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Zaharias Taverna

Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
+30 2822 041285
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (10 reviews)
“tzatziki” (10 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Within the village of Platanos. Nicely decorated, furnished with chairs in different colours, makes the atmosphere very cheerful. The keeper and staff are very friendly. Organic food. It was excellent. Best Tzatziki we had. Stuffed Zucchini flowers were delicious. everything else was also good. However...More

Thank Florentinerli
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Gigantis beans are one of the specialties absolutely delicious. Lots of vegetarian options. Wide ranging menu very welcoming staff/ owners.

Thank Wigwom
Reviewed June 28, 2016

I really liked this place. We didn't sample the Greek cuisine but the omelette and toasted sandwiches were really tasty. Lovely area to sit outside and I would go back. Definitely recommend Falasarnna beach too. Stop here for dinner on the way back.

Thank kshine2016
Reviewed June 8, 2016

After returning from the beach Falassarna we came across this excellant family owned business. Great food produced from family land, value for money, great service. We recommend this restaurant and will certainly return again. The owners have a long family tradition and its history is...More

Thank jeremy h
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

When you need to stop and eat and have to keep a young child amused while you wait, this is the restaurant. The owners are lovely , the food real and fresh. The value was fantastic and our grandchild was very happy playing with the...More

1  Thank alqueria
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Our visit was in April when Crete is just starting its season and we came across this restaurant on our way back from Falasarna beach. The menu suggestions were so helpful and some were just a bit different to the usual Greek fare. The best...More

1  Thank Sally L
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

It's the first time I feel simply obliged to recommend a restaurant. If you're visiting Crete, you cannot miss this place. The best Greek food I've ever tried. Zuheir Krzysztof

1  Thank Zuheir Krzysztof
Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We visited Crete and stayed near kissamos and on the way to falasarna sits this restraunt. It's beautiful food and great staff wel worth stopping off.

Thank David F
Reviewed November 17, 2015

We noticed this restaurant on the way from Chania to Phalasarna. It is near the village of Platanos, after turning right off the main road, when to Phalasarna is about 5 km. Since on the sea was a storm and strong warm winds ( mid...More

Thank Marius Z
Reviewed October 29, 2015

We decided to stop just because it was the only restaurant open... the welcoming was fantastic, the food unreal, so fresh and genuine. We had a greek salad as starter with instead of feta cheese we had mysitra (goat cheese) and felt in love with...More

1  Thank Connie G
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Nearby Attractions
Falassarna Beach
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3.62 miles away
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4.34 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Kissamos
  • Phone Number: +30 2822 041285
  • E-mail
Traditional Greek food. We use only locally produced food of the highest quality. We also produce our own wine and Raki. We are open for breakfast until late and offer free wifi and a very friendly welcome.
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