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Krasi Pediados | Famille Psarakis Meyer, Krasi, Crete 70005, Greece
28970/51862, 51807, 51750
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Simply the best

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

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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Heraklion, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 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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Askim
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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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Tampere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

What made a great expression for me was waitresses (dark hair, worked there many, many years) passionate relationship for their food. I almost melted listening her telling what's on the list. So well she talked, almost whispered. We ate pork and rabbit (and mezes) and they bot were well prwpared and tasteful. Location of the restaurant is beautiful, we were... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Kares speaks fluent English and French and Greek of course (possibly others too), but the food......THE FOOD!!! It is beautiful, tasty, scrumptious.... you name it! If you could give more than 5 stars, this place would get it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This small family taverna is the best restaurant in Krasi. With a small garden hidden between trees and flowers this litlle magical place offers great homemade Greek food with the nicest staff. We went there two times in a week beeing only 15 min. drive from Maila where we stayed. Don't miss the wine leaves and anyhting cooked in the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We got the Happy Train from Stalis (the less said about the happy train the better but lets just say you would think it would drop you off where it picked you up from not 3 miles away!) anyway after the mini tour of Krasi we had some free time. We stumbled across Kares Restaurant and chose it because it... 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

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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