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Palio Arhontiko

P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
+30 2824 022124
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm bread” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited twice on our holiday and on both occasions had fantastic service and excellent food. Highly recommend.

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stumbled across this restaurant on the last night of our stay in Spilia and to be honest it was a good job it was the last night else we would never have eaten anywhere else. It seems very popular with the local expats and...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 days ago

All was perfect, from a warm welcoming, despite we didnt reserve in advance to a very pleasant and gourmet menu. The dishes are very well prepared and very fine. I definitively recommend that place.

Thank Pascal G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended to go here by a friend. Food was'nt that good (too much pesto in my pasta, no salt), staff was a bit stressed... But the location is fantastic and they gave us a glass of champagne while we were waiting for our table.More

Thank Camilla E
palioarhontiko, Ιδιοκτήτης at Palio Arhontiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear madame, We would like to inform you that the quantities of spices that are used in our plates are specific in order to have the same outcome every time we make them. 99.9% of our customers, that have tried that plate, encourage us not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, I had the Angus steak and it was very soft. I also got to taste a variety of the other courses and some of the dessert, everything I had was great! The staff was also very nice and helpful:) We were a family...More

Thank Anika Ýr J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The resturant has no respect of any nature to Middle East specially Arabs I do suggest to contact me before going there to share my experience. Will do what's necessary to alert others about the management negative attitude. Extremely unfriendly.More

Thank Salem Z
palioarhontiko, Ιδιοκτήτης at Palio Arhontiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, I would like to underline that the only people you cannot accuse of being unfriendly towards Arabs is the Greeks. You must have realized that during your first visit at our restaurant. During your second time, regarding your review, I need to remind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant while out for a spin ....food is amazing ....service excellent....and very reasonable....and at the end the waitress gave us all amazing deserts for free

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frozen cheese cake can be replaced with anything fresh. Not for locals.Mostly foreign tourists. Polite service.More

Thank Nick K
palioarhontiko, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Palio Arhontiko, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A cheesecake that we making the time that you order it like the lemonpie that we have is frozen then i dont know what to say. I dont know why you say that the restaurant is not for locals i can insure you that a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very cool restaurant with delicious food like the octopus on the grill with onions .... fantastic! Staff very friendly and at the end they bring u a surprise for dessert. Simple great!

1  Thank fedesilvia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After 8 dinners in Crete this holiday, this was top two with regards to food/taste. With regards to exclusiveness, this was the best - by far. Very professional and extremely attentive waiters. We booked a table since it was full the day before. Price in...More

1  Thank Vidar66
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Alex M
29 June 2017|
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Response from ann692 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's actually called Zazazu
9 June 2016|
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Response from ronpon | Reviewed this property |
Hi McFrankie Great choice for a memorable meal. Yes I would definitely book a table, ideally outside nearest the promenade where you will be able to have a seaview and also people watch. I don't know if you've been to... More
kevin h
22 March 2015|
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Response from palioarhontiko | Property representative |
friday 17th of aprill....looking forward to join us!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P. Polihronidi, Kolymbari, Platanias, Crete 730 06, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias  >  Kolymbari
  • Phone Number: +30 2824 022124
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