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The River Restaurant

Agia Fotia Seaside, Agia Fotia, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
+30 2842 061557
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Value
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LOCATION
Agia Fotia Seaside, Agia Fotia, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with very nice food and friendly staff. I'd definitely recommend. The bees can be annoying at times but easy to get used too.More

2  Thank Kathryn k
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Dear Kathryn k, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ate at the River Restaurant several times during our stay at Markos Rooms. It's just a few minutes walk, don't be put off by the steps down from the road - they are fine and you can also get to the restaurant along the...More

Thank yerominas
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Dear yerominas, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in our...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Went to dine here today with husband and 2 kids - a lovely restaurant and excellent value for money. Ate mountain of zucchini balls (delicious) amazing octopus in wine sauce, large plate of calamari and both pork and chicken kebab skewers (both come with chips)...More

1  Thank littlemag1
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Dear littlemag1, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in our...More

Reviewed 6 July 2016

The choices of food was a bit limited but was excellent, most of the food was home grown. The restauant was obviously family run and well worth a visitMore

1  Thank greggellis76
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Dear greggellis76, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially, in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in our...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

ate here a couple of times good local food and wine with friendly family service.in a nice situation near to Markos Studios.More

1  Thank 823Jim
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Dear 823Jim, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially, in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in our...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had a fabulous meal here - really good food, with huge portions! It is a lovely location and they are so friendly and welcoming too :) Can't recommend it enough!!More

1  Thank tessthomson
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Dear tessthomson, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially, in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in our...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Had two wonderful meals at this family restaurant, beautiful gardens but please guys bring some of that amazing garden delight to the table! Kind and considerate owners, lovely foodMore

1  Thank NicolaWilmot
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016

Dear NicolaWilmot, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially, in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in our...More

Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

You will need to get off the main road but believe me it will be worthwhile. This is more than a traditional Greek family run restaurant. The food is scrumptious and made with some ingredients from their own garden. The restaurant is tucked away in...More

Thank Johan R
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2016

Dear Johan R, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially, in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We came here as visiting the nearby beach it did not expect it to be so amazing. The setting was beautiful, the food delicious, service excellent and price was great. The whole menu looks good and I would eat it all if I could. The...More

Thank MarkWinnSmith
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016

Dear MarkWinnSmith, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially, in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in our...More

Reviewed 10 June 2016

The River Restaurant is an amazing place, with really really good food, good prices and a friendly family of 3 generations. Surrounded by roses and bee balm.More

Thank Ourania S
The_River_Restaurant, Owner at The River Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2016

Dear Ourania S, we would like to thank you for your kindly review and for taking the time to share your experience in our restaurant. We hope that you enjoyed your summer vacations in Crete (especially, in our charming Agia Fotia) and the dishes in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Agia Fotia Seaside, Agia Fotia, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Ierapetra  >  Agia Fotia
  • Phone Number: +30 2842 061557
  • E-mail
Description
Authentic Cretan Cuisine - Authentic Cretan Diet & Daily Fresh Fishes & Seafood

Discover the other side of Cretan gastronomy at the southernmost town in Europe...Ierapetra !

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