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Ariston Taverna

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Taverna Street, Agia Galini, Crete, Greece
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the best at street level!

A lovely 'street level' taverna. A warm welcome here from the friendly lady who served us throughout the evening. The food was fabulous & faultless... also the street taverna style has a great vibe amongst the shops and other nearby restaurants. A great alternative to the beach/sea front... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A lovely 'street level' taverna. A warm welcome here from the friendly lady who served us throughout the evening. The food was fabulous & faultless... also the street taverna style has a great vibe amongst the shops and other nearby restaurants. A great alternative to the beach/sea front establishments. A lovely evening here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Excellent food and good service! We tried several restaurants in the town on our stay, and this is by far the best!

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Mold, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Most definitely one to put on your list for your visit to Agia Galini. We have visited here several times and never been disappointed. Food is prepared beautifully and presented in genuine Cretan style. You have the impression that the owner is genuinely concerned that you have the most enjoyable experience. Each time we have eaten here, both the food... More 

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Crete, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I visited this restaurant last July and was disappointed to find that this early in the season there was no chicken on the spit. When I mentioned this to the owner at lunch time she promised to do me one for dinner that night. As usual, it was excellent. Cannot fault the place!

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Ballygally, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A lovely family taverna in a busy street in the village. Always service with a smile from Eleni and family. Lovely grilled food and Greek specials. Nice place for a "special" occasion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Ariston was recommended by a local bar-owner, and we were so pleased that we took up her suggestion. The food was wonderful - a huge Cretan salad, pungent garlicky aubergine salad, and (the first night) a lamb kleftiko for my partner. The meat smelled and looked divine - he could see me gazing at it in rapture, offered me... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very good food and nice wine in Ariston. It is also very good value, like in most of the restaurants in Agia Galini but this is one of the nicest places to enjoy the food.

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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Excellent quality food in a taverna on the main taverna street in Agia Galini. The atmosphere was relaxed and the food was most definitely of a high standard. We shall certainly be visiting again one day.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Perfect food, nice atmosphere & very friendly owners - a perfect place for a big meal and a nice evening! See you next year!!!

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Vladivostok, Primor'ye, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Nice environment - nice menu card with a lot of tasty dishes - view in the kitchen - superfriendly service. This could be your daily restaurant and you won't regret it.

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Address: Taverna Street, Agia Galini, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Agia Galini
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Taverna Street, Agia Galini, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Agia Galini

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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