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Ta Chalkina

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Akti Tompazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece
+30.28210.41570
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A very good restaurant and a must visit place.

This was recomended to us from our hotel. It was definitely worth visiting. The lamb was great. Unfortunately is very famous place and extremely busy ... so you need to be patient.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was recomended to us from our hotel. It was definitely worth visiting. The lamb was great. Unfortunately is very famous place and extremely busy ... so you need to be patient.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I was determined to show a friend live music in Greece so went here on the recommendation of the hotel we were staying in. Arriving early to make sure we got a seat, I was not disappointed. The food, a more mezze style than most places was fantastic, and whilst the meal cost more overall, was well worth it. Even... More 

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Nicosia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

real taste of crete cuisine, big portions for meze, must eat the snails and kolokuthokeftedes, i would avoid the chicken dish! has live cretan music every night no extra charge!

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Vernon, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had been here on a previous trip. Had a great time with live music and decent food. Decided to take some friends back this trip. We showed up at 11pm and the place was packed. Great vibe. We asked to be seated and waited 20 minutes. We wanted to be seated near the live music but we were hungry and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

They offer a wide range of real Cretan dishes and local recipes. Service is very good and they have live music from time to time by local musicians.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Had a meal on our first night in Chania and it was a bit disappointing. The place is packed with people and it gets really noisy (has live music as well). The food was OK nothing amazing and the service really quick and unfriendly, there was no warmth and friendliness. Also prices are quite high compared to other restaurants in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Overlooks the old harbour fortress and large yachts! After a few hours shopping and sight seeing it was time for Meze - delicious! Live music on some nights - well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great restaurant in the Greek tradition. These guys are the flavour kings, we are struggling to find a better restaurant based on taste. Must try.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great food good music and the best rakomelo in town. You have to pay a visit at ta chalkina. Try the pork pieces "tigania"

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had great expectations for this one but we were sort of disappointed. First of all they dont serve you unless you order food, so it is not a place to go just for drinks. It is always crowded so you need reservation. Nice traditional live music

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Address: Akti Tompazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece
Phone Number: +30.28210.41570
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Akti Tompazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30.28210.41570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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