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Ta Chalkina

Akti Tobazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
+30 2821 041570
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic prawns” (3 reviews)
“snails” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Akti Tobazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

freshly made lamb with stamnagkathi simply amazing! meat was soft and fresh. Loved the view and the raki!

Thank Rafaela M
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this restaurant very late the night before our wedding, just needing something to eat after running around getting last minute things finished. And I’m so happy that we did! Utterly delicious and fresh seafood, stunning location at the port..so...More

1  Thank CamillyVanilly
Reviewed 4 November 2017

...because we just came for the food and were somewhat disappointed. Prawns came in a bath of something that tasted like sweet-sour sauce (more Kung-Pau than Cretan) and the white wine steamed mussels were way overcooked and served in a bowl full of oil. Giving...More

Thank aejae212
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

The tavern is located at the bank of the harbor. Out side seating is possible. Here you can get a good variety of authentic Cretean food. All dishes are fresh cooked and taste very good. The staff is very friendly. During my dinner a live-band...More

Thank joern76870
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My grand mother was a cretan..She was originally from Chania.. To honor her soul we were looking for a place full of traditional cretan food and music.And we decided to visit your place.Thanks God we made the right decision..The food,the place,the live music were all...More

1  Thank lifeiner2016
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A well known place in the old harbour in Chania. We tasted some of Crete's finest delicacies there along with great live music by a cretan folk band. The raki-traditional drink- served was top notch and the service was fast. A tad pricey but definitely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Come here around 9pm and get the best of the best. Great location in the old harbour, great and not too expensive creatan food and very good music. Perfect evening. Going there again tomorrow.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went there twice: at noon when it was calm and we ate at ease and with good service and in the evening when it was fussy (live Cretan music a bit too loud to my opinion) and crowded and we had no space and...More

Thank Souli2013
Reviewed 2 October 2017

First, let's just say that the food was OK but nothing more than what I could taste in other locations in Crete. Most of the waiters were also OK but one or two had some sensitivity issues but the greater problem of this place is...More

Thank Nour B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Wow & wow and wow!!!!! Excellent Cretan dishes at a very nice location at the harbor of Chania. I brought here a group of clients from US we all love the place , the atmosphere ,the live music and the unique tastes of the foods!!!...More

Thank Thomas F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Tobazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 041570
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