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“Amazing find”
Review of Palio Arhontiko

Palio Arhontiko
Ranked #2 of 24 Restaurants in Kolymbari
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$18 - US$35
Cuisines: Greek, Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We have stayed in many places in Crete, eaten in many restaurants too BUT this is at the top of our list.
Fabulous food, wine, setting and service. We loved the glass of bubbles on arrival, had a lovely bottle of red wine, enjoyed the warm bread, choose meatballs and zucchini to start followed by lamb bites and lobster with spaghetti and it truly was ALL amazing.
Must book it as it gets so busy but defiantly worth visiting. Can not wait to go back.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

a little more expensive than the other sea restaurants, but worth it. Starting with small warm breads in cloths too keep it warm and a small glas of sparkling wine.
then lam chops, better than we have tasted before. Very juicy.
and in the end the traditional desert on the house. But this one was different. A real delight with nut/chocolatecream etc.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We have been here many times and it remains consistently good, the owner keeps his eye on everything to ensure high standards. We look forward to many more enjoyable lunches.
Renee

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner here with my husband and three daughters this evening. I'm glad I made a reservation as the restaurant was very busy and some were being turned away. The food was delicious, the portions substantial and the menu catered to my vegetarian diet. The service was great. Only one person was assigned to take the orders for everyone in the restaurant, despite the presence of several waitresses who attended to various tables. Complementary desserts were offered and a free glass of sparking house wine on arrival.

Overall a very nice experience with extremely reasonably priced food. Well recommended.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

But the food was average for Cretan standards. It serves both fish and meat dishes but in Greece good restaurants are either fish or meat taverns those which serve both end up not doing a good job

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palioarhontiko, Ιδιοκτήτης at Palio Arhontiko, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

In which way a restaurant cannot have fish and meat together and be good... Nowadays a restaurant can have both regardless the location that the restaurant is located. As for your opinion that if a restaurant have both dont end up doing a good job then for our situation you are wrong and you can see it by reading the rest critism that has our restaurant. In the end your critism is based on conclusions and not in real facts. You belong to the category of professional complainers. If you think that cretan cuisine has stopped at the mousaka, the greek salad and the small fried fish then you are wrong because as the technology evolves the same thing is happening at the greek cuisine.

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