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Petra Bay Taverna

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| 72055, Makry-Gialos, Lasithi, Kreta, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
28430 52444
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful taverna overlooking the ocean, very extensive menu, competitive prices, lovely food, friendly staff. This family run restaurant / taverna is in a perfect location overlooking the Libyan sea. The food is freshly cooked and served by the family. Nothing is too much trouble. Even popping in for a drink as you leave the beach is lovely as they... More 

Thank mgbabe
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here on our second night in Makry-Gialos as this was really close to our resort. I had forgotten how large the portion sizes can be and my lovely pork steak in a mushroom cream sauce was far too much for me to eat in one go. No problem though as they provided the remainder as a carry out... More 

Thank Mary B
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner there many times as our place was very near to it. This place has a beautiful sea view and a very friendly staff, mainly family members. Portions are large so be careful what you order. The daily menu is one of the best value and the fish cooked by Mama is fab. They also the only place... More 

Thank EvaM221150
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first restaurant that we visited during our stay, and so far after visiting 7 restaurants in 7 days, this would have to rank right up there with the best so far. Food was very good, prices were reasonable, service was exceptional and the bonus watermelon and raki at the end was a brilliant touch. On the whole,... More 

Thank shaun d
Bonita Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best dinner we have had in ages. Ordered the grilled squid with accompanying salad and rice. The presentation was gourmet with a great price tag. Also ordered an oven baked cheese with tomatoes and peppers. With a half liter of white wine, the bill came to 21 euros. Oh, and the watermelon and ouzo at the end... More 

Thank sbolducs
Saffron Walden, England, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try not to go back to previous haunts but due to fond memories from last year we decided to return to Pera Bay Taverna. We were not dissapointed! We wee warmly greeted as lost friends returning home the starters were complimentary so a very good start, we ordered the roasted lamb with lemon potatoes with their own types of... More 

Thank Richard P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in the evening after a long flight and drive so stumbled into this taverna as it was one of the closest to our hotel. The staff were so friendly and the iced glasses for our beer was a great start to the holiday. We have eaten here a couple of times since, including a huge pork chop that... More 

Thank Susan C
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. They forgot / or didnt hear us ordering a starter - but hte food we had was good. Very big playroom in the back of the restaurant inside - so lots of entertainment for our child! Very nice owners and waiters. The daughter looked after our son while we were eating - that was so cute :-)

Thank Lærke N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place for dinner! Genuine Cretan food with good service. Our family enjoyed all food from salad to Mousaka and pasta to grilled meat :)

Thank Jani K
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

If you want to have a pleasant culinary experience then pay a visit to the Petra Bay Tavern. The food is scrumptious and plentiful and at a price that will definitely leave a smile on your face. The restaurant hostess, Alexandera, and her family look after their guests like long known friends.

Thank Johan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 72055, Makry-Gialos, Lasithi, Kreta, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: 28430 52444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?