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Ilios Taverna

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Skaleta, Crete 74100, Greece
+30 2831 072750
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Boraston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

a very good place good food and lovely staff we have been her 2 times now. The first time we just drink drinks and listen to live music <3 and the second time we was eating lunch..

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Thank 4barnsmamman88
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Just spend here 5 hours with our Greek friends! Came here at 5 o clock after beach only for drinks! And we did not pay attention how 5 hours were spent!! Friendly hospitality waitresses and owner made this day special! Start from drinks and pizza but tested later mixed plate of traditional Crete food what was prepered amazing! ( rekomend!!!)... More 

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Thank Eva T
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We went both to the Pasithea taverna next door and Ilios and our experience have been better at Pasithea. Ilios had good fried courgettes and chicken souvlaki but their Calamar was not great. It was a windy evening and we were the only customers having dinner, the service was a little patchy. They offer grapes and ice cold raki after... More 

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Thank Laurent B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Waitress and owner of the tavern were welcoming and lovely. We ordered drinks and Cretan traditional Moussaka. Moussaka is made from potatoes, eggplants and meat. Combination of these products is very nice, a portion was big, but there were much more potatoes,but meat and eggplants just a little bit.

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Thank Tofo4ka
Oslo, Norway
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Not far from Rethymno a quality taverna with friendly and welcoming staff. The place is big and empty and you can clearly see that once upon a time this was the pearl of this beach. And in a way it still is. Unfortunately the all-inclusive hotels in the area have diminished their business. If it wasn't recommend by a local... More 

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1 Thank Alex_Trefall
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Only are here twice, but friendly welcome, good food, great fresh juices, and stunning scenery. And ice cream sundaes to die for. Well worth a visit.

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Thank greglister1956
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were all inclusive at the Rethymno Mare hotel but popped down to IIios many a times before dinner or to get out of the sun for a wonderful iced glass of Mythos staff always friendly very clean restaurant views stunning

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1 Thank DBaker1974
wales
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Sardines,fillet steak,pizzas,etc, excellent.Very tasty Greek bread. Superb sunsets. Live band too loud.

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1 Thank observerwales
St Peter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2014

By far the best place to eat in the area of Skaleta Crete. A favorite for the locals and a "must" for visitors. Food is amazing well cooked and cared for. I've never eaten Fresher vegetables. The food, the service and the atmosphere are all excellent. Beautiful view and the Best Sun Set in the world every day! Words cannot... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skaleta, Crete 74100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Skaleta
  • Phone Number: +30 2831 072750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?