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Arismari & Varsamo

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Open from 11:00 in the morning until 02:00 after midnight
$11 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent two weeks traveling all over Crete and this was the best food we had, this is having theee meals a day out all over the island. It brought together all the good bits of Crete in one, the friendliness, the innovation of the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank PawsOnTheRoad
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I recently visited this beautiful taverna. I must say from the beginning until the end was a great experience, which is rare. The customer service was amazing, the atmosphere is as if you are in a stone house in a village and the food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fanofamazingfood
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband came for an evening meal . Food was good quality and hot. We tried the Cretian soup ( gruel) and the lamb pie. Both were lovely .The chips were proper spuds cut nuce and thick not frozen . Reasonably priced and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank joanne c
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We ate in Arismari recently and we thought it was absolutely amazing!! Try the local cheese wrapped in eggplant or the best meat pie we had anywhere in Crete. Each dish is cooked with local ingredients and adds a twist to local recipies. Our only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sophia T
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Diverse and high quality entrees, excellent main dishes, wonderful desserts, decanting a divine compote of roses, the service of excellence, 5-star location, and the owner, a greek of extreme sympathy ... it was a dinner with teachers, students and entrepreneurs under the Erasmus + project...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JLReis007
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Since we were staying in the area we stumbled upon this restaurant and gave it a try. After that we ate here two more times. And not once were we disappointed. The service was correct and friendly. The food simple but excellent. Good size portions...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dezdemona
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We tried this restaurant because of the reviews on Trip Advisor, thank you, it was a real experience, really nice and the service excellent.The restaurant is just slightly offf the beaten track nice because it’s quiet. We went back twice, at lunchtime, when we go...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank firetraining
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I loved this place! The parallel street has tons of tourist-trap restaurants, but this one is located in a quiet spot and is a true gem. Food was delicious, portions were big and the price? amazing! Our server was very attentive and she even lit...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this awesome restaurant, the waitress was very helpful giving us great advice on local specialties. Every morsel was delicious. We absolutely loved it!!!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 1taffy
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

This small family restaurant was amazing. We arrived at 6 pm, way before Greeks eat dinner. Elena was so helpful picking out appetizers for us. They were so good! Warm stuffed vine leaves, fried “gruere” cheese, lamb meat pie, eggplant in tomato sauce — so...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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