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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Traditional Cretan - mediterranean cuisine.
$2 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
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All reviews sardines octopus meatballs salad fries fresh fish seafood the owner great view his wife typical greek dishes town centre honest greek food other guests homemade raki tasty meal beautiful taverna
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous food and fantastic host! While it is still off season for the area, the owner welcomed our party of 11 and presented our group with a feast of Greek delights: prawns, sardines, calamari, zucchini balls, omelet with local greens, greek salad and lovely appetizers...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Maps281223
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Beautiful taverna at the beach with delicious fresh food and a very hard working friendly and kind owner (and his wife). We arrived at the end oft he season and were the only people there. Still the owner made us fantastic fresh food and drank...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 150hans
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

After a couple of disappointments with Greek food after good TA reviews we were a little apprehensive when the restaurant was empty; we should not have been. The menu was limited but this was explained, we chose the cheese pies which arrived quickly and were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank cnb134
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Back in Ierapetra after 2 years, delighted to find the Sxedia was every bit as great as we remembered...great fresh local food and a warm genuine welcome from Giorgios and Eleni.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Well worth coming here. Wonderful food. Ask George what he recommends and it is always good. It also has a fantastic view.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank eirian55
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

During 3 years we are visiting Ierapetra and George&Helen’s taverna Sxedia❤️ The see view is without comments ❤️❤️❤️ Very tasty food, very careful and soulful owner George;))) We were in Sxedia a lot of time, and hope to return every year🤘🏻 I advise from the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank pe44al
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

You don't need any commentary nor recommendation, just go and meet George, try his wife Helen's amazing dishes!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Saerom P
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We were only in town 1 night so we could visit Chrissi Island the next day. We found this place after a nice walk along the coast from the town centre. The walk was well worth it. We sat outside on the veranda with other...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank thegoose768
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Yesterday we arrived at Schedia at 17:30, hungry and ready to have a wonderful culinary experience. No people on the terrace, no personnel, no one there. Despite the fact that Google reported the restaurant was open (Monday 12PM–12AM) and their own Facebook page said the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank OviCat
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Amazing food, people and location at a reasonable price. Owners do really pay attention to the quality and authenticity of their food, and do really care about any detail.

Date of visit: September 2018
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