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Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 076261
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • 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 November 11, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location, beautiful sunsets, excellent and very friendly service. Delicious, well priced food. Sounds good eh?? We never go back twice, as a family we always like to try different places in holiday. A 'we may never come back, let's experience as much as we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Latchmo
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Usually i don't write critics about places and restaurants,but this restaurant is worth this,because it s a place that you have to visit if you come to Chania.So, Portes is very cozy and nice place to enjoy almost at anytime your meal.The owner, Susanna Odrischoll,is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leonard30N
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited the place based on the reviews and we were not dissapointed. Food was fresh and very good. We were there with kids and kids loved the food as well. Would reccomend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kyllir
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This is the best place to eat outside the tourist area of the Venetian Harbour. We had the village sausages for starters and Portes Mousaka and roast fish. Every meal was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dana_udu
Reviewed October 13, 2018

very good if you stay nearby, fish are good, i had fried sardines, very fresh; they offer the customary dessert and raki. nice view over the harbour and friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank arzklh
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Inside and outside seating. Outside seating is across the street alongside the harbor. Very friendly staff and good food. Was recommended by our hotel staff at the Casa Delfino.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 891MarkW891
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This restaurant was so good we went there twice during our seven night stay in Chania. A fifteen minute stroll from the Venetian harbour, it overlooks a small marina where a number of local fishing boats are located. We sat outside overlooking the marina. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wayneb326
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We came to Portes after reading some reviews. I can say they served me the best ever sea bass! Perfectly cooked, super tasty, simply amazing! Also, excellent service, super clean and superb location with sea views.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank maria_tr1983
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We were really enjoying our meal until my wife’s main course came out (chicken with figs) and the food was stone cold. After sending it back it reappeared very hot (didn’t hear the microwave ping) with fresh chips and to be fair it tasted good....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Standaman2014
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended at the reception in our hotel. It is located at the beach and the view is very nice. Service is very good, free starters , water and also free desert. Food is very tasty , especially see food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 278irinak
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Response from SirNorman | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take Credit Cards
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $17
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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