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

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
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  • 3
    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
Wonderful food, wonderful views, great service....simply perfect!

Our meal here was definitely one of the best we've ever had in Crete (and we've had a few over the years!). We sat overlooking the sea with the most perfect, relaxing view. The Kleftiko was melt in the mouth and so delicious. The waitress was really helpful (and patient) even though she was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Pablo_Sulty
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Birmingham, UK
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Pleasant staff and a situated at the harbour so excellent views. Nice to chill in the afternoon and at night, food ok, waffles hit the mark but couldn't really judge all the food, had a chicken burger at lunch, not the chicken fillet I expected!! Don't expect too much then you won't be too disappointed, still great for chillin with... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our meal here was definitely one of the best we've ever had in Crete (and we've had a few over the years!). We sat overlooking the sea with the most perfect, relaxing view. The Kleftiko was melt in the mouth and so delicious. The waitress was really helpful (and patient) even though she was on her own and obviously busy:... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a great place to sit and have breakfast in the morning over the sea. The waitress is very friendly and the sausage and egg toasted baguettes are delicious.

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Otley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lovely tavern/restaurant. Great food with a wide selection or just relax with a drink watching the sunset or watching life go by. Both ate or just visited for a drink. Friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It was first Days of July. The food and the drinks were fantastic. Greek salad, mousaka, tzaziki was great. The view of the sea is also great.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Only one waitress covering a busy evening so the service was exceptionally slow. We ordered our meals and waited about 15 minutes before we even got our drinks. At one point the cook was even serving at the tables. When the food did arrive it was very disappointing and very bland. We will not be returning here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

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

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