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Bakaliko Crete

Eleftherias Venizelos Square 13, Archanes, Crete 701 00, Greece
+30 281 075 1117
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Eleftherias Venizelos Square 13, Archanes, Crete 701 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are anywhere near Arhanes, you must come to Bakaliko for food and wine tasting. The olive fritters are incredible! There's lots of traditional Cretan fare, just better. And Giorgos, the owner, is a huge Cretan wine affictionado, so there's a terrific selection of...More

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate enough to land at Bakaliko for our first dinner in Archanes, Crete. The owner, George, is the regional expert in Cretan wines and always ready to share his knowledge and make a recommendation. (Note: the Greeks just don’t produce enough wine to...More

Thank Ananda57
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Excellent local food served by a very friendly but not pushy waiter/proprietor (not sure which) at a very relaxed lunch-time stop. Doubtless helped by being able to sit out in the square in the sun and watch the world go by. We especially enjoyed the...More

Thank tomoxon
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

The first thing to say about this place is that the service is fantastic. Not the rigid forced attentiveness of the classically trained waiter but of a great manager who is passionate about wine and food and a kind and courteous waitress who makes every...More

Thank davidjohnlloyd1981
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Had an exceptional dinner at Backeliko. George, our waiter and sommelier was excellent. We told him we would like a wine tasting of local wines and try Cretan food. He gave us small pours of 12+wines and matched to the dishes we selected. Pork marinated...More

Thank Quiltjanet
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful spot for a snack or meal. Also cooking classes. Unique condiments for sale. Very friendly.

Thank DASBarcelona
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Don't expect to have traditional Kretan dishes in Mpakaliko.Or at least don't expect to have them in the strict traditional way. All the dishes we had were traditional with some twists which made them simply amazing. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Cetra79
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

The town is lovely - we wish we'd stayed here instead of Gouves. It is a real slice of Crete. Such a pleasant change from being surrounded by braying English idiots. The square in Archanes is shaded by trees and umbrellas. Very mellow. The young...More

Thank JMcFish
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Cretan cuisine is superb and this is a great place to sample it. Lots of local specialties to try (e.g. fragrant rice and cheese dishes) and we also went for the wine tasting, which was truly excellent. The owner has a passion for his business....More

Thank benelke
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Best Cretian Gourmet food in Crete!!! Excellent dishes best service mesmerizing wine!!!♥️♥️♥️ Fresh meat veggies and fruits in the square of the Town of Archanes in Crete overclooking the mountain Of Giouhtas where its said that Zeus was laid to rest!!!

Thank Sia K
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Antony G
December 8, 2015|
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Response from George G |
Since we are only open on weekends, the landline number is not the best one, so here is a mobile number- +30 6976303265
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $14
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eleftherias Venizelos Square 13, Archanes, Crete 701 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Archanes
  • Phone Number: +30 281 075 1117
  • E-mail
Bakaliko is a DELI selling fine quality food and wines of Crete plus a restaurant where we serve light, innovative meals (sandwiches, salads, meze) using the ingredients of the store.
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