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Old Village Kouloutoufari | Old Village Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 021945
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Tralee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can guess how this panned out! The raki is made on site (God blast him! Never been so stuqified in my existence! Great atmosphere, greater buzz!) A lot of Greek people were eating here and on some evenings it was impossible to get a table...our needs were simple...RAKI...G 'N T...stagger. Tomato bread stunning...it's beautifully situated in the hills...loads watering... More 

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East Linton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I had beef stew that the waitress told me her mamma made that day it was wounderful. my wife had the pasta and her sister had the same, which they enjoyed very much. when we came to pay, she brough cake and also rakia on the house, I found this place to be very cheap, but very good food

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Milan, Italy
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

The fish is amazing! I had the fish soup and mussel and prawns. It's an amazing seafood experience! Everything fresh and well cooked, could not be any better. The owner is the fishman and his wife is the cook. Totally recommend this place. However it's not cheap, good quality comes with its cost The price is higher than the average... More 

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Thank z9ng
Lillehammer, Norway
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Nikos is still, after 12 years of visits to Koutouloufari, our favorite restaurant in this area, especially for its fish and sea food dishes. It is like coming home to visit this family run restaurant; Cleopatra as chef, Nikos as the fisherman and their daughter Silvia as the waiter and head of the restaurant. Traditional, tasty and top quality food... More 

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Thank Erik A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from a fantastic meal here. Great place, Extremely good waitresses, Nikos- (i think) came and had a chat with us. I had the mushrooms to start, very good indeed. My wife had the calamari for main and i had the sea bream as per recommendation from the waitress. We both loved it, although a little to much... More 

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Crook
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

ok food but certainly not the best in the village, also quite expensive compared to other restaurants

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Although there are options other than fish, it seems sensible to have fish in a fish restaurant. This was the most expensive meal we ate in 14 days at €60 for two + wine. Very nice and interesting dishes, freshly prepared. It was fairly quiet when we were there - the restaurant is a bit further into Koutoufoularia, which is... More 

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Thank annej18
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Nice family traditional restaurant with top quality of real Greek food and great home atmosphere .highly recommended..

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Thank nikolas_crete_gr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

What a little gem this family run small taverna is. The food is typical Greek cuisine simply cooked with fresh ingredients. My steak was done to perfection and my partners stifado was excellent and came with complementary green beans and mama's secret recipe potatoes Overall a superb meal

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Thank Jimmyh2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We visited while on holiday and had a lovely meal. Starter of bread with anchovies which was lovely followed by sea bream caught fresh that day with lovely vegetables which included a potato that reminded me of a fritter. Service was great and would recommend you to try it if you would like fresh fish as the owner catches the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Village Kouloutoufari | Old Village Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 021945

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?