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EO Agios Nikolaos, Istron, Crete, Greece
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+30 2841 061396
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Istron, Greece
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Lovely meal in a friendly atmosphere. You can pick your table inside or out, and if your luck you can get one with a beautiful view of tbe bay. The food is all home cooked and if you are having the fish dish of the day, may even have been caught that day by the owner. If your not a... More 

1 Thank Denny142
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

Looked very nice from the outside. The waiter /owner was very friendly. I must say it all looked very clean. We ordered our usual assortments of meze and a lamb dish recommended by the owner. I asked if I could have potatoes from the oven to go with the lamb, but was very disappointed to receive a plate of chips.... More 

Thank quangoo
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

We ate here at the recommendation of the owner of the villa we rented. The food, which was traditional Greek, was very good and the owner was very chatty and friendly. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank AHLS
Denderleeuw, Belgium
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

While the menu card is very extensive, ask the owner for the available fresh ingredients: we asked for stuffed vine leaves, and were surprised to received stuffed sweet potato leafs and stuffed zucchini flowers, as it was the season. Delicious. Also a nice selection of fresh sea-food, depending on the availability of the day. Low prices and great selection. Try... More 

Thank Joh0r
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Every visit here feels like we are with our family. George and his family make everyone feel special and the food is good and varied. We ate here a number of times during our holiday. Sitting out under the tree with the view of the bay is very special

Thank julwright
St. Petersburg, Russia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

Of all the restaurants in the region Istron "Сrisambelos" we liked the least. Instead ordered grilled vegetables brought cold boiled spinach and a potato tuber, the portions are smaller than in the neighboring restaurants 1.5 times. Nothing special, although the beautiful view and the whole delicious

Thank Juliafox75
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

Chrisambelos was directly opposite our apartment, so we stumbled down there on our first night - thank heavens we did! We ate there every night of our holiday. Maria (Giorgos's mum) does most of the cooking and everything she touches is fabulous - we didn't have a single thing that we didn't like. I can highly recommend her oven baked... More 

Thank smelly28
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

Giorgos' restaurant is the best fish restaurant in all of the town! Owned by his family (you will see his friendly mother baking cheese pies and his father watching soap operas), Chrisambelos has a lovely view of the Mirabello Bay - an excellent place for a date or large gathering. I went here for my boyfriend's birthday with several of... More 

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Alimos, Greece
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

We tasted the best and the freshiest grilled fish ever! The people there are really warm and friendly. They have their own fishing boat so their fish are really fresh. Most importantly they know how to prepare them and grill them. Do not miss the homemade bread by the mother of the owner, it is delicious! The place has a... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2012

George is a great laugh and the food is excellent. The view is outstanding - a very pleasant evening and they catch their own fish so you know its fresh

Thank nick g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: EO Agios Nikolaos, Istron, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Istron
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 061396

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