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Makry-Gialos, Crete, Greece
+30 2843 051280
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Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a lot of time here as its so easy for the beach. Great food and drink all served by a lovely friendly staff. They serve rather good illy coffee... their fresh orange juice is also divine. Brilliant wifi as well.

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Thank Caroline F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

This a lovely chilled out bar with a good choice of drinks and good food. They also have good sun-beds on the beach. It feels more Greek than some of the other bars so was a good place to get away from things.

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Thank Louise C
Paris, France
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

A young and trendy bar with access to the beach, yet also good for all the family. Cool music, excellent cocktails and very clean loos!

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Thank Ben G
Kempsford, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Ilios is certainly a cafe rather than a restaurant/taverna, but its eclectic menu can cater for most hours of the day, the position is excellent and the service friendly. We enjoyed a Greek salad and an unusual cheese 'pancake' with our beers, in comfortable chairs out of the midday sun, all very reasonably priced.

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Thank esfunnell
Leeds, United Kingdom
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244 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

Stopped here for coffee and beer....Lovely location right looking onto the beach and harbour area.....afternoon lazy few hours spent watching the world go bye... We sat right outside the main entrance on comfy cushioned seating. Pleasant helpful staff who served us promptly, but no pressure..... Interesting list of cocktails and the crepes looked good, we will be back to eat... More 

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Thank babe33
Stockport, UK
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108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We ate here at lunch and the food and service were very good. They have a large menu. I had a smoked salmon salad and my wife had a tuna bagette. Both were tasty and freshly made with good ingredients. Reasonably priced too.

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Thank Fubarski
New Milton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2015

Very nice place to sit with a drink or two in the afternoon. Try the apple pie ,delicious.Comfortable seating and right on the beach. This place does get busier in the evenings .

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

We stopped off for a quick bite for lunch and ended up stopping for hours. After a great lunch, we enjoyed quite a few of their cocktails along with the local beer Mythos in ice-cold glasses! A great place for Makrygialos harbour!

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Thank Jon M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

One of the best harbour sea front cafes for lunch, perfect view with free sun loungers. Great for evening cocktails and crepes.

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Thank Martyn W
Lillehammer, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

This place is a very nice all-around café bar, with cozy decoration, good music and on a good spot. They have a good selection of beers and ciders (in comparison with the others at the harbour) experienced bartenders that know their drinks and a nice atmosphere. They do waffles with ice-cream too, but best time for this place is after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Greek, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Makry-Gialos, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Makry-Gialos
  • Phone Number: +30 2843 051280

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