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Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 028668
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Bangkok
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

The restaurant expected our arrival because our Greek friends specially booked the festive dinner for us. The restaurant ambience was truly Greek and convivial. The local diners and the staff gave us a very cheerful welcome because they gave us a long applause after seeing me with a bouquet of flowers in my hand; they thought it was for the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Perfect location to relax and enjoy food and drink. We enjoyed the evening as the sun set. Not hurried in the least or pressured to buy expensive drinks or wine. Look foward to our next visit.

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Thank Albert B
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Very good food,and very good staff!we met Dina she is the best !she makes very welcome,we will come back to see her!kiss u Dina!

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Paralimni, Cyprus
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Is the best places were we been...the staff is amazing they make you to came again and again with big love the food is very good price is good...very big thanks to Dina and Dimos they are amazing my daughter she love them and i m sure she will miss her friend Dina...Thank you guys to make our hollyday beautiful... More 

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Chania Town, Greece
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered stuffed vine leaves, stuffed peppers, saganaki, bread, and giant beans. Every item was good and we would order again! At first we were leery of this place....afraid it was "tourist" food. However, it was all delicious. Of course the location is prime, right on the harbor :) also, they are dog friendly.

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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great place, the location was one of the best in the area!! The food amazing, great flavor and taste!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

If you want to combine excellent sea food, terrific view and good service this is one more fantastic restaurant at the Harbour. Take into account that the W,C is upstairs so it might be a difficulty for old people with some skeleton problem.

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Crete, Greece
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We tried a range of hors d'oeuvres sharing plates among ten people. We ordered mixed grill platters and fried vegetables. The service was good, the food was tasty, and presented very nicely, and the desserts with ice crream were also a nice ending for the meal. If you can get a seat by the footpath, you will have the best... More 

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Härnösand, Västernorrlands Län, Sweden
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you are on the harbour front in Chania, trying to choose one of the many restaurants, give this one a try. We were impressed enough to return twice! We first stopped here for a beer during the day, then returned later because the atmosphere was so relaxed and friendly. It was early evening - happy hour - so the... More 

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Belgrade
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Chania plainly is your normal tourist trap. Every place alleges it is the best. So how do you pick a good one? Kavouras is one. Tanja, Vladimir and Dina are superb as hosts. The BEST fresh Kalamari and fish in Crete. Interestingly they state on a menu if anything is frozen?!?! They do not overdo it on the tourist pressure.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 34
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 028668

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?