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Parasia Rakadiko

Tsikoliana | From Vamos to Kaina on your left., Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 083246
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (35 reviews)
“zucchini balls” (15 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tsikoliana | From Vamos to Kaina on your left., Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Every time I'm in Crete I love coming to this restaurant! It's run by a family and they even had their cousin who was about 12 i think serving and he's a better waiter than most men! A really lovely family feel and just perfect...More

Thank Bells0707
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant before (always excellent food), but this was our first visit during the holiday season. They are open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve...all with a special menu and live music. We went on the evening before New...More

Thank Grays_GR
Reviewed 10 December 2017

A very old traditional house renovated into a warm and friendly tavern. Home made dishes, very friendly and profesional service and great live music during weekends and holidays. Dont miss to visit Parasia during your stay in Chania.

Thank Mery R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place is beautiful,fantastic food, excellent service. I had amazing chicken and the best I've ever tasted. I highly recommend this place. Such great value for money too.

Thank BeeMarsh
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

From 7 days we had dinner 3 times at Parasia... Need to say more ;-)? Very much looking forward to return!

Thank Reinier B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I actually only live 15 minutes from this village restaurant .You can easily pass it by but it is a hidden gem !! Lovely old charming building and wonderful food..especially if you are fed up with the usual Greek fast food..the chicken with honey and...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Wonderful evening with great food, music and really friendly atmosphere - do not miss a visit (or two) if you are staying in the area. Highly recommended.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

If in the area of Almyrida you must visit this place although a car is required. It is about 1 kilometre from Vamos. Turn left as you enter Vamos from the coast. It is a lovely setting in the country. We went twice including on...More

Thank steve o
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This was recommended to us and didn't disappoint, in fact we visited 4 times during our stay and also took friends. The menu is Cretan with a modern twist, I was going to list some of the dishes that we had but they were all...More

Thank Barry00750
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Friendly service and super food. The mixed starter platter could feed an army and was beautifully cooked with lightly battered deep fried vegetables and courgette (zucchini) balls with a crisp outer and melt in the mouth inner. House wine is retsina, so if you don't...More

Thank Paul N
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Pogs147 | Reviewed this property |
Music usually starts at around 2000 and the restaurant was full when we visited, so would suggest booking. Enjoy!
22 July 2017|
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Response from MrandMrsMc | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry but don't know about music time. I'd certainly book though, especially for a Sat night. Regards
29 December 2015|
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Response from Parasia R | Property representative |
The winter time from October until end of march we are open all days exept Sunday night and Monday we are close all day.Sunday only for lunchtime. From April we are open all days of the week.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tsikoliana | From Vamos to Kaina on your left., Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Vamos
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 083246
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In a stone building over 200years old, we are rejuvenating tradition with love and enthusiasm, by marrying yesterday with today, generously providing you the opportunity to taste traditional dishes. Parasia has an ideal, warm and welcoming environment to dress its flavors and aromas.Cretan raki , wine, music ,'mirrored lamb'-antikristo - cooked in the authentic parasia. Every Saturday night at 8'o'clock live rebetico and some English music.
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