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The historical Fish Taverna ''Papadakis''

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| Port customs beach, Kissamos, Crete 73400, Greece
30 28220 22340
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Nyon, Switzerland
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184 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food, quite tasty, good prices, fresh and good quality. The staff is really friendly too! Great seaview! We had a nice time and can recommend!

Thank Ilovetotravel155
Genoa, Italy
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice quality restaurant. Tables are a few steps from the sea. Space inside and outside. Great choice of fish and meat dishes. i went on grilled octopus and fried seafood. Awesome. Good service and good deal. Recommended!

Thank alberto1989
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasty appetizers, salads and fish or meat dishes. Super service. The tavern is in a great location by the sea

Thank Christine G
South Orange, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was mediocre, not worth the $. We ordered the spinach and cheese pastries. The pastry dough was too hard. The spinach filling was bland. My son ordered the bacon and was given pancetta. When I tried to explain to the waiter that bacon is not pancetta in English, he told me that bacon and pancetta are the same... More 

Thank annette v
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tavern has a great variety of tasty appetizers, as well as cooked dishes, fish and meat. The service is excellent and we always got a proper cashier receipt, as opposed to other taverns where tax evasion is flourishing.

Thank Happy H
Oslo, Norway
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Papadakis Taverna has been rented out by Mr. Papadakis (who still runs his apartments across the road with his wife - wonderful couple) to new management this year....and they are continuing to offer excellent food and service ! Our "favourite" restaurant in Kissamos.....see our other reviews..... Such friendly attentative serving staff rushing around and the kitchen staff do a wonderful... More 

Thank NorwayTraveller55
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has been taken over for 2016 by the family who also run "Stelios and Katina" here in town. Giorgos, who is generally front of house, is friendly and very hospitable and speaks excellent English. The food is wonderful and the portions are very generous. One of the chefs here is Katerina, who used to run her own place,... More 

Thank Ann L
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is kind of expensive. The food wasn't that great, and it took forever to get our check. The calamari appetizer was yummy. Not delicious enough to go back though.

Thank Kayla W
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We thought this quaint looking local restaurant would be overpriced, and on further inspection their fish was expensive. Having said this, the food was excellent. We ordered a combination of starters, Cretan salads, a local Cretan baked veg in Goats Cheese, moussaka, Greek sausage and every dish was lovely. Their table white wine was great! The view is superb, you... More 

Thank Ed S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Had a greek salat at lunch that was ok and a spaghetti di mare that was good. The house white wine is not worth drinking but the place is at the coastline so You cannot beat the atmosphere with the sound of the waves and the view over the sea.

Thank Lars B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Port customs beach, Kissamos, Crete 73400, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Kissamos
  • Phone Number: 30 28220 22340

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?