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Methexis Taverna

Palaiochora, Crete 73001, Greece
+30 2823 041431
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“goat” (13 reviews)
“fish” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Palaiochora, Crete 73001, Greece
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We pitched up at Methexis as it was recommended in Lonely Planet guide. The owner was very friendly, explains all the pre-cooked dishes. I had the rabbit was was delicious and my husband had fresh sardines. I also had the horta- boiled greens basically -...More

Thank GWheeldon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most popular local restaurants. We visited on Independence Day of Greece and had to wait in line. Like the whole of Crete, fast service, large portions, fresh meals, desserts and cakes served by the hosts. The restaurant is also famous for the...More

Thank Sigita S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We have eaten here over a number of years, mostly at lunchtime, when you can enjoy the view over the bay towards the "Crocodile". The food is excellent with a greater variety of special Cretan dishes that you often don't find elsewhere. It can sometimes...More

Thank presdee
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We first ate here at lunch time because we were on a nearby beach. The food was exceptional in the context of very strong competition and we made a point of coming back. The menu is better than most local restaurants. Alongside fish, seafood calimari...More

Thank Donau
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We ate here on a number of occasions during our stay in Paleochora as it was the closest restaurant to the Aris Hotel. There was a good choice on the menu, but the service was end of season.

Thank Steveabc2016
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had heard, that Methexis should be the best restaurant in Paleochora. It wasn't. Not on our day, in any case. Service: 45 minutes after we had given our orders, the waiter came and told us, that they didn't have our starters. We must give...More

1  Thank LN1946
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Situated well at the end of road in front of a small creek. A traditional good address where besides the card we can choose today's specials in cooking. To note that the steakhouse works only from 17 hours.

Thank Chris2437
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Never disappointed. They don't mind you going into the kitchen to have a look at what there is. Friendly owners and staff.

Thank salfordted
Reviewed 16 October 2017

For the second year in a row we dined at Methexis for our Canadian Thanksgiving meal in Greece. Once again we were delighted with our choice. Prior to ordering, we were taken into the kitchen area and the dishes of the day were shown and...More

Thank 15,290
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Short walk from main restaurant promenade but worth visiting. Greek food is delicious and well cooked. Attentive staff- I requested tuna cooked a certain way and it came exactly as requested.

Thank Pagey69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palaiochora, Crete 73001, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Palaiochora
  • Phone Number: +30 2823 041431
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Tel: +30 28230 41431
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