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Parasia Rakadiko

Tsikoliana | From Vamos to Kaina on your left., Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 2825 083246
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (41 reviews)
“zucchini balls” (15 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tsikoliana | From Vamos to Kaina on your left., Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food. We had some mushrooms, meatballs and salads. So much food and such good value. We went at about 2pm so very quiet, service was super fast and family that run it were very friendly. We had a bottle of the dry rose wine...More

1  Thank Blondie82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing experience... The food is absolutely delicious offering a more "mountain" range of dishes compared to seaside tavernas. We found a number of dishes that were quite unique such as sweet and sour combinations based on honey. Table favourites we're definitely the amazing...More

Thank Sonia T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had read rave reviews so expectations were high but not sure they were lived up to... It was a very hot evening and although at time of booking I was offered a table in the bbq area, we were put at a tiny two seater...More

Thank w-in-grazeley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely local food served by a nice family. Fast, plentiful and very tasty. A little walk from Vamos but not far at all and a beautiful walk through the lanes with the starts really clear once it’s dark. Highly recommended.

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a wedding party for 70 and they coped brilliantly. The food was up there with the best. The locals go there which sums up the place. a Definate reccomendation.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A leaflet in our rental villa showed us the way to this authentic Greek Taverna. Very friendly staff and the food was delicious. I chose one of the daily specials, pork loin with honey and mustard. It was so tender and tastefull. We will re...More

1  Thank Nicole24062002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In coming to Western Crete we had hoped to find some really good, traditional tavernas. We have been pleasantly surprised by how many there are. Parasia is one of the best we have tried. Service is amazing. The waiter even came out to help us...More

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Live music every Wednesday and Saturday! We went for dinner on a Saturday and we all loved it. The food was very good, in particular the local salad from the mother and the chicken in rose sauce . The atmosphere is just exceptional with local...More

1  Thank Ivar T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb food, superb staff and service, lovely location and ambiance. Ate here for the third time, it’s getting better if that’s possible.... Complementary honey and normal raki before during and after the meal! Last night 2 of our party had the ‘shrimps’, definitely more like...More

1  Thank Kate2410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a show stopper- we found this place and it did not disappoint. The food was so incredibly delicious. My husband had the chicken in brandy and it was unbelievable. Highly recommend this spot!!!

1  Thank happydilapi
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Pogs147 | Reviewed this property |
Music usually starts at around 2000 and the restaurant was full when we visited, so would suggest booking. Enjoy!
22 July 2017|
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Response from MrandMrsMc | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry but don't know about music time. I'd certainly book though, especially for a Sat night. Regards
29 December 2015|
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Response from Parasia R | Property representative |
The winter time from October until end of march we are open all days exept Sunday night and Monday we are close all day.Sunday only for lunchtime. From April we are open all days of the week.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tsikoliana | From Vamos to Kaina on your left., Vamos, Apokoronas, Crete 73008, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Apokoronas  >  Vamos
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 083246
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In a stone building over 200years old, we are rejuvenating tradition with love and enthusiasm, by marrying yesterday with today, generously providing you the opportunity to taste traditional dishes. Parasia has an ideal, warm and welcoming environment to dress its flavors and aromas.Cretan raki , wine, music ,'mirrored lamb'-antikristo - cooked in the authentic parasia. Every Saturday night at 8'o'clock live rebetico and some English music.
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