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Caravella Restaurant

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Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
12:15 - 11:45
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Mon - Tue 12:15 - 11:45
Wed - Sun 12:15 - 23:45
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped over for lunch on our way to Elafonisi in this pleasant and sleepy town during the off season. Feeling lazy and enjoyed a relaxed meal of Greek salad and fried shrimps on the terrace under the sun. Just what we needed to continue our journey.

Thank Linghu-hao
North East England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Went here on recommendation from TripAdvisor. Very popular so, if in peak season, I would suggest going early in the evening or booking. Lots of choice of typical Greek cuisine, had the same dish had eaten earlier in the week elsewhere on the island - the version at Caravella was obviously prepared in the kitchen there and was far superior.

2 Thank Jacqueline63
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were on holiday with friends in October, found this restaurant and were invited into the kitchen to choose the fish that we would like. Food was wonderful , coudn't fault the fish. Even the Lasagna was great. The ice cream for pudding was also really good.

2 Thank Rod W
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If you like fish this is the restaurant for you. They had fresh sea bass, sea bream, red snapper caught the same day. My wife had the sea bass. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. The patron took us into the kitchen and showed us the fish options before ordering. A good choice of wines as well... More 

1 Thank SteveandLizTelford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

we have try a lot of restaurants in our vacation but Caravella is simply the best! where should i start? the cooking food? the fresh fish? the fresh seafood? the service? everything was amazing! thank you caravella and the team because you make my holidays better! we will definitely come back!

1 Thank e20er
England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

we went there two days ago after a long time! everything was the same. the atmosphere was brilliant wich make it Emily and Barbara! but the best thing there was the fish, very tasty and very good price for such a fresh fish! we had also as a starter fresh mussels in garlic sause and white wine which was incredible!!... More 

1 Thank cretalovers
Cleveland, Oh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is probably the only place in Paleochora where you can routinely and consistently have real fresh, instead of previously frozen, fish. It is owned and managed by a large family with strong roots in the fishing business. Although there are a few table inside, most of them are outside with a beautiful vie of the bay. The fish is... More 

2 Thank marcopolo111
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We spent 3 nights in Paleochora, this is a beautiful town and we wished we had stayed longer. On the first day we walked past Caravella Restaurant and decided to go in for lunch. The food was amazing and fantastic value for money. We ordered fresh sardines with a salad and were so impressed we went back for dinner. We... More 

2 Thank BubblesNSW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The one of the best restaurants in Crete. I have a long term experience with Lougiakis family (first visit in 2003), for every time excellent quality and very good service !

Thank Miroslav S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you like fresh fish, then this is the place to come. You can chose your own fish in the kitchen then it's cooked and served - they will fillet it at your table if you ask them. Naturally, all fish is fairly expensive and you pay for it by weight. However, they offer plenty of other dishes which are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 11:45
12:15 - 11:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora

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