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Cape Crocodile

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Eparchiaki Odos Strovlon-Paleochoras 28, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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+30(0)6932 097060
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you like meat, eat at Crocodile. Not that there were any reptiles on the menu. Makes a good change, and close to the bars near the ferry jetty. Probably good if you have kids that aren't crazy for Cretan specialties?

1 Thank Andy B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Cape Crocodile Is one of the best in Paleochora.The best Ribs in Crete very good Steaks and the best wine list in town.Good service and Good prices.See you soon mr Crocodile.

Thank Manos T
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great views of the crocodile (coastal rock formation), the bay, the sunrise (for breakfast), recent refurbishment, great food, try the huge plate of ribs with sauce and the team of staff led by Georgios are first rate. This is a long-established, quality establishment which puts the customer first. I regularly ate here in May 2016 but between 2002 and 2009... More 

Thank Jonathan_Targett
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

You have to try....!!!excellent food.. quality! Quantity!! Service!! Value of money!!! Perfect sea view! In the center.. you have to try... rail at the end but not only raki ....

Thank Olga K
Rethymnon, Greece
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great food and service at this taverna. We had onion rings and the spinach with garlic ,butter and cream which was extremely tasty. We also had the roast chicken leg and the prawn saganaki. The house white was good quality. All in all this was perhaps the best food and service of our stay.

Thank Alister J
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We shared a plate with ribs and other meet. Everything was very tasty except the chicken wing - wouldn´t recommend. Service quick and friendly, nice atmosphere.

Thank Signs of sea
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We always visit at least once when in Paleochora. This year was even better, as Georgio has spent money on new glass windbreaks and general improvements. But the food remains the same - excellent. More European than Greek, including the best rib eye steaks in Crete. Also an excellent wine list if you've tired of standard taverna fare. Just a... More 

1 Thank gaymaria
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had dinner here on a number of occasions. It's a wonderful location directly across from the ferry jetty with magnificent views across the bay to the 'crocodile' (rock formation). Their meat dishes are seriously good. We had the shared platter for two on a couple of occasions which consists of a whole rack of ribs (long and short), a... More 

1 Thank Peter F
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nice place by the port. Excellent service Menu has a variations even if you don't want to eat meat. Very relaxed place.

1 Thank Eeva-liisa B
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband ate there in 2003 on our last swing through Paleochora and had always retained fond memories of the place and the owner. This time we went back with our two kids. Some changes: The menu now specializes in ribs, which is hardly typical of Cretan restaurants (in my experience) so fair for a change of pace. The portions... More 

1 Thank Colleen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Greek, International, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eparchiaki Odos Strovlon-Paleochoras 28, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora
  • Phone Number: +30(0)6932 097060

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