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Agia Roumeli, Crete 73011, Greece
+30 2825 091314
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Rethymnon, Greece
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Can't find the reason why it's first on trip advisor. The dishes are average, not bad but not good either. It's a normal tavern, nothing special at all. Almost everything is frozen, not fresh. The prices are extremely unjustifiable high though, above the prices of other restaurants in the area. The environment is nice but you can find nice environment... More 

Thank Vassilis V
Alexandria, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious fried greens dish which we were told was made using vegetables from the hotels gardens. I had a lovely fish dish. The moussaka was very tasty. Good wine. We were given lovely yogurt and jam for dessert and raki, all free. Great efficient and friendly service. Lovely sea views.

Thank Lesleyjoh
Limassol, Cyprus
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351 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, easy, tasty, fast and good. Had dinner and breakfast, both great. 10 points for strong wi-fi signal, even on the beach!

Thank Alina P
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We came here just at the start of the tourist season. Perhaps because the Samaria Gorge was still closed it appeared the restaurant was not operating at its full potential. We had nice cold starters and fresh sea bream for main. However the fish was slightly undercooked and the fried potatoes were very undercooked. The owner / waiter was really... More 

Thank Iku00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great place with a great host and amazing mousaka, best place to eat in Agia Roumeli! The lamb was also very good.

Thank Roee F
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is like the best taverna of your mind. No stodge. No bits and bobs. Solid quality greek food home cooked and with focus on excellence. We had skordalia and dakos to start. They brought out the children's mains at this point too...spaghetti with tomato sauce. Our mains were stuffed tomatoes and moussaka and the kids shared/ignored a cucumber and... More 

Thank PtaliaHelicopter
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69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Recently we went with a couple of friends to eat in this restaurant. For me it was known.. I visited it many times. For the friends it was the first time. The food was ( again) greeat. We shared a couple of plates: a fresh green salad with myzithracheese and tomato with a beautiful dressing, auberginesalad, taramasalata, green beans in... More 

Thank Pieps2
Wroclaw, Poland
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stay in Agia Roumeli for a few days. We expecting that the prices will be higher than averages in Creete - because everything need to be carried by ferry. The prices in Agia Roumeli are maybe a bit higher than averages, but there is a lot of taverns so they need to keep the same prices. The difference is,... More 

Thank Paweł Z
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed the night in Agia Roumeli but unfortunately did not stay here. I came for dinner after reading the reviews, and was not at all disappointed. The wine leaves and zucchini blossoms were fantastic and authentic and tasted like an old grandma made them. The goat in the oven was hands down the best prepared goat I have ever... More 

Thank Alexander C
Piraeus, Attiki, Greece
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

as soon as we got through the Samaria canyon, we searched for a cool place to eat and relax. We checked the area and we picked up Calypso. The waiter was friendly and the food was good although we have tried better Boureki in other areas of crete. Foreigners should eat the local cuisine as it is one of the... More 

Thank Andreas P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Agia Roumeli, Crete 73011, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Agia Roumeli
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 091314

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