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Samaria Restaurant

| In front of the beach, Hotel Samaria, Chora Sfakion, Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
+30 2825 091261
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“chora sfakion” (5 reviews)
“amazing food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
| In front of the beach, Hotel Samaria, Chora Sfakion, Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly different menu from the ubiquitous Cretan fare.We ordered the set menu of 5 dishes for 2 for 25 Euros.Very tasty and generous portions.Good value we thought.Pleasant courtyard ambience with lots of greenery.

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience, cretan food -superb, sea surrandings beautiful. You eat and the sea - play's to you georgous wave's music. Every member of staff including the Chef of kitchen- went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and welcome. Heaven cake's! The waiter...More

Thank Sylwia S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Firstly, you should be aware this newly refurbished restaurant / hotel is an amalgamation of three businesses: H koyzina The Kitchen, Hotel Livikon and Samaria. When you arrive there is a large and outdoor covered area decorated in fresh, modern colours. The menu offered a...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 20 May 2018

My wife and I stopped here for lunch today. I had octopus salad and my wife had fried calamari. Both were excellent and we did not have long to wait for our food to arrive. We had a nice view of the harbor from our...More

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Ate here, it was not something we would do again. Slow service and the absolute minimum given to you. The setting is nice and it is busy but poor value for money.

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We have visited Crete for many years and when ever we are in Hora Sfakion we always head straight to the Samaria Taverna and apartments. Situated right on the sea front they have a great selection of traditional dishes and some suitable for the less...More

Thank Clive R
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner only 10% of the tables occupied yet service was quite slow and not that welcoming or friendly; had a Cretan salad which had cheese, dried figs, lettuce and pomegranates; and mussels cooked in tomatoes peppers and cheese sauce (tasty). Followed by 4...More

Thank Skin197
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Ordering a standard range of dishes, it is a typical restaurant for visitors. It has enough space to serve many people and is well decorated. We did not notice any special dish to suggest. The staff service could be more professional and quick provided that...More

Thank Vissaris K
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Having read so many good reviews, we were quite sure that a visit to Taverna Samaria would be a great experience, but alas, it was not to be...... On arrival the person guiding us to our table seemed quite friendly, but this changed when we...More

Thank Neldekker
Reviewed 2 July 2017

By far the best restaurant in Sfakia we stopped by late afternoon and had some amazing food ....no need for dinner Terrific food, good service & lovely outlook

Thank mollycatScotland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | In front of the beach, Hotel Samaria, Chora Sfakion, Sfakia, Crete 73011, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Sfakia
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 091261
In the heart of Sfakia, the most traditional region of Crete, we have been providing hospitality for almost 30 years. Welcome to Samaria Livikon Hotel & Restaurant offers an exquisite seaside restaurant for your breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu consists of a full palette of local Sfakian and traditional Cretan dishes, and international cuisine. All is freshly prepared by our staff in our modern and professional restaurant kitchen. You can eat outdoors on our shady terrace with full sea view, or indoors. Our friendly staff speaks Greek, English, German, French, and Russian, and can help you with choosing your meal. We also serve a selection of local Cretan wines, draft beers and many other beverages, and fresh Sfakian pastries. Our hotel and restaurant have many guests and groups that are visiting the hotel year after year, of which the staff is very proud.
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