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48 Portou | Old Town, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 076261
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food and service here was amazing. I highly recommend the souvlaki. It was fantastic. With all restaurants in Crete, you do not need to order too much as the servings are huge. If we were to visit Chania again, Portes would be on the list of visits.

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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a vegetarian so choices are usually limited BUT not at Portes! Tons of choices with great service and really tasty, amazing food! I have already been back!

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Thank Kat V
Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely delicious! Very high quality food and a nice atmosphere. Complementary dessert was much better than in other places. Must visit!

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Thank ksesem
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of our favourites. Great service. Great food. Great value for money. Great atmosphere. Need we say more? Pays to book!

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Thank Chris B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Susanne runs a super restaurant with her family by taking just a bit of extra care over everything. My personal stand out dish was the oven roasted lamb in yogart but there are so many other things on the menu that I want to try and her list of specials was amazing. For a more intimate meal, ask for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about this place is amazing!!! Starting with the friendly attentive staff & the pretty rooftop terrace down to the food (most important!) The menu looked amazing & I found it hard to choose from & then the waiter kindly brought us the specials menu which just added to my confusion. The food is quite unique with a modern twist... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Considering the reviews I though we were going to be blown away. Their take on Moussaka without bechamel was interesting but not as delicious as the standard. The zucchini flowers, the boiled greens were delicious as was the Kalamari. Wine from Manousakis was really good. Would recommend but not sure it deserves to be so high on TripAdvisor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

And worth the recommendation too. Food was so good. Forget any hope f reducing the waistline. These are good portions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an early supper here and it was lovely. Husband had the cheese and ham pie and I had the tomato fritters - both very tasty. I had the starter size fish cakes with some fries as a main and it was a good size and good fish cakes.... More fish than potato. Husband had the bream which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Portes twice. Both times we ordered some greek mezedes which tasted really good. The staff is really friendly and attentive. At the end we got a really nice little desert and raki. Great value for Money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $17
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Portou | Old Town, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 076261
Description
This small family owned restaurant is located on Portou Street.The alley leading to it is decorated with charming 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.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."Portes" also offers a wide range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.We open our doors each day to welcome and please our customers.

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