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Taverna O Gyalos

Kalives, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (4 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
££ - £££
Kalives, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a week in Kalives. We visited most of the tavernas but found this one to be one of the best. We had a mousaka after arriving late on our first night and got a lovely greeting from the staff and a really...More

Thank 3jayne13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have arrived to our hotel late at night being tired but hungry, so we just popped in to the first restaurant we found next to our hotel. The place is a nice and friendly traditional taverna. Unfortunately the selection of food was quite poor...More

Thank szabreni
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Situated on the beach the taverna offers good views as well as being close to the centre of the village.Good traditional food and friendly staff.Service was quite good too.Good place to go day or night.On the downside the drinks seem rather expensive compared to other...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We are a party of 10 including teenagers and toddlers. This taverna coped very well with our large groups. We popped in here most days during our stay in Kalyves. Very welcoming staff, good traditional Greek cuisine and clean toilets. It's on the beach and...More

Thank Nigel10001
Reviewed 13 August 2017 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 4 August 2017 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
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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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7 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalives, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
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