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“Wonderful place, relaxed, great views”
Review of Palio Kantouni

Palio Kantouni
Ranked #1 of 122 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$18
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: View
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Marinos provides lovely food served with a good dollop of his rather dry humour! Great terrace to sit and enjoy the views over a few drinks with mezes, and also a fabulous menu. Fried shrimps were lovely and the mussels too. Make sure you go there!

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Thank Helgrey
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Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

Was recommended this place by locals- just wish it had been earlier on in our holiday! Fantastic fresh Greek dishes, very reasonably priced and served with the warm welcome you would expect from a family member! Cannot rate this place highly enough

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

We always enjoy there the greek delicious food, the best wine and raki and the friendly ambient. Very nice music and warm atmosphere!!!

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Thank 3Evita3
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

Was recommended by local business. Worth the walk up the hill on outskirts of Elounda in Mavrikiano area.
Apparently has just reopened and with original family again.
Excellent views.
Run by husband and wife.
Excellent food, traditional menu. Chicken was excellent. Shepherds salad was fantastic, very large portion.
House wine was excellent.
Given feta cheese pie with honey as complimentary desert, sounds strange but was fantastic.
Trying hard to please, nothing too much trouble.
Only on holiday for 1 week wish we had found it sooner as would visit again.

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1  Thank Shirley I
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Last night we were taken by friends to this place....and we were amazed!

Kantouni has been in Mavrikiano for quite a few years, but has just recently gone back under the ownership of the original family. They have spent a great deal of money to make the a great space and a modern working area, without losing the traditional feel of the place.

The food is very traditional Cretan, and we had mezi with a large bowl of salad (Shepherd's salad - a MUST!) also 2 large carafes of wine...the bill was less than 40.00 euros! What value!!

The views are outstanding, because of the location - about 50 meters uphill from the main road to Plaka - but it is so worth the walk! As a newly re-opened busiess, this couple are just getting their reputation for all their hard work, and we think this place really deserves to be on anyones' must do list while in Elounda or Plaka.

Bravo guys - we'll be back next time we close early on sundays!

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1  Thank Lynneth59
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