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Anissaras, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
+30 2897 024098
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent and friendly great views drinks were relatively cheap and the barman was very chatty. would go back again.

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1 Thank Tom S
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The BIg Blue is one of a few smaller Tavernas close to the sprawling hotel complexes in the area. It offers a welcome escape from the all inclusive stampede and over priced hotel bars. Food here is reasonably priced and tasty and the staff are friendly and welcoming.

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Thank RobD60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Me and wife had a delicious dinner in a quiet and romantic atmosphere. After dinner we had some nice cocktails. Everything was perfect!!

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Thank Giorgos A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great food, mostly salads and pasta. Nice milkshakes. Pure drinks. Nice owner. Has pc, Billiards and wifi.

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Thank Tayia A
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

One of the only restaurants open in small village food good and service good try the mojito's and souvlaki

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Thank littleemma73
Croydon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a very pleasant taverna, gets some nice cooling air during the heat of the day. Food very nice and staff are great.

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Thank Trevor S
Lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Obviously frozen pieces of swordfish, not fresh. Chips were cold (and I mean, cold, not lukewarm as is the case is most restaurants). Service was good and my husbands Kleftiko was ok. Disappointing meal.

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Thank curlyKateLancashire
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

A great friendly cocktail bar that served very nice food too. The bar had a good menu and the food was as expected. Would definitely recommend this bar

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Thank Tony R
Grantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Nice setting and good service. The food was disappointingly average, calamari in particular tasted like rubber. Would maybe go back and try something different, or just have drinks. Not bad, not great, simply average!

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Thank agd1994
wallasey,merseyside
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

popped in here a few times, as was staying at a hotel down the road...very friendly staff, drinks at good prices, great view of the cretan sea (NOT the Med,as we were advised !!) food portions large and very tasteful, and again reasonably priced... really enjoyed our food and drinks here, advise anyone staying nearby to give it a go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anissaras, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos  >  Anissaras
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 024098

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?