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Diaskari Beach, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
2843051366
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Enjoy authentic Cretan cuisine and fresh fish, in the shadow of old trees...
Enjoy authentic Cretan cuisine and fresh fish, in the shadow of old trees. During the day-time, you may relax on a hammock and swim in the clear blue sea. During the night, the rolling sea-waves, the only sound you hear around, makes dining in DIASKARI a really romantic and unique experience.
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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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
    5 of 5 stars
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One friend tell us for this beach restaurant....and we deside to go....we reserve a table for lunch under the trees and the boss George tell us that have a live Lobster for a special meal .....after 3 minutes the live lobster is front of us and and we order it with pasta.....we taste as starter... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2014
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Firenzuola, Italy
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  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
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Firenzuola, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

One friend tell us for this beach restaurant....and we deside to go....we reserve a table for lunch under the trees and the boss George tell us that have a live Lobster for a special meal .....after 3 minutes the live lobster is front of us and and we order it with pasta.....we taste as starter shrimps with raki . fried... More 

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Leeds
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Brilliant location for the taverna beside Diaskari beach. Very good value snacks and drinks and service to match.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great location I. Very pretty and chilled out spot at the end of the beach of the same name. A very tasty, healthy lunch of simple local fare with the cheap and inoffensive house white. Lovely complimentary yogurt and honey with the bill/ coffee was a nice touch. Service quietly effective rather than exuberantly friendly but no complaints at all;... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was a wonderful find location at the end of a lane on a peaceful and tranquil stretch of coast from where one could walk to near equally peaceful and tranquil deserted beaches (at least in September).

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is our favourite location for lunch looking over the wonderful Diaskari beach. Food is good. Service is prompt and friendly. We have visited many times and will return.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were amazed to find this beachside taverna at the bottom of a dusty track.it has tables under ancient trees and surrounded by beautiful flowers looking down onto the waves crashing on the rocks below.so far we have only had appetisers there,cheese pies,herb pies and toasted feta but they were all delicious as was their wine.The beach is so unspoilt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

beautiful beach and setting fantastic traditional food and lovely friendly staff defiantly the best place I ate in south of Crete I came back every night for 9 nights, I would recommend to anyone to visit here in the day to go to the beach which is stunning and then for lunch or dinner to the tavern.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

difficult to find this amazing place...........but when you arrive the surprise is big. we booked a table under the tree and the owner 'george' recommend us some foods ,we order fried courgette ,calamari ,shrimps in raki sauce .....all are perfect the best i ever eat, after 20 minutes about George tell us that he has a live fish in the... More 

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Courbevoie, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If nobody tell U about this place...you can not find it, cause it's very hidden !!!! As the Paradise...wouahhhhhhhhhhhhh :))) "Taverna Diaskari / Facelifted Ancient Cottages" is just the place to be...to taste good wines, very good and fine food, nice staff (a special "thank" to ZOLI, the best men in Cretia, LOL !!), but also a so nice private... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The place was very wonderful thanks to the sea very close to our table. The food was very good above all the traditional cheese pie. I have appreciated a lot This restaurant and I really hope to come back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Diaskari Beach, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: 2843051366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

Description

Enjoy authentic Cretan cuisine and fresh fish, in the shadow of old trees. During the day-time, you may relax on a hammock and swim in the clear blue sea. During the night, the rolling sea-waves, the only sound you hear around, makes dining in DIASKARI a really romantic and unique experience.

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