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Taverna O Gyalos

Kalives, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (4 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
“sardines” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
Kalives, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We areived in Kalyves in the night hours, after getting in our hotel we visited the first friendly looking restaurant anf this was the Gyalos taverna! We've got a very welcoming intro in this restaurant, from Frank who tryed to accomplish all our wishes after...More

Thank simoc554
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an early dinner with the kids. Menu was quite limited, as was the waiter's English, which is unusual for Kalives. Consequently we didn't get the starters we asked for (tsatziki and fava bean purée), however we weren't charged for them at least....More

Thank robkjporter
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We spent many days enjoying the food and drinks of this restaurant as they provide sun beds for their customers and we were happy to spend some of our holiday on this part of the beach at Kalyves. The food, service and location were all...More

1  Thank KWithey
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We have been regular lunch time visitors to this taverna for many years but service has become very poor. Frank the owner is very friendly, the food is good but like the drinks considerably overpriced compared with all other Kalyves tavernas. However the waiters are...More

Thank TonyChesire
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Have ate here a lot over the past few visits to Crete, a great location on the beach - we normally use their sun-loungers. Service friendly as always. One visit we shared a meze between six of us, many plates of started including Dakos, calamari,...More

Thank Rickster31
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Owner was rude, ignored us and refused to clear our table. We ordered our food and she was snappy and impolite, acting as though we were an inconvenience. We didn't bother staying. With an attitude like that, who'd want to stay and spend money there....More

Thank Emilia C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Stayed in resort for a week and this was our favourite restaurant.Just really nice traditional food, great atmosphere, but it was the music they played that was the final sell. Not the usual zorba soundtrack, really great greek folk.

Thank Marmite146
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Nice beach side taverna.... good Swordfish... nice staff and fee WiFi... just ignore the cats that will try and claw at your thighs!!

Thank redsanguine
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A beach restaurant and bar with the friendliest staff in Crete. A must return to bar for the service alone

Thank gerry g
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great combination of food location smiles sea service, want more?what else!!!!!just more time....we realy enjoy our stayement in a aparthment near by this taverna, our local neighbor recomded,and this was it!fall in love!see you again gyes this august for two weeks!!!!

Thank fragiskos k
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5 June 2017|
Response from fragiskos k | Reviewed this property |
yea mail is: frankmik83@yahoo.gr mobile : 6972367442
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8 January 2017|
Response from fragiskos k | Reviewed this property |
hi,sorry for not answer earlier because plans werent done,but now every wensday will be for all the summer 2017!!!! we are looking forward to see you and enjoy life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalives, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
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