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Metaxia's Restaurant

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Platanias, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 060223
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Oslo, Norway
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went for lunch a couple of times. The restaurant is located a few meters from the main tourist road in Plantains. Had salad both times. Food is really good - but the service is a bit slow - even if we where the only once there. Recommended.

Thank tki_Oslo_Norway
Halden, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Are you so lucky to be on the North-West coast of Crete on a fall holiday? You must visit this place. We have tried dozens of different restaurants in Platanias on summer time, but keep coming back to Metaxia's. After 9 P.M. there are less families with small children - if you want a quiet and romantic dinner. Take a... More 

Thank mmarjaan
Kristiansand, Norway
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good and reasonable priced food. The personnel were kind but not to over friendly, like some in tourist places. Both kids and adults were pleased and will consider the place again an other day.

Thank Frank Olav K
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Try the Chateau Brian for 2 persons. It is VERY good. We could not eat it all even we tried really hard. It is a must...

Thank Rune S
Sheffield, England
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Metaxia family restaurant is in the centre of Platanias on a side street just off the main road. We found it a bit cooler than some of the restaurants that went directly onto the road. We had great food - chicken, salad, pitta and tsatsiki for one meal and lamb chops with fries and salad for the other. To finish... More 

Thank Bigfish7
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great traditional food, good quality and excellent service in a beautiful and clean place!!! The owners and the staff were very friendly that made a beautiful atmosfaire and the desert so delicious!!!

Thank Pelos M
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Metaxia after reading reviews from Tripadvisor. I don't agree with many of them; in our opinion the food wasn't so special and we didn't got any special customer service either. Sorry to say this but for us it was just a normal tourist restaurant experience.. Wouldn't go again really. In short: - Greek cheese and the Metaxia's... More 

Thank JennaBru
A G, Ιδιοκτήτης at Metaxia's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our restaurant.We are glad that you liked our cheese and metaxias salad!We are sorry you didnt like our pizza because of too much cheese,we always make it like this,but you should have told our waiter and change it to something else.We always make sure after we serve main course to pass by all the tables and... More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This was the best resturant, it was awesome people and great food!! The people was so kind and warm, everything was great! Just be prepared to get drunk on raki🌟 the resturant is a very sweet and a family business! They really know how to make u feel welcome:) and again the food there is great!! You should try a... More 

Thank 123julla
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, quiet romantic surroundings, good service, perfect food! 5++ recommended. Dessert/coffe and raki on the house! 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊

Thank Guttorm Ø
Stjordal, Norway
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

One of the top nr 1 restaurants in Platanias! This little pearl deserves a visit. Top food and top service! A bit quiterer than the restaurants in the main street. We enjoyed several nights there in May 2016, and will join you in October 2016 again :) Thank you guys :) Siri and Charles

Thank Siri672015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 060223

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