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Cape Crocodile

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Paleochora, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
+30(0)6932 097060
7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It has plenty of choices about meat. I didn't like the fact that our oven potato was pre-cooked as well as the fried potatoes. Our dishes (pork with racki and chicken) were nice but not something special. Some local people told us that they are famous for the ribs but we didn't order them.....

1 Thank nikAthens
Dublin, Ireland
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109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cape Crocodile provided quality value fare at its restaurant and easily accommodated our 8 person party. The food was cooked well with many more beef and meat dishes on the menu than most Cretan restaurants.

Thank Chris MM G
Dokkum, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with 8 friends. The food was fine, not too expensive. The dining carte was a lot like that of the other greek restaurants in Paleochora. Nothing special.

Thank Arsjitekt
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is a meat restaurant for all you meat lovers. If you hesitate between methexi and Crocodile you to choose crocodile every time. Here you feel welcome, the service is friendly and professional. The lamb is excellent and the house white wine is really good.

1 Thank dannyph
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The best in town .....the best ribs and steaks and coffee and drinks and coctails and sweets is gooood

2 Thank Tasos K
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Food was very salty and dishes were huge, we couldn't eat all. Lots of compulsory dishes (bread, raki, dessert), but I feel uncomfortable when these are carried to your table without any mention about price. Luckily only water was added to check. Food came extremely quickly (under 10min) but it was slow progress to get out of the restaurant (about... More 

1 Thank Tiia A
ccrocodile, Owner at Cape Crocodile, responded to this review

Dear friend thanks for your visit and review in Cape Crocodile Raki and ice cream is FREE in my restaurant with the bill.Thank you for your time. More 

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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This restaurant reviewed well so we decided to try it,in June when we were there..The pork ribs were mentioned in trip advisor as a speciality and a generous portion was served....but they were tough!.I asked how they were cooked and was told they were grilled,but they needed a longer slower cooking to make them tender....The Restaurant is in a lovely... More 

1 Thank Marpw
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We were heading for another taverna when we stumbled across Cape Crocodile. So glad that we did. We were lured in with a warm smile from Giorgos but with no hard sell. You get real Greek food here but with some interesting, imaginative twists. We returned the following night. The meat is exceptional quality and they really know how to... More 

1 Thank V S
North Linconshire
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192 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

My elderly mother-in-law loved the house speciality which is ribs and spicy chicken wings atop of sliced potatoes. A free filo pastry was offered (as well as the compulsory Raki) at the end of the meal. The dish is not subtle but is very yum and decent value. It fed the 3 of us.

1 Thank Greeklover20
County Kilkenny, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We really enjoyed eating in Cape Crocodile as we were staying in the lovely Harbour Appartments above the taverna. Try the ham and cheese omelette for breakfast - my husband 'had' to have one most days ! Great place for lunch overlooking the harbour, during our stay the waves were quite wild when the weather wasn't so good. It was... More 

2 Thank graig2015

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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
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mediterranean, Barbecue, International, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paleochora, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora
  • Phone Number: +30(0)6932 097060

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