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Don Rosario

| Platani, Souda, Crete 73200, Greece
+30 2821 023663
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
| Platani, Souda, Crete 73200, Greece
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

A fantastic bona-fide Italian, in an unlikely location. Main attraction are the pasta dishes, each served in its own pan, a monster portion (advize to sample and share among friends). Seared tuna and steamed mussels are excellent (if available). Head waitress is great, runs the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MezeFan
Reviewed September 5, 2018

If you feel like an escape from the informality of most of the restaurants in the Chania area try Don Rosario. The atmosphere is casual but somehow rather special. The service is friendly and very efficient. The food is exceptional, I enjoyed the best Caprese...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Beltayne
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We went here on our last night in Crete, the service was excellent and the food fantastic. The complementary bruschetta was probably the best I have ever had. Not a huge selection of vegetarian options which could be a problem if you dont eat mushrooms...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tracyd180
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We lost the opportunity to visit this place 10 years ago and it was like a promise we had to complete! And it was right! Try salata di mare, shrimps pasta, don Rosario pasta and mussels (and not only)! Cozy easy environment and good services!...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KalliopiZ2
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Why did we wait so long to try this charming taverna! Excellent service and hosts, as the sun went down the seating outside took on a magical quality. The portions are huge, the staff very helpful and we will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lynn W
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We went here for a large birthday dinner. The food was amazing. Caprese salad was great as was the rest of our food.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

On our last night in Crete, we fancied a change from local food, and ended up with probably the best meal of our holiday. As a starter, we shared a portion of bucitini. It was huge and perfectly cooked. For the mains, we had different...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank brollop
Rosario S, Direttore generale at Don Rosario, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This was our favorite meal while in Crete! We found out about this restaurant from someone we were talking to while waiting to board our ferry from Santorini to Mykonos. We are so happy we ended up talking to that person because this was a...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Kelly3349_15
Rosario S, Direttore generale at Don Rosario, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

The food and staff were excellent, we really enjoyed our lunch. The menu is not particularly kids friendly. The location is not very appealing and there were too many annoying bees.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Alexandros B
Rosario S, Direttore generale at Don Rosario, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018
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Da Noi oltre che una cucina salutare e piatti rigorosamente italiani, potete trascorrere la vs. permanenza in mezzo alla natura...More

Reviewed October 11, 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for a year now and it never gets old. I love all the Sicilian dishes available and they are all great! I recommend this restaurant to all my friends and family who have visited and everyone loves it....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Alexandra R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Platani, Souda, Crete 73200, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Souda
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 023663
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