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All 293 Chania Town Restaurants

Portes

Portou 48 | Old Town, Chania Town, Crete 73131, Greece
+30 2821 076261
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Ranked #24 of 293 Restaurants in Chania Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $19
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This small family owned restaurant is located on Portou Street.The alley leading to it is decorated with charming old doors as the name "PORTES" means doors.The Irish owner/chef offers her customers a blend of trend and tradition with her unique recipes.All ingredients are fresh,seasonal,local and bought daily.Recipes are designed depending on the season and availability therefore be sure to checkout the blackboard displaying new dishes and daily specials."Portes" also offers a wide range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.We open our doors each day to welcome and please our customers.

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San Diego
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We ate here twice, even though we were only in Chania for 3 nights. The waiter was fabulous, great recommendations, and the food was delicious.

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Portes came highly recommended by a local, and one day while my friend and I were wondering around town we came across the little street Portes was on and were really impressed with the atmosphere. Each special on the list sounded better than the last, and we resolved to come back that evening. We only had to wait about 10... More

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West Bridgford, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We were recommended Portes by a lady in a shop we visited and we were not disappointed. Portes is hidden away from the main drag of the harbourside restaurants in Xania and is all the better for that, it is a lovely place to sit and people watch, the service is friendly and quick and the food is delicious.

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Portes is a great little spot with outdoor seating in Chania. Their list of specials was 20+ items long, so we didn't bother with the regular menu. We had stuffed grilled peppers which were delicious. We then had whole grilled sardines at my husband's request. I've never been a fan of sardines, but these were great. They were bigger than... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

My partner and I shared a hasty meal early evening. Composed of the traditional - snails and moussaka alongside experimental ..apricot, dill, carrot fritters with 1 of crete's amazing non- cow soft cheeses. The waiter gave us guidance on what to expect , serving was swift and delic. courtesy sweets arrived with the bill. By the wall- easy to find.... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We went to Portes twice for dinner and found it excellent both times. The plates are hearty and the staff is very kind. For the evening you should make a reservation as it is always full or go early. I had the lamb burgers and it was excellent !

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Having visited Chania Town many times and eaten at some of the harbour-side restaurants, we wanted to try something different, particularly as we invited two other English couples. Portes did not disappoint. Just back from the harbour, the tables are laid in a narrow lane that adds to the atmosphere. My husband enjoyed the pork tenderloin, I loved the tuna... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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103 reviews 103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Not as good as reviewed. No real flavours and hard to diffentiate from the rest of touristy restaurants in Chania. Cute location. Service very fast.

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Bologna, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We've been to Portes the first night in Chania and we ordered half bottle of retsina, one aburgine (it was pretty good), one pork and rice(mmm it was just Ok...) and one sea bream (Fresh! good!!!) The atmosfere was good! There are lots of doors(portes) in outside and the waiters were kind. At last, they brought us a Raki and... More

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Chania Town, Greece
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

very good food ,friendy and cozy atmosperic environment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Additional Information about Portes

Address: Portou 48 | Old Town, Chania Town, Crete 73131, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2821 076261
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
Average Prices: USD 13 - 19
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean

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