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Olympio Cafe

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Limanaki | Makry-Gialos, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
+30 2843 052135
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think that the fact that it is based in the more "cosmopolitan" part of the village, the service and food is typically less than you would expect in a traditional Greek Taverna. The food was OK but nothing to shout about. Prices just above average.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast here. The omelettes are good and the people who run the cafe are very friendly.

Thank sbolducs
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a drink and a snack and not expensive. The owner is very laid back and is always very pleasant and informative. Not the venue for a meal but good atmosphere for chilling out with a drink.

Thank PeeCeeUU
Oslo, Norway
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138 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We are sitting There, day after day, wondering what is the secret with Olympio? New guests are kindly informed about what they can offer. Just kindly. Regular customers are warmly welcomned. The drinks are special, ice-cold beer and good wine.....and the food delicious and freshly made. And we always Get lots of additionell tastings, nuts, fruits, ,and more.

Thank monast
Leeds, United Kingdom
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219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Café/bar serving Piazza, Cocktails, cakes, breakfasts, salads, sandwiches etc....beers and coffee's....ice creams....... Friendly staff, prompt service, sunbeds on the beach with shades for use when you dine/eat here...., Clean loos at the back of the bar area. We had refreshments and served with cheese pie.... Free WIFI..... Only down side, bit grubby, food on floor......bit pricey but great location

Thank babe33
Manchester, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a light lunch here. Not sure it would've been any different to any of the others on the strip for toasted sandwiches and salads. Can use sun beds for free if you are a customer

Thank Jackovsky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Great for pre dinner cocktails, particularly the Mackry Mojito served up by mine host Dimitri. not to be missed

Thank Martyn W
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Lovely friendly cafe bar right on the beach by the harbour. Not the cheapest but you get what you pay for!

Thank ashihara2
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This Taverna/café is right on the beach, sit on a sunbed & you will get your drinks delivered to you! No better way to relax, very comfortable & great service & choice of snacks or full meals, the plate of olives provided while we waited were delicious, I'm not usually an olive eater but these were very good. Called here... More 

Thank Susan K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Comfortable taverna with a friendly owner near the harbour.Use of sunbeds on the beach for customers is free.

Thank jillf709

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $7
Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limanaki | Makry-Gialos, Makry-Gialos, Crete 72055, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: +30 2843 052135
"ΟΛΥΜΠΙΟ" situated next to the picturesque harbour (Limanaki beach) of Makry-Gialos. Fresh food and drinks, like Breakfast, Omelets, tasty snacks, the best Greek and Cretan salads, served all throughout the day. At the hot summer nights the great "Mythos" draught beer and cocktails always served with tradition appetising nibbles. Altogether a very pleasant cafe bar with a relaxing atmosphere and good wheelchair access.
Chara and Dimitri are your hosts. Welcome.

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