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“Great variety of freshly- cooked food”
Review of Il Forno

Il Forno
Ranked #1 of 36 Restaurants in Kalyves
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$17
Cuisines: Greek, Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A wonderful Taverna at the beachside in Kalives Crete. Although known for their great pizzas, the owners, Giorgos and Stella, provide some of the best food available along with a friendly Devil may care attitude to whatever anyone might want to get up to. Lots of fun all year round. Come join us!
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

I would like to sit by the sea and try every salad on the menu! I have made a start - the rocket with smoked salmon and avocado was amazing.

Thank helen n
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

This was an eye opening experience!. Cretans know how to make great pizza! The only reason that I do not put 5 stars, is due to heavy smokers that were allowed to smoke in the dining area. This is unacceptable!

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Thank Nelma118
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

We have had the best pizza's and calzones here! 100% the best you'll get, full of meat and cheese; really big portion too. The spaghetti bolognese is not very good here but the bolognese calzone.. thats good! Definitely specialise in pizza and you can watch them cooking them. Another beautiful setting right on the beach, lovely atmosphere and good service.

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Were in Kalyves 2nd time and visited Il Forno again. Previous visit we eated where every day, this time we made some break.
Food (Schnitzel Veneciano, small fried fishes, vine, beer, etc...) was perfect, service - incredible! like at home with old friends... "Small fried fishes" from this restaurant is my favorite in all Greece. Big plate and really tasty!!!
If we are hungry, we always remember about Il Forno... Thank you , guys!!!
Wishing a good winter! See you again!!!

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Thank Dima-and-Dina
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Visited this small village by local bus from Chania last Thursday. It was a nice sunny day, by Irish standards. The village was very quite. We had a look in a few shops, then walked down the beach to the little harbour. There were a few cafés open, we choose Il Forno and boy were we glad. We had to wait for a reasonable time for our food to be prepared, we could see the chef working in the kitchen. While we were waiting, sipping wine, a couple at another table got their food, we were commenting on how nice their pizza looked and the lady came to our table and offered us a slice. We couldn't believe it. She was a local and we found all the Cretan people very warm, friendly and helpful. Our food was delicious.

Thank HBDIreland
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