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Palio Arhontiko

P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
+30 2824 022124
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm bread” (9 reviews)
“lamb shank” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very cool restaurant with delicious food like the octopus on the grill with onions .... fantastic! Staff very friendly and at the end they bring u a surprise for dessert. Simple great!

1  Thank fedesilvia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After 8 dinners in Crete this holiday, this was top two with regards to food/taste. With regards to exclusiveness, this was the best - by far. Very professional and extremely attentive waiters. We booked a table since it was full the day before. Price in...More

1  Thank Vidar66
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Let me keep this one short: amazing service, excellent food, lovely ambiente! This place has by far the highest standard and stands out compared to the competition. We had 10 different meals and 10 different starters and every single one was outstanding. Even the bread...More

Thank Jesper S
Reviewed July 16, 2017

The location is ideal, by the sea front. Lovely and freshly cooked food, recommending the delicious octopus. The staff are very efficient and friendly.

Thank sabrinamacchi
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Coming back tomorrow. This was the best food I had all week. Very nice friendly service. Beautiful view. Very good wine chateau Julia with an after taste of chocolate !! We had lamb and goat and it was absolutely delicious. Best night of the week...More

Thank koen d
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Visited twice during our stay, both times can only be described as excellent. The restaurant is very busy and the first visit we had to wait for a table, but it's worth it. You are greeted with a glass of sparkling wine and some water....More

Thank Why1
Reviewed July 11, 2017

good service and good food, the place is a little more upmarket than the others, the only thing that put us off a little was that all the waiting staff had ear pieces in, and were constantly talking to the Kitchen of other staff menbers...More

Thank bamboos
palioarhontiko, Διευθυντής at Palio Arhontiko, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thank you very much for your review. As for the ear pieces that the staff wears is for your best service to get the food at the right time, fresh and warm and not for chatting between the staff. Thank you again for your review.

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Went to Palio Arhontiko because of it's rating here on Tripadvisor. It looks pretty and service was friendly, but unfortunately the food was average. The bread was a bit too hard, crumbs were all over the place. My feta cheese starter would've been better, if...More

Thank heidilY5266XS
palioarhontiko, Διευθυντής at Palio Arhontiko, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

If the crispy crust leaf is considered to be burn out and the freshly baked bread hard, then you give us the impression that you have not tried something like this again. Reading the rest of your reviews we conclude that you are a person...More

Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal.....11th annual visit and never disappointed in the quality of the food and service. Outstanding venue overlooking the sea.

Thank kijabi955
Reviewed July 5, 2017

We have visited Kolibari many times but have never eaten there. Today the weather was very windy and the sea very dramatic so we thought we would have a relaxing meal and watch the sea. We stopped outside this restaurant to look at the menu...More

Thank Rhumrunner2014
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Alex M
June 29, 2017|
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Response from ann692 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's actually called Zazazu
June 9, 2016|
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Response from ronpon | Reviewed this property |
Hi McFrankie Great choice for a memorable meal. Yes I would definitely book a table, ideally outside nearest the promenade where you will be able to have a seaview and also people watch. I don't know if you've been to... More
kevin h
March 22, 2015|
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Response from palioarhontiko | Property representative |
friday 17th of aprill....looking forward to join us!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias  >  Kolymbari
  • Phone Number: +30 2824 022124
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