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Mike's Place

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, Sissi, Crete, Greece
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 65
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 7
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

Really good home-cooked food at a very good price. Friendly people and good service. It just needs more people there to create an atmosphere. I would recommend it but take a party.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
GeoffGreycells
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Ate here twice. Mike looks flustered and busy but his food and service is to die for. Always had his daily special and was never disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We ate here last night. I had the most amazing melt in your mouth organic beef in my perfectly spiced Greek stifado. We were given a courtesy starter which was amazing and a free sliced banana to finish. This was very nice, but I can't stress enough how lovely the beef was. The potatoes and cabbage was cooked perfectly and... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

As Mikes place is slightly off the main road (near the taxi rank) he has someone on the road to persuade people in. This can be off putting but in fact when we went we enjoyed the food (a pork chop and meatballs), and were given a large appetiser 'mezze' to start and water melon at the end. The ambience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We Ate last night at Mikes, and found it to be the best local to eat in during our holiday. Set back just slightly off the main road, so dont miss this treat. We had heard about the beef special on that night so we're keen to try this. A starter dish was brought out first as complimentary, then the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

... but over cooked for my liking. 2 of us had Bream, large portion but too well cooked so rather dry, one had veal which was apparently very nice, I had pork 5 ways, which consisted of a huge plate of 5 different cuts of grilled pork. The portion huge but most was a bit dry. Plate of veg and... More 

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We were recommended Mike's Place by the guys at The Jolly Roger and we were not disappointed. The Ouzo, Raki and house wines are all homemade. Mike tells you what he has prepared, usually a choice of 3 to 4 main courses but there is also an A'la Carte option. Don't order any starters as they bring out a plate... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a real taste of Crete, fantastic food in rustic surroundings. Would definitely eat here again and would recommend highly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Really good home-cooked food at a very good price. Friendly people and good service. It just needs more people there to create an atmosphere. I would recommend it but take a party.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Not sure as to why Mikes Place is so far down the recommendation list on Trip Advisor. I found the food to be lovely, Mike was very friendly and I will go back on my next trip

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Fantastic food done the Cretan way. Had just opened for the season when we went but all the food was fresh and home grown right down to the lamb chops from Mike's farm. More food than one grown woman could eat!!! Wonderful

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , Sissi, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Sissi

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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