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THE LAKE, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
+30 2841 022773
08:30 - 23:30
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Hawick, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nicely set by the lake - away from the noisy and smelly traffic! Great for lunch overlooking the lake - I recommend the calamari!

Thank Hugh H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Found this place on our second night and ate there every night afterwards, Food was brilliant and would even cook things not on the menu. Staff were also brilliant, Great sense of fun and great knowledge of English language. Only wished we had found this place on the first night. Would go back there. Location by the lake is also... More 

Thank Russ W
Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We ended up in this restaurant when we got caught in a thunderstorm in the shop next door. It was very busy with everyone trying to get out of the rain but the waiter managed to get us and a few others a table upstairs. We shared a pizza, garlic bread and salad with wine and beer. It was average... More 

Thank AnnieBananie66
Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had a couple of people we met whilst staying in Argos Nikoloas whom recommended with try this restaurant and in particular their pepper steak, so we did and we were certainly not disappointed. The steak was large and cooked to perfection! Service was great and friendly - and would certainly recommend - definitely try the steak!

Thank Glenda R
Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Firstly I've read other reviews for this restaurant and was a bit surprised that it was so low in the ratings as we found it was very good though it is a little pricey hence the four star rating,the service was very good and stuff very attentive

Thank Pauldcatt
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Probably gets most custom because it's the first one you come to on the lake. It's not particularly bad just average and overpriced. Make an effort to look off the lake and get much better food at more reasonable prices.

Thank Alan B
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I was in Agios Nikolaos with my girlfriend, we were tired so we entered the first restaurant that looked nice enough. We would soon realize the error, the waiter was trying to get people to come in being loud and not very polite to the people walking down the street. We ordered an Italian salad and a Greek salad and... More 

1 Thank tommaso z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I usually look around a bit but we were tired so when I rounded the corner and saw the nice view, the clean starched white tablecloths and comfy chairs I fell for it. When ordering the food I noticed the waiter was far from friendly but didn't give it much thought. Little did I know what we were in for:... More 

1 Thank Bram C
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We went to this restaurant on our first day. We arrived starving and with no knowledge of good tavernas in town.This was a lucky break. We had the most delicious avocado salad with gorgeous fried potatoes/chips and grilled chicken. We will be back for more.

Thank macarons2013
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Food excellent and beautifully presented. Waiters friendly and very professional. Will definitely be back.

Thank maggiespringtime

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: THE LAKE, Agios Nikolaos, Crete 591 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Agios Nikolaos
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 022773

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