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Il Forno

Apokoronas, Crete 73003, Greece
+30 2825 032520
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Apokoronas, Crete 73003, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Il Forno as the last restaurant before we return home in the morning. Have to say I am gutted that I did not find this place sooner as we would have visited many times. He staff could not have done more for...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed yesterday

Beach side restaurant, very friendly staff , a good menu and delicious food. They also have sun beds and parasols on the beach which you can ask them to reserve.

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yet another 2 weeks of absolute perfection in the food, service and laughter. Yes we may be biased however how can you complain at truly home - cooked food (not even the chips are frozen) and as authentic as it comes. Plus freshly baked bread...More

1  Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beach side restaurant. Very friendly staff. We went a couple of times. The food was delicious and hot. We had mussels sagagnaki as a starter. As a main I had a pepperoni pizza cooked in a wood fire oven. My wife had lamb slowly cooked...More

Thank gedmoffatt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Extremely unfriendly. Il Forno is located in the busy hotel area of Kalyves. When we were there and asked for a table they assigned the last table to a couple greeks who came after us, probably from a nearby hotel. They even did not excuse....More

Thank Ronald H
Harris H, Διευθυντής at Il Forno, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are very sorry we didnt sat you at this table that was for two or 3 people and you was 4 , also you never spoke to anyone of the staff for a table you was just sating out of the restaurant like many...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Little to add to previous reviews. Very welcoming, excellent atmosphere and great food. The garlic bread is probably the best I have ever had. If you are in Kalyves do visit at least once.

Thank caromit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is really tasty, the servers are friendly and professional. A really great place for any occasion! We will definitely come back! If you are planning to go out for dinner, you better book your table before! The place is very busy in night...More

Thank simoc554
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a nice meal here whilst on holiday. The food is good quality, the service is friendly and efficient. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere. Always full. We went 4 times in 2 weeks. It doesnt matter if you have steak, souvlaki or pizzas - they are all fantastic. Better to book. Tell Harry that James Dean sent you (in joke). The chocolate souffle is to die for....More

1  Thank James2661
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small seating areas, relative to other tavernas, but right on the beach and a good eating experience. Portions are not tiny, and there's a fair range on offer. Service was excellent - typical friendly Cretan hospitality and the main reason we keep coming to Crete.

Thank PandYUk
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Questions & Answers
28 April 2017|
Response from Harris H | Property representative |
Hello, yes we have pasta gluten free, and by your request before you visit us, we can try to give you some more options. Do not hesitate to ask, Thank you for contacting us.
28 April 2017|
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Response from Harris H | Property representative |
Hello, yes we have pasta gluten free, and by your request before you visit us, we can try to give you some more options. Do not hesitate to ask, Thank you for contacting us.
Julia M
12 July 2015|
Response from iantoh53 | Reviewed this property |
7-8 Euros, though salads can be cheaper.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Apokoronas, Crete 73003, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 032520
A wonderful Taverna at the beachside in Kalives Crete. Although known for their great pizzas, the owners, Giorgos and Stella, provide some of the best food available along with a friendly Devil may care attitude to whatever anyone might want to get up to. Lots of fun all year round. Come join us!
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