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12 Xanthoudidou, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
+30 2897 021675
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (19 reviews)
“saganaki” (14 reviews)
“giant beans” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
12 Xanthoudidou, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went here one night with my wife for what we were expecting to be a great meal.. recommended by a few people, and the chef supposedly an ex Masterchef contestant. Unfortunately not the best of experiences.. fried feta, and courgette fritters and bread were great!!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just had one of the best meals since arriving in koutouloufari,,pleasant atmosphere,,, great service,,,,food amazing,,and very reasonably priced.

Thank Eddie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a disappointment. Based on the reviews we had a dinner. We could look into the kitchen and the chef was a real mister microwave. Everything was prepared in advance and warmed in microwave. Nothing was fresh and even not all home made. Service was...More

Thank rechtdijk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a luxury resort for 10 days (family, group of 10) and every couple of days also wanted to eat outside of the hotel. We used Tripadvisor to find charming locations off the main grid, and this is definitely a hidden gem! You...More

1  Thank shibumi2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living in Crete, after coming on holiday for years, you get used to the meze style of eating at night, it's a social affair and one we enjoy, so we have been to a fair few meze tavernas and restaurants, however, this takes meze to...More

4  Thank Benjamin N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After the first time at this lovely gem we couldn’t help but come back and enjoy the wonderful cuisine of Laini and it’s peculiar and brilliant chef! We highly recommend this place if you’re looking for an outstanding culinary experience and original personal service -...More

1  Thank Vojtěch C
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Not much food for the money. Left feeling as though we could have had better elsewhere. Wish We had given it a miss.

Thank hamble72
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I had my first food at Lainis' this season, still as awesome as it was last year. Awaiting the start of the Souvla on the spit, the best of the best, if you are in the area this season a must place to go.

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We were recommended this restaurant and it was a very good choice. Great hospitality and excellent atmosphere. Big portions of healthy, fresh and delicious food. Extremely nice and helpful employees. Amazing prices. Thank you for the experience.

1  Thank irene9824
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I confirm what others have written. Gorgeous and cozy atmosphere with attentive, quick and friendly staff. Every bite was a delight. The food was so tasty and there is plenty of choice. It was all fresh. Affordable prices. Loved every minute. We will come back...More

Thank themismoumou
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Louloubelle979 | Reviewed this property |
The 15 dish meze was 15 euros per head, and from memory main courses were between 10 to 14 euros. Hope that helps.
21 August 2017|
Response from Despoina K | Property representative |
hello. yes of course we have the ala carte menu where you can choose the dishes you like (small tapas style dishes) the waitress will guide you through the menu and will tell you if you order too much(since you don't know... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Xanthoudidou, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Hersonissos  >  Koutouloufari
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 021675
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