easy drive from lasithi plateau and not far from Malia. Very friendly service. I had Rabbit. She had chicken . Bit of fruit and of course Raki for pud. .... Definitely worth a visit and much better than the more commercialist... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Krasi Pediados | Famille Psarakis Meyer, Krasi, Crete 70005, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Krasi
  • Phone Number: 28970/51862, 51807, 51750

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?