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Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
+30 2825 091584
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Despina's cafeteria is the point where everybody come for coffee. I do not know why, may be her eyes and energy for the life give people a bit more then a cake with coffee. She is ready to talk and to smile, god blesses her!!!

Thank Юлия Н
Cairns, Australia
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135 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Centre of town, overlooking the harbour. Homemade cakes and sweets. Very tasty with a coffee. A little expensive but well worth it. Friendly lady behind the counter

Thank leanneandtony
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

up to sea very nice cappuccino good espresso chocolate cakes home made fresh fresh orange juice frendlt atmosfair tasty for all thinks despina cafe sfakia village,

Thank Γεωργιος Π
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Been at this coffeehouse many many times. The woman that owns it is the greatest, everything she bakes tastes delicious! Thank you Despina and see you soon again!

1 Thank Michaela B
United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

There is nothing better than to sit in this delightful restaurant on the waters edge and enjoy a coffee,brandy and maybe sample some of the mouth watering home made cakes that are available. The owner Despina is a friendly charming person who always has a smile. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Ricita
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Despiba really knows how to promote her cafe. It us so simple. She has a display cabinet to show off her desserts - the best in the world! One of the world's must visit sites.

Thank Elgin51
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wonderful little cake shop on the waterfront at Chora Sfakion All the cakes are homemade - but beware Portions are large and extremely delicious! Despina herself is usually serving A must-do when you're in the village

Thank mikwizzy
Izmir, Turkey
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We found this place while waiting for our ferry to arrive and loved everything we ate. You can drink your coffee while tasting the home made delicious desserts like cheese cake, brownie, etc against a nice sea view. Service is friendly and I recommend you to order more then one dessert and share it together.

Thank Mehmet O
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Incredible view overlooking the sea. Very reasonable prices. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Stefan W
Devon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

A coffee and a massive piece of home made cake, such as Nutella desert for less than £5. They will also make you sandwiches to take away. Oh and it also has a lovely view!

1 Thank Nick A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Greek
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Sfakia
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 091584

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?