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Faros Restaurant - Fish Tavern

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The Harbour, Makry-Gialos, Crete, Greece
6938 386588
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Greek hospitality

The meat was melt in your mouth and in typical Greek fashion...the serves were very generous with garlic bread and caramel desserts supplied at no extra cost. We asked for vegetables and got coleslaw. I think something got lost in the translation. lol. The beer was cold and the service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
Debbie P
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Glen Forrest, Western Australia, Australia
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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This restaurant had a nice atmosphere and location. Good service. Food was consistently good. Loved the calamari

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Glen Forrest, Western Australia, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The meat was melt in your mouth and in typical Greek fashion...the serves were very generous with garlic bread and caramel desserts supplied at no extra cost. We asked for vegetables and got coleslaw. I think something got lost in the translation. lol. The beer was cold and the service excellent. Beautiful view over the port.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Lovely family service and great value. I was happy to eat there many times on my holiday and it never disappointed.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This family who had the place next door took over the original restaurant on this site a few years ago, but the quality, atmosphere and service is still great. Food is consistently good, very quick service and attentive, perfect location, they are always busy but do not disappoint ! Yummy courgette balls too ! We dont eat chips and alternatives... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great food , generous portions , sat next to the sea outdoors , very busy place , Luka the waiter who served us was wonderful ! .

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had one of the several combination dishes that this good restaurant offers: calamares and sole. Both were good and the price was OK.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

One of the best restaurant in Makry Gialos. The food like Horta, souvlaki and Cretan White wine was the best. Recommend this restaurant strongly.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Ate here twice and both times was faultless. The food was fresh and authentic coked by family members. Very clean and very friendly. It will help make your holiday very special. Hats off to them.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Staying close to the ocean makes you want to eat fresh seafood, right? Unfortunately, many restaurants in Crete tend to lean on serving up chicken, pork, steaks etc - stuff you can get anywhere else on earth. So finding this place - with their own fishing boat to deliver fresh seafood - was a gem. I´d definitely come back to... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Faros is a tradtional taverna by the beach, overlooking the harbour, with both indoor and outdoor tables. We visit the Faros regularly on our holidays in Makrigialos every May and October and always enjoy a friendly welcome and generous meals of well cooked traditional Greek food. Faros is family run and offers a wide menu - useful for us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Harbour, Makry-Gialos, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: 6938 386588

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Greek, Pub

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