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

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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
One of our favourites

This was a lovely ace to sit and eat and watch the world go by. Good food. Excellent friendly service and comfy. Anna was really friendly without intruding. Visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Gary H
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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English first
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This was a lovely ace to sit and eat and watch the world go by. Good food. Excellent friendly service and comfy. Anna was really friendly without intruding. Visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The waitress spoke good English and was very friendly, we had squid which has not over done, and mains of gyros chicken and chicken fajitas of which was enormous and I couldn't finish it enough for 2 to share wasn't rushed and had a lovely meal here.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Once again found Avra to be the place for very friendly service, good choice of food, be it for breakfast, snacks, lunch or evening meal. Nice views of the harbour entrance to sit and boat watch, excellent service and reasonable prices. Will certainly re-visit.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

There are several restaurants with the same lovely view over the harbour and waves crashing over the rocks, but we felt this was the best, the service was outstanding as was the food. All the restaurants in Sissi are excellent value, but this one had just that much more.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

great place to watch the boats come in and out of the harbour, had lunch a couple of times, food very good

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The Avra breakfast is delicious and beautifully presented. Their apple pie is also delicious. Overlooking the harbour, this is the best place for breakfast, lunch and dinner

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Hayle, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Lovely staff and delicious food! :) Beautiful views of Sissi Harbour and out to sea, Would defiantly recommend :)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Waitresses were lovely individuals who knew how to do their job and were very welcoming and friendly! Bartender was a bit ignorant as we witnessed the waitresses going to give him our orders and after about 20 mins sitting and waiting for our cocktails and toasties we finally got them! Toasties were of okay quality but on our way out... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We loved sitting at the seafront tavernas for our evening meals and watching the sunset. They all have very similar menus but this taverna stood out for its comfy seats, friendly waitresses and we think it had the best food of all of those we tried. Particularly good - the fried zucchini starter, the grilled shrimp and the moussaka.

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Whitley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Avra has the best view and comfiest seat in the harbour, I say that every time but its true. We always head here every year for our Gyros portion, Sissi wouldn't be the same without it. Lovely food as always but I have to be totally honest not the same without the lovely Rachel and Nikos. A must in Sissi,... More 

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Address: Harbor, Sissi, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Sissi
Cuisine: Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups

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