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Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
+30 2825 031619
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“kleftiko” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Also try the lamb kleftiko, en papillote, excellent. Good food great helpful service. Deters wandering scrounging by cats !

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited at least six times. Food was great. Zucchini balls and fish was amazing. Great selection for kids!!! Would recommend!!

Thank Katerina G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic Greek food in a glorious setting right on the beach. The owner was really friendly and have us free cake and fire water at the end of our meal. We had starters, mains and lots of wine for 2 for 28,Euros. Great value ,...More

2  Thank mattsmith27931795
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Icarus twice during our 7 day stay in Kalyves and had drinks on two other evenings. There are several other tavernas in this stretch of beachside eateries, but we choose Icarus because of the friendliness and efficiency of Boxan (the waiter) and...More

Thank Golfnut83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is restaurant is well worth a visit! The friendly proprietors and Staff will greet you in such a lovely manner, making your experience even better and so relaxing. Sitting by the sea,its so lovely! The menu is varied and the food is so tasty....More

1  Thank cruise723
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The variety and quality of food is outstanding! Fantastic chef, the couple that run the restaurant are lovely! Open all year, I give full stars for the three cheese saganaki, lamb kleftiko, Indonesian spare ribs, bread and garlic dip, all pasta dishes, lamb chops, meatballs.......More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times over many years, the proprietors are always a joy. Great company, great conversation. The food is always world class. Prices are comparatively very low compared to some other places with sea views. For us Icarus, is a brilliant all...More

1  Thank Lewis C
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

In the depth of winter when everywhere is closed it was a delight to spend time in this traditional Greek beach taverna although the beach was the last thing on our mind. A cold wind was blowing outside so Michelle brought the mobile fire closer...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I had the best zucchini balls and the softest juiciest most tasteful chicken fillet I have ever tasted in my life in this lovely little place!!! Michalis the owner(who has worked for years in restaurants all over Greece and Australia) and his wife Michelle were...More

1  Thank Morfeas N
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We stayed in Gavalochori, just up the hill from Almyrida, a popular beach town. The main street is backed by many tavernas and restaurants. We were fortunate that someone told us about Icarus. It certainly exceeded his recommendation! Godan was the primary person working tables...More

Thank wpdesousa-mauk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalyves Beach, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 031619
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