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“Best restaurant in Chania harbour.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gallini

Gallini
Old Harbour - Chania - Crete, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #139 of 285 Restaurants in Chania Town
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: We have traveled the world and highly recommend this restaurant, fantastic service, they treat you like family, so welcoming, the menu has a great variety not only tradtional greek food with a great freshness and ambience of great food, we stayed in Crete for a week and must have eaten there just about every night!!! and we are fussy eaters!!! extremly good value. Couple from Australia
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“Best restaurant in Chania harbour.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

One of the four restaurants in Chania where we have eaten, and it was the best. The menu's where not to expensive, arround 13 euros for an menu. The menu is very complete. The music is nice, one of the few which does not play Greek music. The personel isn't pushing, when you look at the menu card on the street the let you look.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Everything was great! Don't be put off by the pics in the menu!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Our family of four had a great experience at Gallini tonight. Fantastic location on the harbour, great food and excellent service. I have read previous reviews and we were not offered any discounts to go in but we were given lots more delicious food "on the house" which was unnecessary. The restaurant should stop its gimics, it doesn't need them. The horrible plastic menu and pictures did not do the food justice at all. It was so much better than we expected.Thanks.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Randers, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Horrible”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We were greeted by the owner at the habour. A nice man telling us that it was a family resturant and his mother cooked the food. Alright we thought and took our seats in the small resturant with the nice sea view. It was our last night before we had to go home wich just made the hole experince all the worse. There were only one other family there. We ordered our food and was served a starter to eat while we waited. And what a wait it was! It took 45 minutes before our food was served! Other than that the waiter had made a mistake so that we had to pay more (it's complicated) anyway he promised to pay the difference (which he hid) but we had to get a hold on him before he told us about the mistake and that there was something wrong in the kitchen which coursed the long wait. All of us had gotten our food except my dad who had to wait another 15 minutes at least. And they only actually delivered his order when we told them to just forget it we were leaving. I had noticed that the other family had to wait a long time to and a woman who came in later than us left before her food arrived because it took so long. To make it even worse the owner had lied. The kitchen serving the resturant delivered food to the two other resturants next to it. Family resturant my ...! Anyway we got all the food we paid for (which was not worth the wait) but it was so not worth it. Do not eat here!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Very helpful manager and not pushy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We were overwhelmed by the number of restaurant managers hassling you as you walk through the port. This was the first decent and polite manager that we came across and as the menu looked good we decided to go in. We were sat on a table in the back but it was too hot and we were not happy. They asked us to wait for 5 min until a table at the front had cleared and they moved us there. They invited us to the starters and desert for which we were not charged. The food was reasonably priced for such a great location and what we ordered was good.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Bad service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Althougt se were almost the only guests they didn't pay much attention and de wondred if they ever would take our plates off.
The good was so-so. We have had better and to better price. They Sven managed to get the check wrong. Double of one dish and on top of bad service a waiter fee. Ofcourse de did not pay those.
The worst and most expensive dinner.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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