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Nikos the Fisherman

Old Village Kouloutoufari | Old Village Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 70014, Greece
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Ranked #18 of 162 Restaurants in Hersonissos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We stayed at an all inclusive resort about 20 minutes away by car, in Gouvez. We visited Hersonissos one night and decided to stop for dinner as both my husband and I love fish. I was happy that they had fish soup on the menu - I really fancied one! The food was superb. We returned three more times (although... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Nikos the Fisherman proved to be an amazing experience time and time again. My wife and I visited this wonderful restaurant three times despite many alternatives during our two week stay.Initially attracted by the charm of this quaint family run restaurant, we were quickly won over as repeat customers by the fantastic, fresh and superbly prepared seafood dishes. The unhurried... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The food and service here is excellent. My fiancé had the lamb - best he's ever tasted! I've never felt more welcome in a restaurant and they can't do enough for you. Silvia who waited on us was so friendly. She introduced us to her brother and mother, Cleopatra, who cook the food. We even met her father, Niko (the... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We Visited this restaurant 3 times whilst we stayed in Koutouloufari, and loved it. Lovely setting and very friendly and efficient. We tried the Calamari and Seafood pasta both dishes were cooked really well and very well presented. We always found a very welcoming atmosphere and didn't feel pressured at all, unlike some other restaurants in the area. Would definitely... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The evening my boyfriend and I spent here was purely magical. The food was incredibly delicious, all fresh and homegrown: the olives from their trees, pressed into olive oil, bread baked that day, the fish caught by the father earlier that afternoon, the potatoes the mother's special recipe, it was almost unbelievable the degree to which every item on the... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Whenever you walk around a Greek village in a tourist area you are always spoilt for choice of restaurants. If they are unknown to you, you have to take a decision based on first impressions, and Koutouloufari has a number of tempting tavernas, although a little pricier than in some parts of the island. We chose Nikos because it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

The second day in the hills of Hersonissos we choose to eat at a lovely looking place called Nikos The Fisherman. After ordering the food the waiter told us that the food was cooked by her mother and caught by her father the night before. The food was delicious! Absolutely wonderful. After our second night in Hersonissos with the wonderful... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The restaurant is one of the best in Koutouloufari. Family run with delicious food, both fish and meat dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients. Not as commercialised as some of the others so a more relaxing and pleasant environment. Lovely daughter (Sylvia) was the waitress who was very friendly and we enjoyed having a good talk with her. We'll be... More

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Genoa, Italy
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105 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

• Location Very nice old looking village near Hersonissos, worth a visit • Atmosphere Quiet, calm, traditional, simple (maybe too simple) • Food Good, nothing unforgettable but everything tasty, especially traditional dishes like moussaka, saganaki and octopus • Wine Don't take house local white/rosè wine • Property & Staff Family run tavern, really nice the daughter, but surely under staffed... More

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My boyfriend and I had the pleasure of eating our last meal in Greece at Niko's place. We splurged and got the 11 plate seafood meal and we could not have been more satisfied. The place is family run from the father, Niko, catching all the fresh food, the mother cooking the most amazing dishes, the sweet eldest daughter as... More

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