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Captain Nicolas Fish Tavern Restaurant

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Plaka, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+30 28410 41838
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best restaurant in Plaka !

I have visited Captain Nicolas quite a few times and I have been amazed by their food. They have the best seafood I have ever tried not to mention the most tasty zucchini sticks ever ! I love these zucchini sticks ! Service is great, thank you Alex for taking care of us. Recommend 100%

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2013
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I have visited Captain Nicolas quite a few times and I have been amazed by their food. They have the best seafood I have ever tried not to mention the most tasty zucchini sticks ever ! I love these zucchini sticks ! Service is great, thank you Alex for taking care of us. Recommend 100%

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

the food was lovely,fish dishes so tasty,plenty of it.well worth visiting can get very busy at times so go early.you wont be dissapointed im sure.the restaurant is done out really well,the waiters look after you really well nothings too much trouble so friendly.will definitely go back if ever we go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We stayed at the Blue Palace and decided to eat here on our first night. We had a water side table and was served by an extremely friendly and knowledgeable waiter - what a difference good service makes! He showed us what had been caught that day and we were taken to the kitchen to see how the fish that... More 

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Ayrshire Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This is a lovely located restaurant sits on the water looking over to Spinalonga, food excellent and the owners are lovely, food very reasonably priced and service excellent. Loved the parrot that sits at the entrance and whistles and speaks to you when you pass.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

Pros: fresh fish, location, view, romantic, cute feral kitties who wait for leftovers, tasty food, nice servers, many options on menu Cons: price, frozen shrimp, slow service

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We ate in Captain Nicolas Fish Tavern one night during our stay in Elounda. Really enjoyed the evening. The food was good but the atmosphere was great. They have a singer who has a very wide range of songs, we could sing along to most of them, and the waiter got patrons up to dance at one stage. (That might... More 

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Melbourne
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We decided when we visited Agios Nickolas that we would explore the outer villages, and we had been recommend by the hotel St Nickolas Bay this place. The food was delicious and atmosphere great. We did have a lot of fun. When we said we were New Zealanders , (kiwis) we were made even more welcome. As we kiwis helped... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We had eaten at this restaurant a few years ago and had a wonderful meal then , so we thought we would like to return . We were not disappointed . The winter was really nice and actually brought the fish to our table to show us. He later proceeded to fillet it in front of us . It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch here, the location is unbeatable and I had the freshest most perfectly cooked fish served by helpful lovely staff _ a delight!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

A really good place to dine , the food was great , the atmosphere was brilliant especially if you go on the live music night , and you will never see a better view of spinalonga at night

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaka, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 28410 41838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Pub

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