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Drakiana Cafe Restaurant

Platanias, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 061677
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meat pie” (2 reviews)
“moussaka” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Platanias, Crete, Greece
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place the river. Call them if you need a free pick up and drop they will do it. Food is excellent so is service. Beautiful garden setting. Must try.

Thank 01480
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drakiana Taverna is in the middle of nowhere by the river! We chose to eat their twice in our one week stay as it came recommended and was also quite close to where we were staying. The taverna is in a lovely setting - very...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we visit Crete we go back here and are always amazed by how delicious the food is. Last night we had the cheese and ham flogeres. They are to die for! The pastry is so thin and crispy and all home made. If...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have to visit this Taverna each year we travel around Crete as the food is just superb and the family make you feel so welcome. It's in the countryside next to a river. If you get the chance do try the meat pie it's...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended for travelers and locals, searching for tasty, quality and pure Cretan recipes. The place is peaceful, spacious-discrete and the owner is very kind, calm and willing to make your visit convenient enough! Ideal place for family's also

Thank Man M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, and a lovely location with the river running right next to where we were seated.

Thank Nikolaj M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A great 3 km walk from Platanias was worth everything - this is a very cozy family place by the creek in the Orange orchard - sit outside and enjoy the nature and crickets - and the fresh orange juice 😜 Good food as well...More

Thank Greensworld
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife & I were recommended the Drakiana Taverna restaurant by some friends as a place to dine whilst on our recent holiday in Crete. Wow! It was so good we went there several times during our week, it was that good. The family run...More

1  Thank cedavis001
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Really good tastefull local food. Simple menu, which is equivalent to a restaurant that knows what it is doing.

Thank Dan V
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a most, when in the area. The food is fabulous, the place authentic and the service is one of a kind. The hole of Crete in one restaurant. We arrived around 7 in the evening and spent the hole evening there. Sitting...More

Thank Mads L
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3 October 2015|
Response from Petros M | Property representative |
No I'm sorry, the wine is bottled special for drakiana.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 061677
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