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The Blue Door Taverna


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Incorporating the resort's signature color, the Blue Door is a typical Greek Taverna with a spectacular beach-front location. As part of its mission to remain true to island roots, the Blue Palace Resort & Spa has transformed an old fisherman's stone house into the renowned Blue Door Taverna. The top-quality, traditional Greek cuisine features a daily catch from the local fishermen, cooked over the open grill accompanied by Greek Meze. The Story behind Blue Blue is the color of Greece, the color of our flag, the color of the Aegean, the color of all the Greek islands.. In the old days when most of the men from the islands went to make a living from the sea, their women would wait anxiously for
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
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All reviews hummus fried zucchini lamb chops tzaziki sea bass lobster fresh fish prawns blue palace greek restaurant the vine my husband and i ate here attentive service complimentary raki beautiful view excellent location during our stay
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

A Greek Taverna in a beautiful setting in a beautiful, sprawling resort. Great food here. Traditional. Great wine list. A friendly, fun place with friendly and great service. We loved it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ArnieR_13
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Maybe better to try it during lunch time for the view! the Mousaka was beautiful and the selection of Mezze is suggested in a different way than usual. The menu has a wide selection of typical Greek food with a touch of fine dining. Good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Princess1805
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Great atmosphere and location with fab sea views. Food is superb and authentic Greek fare. Nice wine list and the the staff are so friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Some people might be cautious about the restaurant in the hotel, but this one is really best of the best. As very tiny restaurant - no, Greek Taverna on the sea shore. Amazing views, cozy atmosphere, delicious food (both sea food & meat!), friendly staff...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Don't miss that. Sitting close to the beach in a typical Greek restaurant watching the sun going down. What else ?

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JCB241
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We booked for the feast evening with dancing Fantastic the food was far to much but really nice the staff were great the dancing was out of this world they were fantastic we joined in which made it good fun we were blown away Great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bignige53
Reviewed September 8, 2018

We wre staying at the hotel and visited Blue Door twice. Great location and first class service. The Hummus and bread is very good but much too filling so we skipped it on our second visit. Starters are large so can be shared. We enjoyed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bruce G
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We came to know The Blue Door last year while staying at The Blue Palace in Crete, and I raved about it in my hotel review. No place like it in my experience. Beautiful view, charming greek tavern, and great food. We returned to Blue...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tatude
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We ate here several times during our stay at the Blue Palace. We loved the cliff side location with views over the bay and the traditional taverna feel. The food was delicious, especially the calamari and prawns, and we thoroughly enjoyed the Cretan Feast. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chuezw
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Pleasant meal with attentive staff. Hotel restaurants (no surprise) do not provide the best value. This was a nice restaurant but overall we preferred to explore outside the hotel for meals.

Date of visit: August 2018
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