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Taverna Ta Kochilia

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Mohlos Village, Mochlos, Crete 723 00, Greece
+30 28430 94432
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First, this taverna has a great view of the sea, and a nice quaint feel from the surrounding area. We went here for Greek mezes, 2 types of octopus, 2 types of small fish and grilled squid. All of the food was average, nothing great, but nothing bad. The location is the biggest asset of the taverna.

Thank Cynthia B
Paris, France
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By the sea, a nice terrasse and very good seafood. We had lunch there for the third time (2013,2014 and 2016) and just one regret which is that Mochlos is far away from A.Nikolaos where we were based. We intend to find a room next year and have dinner as well

Thank Christian N
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made the drive from Plaka, near Elounda, to visit Kochilia and the pretty village of Mochlos on the recommendation of Cretan friends in Agios Nikolaos. We arrived there just before dark and managed to enjoy the village both in daylight and at night. It is really delightful, and well worth a visit if you are in the Lassithi prefecture.... More 

Thank RicN195
Tarporley, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This restaurant is one we have visited on a number of occasions with friends and it is one of the best in the area. Located on the quayside it has glorious views of the bay and loads of seating. They offer a range of meal choices from what they are cooking - usually lamb, pork, chicken and seafood - all... More 

Thank Frank T
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We came to the fishing village of Mochlos for a lunch. We had no problems with parking the car in the village. Out of maybe be five tavernas located at the seafront facing Ag.Nikolaos islet we chose Ta Kochilia and were quiet satisfied with our choice: decent well cooked Greek food, good service and nice setting. Good value for money.

1 Thank KostaKo
London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is a truly delightful Taverna...it is also fair to say it is one of a number of lovely Taverna's in this delightful fishing village. You can simply relax and have a highly unstructured but excellent (fish) meal as the sun drenches the pretty view and you ponder the beauty of Greece! I could have very happily had a snooze... More 

Thank Jewellsverne
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Had read all the reviews and were looking forward to a good meal at Ta Kochilia, unfortunately they did not deliver: my wife had an awful, sweet, slimy cuttlefish stifado (with very little actual cuttlefish!) and I had tough-as-old-boots "octopus in a red wine sauce" served...without any sauce whatsoever, dry, chewy, probably the worst meal we have ever had in... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

We left 10 minutes ago with family and liked it very much. Only problem is that they bring too much, so order carefully

Thank Kim I
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Ate there with friend as family. The location is amazing, on the beach front with view across to St. Nicolas island. The good is simply top Greek cuisine, we ate sea food mostly (shrimp, calamari, salads, octopus, etc). Also the people are very friendly and the prices are fair. Definite recommendation!!

1 Thank Synteknos
Aix en Provence
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Good food and very pleasant owner and waitress. The small fresh squid was excellent but only available on one night we were there.

1 Thank Meg44AixenProvence

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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
Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mohlos Village, Mochlos, Crete 723 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Mochlos
  • Phone Number: +30 28430 94432

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?