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“You can smell the stifado from the square”
Review of Paradise

Paradise
Ranked #22 of 67 Restaurants in Georgioupolis
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a bit off the main drag, down a quiet road from the square, but it gets very busy, which is a testament to the quality of the food. It is efficiently run by Dena and her son Stelios, so you never have to wait long for a table. Stelios does things the old fashioned Greek way by inviting you into the kitchen and taking you through everything that is on offer. "The best stifado in western Crete" he announces. "you can smell it from the square." He's not far wrong, but whatever you choose, whether it's the stifado, the kleftico, the pork with peppers, the moussaka, the special beef,or whatever else he has cooked that day, it's all excellent. The chips are good too, as is the house red.

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Thank Colin M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for our first night after having a long journey and being told by our hotel that we could not have the room we had prebooked and paid for!

We needed a quiet friendly restaurant with good food. Taverna Paradise lived up to its name and was exactly that! We had a very warm welcome, the menu was explained well to us; it came quickly and was excellent. The house red slipped down beautifully!
Highly recommended and we will return refreshed.

Thank Morose_2
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

As others have said it's a lovely touch the way the owner invites you to the kitchen so he can explain and show you what's available that evening.
Taking his time to uncover each dish and tell you what it is and how it's cooked.
Lovely food , we had the chicken cooked in the oven.
Very friendly staff, all very reasonably priced as everywhere was that we ate in during our stay.
The only reason we didn't return was we forget as we didn't often venture down that side of town.

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1  Thank tn62wilts
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you like to see the food before you order then at the Paradise you are taken to the servery and shown all the casseroles that are on the day's menu. These are very good and tasty. In addition the are some excellent starters and the usual food from the grill. Service is quick and polite. At the end of the meal there is a complementary "pudding" and raki. Prices are slightly more expensive but then the quality of the food is very good.

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Thank MEB1511
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Best food we had in Geo! Very friendly staff and nice atmosphere.
Try the hot starterplate with different greek specialities.

Thank Anna F
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