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Kalamaki, Crete, Greece
+30(0)28920 45606
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were recommeded to eat at this taverna by our accomodation owner. Always popular & busy with Greek diners. We had 2 delicious evening meals here. Friendly welcome. Efficient service. Good value. Great food.

Thank happysept09
Meeuwen-Gruitrode, Belgium
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Aristidis is not only very popular with tourists, but also local greeks seem to enjoy it. In the weekend it's always full, so you better go early if you want a table. Their service is outstanding and so is their kitchen. Whether you go for starters or specialities, you always get more than your money's worth. Very generous and friendly... More 

Thank myriamK0404
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

In overall greek food is always delicious and having it at this place...well, there are no words :)...At Aristides, the staff is friendly, they remember you when you come back even after a few years...all of their food is just great, starters, fish, lamb...anything. Thank you and we will come back again.

Thank Veronika Č
Hamar, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We have been in Kalamaki the last 6 years. We have tryed different restaurants in this area, but we are always coming back to Aristides. They have excellent service, and the Food is very good. It's location by the sea is very nice, specially when the sun goes down in the sea, but also on sunny days. We highly recommend... More 

Thank Eoyen
Heraklion, Greece
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We live nearby and this is our taverna of choice every weekend. All restaurants in the area have basically the same menu but Aristidis cooks better, is cleaner, service excellent, price reasonable and it does better business than any of the many similar establishments in the area. Not only do most tourists seem to find their way to it but... More 

1 Thank Vorigirl
Preston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We eat regularly at Aristidis and it is,in our opinion, the best restaurant in Kalamaki. The food is always is good and freshly cooked. The portion sizes are very generous and the food and wine are very reasonably priced. The staff are friendly and welcoming offering good service. We highly recommend a visit to this taverna!

Thank Christine H
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2013

The food was excellent for the price and they were very friendly. The menu the same as most places in Crete but the portions very good and tasty.

Thank Chris R
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

Discovered Kalamaki on my way back from visiting Phaistos. A beautiful resort-very low key and very welcoming. I ate here the first lunchtime and came back that evening and the next! The food is good and the portions are huge! The prices were the cheapest I've seen in Crete. The staff and very friendly and had a great sense of... More 

2 Thank JosetteDublin
Dorset, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Aristidis is my favourite taverna in Kalamaki. The food, especially the sea food, is excellent, as is the ambiance and the service, and the prices are reasonable.

1 Thank bongobongobongo
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012 via mobile

What the title says. Pretty average food. Massive menu. Friendly enough staff but we weren't even nearly tempted to return.

Thank Peter S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalamaki, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Kalamaki
  • Phone Number: +30(0)28920 45606

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