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Portes

Portou 48 | Old Town, Chania Town, Crete 73131, Greece
+30 2821 076261
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Ranked #22 of 292 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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El Medano, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Loved the surroundings of the little streets of Chania! Definitely try to get the table outside! You can wait inside with the drink for the table outside, and it doesnt take that long but is completety different experience! Great mousaka!

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Limassol, Cyprus
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Excellent restaurant, street side setting at the top end of the old town above the harbour. Book ahead to avoid disappointment. It's traditional meze with a twist, spicy meat balls were outstanding, ate with a couple of vegetarians and they raved about the stuffed corgette flowers. Really tasty food, attention to detail and careful thought goes into each dish. It's... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very nice food and good service. Recommend to book table if you wanna have dinner around busy times.

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Rome, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not easy to be found, in the narrow street of the center of chania old town, but really worth a visit They are very generous with the portions, so do not order too much!

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Sydney, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This restaurant has a lovely setting and so we made a return visit after two years. We were not disappointed. The restaurant has many traditional favourites on their large menu and they are all prepared with care. The portions are generous and this time we sat upstairs on their terrace which has a good atmosphere as well.

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Carlow, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. Nice varied menu with modern local cuisine. Best vine leaves ever and beef in red wine with cinnamon was delicious. There are a lot of excellent restaurants in Chania and this is one of them.

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Manchester, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Quite back street seating with great food. The menu is not large, but the offering are a wide variety.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

i visit this restaurant with my girlfriend.Appetizers were very good.the main dish I had was very disappointing i order CHICKEN portes was tasteless and without substance.the service was ok...

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Great food, plenty of choice, menu and daily blackboard specials. Was a bit hot as down alley by venetian wall. However excellent meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

One of the best restaurants in the town. Friendly service and excellent food. Basically Greek food, but not the usual stereotypes. Book to be sure of a table.

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