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Levante Restaurant Fish tavern

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38 Stratigou Samouil, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2842 080585
11:00 - 23:00
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Lund, Sweden
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went there for dinner as a couple and the service was excellent. We tried the stuffed courgette flowers leafs and the fresh fish which were both amazing. The owners offered us a special kind of cheese to try with the stuffed courgette flowers leafs which was very good. It was very romantic (sea view) and quiet.

Thank AlbertaDiana
Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We have had a wonderful lunch in this restaurant today ... The owner is a great host and charming ... Do not miss this restaurant if you the opportunity ...its wonderful

Thank Antonio F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Best fish and seafood and of course Raki).Very good prices and welcoming owner.Choose traditional dishes and feel really good.Ask the owner about fresh (today's) fish and seafood.

Thank Svetlana K
Kempsford, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Although our host initially seemed a little aloof, he warmed up as we discussed our choices from the excellent menu, which includes some classic Greek dishes like 'papoutsia' which I haven't seen for a while. Everything we ordered was good, as was the wine, and the location is just a little out of the busy mainstream along the front. I... More 

1 Thank esfunnell
Saxon, Switzerland
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Great food value for money. We very much support family businesses. Owner Nike is a superb host. We recommend this restaurant and the food. Will return here again for the sea side eating romantic experience. Value for money and felt to made at home in the surroundings.

1 Thank jeremy h
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We had mix fish platter and fried squid and it was absolutely amazing! Would definitely recommend for seafood. And staff are very friendly.

Thank Jelena111
Windsor, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

From previous reviews we decided to try Levante and ended up eating there 3 nights during our week in Crete. There weren't many tourists around during the Easter week we were there and most restaurants had just a handful of guests or less. Nikos made us very welcome and was happy to discuss the menu, explain what was fresh in,... More 

2 Thank PWoodroffe
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Visiting the south of Crete opens up many more options.about a 45 minute drive from Agios Nikolaos you will find Ierapetra.a very pleasent town with plenty of shops cafes and restaurants. The best restaurant i found,and have gone back there several times is the Levante.the restaurant is run by the boss Nikos,a very friendly man,who speaks excellent english and looks... More 

1 Thank ken g
Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Make the effort to walk towards the Venetian fort and you will be well looked after by Nicos and his friendly family. He offers good advice on local dishes and the portion sizes were just right. We had delicious red mullet, sardines, fava beans, mountain greens, baked aubergine and more for our two meals. In calm weather you can eat... More 

Thank Jacquie F
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Spending Christmas in Crete yet again, we visited Levante Restaurant and Fish Taverna for lunch and, as on many previous visits,the meal was a spectacular success. We sat in the sun which the owner Nicos, had ordered specially for us!! Gazing out at the blue and beautiful Libyan sea we ate our favourite dishes - aubergine rolls and zucchini balls... More 

Thank Gerry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 16
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Stratigou Samouil, Ierapetra, Crete 722 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Ierapetra
  • Phone Number: +30 2842 080585
The tavern we own was established by the Frangiadaki family in 1936. Since then our aim is to preserve the Cretan cousine. We continue in a friendly family environment, next to the seafrornt of Ierapetra to serve original local Cretan products and traditional tastes adapted to the modern way of nutrtion.
Our aim is to make the sense of taste we offer unforgettable. If you intend to travel to Ierapetra we are waiting to offer you hospitality and original Cretan tastes in a way that only the Cretan people know.
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