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East Beach Promenade, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
+30 2823 041114
13:00 - 01:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A very cosy place, run by a cute family, offering super tasty, fresh food and pizza from the oven. The food is freshly made right in front of you, the service and the kids give you the feeling of being an old friend. After the main you are offered ouza and cake for free :) A lot of people come... More 

Thank Lisa H
Fontainebleau, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came to this good restaurant on 3 occasions to enjoy excellent pizzas and oven baked meat and lamb dishes. We were always given a very good welcome from the staff with excellent service. We appreciated the grappa alcool accompanied with grapes or cretan cake offered after the meal.

Thank John R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place is truly authentic Greek and Italian food/ menu. Best pizza we had in Greece. There is a very large playroom for children Go eat here!

Thank Gemmyn
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stuffed pepper starter was ok, but almost immediately our main courses arrived and were cold already. The grilled calamari was not just cold, but over cooked to rubber (though the cats enjoyed it!) and the pizza was also cold and had a soggy bottom and tasteless outer crust. It was as if they were unused earlier orders. Very disappointing altogether.

Thank gaymaria
Chania Town, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had an excellent Pizza and my wife a couple of delicious starters which she could not finish. Our only gripe was that we had to wait an eternity for our bill at the end . so room for improvement there !

Thank PeteandJaneChania
Budleigh Salterton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Excellent food, lots of pizzas but also a good Cretan dish menu. All worth trying but we particularly liked the graviera saganaki with a tomato dip and the chicken with orange sauce.Good value and lovely staff.

Thank Stuart M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've never seen a restaurant anywhere with so many different pizza topping choices! The range is astonishing. Also many pasta dishes. Definitely worth a try and very reasonably priced.

Thank Peter F
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had been during a previous visit to Paleochora after a recommendation from a Greek friend who said his son 'rated' it. This time we looked beyond the pizzas and to our surprize the local Greek food was some of the best we have ever had. Unlike some of the restaurants there is no real effort to display dishes in... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lovely location along the front looking out onto the sea and stars. Good if you want a break from Cretan food although in fairness they do have have a small selection of local dishes. Big restuarant and one side is located next to a children's play area which can make it a bit noisy if you are seated there although... More 

Thank Robbo456
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The food was top class and the possibility of wine tasting! All staff is so friendly and rates are pretty low for our standard. A wide and varied menu. The food was incredible! The food tasted great and had our visit been longer we would have stopped there again.

Thank LadyTravelNumberOne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Beach Promenade, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 041114

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?