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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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mezedopoleio-tavern in the heart of the old town, in a quite street ,greek and Mediterranean cuisine based in local ingredients
$11 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Greek, Grill
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer
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All reviews chicken seafood risotto salad tzatziki kleftiko old town side street quiet street the house white wine week stay definitely recommend this restaurant lunch or dinner nice restaurant last night very friendly service food was lovely complimentary dessert
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This food is great. Are here twice and both times it was great. Octopus beautifully grilled, salad fresh and tasty. Prawns and calamari excellent.Service impeccable and would highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Enyaninja
Reviewed 5 days ago

A local recommended this place and we were not disappointed. Food was very good, the chicken (I think it was the kapilio special) was particularly tasty. The service was great and it was reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank sammymckeever1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a conventional restaurant in Crete with a mixed Mediterranean menu but with a difference. The vegan options are exceptional and the hosts will go the extra mile to customise dishes to suit. Amazing. We had dishes made from locally sourced products - marinated...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Clicquot2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly people and very good lamb and Desserts. The place is cozy and the relaxed music was remarkable.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Meeresbaer
Reviewed November 28, 2018

My wife and I ate at Kapilio last Saturday night Nov 24th and it was surprisingly quiet, but I believe the Greeks eat late. The fresh octopus starter was worth waiting for and grilled to perfection. My raki flambéed prawns with mushroom and peppers was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kevinhayden
Reviewed November 9, 2018

My husband and I are real foodies and were recommended to visit this taverna by our hotel on our arrival - a superb recommendation! We could happily have eaten here every day, but wanted to experience a variety of places. That said, we did return...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed November 6, 2018

family run restaraunt, brothers. Very friendly, food fantastic. Reasonable prices also. well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tourist803704
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited recently and had a really lovely evening. Although a little more expensive than some other tavernas, it was still a lot cheaper than other European restaurants of a similar quality. I cook a pretty good seafood risotto myself, but not in the same...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank louisebielby
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting, delicious food and wine, engaging attentive staff. A little bit pricier than some of the other tavernas in the town, but in our opinion well worth it, and good value for money. So glad we found it. We had the grilled octopus and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Islandgirl712
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Great service! We ate octopus and squid.. very pure and tasty, with a free explanation on how to cook. Very calm and relaxing atmosphere, worth a visit!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Els V
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