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Mike's Place

Sissi, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #19 of 33 Restaurants in Sissi
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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belfast
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

lovely friendly staff which is all round the restaurants we eat in. there own wine is for a certain palate. drinkable but wouldnt order it next tiem. spoke to another couple and they couldnt drink it and they werent annoyed just took if away and organised other drinks for them. service good with the apitifes and deserts complimentry.

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Like most people already mentioned; during the day Mike sits at the side of the road and sums up the daily special to you. We've been here twice and it was really nice. Mike is not an entertainer, there is no small talk, no captain popular act. He just takes your order and brings it. I'm not too happy about... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Had lunch at this resturant and it was really good. Had the special of the day and it came with fresh veg and lovely potatoes. you could really taste the freshness of the veg and the beef stifado was delicious. Meal ended with some on the house water melon which was the best I have ever tasted. Off the beaten... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This Taverna serves good food at a reasonable price but of all the Taverna's we visited we found it to be hmmm well very dry. Mike is nice and pleasant but not very enthusiastic or maybe he was just bored the night we went to visit. His locally produced wine was like methanol. we left it. However you wont get... More

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Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Apart from the copious, organic plates, the guy is agreeable, there is a nice terrace, and the dish of the day actually depends on what the cook has available. No frozen stuff here. Don't forget to ask for the raki drink.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visited this taverna as had good reviews on TA, awful meal, worst of the holiday, I had pork chops which were mainly fat, my son had spaghetti bolognaise or at least that's what it was called but it was a tomato sauce mixed with watery pasta, my husband had steak cordon bleu which was rubbery and tasted awful, our friends... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Please please do go up the little path to Mike's place. We spent the whole week telling him we were fine as we just thought it a bit odd he sat on the street down the road, but on the last night we thought let's give him a go. We should have done it earlier!! He was the nicest man... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a very Cretan restaurant. The food and service are brilliant. They have lovely fresh veg from their own garden. Mike will always tell you what's just been prepared. I asked for a glass of Rosie wine and I got their own homemade mmm it was lovely (but a big glass).

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nottingham
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Probably the best place we've eaten in Sissi. Charming host, great value & really delicious food. Go, go, go!

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England
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23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

As previously said Mike sits at the bottom of the road drumming up business and telling you the specials of the day. We went twice in 2 weeks and thought it was excellent both times. My partner had special of the day (Pork) which he said was excellent but could not manage it all and he can eat!!! The free... More

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