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Amethystos

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Malindretou road,kato stalos | 3th Parodos Malindretou,Kato Stalos,Chania,Creece, Stalos, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 068758
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a bit off the main road, so you need to search on a map before setting off. It is worth the effort as we found out! The best Moussaka we had in our two week stay. All home made with excellent service. Lovely view of Stalós due to the location up the hill.

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Thank Richard D
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth finding, it's a 5 minute walk (if that) from the main street (directions from another post). Food and wine were absolutely delicious and extremely good value. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend the grilled feta!!! Would go back and would definitely recommend going!

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Thank emmahughes2015
VT
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family discovered amethystos in 2010 during a week long reunion. We enjoyed Amethystos several times and especially the family atmosphere and the amazing traditional foods. It was off season and we were invited into the kitchen. Thank you for special memories.

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Thank Sara D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful peaceful restaurant away from the strip. Look up directions before you go. Highly recommended as excellent value - decent price for huge portions and tasty food. Not touristy. Lovely friendly staff too.

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Thank gemnomnom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a small place outside of the busy tourist street. The food was amazing and we went back 3 nights in a row to try different meals. The place is a family affair and they really look after you. Amazing food for a great price. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Ryan H
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A group of us were staying at Casa Loma right next to this restaurant and ended up going twice to this restaurant. Initially due to fact we were tired after a day at the beach and secondly due to retruning late from Samaria Gorge. Both times the food was amazing - all handmade and freshly cooked at the point of... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is jut at the end of the road from our apartment. We got in late on the Saturday night and they were still open so we went for a quick drink and a pizza. We were tired and not really with it so did not take much notice of the food. Two days later we went back to... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was interesting experience. No fish in the menu at all. Waitress was not speaking english, and the restaurant which is not close wasn't cheap.

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Thank C-O-N_dk
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Just ate there. The food was lovely & the portions were huge. Could have feed 8 rather than 3! Quite the best we have had in Crete.

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Kissonerga
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Seven of us went here, have been before and the home made wine was excellent, this time not as good. The food however was first class.

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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$11 - US$19
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malindretou road,kato stalos | 3th Parodos Malindretou,Kato Stalos,Chania,Creece, Stalos, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Stalos
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 068758
Description
Cozy, family and traditional restaurant with delicious and filling portions, every day specialties. We serve the best homemade wine, raki and rakomelo(raki with honey). We only use our certified olive oil to cook. Hearty service ("Philoxenia") and fair prices. Credit cards accepted. Accessibility to disabled.
If you think of celebrating birthday or other events, Amethystos can prepare one completely unforgettable evening.
Daily open from 10.00 until closing.

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