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9 Akti Themistokleous, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
+30 697 726 6744
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
“orange cake” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
9 Akti Themistokleous, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

A local suggested this place and we loved it! They do this meze thing for sharing with friends: a dozen different things, all traditional and delicious! Even the fried snails, which we ordered for fun, ended up being tasty - if not a bit of...More

Thank Ellie M
Reviewed 6 March 2016

One of the best pieces of advice I was given about eating in Greece -- and I now give to others -- is to avoid the tourist-trap tavernas on the seafront and walk a few streets inland. This is where you will usually find the...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Lots of mezes to choose from and some very nice main dishes!!! Deffinately should try this restaurant. Nice atmosphere

Thank Jimman
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Was recommended to come here by an ex pat who is married to a Cretan guy and has lived in Crete for 30 years. Best traditions food. Authentic, good price, decent service and wifi..a real gem!

Thank OpenMindz
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Paradosiako salad I think is the best in the area, wonderful mix of leaves, tomatoes, nuts cheese and balsamic dressing. Although found up a side street without a view the Taverna is delightful, the staff helpful and the food delicious, plentiful (be careful when you...More

Thank DNW62
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This restaurant is not in a beautiful place buy my word it is worth visiting. The food and wine were top notch. Very authentic local food. We are still swooning about it. They are very honest as we may have ordered more but Mine Host...More

Thank FarmersKent
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The food quality was really exceptional. Especially the meat balls (great mix of spices) were very tasty. You should try to catch a table not direct at the street (noisy). Price level is very fair

Thank Mario F
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

A little off the beaten track but well worth the effort to find. Lovely setting and great atmosphere, a local eatery frequented by Greek people so a good recommendation in itself. Had seven dishes all delicious (warning - generous portions!) we also had a carafe...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This place was constantly recommended by people on the forum - however, although the food was ok, I feel that sometimes local people need a place to go where they are not plagued by tourists. I also think that locals seemed to get better plates...More

1  Thank EmsworthAngel
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

If you are ever in Agios Nikolaos, you have to come here! Yummy food and reasonable prices :) A place to revisit!

Thank Hege S
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1 May 2017|
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Response from Denny142 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pragueph, Bristol with reference to your question about the menu of Paradosiako... If you click onto the review site it shows a copy of the menu in English. It has tick boxes for your order which you complete and hand... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Akti Themistokleous, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
  • Phone Number: +30 697 726 6744
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