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Piperia Restaurant

Chanion-Rethimnou Road, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
+30 2825 031077
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (8 reviews)
“fish soup” (3 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Chanion-Rethimnou Road, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This family run tavern opposite INKA supermarket had a wide choice of dishes plus 2 specials, which we had. Goat and chicken in the oven, both with oven potatoes, were both served very quickly, were hot and large portions. Organic wholemeal bread was served on...More

Thank Grecophile2014
Reviewed 25 September 2017

You're sure to get a very friendly welcome from Alex at this family-run restaurant. All the meals are prepared from locally grown produce from their organic farm - including fruit, vegetables, free-range chickens and goats. Highly recommended are: Cretan salad, rocket salad, eggplant salad, fennel...More

3  Thank m_courts2011
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely place perfect food the best quality ever and very friendly service we love this place we will come back for surr !!!!!!!!!!!!

1  Thank Μιχάλης Μ
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The other 2 reasons are the clear seas and fabulous climate . Piperia is a delightful excellent value family run establishment serving the best taverna food for miles around. Mum does the main cooking , Dad does the grilling and Son does front of house....More

2  Thank 365antonym
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We ate here as it was the closest taverna to our hotel and served local, homegrown produce. The service was good. The waiters explained the dishes to us, were attentive but not overly so. Between us we had snails and chicken in tomato sauce. The...More

1  Thank chickenjools
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Piperia has an imaginative menu using local ingredients. The service is pleasant and attentive. The location is fantastic. Don't be put off by the appearance at the front (we were for ages - what a waste).

2  Thank Joan S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Having read the reviews on tripadvisor we thought that we would give this place a try for the last night of our holiday. Unfortunately it turned out to be the worst meal we had all week. We chose to go with the cretan menu, beginning...More

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My parents discovered this charming family-run taverna many years ago and we continue to visit every time we return to Crete... Piperia's menu is packed full of authentic and delicious Cretan dishes - or "slow food", the polar opposite of trashy fast food - made...More

1  Thank Emma H
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food, atmosphere and surroundings of Piperia this summer holiday. Piperia are part of a few tavernas in Crete offering organic, slow-cooked style, tradition Cretan cuisine. There are daily specials, however note that the day starts at 6pm, so if you arrive at...More

3  Thank safarimum
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It is all too easy to miss this restaurant set back from the road driving into Kalives from the West. I hope you don't. Genuinely family run, so close to the beach if your not careful you get sand in your shoes. The food, ah...More

2  Thank aoc17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chanion-Rethimnou Road, Apokoronas, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Kalyves
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 031077
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