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The Square, Apokoronas, Crete 730 03, Greece
+30 2825 300697
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good home-cooked food in this family taverna Good selection of drinks and very friendly English spoken service

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Thank Njsouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Located at the back of the main square, this restaurant seemed to be rather quiet mid October. However, after a recommendation from the apartment owner we were staying with, we found that the home-cooked food was of excellent quality with generous portions. Prices are very reasonable too. We are vegetarians and ate here happily three nights in a row. On... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Nice setting in the square opposite the church. Not the biggest menu but it's good home cooked Cretan food. Very good white house wine at 6euro a litre. Moussaka is a huge portion but no salad or chips so order accordingly. Very good braised lamb with chips. Green beans cooked with tomatoes is a nice change, particularly with lots of... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Ate here firstly on penultimate day of our holiday and like it so much returned the following night. Although it's in the Square it's a quiet location near a pretty church and war memorial. The food is unpretentious, tasty and in large portions. Staff our friendly and were genuinely pleased to see on our return visit.

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Thank MICHAEL C
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a great night with beautiful food. Very friendly family that runs the restaurant. We were extra lucky because a band was playing on the square this evening.

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Thank JenWuitDB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

A very nice resturant in Kalives ☺ Excellent service and very good food. Can absoltly recomend the place 😀

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Thank Gro M
Oakham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

This family run taverna has a delightful setting in the small square right opposite the village church. Our English speaking waitress was most pleasant and helpful. The traditional home-made food was flavoursome and filling. This is where I selected moussaka from the menu and I wasn't disappointed. The place lacked a little atmosphere however, but that might have been down... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

Very friendly family who welcome you to their eatery. Great range of dishes to choose from at a reasonable price. Our son fell in love with the schnitzel so this restaurant became a favourite during our stay in Kalyves. There was a celebration at the church so we were lucky enough to join in the local festivities. Many locals eat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

Amazing service, amazing staff and amazing food! Not sure why this isn't higher up on the ratings as was probably the best meal we had whilst in Crete!! Great value, home made proper greek food, extremely generous portion sizes and all fresh! Even the cheese on their Greek salads was made fresh by them using their own milk! They don't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

This was our favourite restaurant in Kalyves - ate there several times and were never disappointed. Most of the cooking is done by Irini and it's all delicious. Try the Chicken with peppers. She's very happy to share her secrets. Service was also excellent - daughter Katerina and her nieces. Lovely food - lovely friendly family. One good reason to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, Apokoronas, Crete 730 03, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 300697

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?