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Paleochora, Crete 73001, Greece
+30 2823 041802
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Pylos, Greece
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The meat was tasty but they burnt / overcooked the lamp. They extra charge the dishes. Too much expensive.

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Thank Mari N
Chania Town, Greece
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner and everything we ordered was excellent. I have to comment though the honest behavior of the staff. There was a mistake and we were charged more than we should but we didn't notice it and left. The waiter realized the error and was searching for us all over the place to find us on the... More 

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Thank AndreasBrok
Bexleyheath, null, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Unfortunately they had run out of meat for a pita gyros but the souvlaki pitas we had were just as good. The restaurant was busy, we sat outside and the atmosphere was lively. The staff were very welcoming and friendly.

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Thank Fern S
Athens, Greece
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

If you want a really good value grill, this is the place. The portions are very large and the food very well cooked. It's a grill house and doesn't pretend to be anything other than that. A great place for people watching.

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Thank Malakker
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

delicious kebabs and whole spit roast lamb on Thursday nights not to be missed if you want some traditional greek meat. Lunch say of a falafel wrap for her ladyship and a big fat mixed kebab for me with two mythos beers for 10 euros. Cannot beat it.

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Thank hungrygourmetRMF
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We were staying nearby and decided to try out this grill house. The venue was extremely busy and unfortunately this made the service rather slow. The four of us all had different meals but we all thought the quality of the food was only average. I had the burgers but certainly wouldn't recommend them. Probably wouldn't go back.

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Thank Lop65
Thessaloniki, Greece
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2015

amazing lamp and burgers .huge pork steak only 7 euros .homemade food and pies . vegetarian plates .every Thursday lamp on spit was delicious.

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Thank Katerina T
Heraklion, Iraklion, Greece
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Gyros had a weird flavor. The potatoes were fried, not homemade. The prices were reasonable. 2,20 euros for a pita gyro (small size). They offered us loukoums for desert and that made everything about right.

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Thank Victor L
Madrid, Spain
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Pork pita was good minus the dry french fries on top. Salad and tzatziki were nice. The service was fine, but we felt like the owner just wanted us to eat, pay and leave. Not friendly when we tried to ask questions and didn't respond when we said goodbye as we left. It wasn't even busy when we were there.... More 

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Thank Melinda M
Norway
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I Gonia ton Gefseon has possibly the best location in Paleochoran for being in the center of things at night. Pappa makes undoubtedly one of the best grilled lamb chop dishes you will ever taste - spiced perfectly and charcaol grilled, yet succulent and totally moist and tender. The same thing can be said for the Lamb Souvlaki. A souvlaki... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paleochora, Crete 73001, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 041802

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