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Caravella Restaurant

Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“sea bass” (10 reviews)
“fish” (70 reviews)
“dorade” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Very busy Fish Restaurant although other greek dishes are also available. Not the cheapest place to eat but very good. We ate fresh sea bass which we picked ourselves from the kitchen.The service was excellent and the fish could be filleted at the table If...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice, traditional tavern, and an actice owner present, who seemed to be an active but friendly salesman. He presented us the kitchen and different raw materials, like fishes and their gills to see it is fresh (needs to be very red for fresh fish). Service...More

Thank JPOL6
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed our first visit so much that we went back again. Great view of the bay, the staff are all very friendly and efficient. First visit aubergine dip ☺️ followed by pork souvlaki and lamb chops, beer €28.10, second visit the price more than...More

Thank GregoryB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent quality food, amazing grilled squid (best We've ever eaten), tasty salads, cheerful dog & generally friendly service. MUST VISIT not only when U're nearby :-)

1  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're eating fish get it weighed/priced first. The guy showed us the fish in the kitchen and quoted approx €15 for Bream and sea bass but €17 upward for the larger fish like black snapper. When the bill came we were charged €17 for...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is just by the harbour with plenty of outdoor seating/ tables. Food is very good, don't over-order, there's plenty! Lots of choices and helpful staff. Need to book in 'high season' .

1  Thank SunshineRob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our fresh fish lunch. Very friendly and helpful service. Good quality wine to go with it. The meal took a quite a long time coming - but who's in a hurry in a location like this?

1  Thank AandEUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten at most places in Paleochora and generally they're indistinguishable - all pretty good and great value... but not really memorable. Caravella's location plus the exceptional fish, simple cooking, and really friendly staff make it a stand out. Contrary to other reviews, I don't...More

1  Thank siamoise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My title says everything you need to know. The food is fine but not outstanding and it did seem a bit more expensive than other places in the town. The service was fine.

1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely fish lunch here. Wonderful grilled sardines for me and a whole fish for my husband, which they took of the bone for him. Great service and family run. Go there - you will not be disappointed. Thank you for a lovely...More

1  Thank WyeValleyHavana1
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Deby L
We have a hire car - where can we park?
16 July 2015|
Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
There's a large parking lot 30 ft away from the restaurant that many people use to visit the town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 11:45
12:15 - 11:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora
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