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The Lake, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
+30 2841 022773
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“pepper steak” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
The Lake, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated by the lake so fab location.Lovely friendly staff couldn't do enough for us.On the flat so accessible for prams,wheelchairs etc.Great food,plenty of choice and very reasonable 3 course plus drinks cost us about 45 euros for 2 people. If you have starters depending on...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While exploring the city this cafe is perfectly positioned in the middle of the town, next to the lagoon. An ideal stop for refreshments and a rest out of the heat. The menu is extensive and rewarding with local foods, the drinks ideal for all...More

Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nicely set by the lake - away from the noisy and smelly traffic! Great for lunch overlooking the lake - I recommend the calamari!

Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Found this place on our second night and ate there every night afterwards, Food was brilliant and would even cook things not on the menu. Staff were also brilliant, Great sense of fun and great knowledge of English language. Only wished we had found this...More

Thank Russ W
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We ended up in this restaurant when we got caught in a thunderstorm in the shop next door. It was very busy with everyone trying to get out of the rain but the waiter managed to get us and a few others a table upstairs....More

Thank AnnieBananie66
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a couple of people we met whilst staying in Argos Nikoloas whom recommended with try this restaurant and in particular their pepper steak, so we did and we were certainly not disappointed. The steak was large and cooked to perfection! Service was great...More

Thank Glenda R
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Firstly I've read other reviews for this restaurant and was a bit surprised that it was so low in the ratings as we found it was very good though it is a little pricey hence the four star rating,the service was very good and stuff...More

Thank Pauldcatt
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Probably gets most custom because it's the first one you come to on the lake. It's not particularly bad just average and overpriced. Make an effort to look off the lake and get much better food at more reasonable prices.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I was in Agios Nikolaos with my girlfriend, we were tired so we entered the first restaurant that looked nice enough. We would soon realize the error, the waiter was trying to get people to come in being loud and not very polite to the...More

1  Thank tommaso z
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I usually look around a bit but we were tired so when I rounded the corner and saw the nice view, the clean starched white tablecloths and comfy chairs I fell for it. When ordering the food I noticed the waiter was far from friendly...More

1  Thank Bram C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lake, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 022773
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