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Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 076261
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually go at least twice to a restaurant which I review here (I usually leave reviews for the places that were either really good, or really bad). This will be the exception because we only managed to come here once, but it was memorable....More

1  Thank Alexandru L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff fantastic food. Perfect setting what more can I say. Very reasonably priced,choice of areas to sit.

Thank Soluv2travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great evening here, only downside was slow service but able to admire the views from our table overlooking the harbour. Would definitely recommend and will go again!!

Thank 949jack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place through Trip Advisor and we went there. But we went there one hour before sunset. I really dont recommend to going there for a dinner before sun sets down in summer, you are gonna have a bad time looking for a...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portes was before in the old town of Chania and offered a really nice cuisine. we went there several times during our vacation. Now they changed place and unfortunately also quality of food. We ate here yesterday, aspecting good food but it was no longer...More

Thank tantenancy2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was excellent. Nice view as well. Bread was fresh and I highly recommend the lamb. 4/5 because our particular waiter was very slow. The other waiter, who came afterwards, seemed to be much faster. Our waiter was a little cold at the...More

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The spicy meatballs were made out of lamb and tasted amazig, one of the best and most original meals I've had in Chania. The mushroom risotto had a great taste but got somewhat grainy after a while. Both meals had great value for how much...More

Thank Elias T
Reviewed June 8, 2018

We tried this Irish owned restaurant in the new port a bit of trek from the main tourist area. The food was all very good, with a few different takes on the normal fare. We ordered, charred cauliflower salad, carrot & apricot croquettes, octopus, and...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We visited Portes on a couple of occassions while staying in Chania. The food was lovely, traditional but with a few modern twists on the menu. We enjoyed a chickpeas curry, chicken souvlaki and lamb chops as well as a lovely frappe with ice cream.

Thank Justyna187048
Reviewed May 28, 2018

My last visit a few years ago was to Portou off Kondolaki where the restaurant was in a narrow Venetian old town street. In this quaint setting virtually every nook and cranny was home to a restaurant. I loved the setting and the food. The...More

2  Thank SirNorman
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January 9, 2017|
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Response from --___-- | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm not sure. I know they planned a move to a new location this winter. Why not contact them direct? Happy visit, David
November 24, 2016|
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Response from Nikos051 | Reviewed this property |
Probably, but maybe just at weekends.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$12 - $17
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 076261
This is a small family owned restaurant which has operated in the Old Harbour of Hania since 2004.We have recently moved to our new premises on the water front on Nea Hora Beach with ample seating along the beautiful harbour there.As you approach the restaurant you can't help but notice our charming decor featuring old doors as the name "PORTES" means doors.The Irish owner/chef offers her customers a blend of trend and tradition with her unique recipes catering for all tastes including local,greek,mediterranean,seafood,vegetarian and vegan options.All ingredients are fresh,seasonal,local and bought daily.Recipes are designed depending on the season and availability therefore be sure to checkout the blackboard displaying new dishes and daily specials.Here at"Portes" we open our doors each day to welcome our customers.
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