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Caravella Restaurant

Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“sea bass” (10 reviews)
“fish” (68 reviews)
“dorade” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
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1 - 10 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most interesting thing, is that the resturnat owner is super friendly, he showed us all the fish they had in the kitchen, very very fresh. we tried the salad with the house made feta cheese, very creamy cheese :). Everything was very tasty and...More

2  Thank saeshj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant several times now over recent years, and have never had anything but the best, freshest (and in one case last year, biggest) fish ever. Recently (Mid April) had a fantastic lunch. As to the "Big Fish Story", that was last year. Usually,...More

2  Thank Duane R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner at Caravella. Fresh dorado, tasty wine and good service rounded up the evening! Recommended!

1  Thank Lost_in_paradise_13
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Good selection of fish and meat dishes. Food was fresh and service was fantastic. Would certainly go again.

Thank Rojen A
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Loved everything, couldn't have been looked after better. Dad can grill fish like an expert, (30 years experience) and the rest of the family all playing their part. Even little sister doing her homework in the corner. Now that's a family business...

1  Thank Eirwop
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped over for lunch on our way to Elafonisi in this pleasant and sleepy town during the off season. Feeling lazy and enjoyed a relaxed meal of Greek salad and fried shrimps on the terrace under the sun. Just what we needed to continue our...More

Thank Linghu-hao
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Went here on recommendation from TripAdvisor. Very popular so, if in peak season, I would suggest going early in the evening or booking. Lots of choice of typical Greek cuisine, had the same dish had eaten earlier in the week elsewhere on the island -...More

5  Thank Jacqueline63
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were on holiday with friends in October, found this restaurant and were invited into the kitchen to choose the fish that we would like. Food was wonderful , coudn't fault the fish. Even the Lasagna was great. The ice cream for pudding was also...More

4  Thank Rod W
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

If you like fish this is the restaurant for you. They had fresh sea bass, sea bream, red snapper caught the same day. My wife had the sea bass. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. The patron took us into the kitchen...More

2  Thank SteveandLizTelford
Reviewed 8 October 2016

we have try a lot of restaurants in our vacation but Caravella is simply the best! where should i start? the cooking food? the fresh fish? the fresh seafood? the service? everything was amazing! thank you caravella and the team because you make my holidays...More

2  Thank e20er
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Deby L
We have a hire car - where can we park?
16 July 2015|
Response from David A | Reviewed this property |
There's a large parking lot 30 ft away from the restaurant that many people use to visit the town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 11:45
12:15 - 11:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
12:15 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Paleochora, Crete 730 01, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Paleochora