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old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 042341
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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went looking for a place to eat on a Holiday, many options were limited in the old Harbor area. We came across Faka and decided it was a good choice. My wife and I split the grilled sausages (4), followed by a very nice Greek Salad, lots of fresh tomatoes and sliced cucumbers. We hit it just right, Faka's was... More 

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Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Such a warm atmosphere, tasty food at reasonable prices and excellent service. Recommended for everyone

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Truro, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We'd eaten here on previous visits but this time the service let it down badly, we were on a table at the end of the terrace and while the waiter took our order quickly and the food didn't take too long we were ignored afterwards, i wanted to order a second round of drinks and had to wait ages to... More 

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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Lamb chops were not cooked properly. We did not ask for bread and they brought it on the table and charged us for € 1,80 (four pieces of bread!). Kalamari @ € 11-12 was not fresh but was good but the plate did not have any chips or salad and they charged around € 7 extra for these items. Will... More 

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Thank Costas P
London, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I like the location of this decent little restaurant, set back a little from the Venetian port, near the Arsenal. You can eat on a veranda or in a little fenced-off garden where there is often good live Greek music in the evenings. Brisk service. Intermittent wifi. Traditional Cretan food from a printed menu, so relying partly on frozen ingredients.... More 

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Thank Nikos051
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The oil was full of scent and taste, as was the wine. The main dish was begun over two hours--pork. Can't wait but I will. A local musician or two played traditional Greek music and it was as good as the wine and oil.

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Thank Steveinitaly
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

As I mentioned - very nice food. We ate dinner with teo children 4 & 1 yo. We ordered greek salad (delicious), grilled sardines (very fresh) and lamb chops (not so good). Service was nice & helpful Good place for rest & eat

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Thank Anna S
Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Below average! Food was terrible, staff was rude. We were waiting more than an hour only for the starters. Not recommended at all.

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Thank elena k
Crete, Greece
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We went to this restaurant to eat lunch because we came across it as we walked. It seemed very nice with the location and everything. The service was very slow and indifferent. We ordered seafood and salad with some other stuff. The starters were good but the main courses took forever to come. We waited for an hour, no exaggeration.... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We decided to stop and eat at this nicely set restaurant because our first choice had a long waiting list. We had a variety of plates some better than the others but over all nothing above average. The service was pretending to care about what we needed and looked very tired. A place with potential but as it is run... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 042341
Description
It is a family style taverna locatred off the old harbour back left side of the Venetian Armory. Outside patio is shaded by large trees giving it a wonderful atmosphere. Live music performed by authenic Cretan muscians every evening. Patronized by many locals which is a testimony to its quality and value. We travel quite a bit and enjoy good food and service at a good value.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?