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Taverna Ta Kochilia

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Mohlos Village, Mochlos, Crete, Greece
+30 28430 94432
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Delightful lunch on a seafront

We came to the fishing village of Mochlos for a lunch. We had no problems with parking the car in the village. Out of maybe be five tavernas located at the seafront facing Ag.Nikolaos islet we chose Ta Kochilia and were quiet satisfied with our choice: decent well cooked Greek food, good service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2015
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Moscow
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Moscow
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We came to the fishing village of Mochlos for a lunch. We had no problems with parking the car in the village. Out of maybe be five tavernas located at the seafront facing Ag.Nikolaos islet we chose Ta Kochilia and were quiet satisfied with our choice: decent well cooked Greek food, good service and nice setting. Good value for money.

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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is a truly delightful Taverna...it is also fair to say it is one of a number of lovely Taverna's in this delightful fishing village. You can simply relax and have a highly unstructured but excellent (fish) meal as the sun drenches the pretty view and you ponder the beauty of Greece! I could have very happily had a snooze... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had read all the reviews and were looking forward to a good meal at Ta Kochilia, unfortunately they did not deliver: my wife had an awful, sweet, slimy cuttlefish stifado (with very little actual cuttlefish!) and I had tough-as-old-boots "octopus in a red wine sauce" served...without any sauce whatsoever, dry, chewy, probably the worst meal we have ever had in... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

We left 10 minutes ago with family and liked it very much. Only problem is that they bring too much, so order carefully

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Thank brimj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Ate there with friend as family. The location is amazing, on the beach front with view across to St. Nicolas island. The good is simply top Greek cuisine, we ate sea food mostly (shrimp, calamari, salads, octopus, etc). Also the people are very friendly and the prices are fair. Definite recommendation!!

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Aix en Provence
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Good food and very pleasant owner and waitress. The small fresh squid was excellent but only available on one night we were there.

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1 Thank Meg44AixenProvence
manchester
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

You can't beat this place for the great food, service and atmosphere. Always a favourite place t return to when we are in Mochlos!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Fabulous taverna with such a good food menu, very traditional and fabulous scenery. So picturesque. Excellent service and prices, would highly recommend.

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Leeds
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

Perfect food, perfect views, perfect atmosphere, perfect service, perfect... Happened here by chance, lovely find in beautiful and traditional village.

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manchester
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Romantic and scenic location - one of those places where you can just sit and look out at the sea and Mochlos island all day long. Food and service are excellent too. A very friendly and welcoming atmosphere. One of our favourite places in Mochlos.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mohlos Village, Mochlos, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Mochlos
  • Phone Number: +30 28430 94432

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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