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Methexis Taverna

Palaiochora, Crete 73001, Greece
+30 2823 041431
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (13 reviews)
“lamb stew” (4 reviews)
“fish” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 pm - 11:30 pmAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Palaiochora, Crete 73001, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Never disappointed. They don't mind you going into the kitchen to have a look at what there is. Friendly owners and staff.

Thank salfordted
Reviewed 5 days ago

For the second year in a row we dined at Methexis for our Canadian Thanksgiving meal in Greece. Once again we were delighted with our choice. Prior to ordering, we were taken into the kitchen area and the dishes of the day were shown and...More

Thank 15,290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short walk from main restaurant promenade but worth visiting. Greek food is delicious and well cooked. Attentive staff- I requested tuna cooked a certain way and it came exactly as requested.

Thank Pagey69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night, we arrived early so got a table on the decking at front, it then filled up really quickly with just garden tables available and as there was quite a fresh breeze, I was glad we got a table that was more...More

Thank mevesysufres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in the Methexis last week and overall it was of a pretty good quality, but we had fish in several other restaurants in Paleochoa and it was no better, but quite a bit more expensive...added to this, it is quite a walk from...More

1  Thank Trigstravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent here a lovely evening, on their nice terrace. We had good fish and seafood, accompanied by good house wine. They offered fresh fruits and raki, on the house at the end of the meal. The setting is a bit remote, which is nice,...More

Thank Andreea M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The taverna is in a great location with great views and the service is so friendly and efficient. The first time we visited this year the food was absolutely fine with both the rolled chicken roulade and also the chicken souvlaki both being excellent however...More

2  Thank goanjock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I know how busy is this place in the evening I have booked a table on facebook in advance (3 weeks before arriving). It was a good decision because in the evening there was no free tables! I think this it is a best...More

Thank Rūta A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location out of town. Busy and professional rather lacking the cosy homestyle taverna atmosphere we'd got used to in Crete. Our food was fine but nothing special. Wine...um! Lovely location looking out to sea.

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We went there based on tripadvisor reviews and we were happy about that. Location is unique. Food very good and service friendly

Thank Jimmy K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palaiochora, Crete 73001, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Palaiochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 041431
  • E-mail
Tel: +30 28230 41431
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