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Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
2843051949
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Wonderful fish taverna in the harbor

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Relaxed atmosphere on the harbour

Excellent grilled local fresh fish. Friendly, helpful, go into kitchen to choose your fish. The sardines were so good we had to have more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Excellent grilled local fresh fish. Friendly, helpful, go into kitchen to choose your fish. The sardines were so good we had to have more

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Thank Fred B
New Milton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Love this place for its location at the far end of the harbour. A place to sit unwind and take it very very slow.Nothing is rushed in this taverna. To me thats part of the charm, for others I saw people getting a little impatient. The food is good home cooking and Vangelis and his family are really lovely people.Tip,... More 

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Thank cxtwoman
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

They welcome us in with open arms, the setting is great. Then we sit down and nothing is happening for 20 min. Then I literally have to go and ask them to serve us, and when they finally do, they're out of fresh fish. This is primarily a fish restaurant and we could hear people around us being rather pleased... More 

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Thank Dragan M
Milton Keynes
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We ate here several times during our stay and the food was always brilliant, another restaurant that gave us delightful taster dishes with compliments of the owner. The fish was superbly cooked , Vangelis the waiter a charming gentleman and a wealth of knowledge about the surrounding area. Highly reccomended

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Malmo, Sweden
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Warm and friendly service. The atmosphere is really nice by the harbour. The portions are great and the food is tasty and genuine. The dishes was traditional Greek and flavoured wonderful.

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Thank Berlin3-23
East Sussex
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had three lunches and one dinner here. All the food we had was good although portions were a bit large for my appetite. Wine was drinkable, although we tended to drink the rose'. Located by the harbour and away from the other tavernes. The staff and owner were friendly and helpful.

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1 Thank Horseeye
Leeds, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Minas is at the end of the strip (or start of it if you're coming down the headland!) They have fresh fish that they catch from their boat every day that is cooked on the charcoal grill in front of the kitchen. The food is traditional, beautifully fresh and beautifully cooked. We thought it a little overpriced at 50euros per... More 

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1 Thank jakkisr
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

excellent food and service in fantastic location at the end of the harbour. We returned as we enjoyed the food and ambience.

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1 Thank J C
Stockport, UK
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We first found Mina's way back in 2001 when we first discovered Makrigialos , we have been there every year since, and it is now a tradition that we have, at least, our first and last meal of our holidays there. In addition to this I had my 60th and my 65th birthday party at Mina's and they laid on... More 

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Thank LanceDowson
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

As we are staying very close to Mina's Place, we decided to try it tonight - and had such a great meal that this will be one place we will keep returning to. We were met by Vangelis who, along with his mother and his aunt, run this fantastic harbour side restaurant. We asked about the fresh fish of the... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: 2843051949

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  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

Wonderful fish taverna in the harbor

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