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Amethystos

Malindretou road,kato stalos | 3th Parodos Malindretou,Kato Stalos,Chania,Creece, Stalos, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 068758
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (7 reviews)
“melon” (4 reviews)
“grilled feta” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Malindretou road,kato stalos | 3th Parodos Malindretou,Kato Stalos,Chania,Creece, Stalos, Crete 731 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Easy relaxed atmosphere, excellent traditional food. Kumquat raki superb. A little bit off the beaten track but easy enough to find and means the restaurant is not too full.

Thank Drtimb
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't find this place either as hard to find or far out of town as some reviews suggested, but it was certainly away from the commercial life of the area in a residential backwater where a herd of sheep were shepherded by and stopped...More

1  Thank Dave P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very unassuming place. Quite out of the way from the main road but worth a visit. No fish on the menu unless you call ahead a day before. The mother cooks. The daughter waits tables. Menu is extensive. You check the items you want...More

Thank GlobalguyOttawa
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

You really feel you have been invited to join a lovely Crete family for dinner. If you want to feel a part of Crete and the true essence of local cuisine this is the place for you. Very slightly off the tourist beaten track, its...More

1  Thank Dazhagen
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a bit off the main road, so you need to search on a map before setting off. It is worth the effort as we found out! The best Moussaka we had in our two week stay. All home made with excellent service. Lovely...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth finding, it's a 5 minute walk (if that) from the main street (directions from another post). Food and wine were absolutely delicious and extremely good value. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend the grilled feta!!! Would go back and would definitely...More

Thank emmahughes2015
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My family discovered amethystos in 2010 during a week long reunion. We enjoyed Amethystos several times and especially the family atmosphere and the amazing traditional foods. It was off season and we were invited into the kitchen. Thank you for special memories.

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful peaceful restaurant away from the strip. Look up directions before you go. Highly recommended as excellent value - decent price for huge portions and tasty food. Not touristy. Lovely friendly staff too.

Thank gemnomnom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a small place outside of the busy tourist street. The food was amazing and we went back 3 nights in a row to try different meals. The place is a family affair and they really look after you. Amazing food for a great...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A group of us were staying at Casa Loma right next to this restaurant and ended up going twice to this restaurant. Initially due to fact we were tired after a day at the beach and secondly due to retruning late from Samaria Gorge. Both...More

Thank bexi991
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kwaldron63
How close is this restaurant to Cretan Dream Royal Hotel?
13 July 2016|
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Response from 1942Eryl | Reviewed this property |
I think the other correspondents have given you the right directions. It's a lovely restaurant and well worth a visit particularly when Eleftharia comes out for a chat and tries to teach you Greek! Wine is local and very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 19
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malindretou road,kato stalos | 3th Parodos Malindretou,Kato Stalos,Chania,Creece, Stalos, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Stalos
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 068758
  • E-mail
Description
Cozy, family and traditional restaurant with delicious and filling portions, every day specialties. We serve the best homemade wine, raki and rakomelo(raki with honey). We only use our certified olive oil to cook. Hearty service ("Philoxenia") and fair prices. Credit cards accepted. Accessibility to disabled.
If you think of celebrating birthday or other events, Amethystos can prepare one completely unforgettable evening.
Daily open from 10.00 until closing.
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