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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


$6 - $14
Mediterranean, Greek, Wine Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Bakaliko back in August when we were in Archanes, which is the village my grandfather grew up in. Bakaliko did not disappoint in terms of Cretan hospitality and food quality. We had a delicious dinner and then lunch the next...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed January 10, 2020

We walked into this restaurant because we saw a sign for wine tasting. George sat us down and said he could walk us through various wines. The wine tasting included pretty generous appetizers as well. George was incredibly informative about the various wineries on Crete...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant is situated in a lovely square. Even though it was a very busy day the service was very fast. They served excellent olive pate, olives and bread for starters. We chose salad l, the chicken fillet and the pork and it was perfectly...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 27, 2019

Archanes is not really on the tourist trail in Crete but this place was recommended by one of the Liverpool FC-loving guys who run the a souvenir shop opposite the entrance to Knossos. It was about a 15 minute drive and seemed incredibly busy even...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

We visited Archanes at lunchtime on a drive around the area. We were pleased to find several tavernas in the centre of town and chose the Bakaliko because the menu looked interesting. We were not disappointed with the food. We had a tapas with a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

We planned our cycle tour of East Crete Arouca stop at Bakaliko and were not disappointed. We had a wine tasting with George who is a fabulous host, sharing some wonderful wines and knowledge with us. The wine tasting came with some Greek tapas perfectly...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 19, 2019 via mobile

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g1101777-d4287797-Reviews-Bakaliko_Crete-Archanes_Crete.html?m=19905 The best we’ve eaten in Greece! Perfect place to try some nice traditional Mezes (like Tapas) but here a lot of tradtional dishes have a like creative twist to make it even better. Like most Mezes, the portion are Tapas portions. So for example...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Medium portions that are not respective to the prices of the catalogue. Not enough for the average person. The service was good and honest.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Normally, a review is left in 2 cases: you have liked or you have hated the restaurant. In the case of Bakaliko I couldn’t not leave a review because it’s been love at first taste. We have experienced many restaurants in Crete but Bakaliko beat...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Lovely outdoor seating area. Good choice - snack type menu good for tasting wines. The pies were delicious. Service was kind with lots of wine recommendations. We bought some bottles after dinner.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Antony G
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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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