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“A must visit taverna.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Akrogiali Taverna

Akrogiali Taverna
Kalives Square, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
28250 31922
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Ranked #9 of 23 Restaurants in Kalyves
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“A must visit taverna.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Our parents have been coming here for many years and we will hopefully continue to do so. We would recommend this taverna to anyone traveling to Crete. Friendly, polite with a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Apartments are first class, As is the setting.They all have become dear friends. Fingers crossed for 2014.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Cheshire
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Our favourite Kalyves Taverna”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This was our 12 visit to Kalyves and this has always been our favourite taverna. We always receive a great welcome from all the staff and Manolis is especially friendly with a great command of English. The location is unbeatable with tables almost on the beach. The menu is the most comprehensive of any taverna in Kalyves and the food is a good quality with large portions and very competively priced.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Nice location, nice food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Sea front tables give a good view of Kalives. Rabbits running around entertain the kids (and a small play area). Swordfish was very good, as well as the souvlakia, and all the standard greek dishes. Good welcome from Manolis.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Very nice, but not the best in town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

...but worth a visit. The service is very good, the food is above average for the area, decent wine and a very reasonable price. We had a mix of fish and souvlaki. The tuna streaks are HUGE!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Delicious, friendly, a delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is another of our favourite, more local, tavernas and a place that we always aim to eat in at once on each holiday to Crete.
The stuffed vine leaves (Dolmades) are the very best we've had anywhere. The sauce is always rich and delicious.
The waiters here are lovely and very friendly. The owner's English is better than mine "May I clear your plates?" rather than the commonly used "Can I clear your plates?" and yet they always appreciate a please, thank you, thank you very much and really delicious in Greek too.
Good playground for the kids and even tho we have none of our own it's lovely to see different nationalities playing and communicating without words. Well done kids, better than the grown-ups!
We usually order the Chicken Souvlaki main course here - beautiful, tender chicken with rice, salad and home made chips, yummy.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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