Organize any event, your wedding or your child's christening, either on the lawn area or in the pergola .


Enjoy your meal while your children play at the equipped playground, next to your table .


The traditional tavern "KRITES", is proud member of Certified Restaurants with the “Quality Label of Cretan Cuisine”! Cretan diet in action.


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crd_Logo_oliveCretan products and Cretan cuisine claim an important place in international gastronomy because of their recognised high quality and beneficial effects on human health. Tavern "KRITES" became the first restaurant in Heraklion area which became certified as Quality Label Cretan cuisine of Crete.

Our top 4 reasons

  • Taste cretan cuisine
  • Taste your lunch/dinner in a quiet place near the sea
  • Your children will enjoy the playground
  • Just a few meters near the Cretan Aquarium

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The Tavern KRITES is located in the intermediary space between the Cretan Aquarium THALASSOKOSMOS and the INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE OF CRETE.
A frugal and beautiful space decorated with frames that portray famous Cretan people that have contributed in the appointment of Crete so much in Greece as well as abroad..

At the upper floor of the Tavern there are beautiful verandas with unlimited view to the sea and the exterior space is decorated with grass and a playground. In this friendly environment the food that is offered are recipes from various regions of Crete. The [ofto] lamb and the piglet that are both baked in a traditional oven, the tomato baked goat, the lamb with stamnagkathi (Cretan vegetable) the askordoylakoi (bulbs), the Cretan sausage (apaki) are certain from the dishes that are listed in our catalogue..

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