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Mike's Place

Sissi, Crete, Greece
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (17 reviews)
“lamb chops” (8 reviews)
“sea bream” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
Sissi, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited this restaurant twice on a recent visit to Sissi. this taverna differs from the others because all the food served is from Mikes own farm 15k from town, excepting the fish which he buys freshly caught locally. He is quite passionate and proud...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were really looking forward to going to Mikes after reading the reviews but we were so disappointed it started very well with starters which are complimentary this were very tasty but after that it went downhill fast. One of our party had the special...More

Thank Bray363
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We ate at Mikes quite a few times as his food is very traditional and the family are so friendly. His wife and son do the cooking which is always very fresh and tasty, one night we had pork it was so tender and just...More

Thank Marie247970
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Out of the way - off the main street but worth a visit as he prepares all his food and wine so well. I recommend his daily specials!

1  Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Everytime I come to Crete, I come to Mikes. As one review states already, don't be fooled into thinking this is an ex-pat called Mike. Mike is a Greek. He has his own farm, fields of produce. He sources the fish locally caught that day...More

Thank Zappa010
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Mike's place is the best restaurant we ate in - & they were all great! The name belies what you actually find inside...excellent, authentic Greek food of an exceptionally high standard, great service...Mike is a great host, attentive at all times We had the Lamb...More

Thank AnnemarieTony
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This restaurant was listed in The Rough Guide and there are not that many that make it into those books so we knew it would be good. We passed it on the first morning when we did a walk of Sisi to get our bearings...More

Thank winonhols
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Can't fault the local food here, I asked where the wine was from. Mike's own grapes was the reply. Free starters, (plenty) 2 beef stifado and 1 litre if Mike's wine 30euros, bargain!

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

People tend to walk straight past Mike's place but I urge you not to as this little Taverna was one of the best meals we had, truly authentic with wonderful Greek dishes on offer that was one of the highlights of our holiday. Great food...More

1  Thank Cleverley1976
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

When we first walked past Mike's Place that's exactly what we did - passed it... I know in theory you should never judge a book by its cover and this is the truest thing with this taverna. I'm ashamed to say I initially judged Mike's...More

Thank Jin-AnnTonic
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Does anyone have a telephone no or email for mikes place
23 April 2016|
Response from steve n | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't but if your in sisi any local will be able to help. Mike sits at the end of a small lane that leads to his restaurant and offers his menu to you as you walk past him, he is very polite and insists on his fresh... More
Amanda M
Open for lunch?
20 July 2015|
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Response from FlitwickMassive | Reviewed this property |
Yes and well worth a visit. Let Mike tell you what his specials are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sissi, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Sissi
  • E-mail