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“Shocking starter”
Review of Pelagos

Pelagos
Ranked #17 of 147 Restaurants in Agios Nikolaos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 12, 2012

Unfortunately, this has to be a place to avoid, although it was highly recommended by some friends. The main reason was my starter, which was supposed to be grilled sardines. Perhaps they were grilled, but the implication is that they were fresh, not out of a tin with oil then chucked on the grill. They were cold, oil-sodden, headless and all the same size. You do the math. I ate a few and left them to one side and did say I was disappointed they weren't fresh, which led to a 'discussion'. Shame, as the English waitress was charming, but we had to agree to disagree. Main course or prawns was decent if somewhat expensive at 16 euros 50 for five or six medium-sized prawns. The sardines were 10 euros which will help their GP. Disappointed these were not taken off the bill.
The piece de resistance was the tiny, half-rotten grapes we were given with melon as a complimentary dessert, which was amusing, even if the gesture was appreciated. My Mum's main was good she said. The live music was annoyingly monotonous, but having said all this, it is a nice venue, the staff very pleasant and it was off-season, I just wouldn't go there for the food, especially in October.
50 euros for one and a half meals and one glass of wine is not great value, even if the food had been good.

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Reviewed October 4, 2012

It is a very nice restaurant with a good choice of daily fish to choose from and the local musician was also good

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Reviewed September 28, 2012

Pelagos is set in the courtyard of a beautiful old house in the middle of Agios Nikolaos and serves up the most amazing seafood. Our waitress was from Liverpool and had worked at the restaurant for years - she was charming, funny, chatty and gave our evening the personal touch. She was also knowledgeable about the seafood on offer and helped us choose a local fish which we had never had before - a kind of cross between red snapper and seabass. We did have to mark them down on one thing however - the chips that were served with our fish were still raw in the middle - fortunately the roast potatoes I ordered were enough for two.

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Thank Michael C
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

If you would like nice fresh sea food and could afford to pay for it, this is a place for you!

We loved it and spent 3 hours there

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Thank PavelZakravsky
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Great restaurant, we went a few times during our stay. Nice to have things a little bit different to the usual Cretan menu, but still felt very 'of the area' in style. Food was delicious, service excellent and I particularly liked the ambience. Only possible down side was that there is now water view, but the decor made up for that.

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Thank AlphabetFondue
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