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Gabbiano Restaurant-Bar

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Opposite Sunving Resort Hotel | Sopata Makrigialoy Crete, Makry-Gialos, Crete 720 55, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 694 575 9657
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate there every single day the whole holiday for 2 weeks - because it's simply the best place to eat in the area! You can taste EVERYTHING is home made from fresh ingredients only. It's traditional greek food and very, very tastefull. You can taste this food is made with passion and love and everything is cooked perfect! The... More 

Thank Marie K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Not very good but not bad either. Owner and waitresses were staring at us the whole time we ate and that was little bit weird...

Thank Jonna M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Everything was very plain. The staff sat around because there where not a lot of people even though it was a saturday, still they bearly would give us a glimse. The food was ok.

Thank Magert
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

You can tell that the traditional stuff is home-made, because certain dishes are only available on certain days. The Kleftiko is the best!

Thank 260Mike260
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Just fantastic. Unfussy, very friendly and superb with kids. The food is similar. No pretentions to be anything other than hearty, authentic and tasty. One of the nicest places I've been to on the planet and somewhere a lot of UK restaurants could learn a thing or two from.

Thank Mat O
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Have eaten at this fine establishment many times in the past 15 years. This time we were staying at the Sunwing for a week, and for four of these evenings we ended up eating dinner there. We prefer this location opposite the hotel instead of the one down in the port, since the establishments in the port are much more... More 

Thank 2Seasoned-Traveller
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here for breakfast and lunch and can highly recommend it. The owners are truly lovely people and the food scrumptious.

Thank ZoeMidlands
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Hosts were welcoming, food very nice but a little on the expensive side. Worth a visit, but I wouldn't return in a hurry, as there is so much more on offer at other restaurants nearby at a much cheaper price, and just as good quality.

Thank shaun d
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Went once on holiday lovely place to eat good food at reasonable prices wine was good price I had pork chop which was nice

Thank Dawn W
Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We visited this place a few times whilst in Crete after first enjoying cold beers and snacks whilst taking a break from shopping. The snacks were so good, particularly the garlic mushrooms, that we kept coming back. Food is beautifully prepared and served fresh.

Thank paknasi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $22
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Delivery, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Sunving Resort Hotel | Sopata Makrigialoy Crete, Makry-Gialos, Crete 720 55, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: +30 694 575 9657

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