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“5 star restaurant”
Review of Palio Arhontiko

Palio Arhontiko
Ranked #2 of 24 Restaurants in Kolymbari
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $37
Cuisines: Greek, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have been traveling Greece for over a month & Palio A served the best meal we have had. The fresh calamari was perfectly done. Location is beautiful, service excellent, fine quality tableware. Complimentary Raki & water when seated and a delightful desert creation to end a perfect meal. Surprisingly Palio A is one of the lower priced restaurants along the strip.

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Thank lee k
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

We have travelled together in more than 50 counties seeing more than 400 cities and many more villages. Still this lovely little tavern is most likely in our TOP10 places to have lovely dinner. We ate there three dinners and one lunch during our one week trip to Kolymbari. We tried half a dozen other coastal side restaurants/taverns/cafeterias but those were even nearby the quality of Palio A.
Small things generate the atmosphere like they really serve drinks instead of throwing a bottle of water or wine to your table. Bread which is offered as appetizer is marvelous. Also desserts based on our four – free of charge – sets are great. Local ‘Raki’ is brought to your table when you sit down, not with dessert, which is good but for some of Scandinavians too much to handle  While the main thing is the main course. We had stuffed chicken breast – sundried tomatoes etc – excellent mixed grill and finally local most splendid spaghetti ‘Al Garcia’ as main courses in those three evenings we had an opportunity to eat there.
Compared to level what was offered by our otherwise lovely hotel Avra Imperial we do not wonder why this place has been given ‘Certificate of Excellency’ every year since 2012. Go there if you are nearby and you will understand easily why they have earn those.

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Thank JanneSiru
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

This was one of the top restaurants where we had dinner in west Crete (along with Gambroussa in Kavliani, our favourite). We were staying in Kissamos by that time - if that's your case, it's a short ride to Kolymbari and it's worth it. This is a modern restaurant but offering a nice selection of cretan dishes for a fair price. They also have a good selection of wines. 100% recommended.

Thank Ricardo S
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Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very very good food and service at this non-typical Greek restaurany by the water. Very attentive and personable.

Thank ChrisCStockholm
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Reviewed June 3, 2014

This Taverna gets better each year this is my 5 year of visiting it. wow the food !! and the Taverna well you would think you were in a 5 star London restaurant

Thank ACIAI
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