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N. Kydonias | Main street, Platanias, Crete, Greece
28210-60360
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Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff
Description: On top of supermarket INKA

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  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food and good service

We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of our villa, for my sons special birthday meal. It was great the waiters were attentive, and help us to move inside after noticing that we were all a little cold. The food portions were generous, and of good standard. We were given a fruit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Emma B
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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

When we came at first we were quite unsure due to the look of the place but thought we would give it a try anyways. We are glad that we have tried it though because it was really great! Great service, staff, food, prices and atmosphere... What else could you ask for?

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Thank mariehook1971
Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant by the owner of our villa, for my sons special birthday meal. It was great the waiters were attentive, and help us to move inside after noticing that we were all a little cold. The food portions were generous, and of good standard. We were given a fruit platter on the house. Enjoyable evening..

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Thank Emma B
Bredbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We are always slightly sceptical of restaurants where someone stands on the street trying to drag you in, especially those with a display showing plates of food, but on this occasion they weren't that pushy so we went upstairs and were pleasantly surprised by the large open seating area. The restaurant wasn't that busy, but due to the great views... More 

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Thank LeeLaura65
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

Lovely food, great atmosphere and great staff 😃😃😃 Both meat- and fish-dishes are great, and the dessert they serve is yummy 😃

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1 Thank Alan N
Morley, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Having walked past the lady in the street several times trying to entice you in, we finally gave the restaurant a try. Huge area upstairs but scarcely populated(out of season I know) but just gave the appearance of a place that has seen better days. Menus filled with photos of dishes is never a good sign but my wife pointing... More 

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Thank Simon B
Moscow, Russia
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is one of the place I would definitely come back to. Attentive staff, dilicious dishes and a huge list to choose from.

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Thank Thorn_Anarchy
Espoo, Finland
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Best feta cheese pies, very nice cretan salad. We did not try the meats or fish so cannot say anything about those.. Service nice but slow..

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Thank mariakerttu
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

This resturant is upstairs and you need to sit at the back overlooking the sea for best position and cooler seating in the summer. This is the place to go for big platters. We had the mixed grill platter that 4 of us could not finish so don't have a starter. There is a very clean and well equipped kids... More 

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Thank Chris W
Thetford, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

If you're staying in or near Platanas on Crete then you'll struggle to find a better eaterie...there's lots of options when it comes to venues and we tested out a few...Diogenis came out on top with an extensive menu and some of the best traditional Greek food we experienced during our week on the island...not cheap but the service was... More 

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Vantaa
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

A trusted local recommended this restaurant. My rule of thumb is that whenever there is an aggressive doorman inviting you in, pictures of the food on menus and a cheezy waiter making the same tired jokes, its not a good sign for food. This was the case here. You have many better possibilities in Platanias.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: N. Kydonias | Main street, Platanias, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: 28210-60360

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Description

On top of supermarket INKA

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