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The Harbor | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 73133, Greece
+30 2821 055600
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Beautiful, stylish restaurant built on the old Kastelli wall in the...
Beautiful, stylish restaurant built on the old Kastelli wall in the wonderful, picturesque Venetian harbour of Chania. Established in 1993, Kariatis enjoys an excellent reputation for top quality food and service with an impressive menu created and served with proficiency and flair. Imaginative and refreshingly different dishes inspired by flavoursome, colourful, aromatic ingredients from both Crete and Italy offering an appetizing assortment of Italian and Mediterranean dishes and delicious gourmet desserts. Kariatis also offers an extensive selection of award-winning Greek and International wines from around the world many of which are available by the glass. Our new Sushi Bar will be open from early November 2014.
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  • 95
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 14
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best of chania

This is the no1 restaurant of chania!totally recomended if you want to eat great quality of food amd well cooked!litl expensive but worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is the no1 restaurant of chania!totally recomended if you want to eat great quality of food amd well cooked!litl expensive but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The food was delicious and service very sophisticated and discreet. They have excellent variety of wines, both local and European. Portions were sufficient yet not too excessive. The overall experience was very satisfying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Wonderful Italian restaurant on a quieter back street off the main harbor. We made reservations for 8:30 for a party of eight, and were promptly seated on their outdoor patio. The Great: Huge salads, large enough to share, made up of interesting fresh ingredients. Wide selection of pasta entrees, pizzas, etc. Everyone in the party ordered pasta, including, creamy chicken,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We have been to kariatis five years ago it was good then but even better now . The level of service is very impressive the staff are very attentive but discreet .the food is even more impressive, so much so to say one of our party said this was one of the best meals he has ever eaten ,this coming... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food is great, the service is high quality. Complimentary dessert and desert wine was perfect. Thank you for the nice experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is at top quality. The prices are high but the level is gourmet. Mind that this is an italian restaurant. The meat was not so good so be aware and stick to italian cusine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very good restaurant in the middle of Chania! Good Italian dishes and wines. Come here and enjoy! If you are in Platanias, you must visit restaurant Zafferano! Same owner and good food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Simply put, this and it's sister establishment Zeffranos, are the best restaurants on the whole of Crete. I contacted them with my booking to inform them i would be proposing to my partner on our visit. They could not have been more accommodating. The waiter's knowledge of both the menu and the wine's suited best to each dish was second... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Beautiful place excellent food and service .highly recommended.food was a bit expensive but the quality was great so it was worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A truly great restaurant and overall dinner - attentive staff- experienced and very professional . The menu was vast and a reasonably priced; but good wine list to match. The food was outstanding - both portions and quality - and without doubt a fine dining experience, Need to book for best seats - whilst it doesnt have the views of... More 

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Additional Information about Kariatis

Address: The Harbor | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 73133, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2821 055600
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 to 27
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Harbor | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 73133, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 055600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 to 27
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions

Description

Beautiful, stylish restaurant built on the old Kastelli wall in the wonderful, picturesque Venetian harbour of Chania. Established in 1993, Kariatis enjoys an excellent reputation for top quality food and service with an impressive menu created and served with proficiency and flair. Imaginative and refreshingly different dishes inspired by flavoursome, colourful, aromatic ingredients from both Crete and Italy offering an appetizing assortment of Italian and Mediterranean dishes and delicious gourmet desserts. Kariatis also offers an extensive selection of award-winning Greek and International wines from around the world many of which are available by the glass. Our new Sushi Bar will be open from early November 2014.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

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