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Ta Chalkina

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Akti Tompazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece
+30.28210.41570
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent food, really low prices. For example we had the Chicken souvlaki which was a large portion and only 7,50 euros and "tigania chicken" which was chicken pieces marinated in olive oil, oregano, salt, pepper and lemon. DELICIOUS!!!!

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Thank santafianosm
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time in Chalkina with live music and great Greek food !!! The best time is at 8 o'clock when you can enjoy the view to the Port while the sun goes down!!! The service is perfect and the food absolutely delicious! Highly recommended!

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Thank Eutuxia N
England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing special to be honest.. Pretty expensive if i may say so .. At least the staff was kind and helpful!

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1 Thank Alice_Wade
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reall traditional food of Crete. Great live Cretan music! Amazing place to have a taste of Traditional food and music and always small traditional treats at the end. Highly recommended:) Me and my friend went there and we had such an amazing time! Defo add it to your list! :)

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Thank Anna D
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice cretan restaurant in the old harbour in Chania. Small tables but big enough for the food. There are some special plates, ask the very friendly staff

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Thank George A
Nicosia District, Cyprus
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant and it usually offers live traditional Cretan music which is a bit difficult to find in Chania. What i love about this place is that it gives you an option to make your own meze by choosing any kind of dishes that you want. The prices are reasonable and the service is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. The waiters... More 

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Thank NomNomCy
London, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant, no one tried to drag us in, right on the harbour front, friendly staff, really nice traditional food, good prices and no chips, yes that's right no chips. Tony's Tip Filled up quick do get there early

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Thank Afctripod
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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143 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This restaurant along the harbor in the old town in Chania offers many standard Cretan dishes with fresh ingredients, friendly service (which is the norm in Crete), and, in the mid evening, live music. The only downside is the quality of wine by the glass which was relatively mediocre. The food though was very good and, as is common here,... More 

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GREECE&CYPRUS
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399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,951 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Close to the Venetian castle the restaurant is lovely with live Cretan music as well. In reality it is a typical tavern you go for a drink and have mezze (appetizers). Great atmosphere through the night, and the singing is nonstop. Excellent service. We had raki. Try the baked potatoes with stakovoutiro (local butter). We had a little of everything... More 

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Thank greekcypriot2009
London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

good food, vibrant, full of nice young people having fun. you can feel the energy of the place there

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Thank Giorgos A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Tompazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30.28210.41570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?