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Drakiana Cafe Restaurant

Platanias, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 061677
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“meat pie” (2 reviews)
“orange salad” (2 reviews)
“moussaka” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Platanias, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Lovely setting for lunch, friendly helpful staff. they even have a minibus and are prepared to collect or return customers(probably very handy after a raki or two).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MeAndonis
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I called in for lunch after a long walk. We had a most delicious vegetarian moussaka and an avocado and orange salad. We were very happy to wait 30 mins for the meal as it is cooked from scratch. Service was excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bpen6057
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came here for a mid-week dinner after a recommendation by another guest at our accommodation. When we drove up, we were surprised that there was a restaurant hidden amongst the woodland. The building itself was traditional and the garden area was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AS1744
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Thank,s Manolia and Manolis for picking us upp for having a relaxing and fantastic evening at your wonderfull restaurant. Lovely food in a perfect surounding. See you next summer again.😎

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 98erichh
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

The place is like fairytale,straight into the heart of the nature, food is very good,service is very kind and prices are normal, strongly recommended by me!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 558christose
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

a very nice and cozy place with good selection of local meals and friendly personal. takes a while to get there appr 2km from platonias beach but definitely worth walking there.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ilya1412
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to reach after our 3 km walk through the cultivated valley up from Platanias Beach. This was far more than we expected in an area away from the crowd, - warm, thirsty and hungry we where met by a charming waitress,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Elisabeth R
Reviewed June 9, 2018

A beautiful setting, under plane trees on the bank of a river which runs all year. Clean toilets, classy menu, attractive tableware. But the food.... We had a selection of starters and salads. Nothing was freshly prepared. I'm sure all the ingredients were sliced, grated,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Cretamania
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t really want much so the English lady running the taverna was kind enough to arrange some scrambled eggs and omelettes with a salad. Simple, delicious and such a beautiful location by the stream and under the trees. A bit off the beaten track but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Some minutes with car or bicycle (or by foot) south of Platanias you find an oasis in the middle of nowhere. It is well worth a detour and to sit down and enjoy the coffe, beer or food. It is exellent.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CoachHalmstad
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Jane S
October 3, 2015|
Response from Petros M | Property representative |
No I'm sorry, the wine is bottled special for drakiana.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 061677
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