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Aretousa

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Telonio Beach, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
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+30 2822 023569
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. Great service. Nice view. Greetings to Olga from Hans Dijkman. I would recommend this place.

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Thank Nikki D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Service really bad, staff not friendly once you've sat down, food poor and expensive. There are so many good restaurants in Kissamos but not this one.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Came across the tavern whilst walking on the sea front and found out a gem of traditional Cretan cuisine. Must try the rabbit stew and the Greek meze with one of the best tasting pork I've ever tried. The staff is very nice and polite. All in all a wonderful experience.

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Thank Catalin Stefan A
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Looking for a restaurant near the sea front we chose this one. The lady said "everything is fresh, everything is cooked by my mother..". Once we got the menu (we're looking for seafood and octopus), what a surpise to see for a restaurant near the seafront that most of the seafood (about 80% on the menu) was frozen... My friend... More 

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Thank Anaïs M
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We ate at this restaurant because of its location right on the seafront near our hotel and the fact that the nice lady at the front told me we could get half portions of any dish for the children. This was ideal for us as we were travelling with three children and they like to try Greek dishes, not the... More 

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Crymych, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Located on the sea front with seating outside or inside. Lovely views. Staff very friendly and attentive. Food to an excellent standard and the young lady who served us was a great help in selecting local dishes and specialities. The bread served there is the best I have ever tasted on Crete. Well worth a visit. We travelled from Almaryda... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Place is nice, staff is very friendly. The meals were good but not exceptional. The seating outside is great, right by the sea! Very much worth it. I can't complain about the food, my step father thought his dish was poor but mine was quite tasty. Price was correct

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Thank Ilovetotravel155
Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The restaurant offer wide range of sea food and local cuisine. We tried Dorada, which was amazing - really well marinaded with lemon juice and finely grilled. It was served with vegetables and olive oil with perfectly prepared onion with vinegar.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

On our first night in Kissamos we went to have a late dinner. Staff friendly. Ordered calamari, dakos and mussaka. The food came quickly, calamari and dakos were really good, the mussaka was average. Really nice place to enjoy the seaside. We were surprised as they brought us some usso and free dessert. Only negative we had to wait ages... More 

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Thank Ir M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The sales pitch said authentic cretan cuisine and they were not wrong. From start to finish the staff were friendly and informative. The food was delicious - especially the boureki. It was a lovely atmosphere. Couldn't have wished for more on our last night in kissamos.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Telonio Beach, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Kissamos
  • Phone Number: +30 2822 023569
Description
Enjoy our traditional cretan dishes by the sea.we are a family restaurant so we take care our customers like family!!nice enviroνment,low prices,tasty foods,happy customers!!

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