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Athali

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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi

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All reviews grilled meat salad service was excellent sweets portions atmosphere raki
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this restaurant a cold night because we saw the good critics. The place was very well decorated and the atmosphere was very warm inside. We didn't see any special hospitality though. They advertise it as traditional but i found the menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank sof_crazy
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

One word is enough. excellent! Fantastic traditional Cretan cuisine, delicious tastes in fair prices. Defenitely recomend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank constantinosk528
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Everything was excellent! The food,the atmosphere,the staff,the music! Like an old traditional house!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank danielajordanofa
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I love this place. The environment feels like a good traditional Cretan house. The food tastes amazing and the fact that you see the meat to be cooked is pretty awesome. Definitely a must if you are nearby

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Λεωνιδας Φ
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This restaurant is real genuine one. Their speciality is grilled meat. There is grill fired by wood in the centre of the restaurant and part of one wall is cover with stacked up wood. The layout of the restaurant and the staff give it a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hansolofh
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is the best place to have a traditional Cretan lunch/dinner within the city of Heraklion. The service was extremely helpful and quick getting whatever we asked. You have to try the traditional lamb and gamopilafo or cretan spaggeti! 5 stars is the right rating....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HarryGreekLad
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Off the tourist path - down the street from what's left of the fish market. Grilled meats were terrific and portions were huge. Goat and snails were some of the best we had on Crete. Service was excellent. Complimentary desserts were served with 2 flavors...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank metaligenics
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This place is the best place if you want to enjoy traditional Greek and cretan food in a modern and friendly environment. The waiters wear traditional Greek uniforms and this is kinda cool.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Λεωνιδας Φ
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I went to this restaurant with family - varied aged group - some from Crete and some Australia. We were impressed with the quality and generous portions of the meals and the gracious and friendly waitress. The meat platter she suggested was plentiful and the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank EvelynH2013
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Outstanding restaurant away from the tourist area. Located close to the market; Athali is a hidden gem. The service was excellent and the food was a pleasant departure from the standard local faire. I absolutely recommend this place and will be back to try the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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