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Caravella Restaurant

Main Street, Palaiochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish” (85 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
“calamari” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Palaiochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 31 December 2017

We had a very tasteful dinner with mussels and fish. It was very delicious and the white vine was good. The service was excellent. Very nice :)

1  Thank Cityscramblers
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had lunch here, dining on fresh fish and calamari, washed down with retsina and then raki. The service was friendly and efficient, the food very tasty, the atmostphere convivial. Highly recommended.

3  Thank David B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We ate here as a couple earlier this week. I personally found the maitre d a bit pushy, but my husband was keen to have fish. I may be peculiar but I didn't like the menu; not the food but the plastic wallet, typeface and...More

Thank Auntieglitterball
Reviewed 16 October 2017

You are treated to see the catch of the day and select your fish in this family restaurant. We had the best mussels as entrée, excellent fish recommended by the kitchen, and cleaned for you. I wanted grilled octopus and that's what I got -...More

1  Thank Anni B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had the fish of the day which was as good as I've had anywhere. Not the cheapest but worth it. Pity about the slow service.

Thank George P
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful sea view and wonderful food in a small town :) We ate both dishes with fish and meat - both very good.

1  Thank AnnaJulie98
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We ate here several times during our stay in Paleochora. The location is splendid, right on the seafront with a typical outdoor terrace. The service and atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable and they have fresh fish every day to choose from in the kitchen. Their...More

1  Thank MJbloke
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Friendly staff, showed to the kitchen by owner and shown selection of fresh sea food waiting to be chosen and cooked, however I chose Stifado and partner chose moussaka which were both unimpressive and I got the impression that effort was only made for the...More

Thank JustSapphire
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

More than good, great staff, the fish is so fresh you still tast the sea. Well prepared. And champion quality bakhlava

1  Thank Loylou v
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We visit Paleochora every year (for the last 15 years) to eat here. The quality of the fish and the standard of cooking is as good as it gets. The level of service is friendly and professional and what you would expect from a family...More

3  Thank Chris B
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Deby L
17 July 2015|
Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
There's a large parking lot 30 ft away from the restaurant that many people use to visit the town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:15 pm - 11:45 pm
12:15 pm - 11:45 am
12:15 pm - 11:45 am
12:15 pm - 11:45 pm
12:15 pm - 11:45 pm
12:15 pm - 11:45 pm
12:15 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Palaiochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Palaiochora
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