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The Olive Tree

Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 697 686 0573
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally the food is very good. Among the best food in Platanias. However sometimes the food is poor. Almost no taste and not very nice on the plate. One of the waiters told us that this problem depends on who is working in the kitchen....More

Thank CoachHalmstad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two days in succession. Lovely location, great staff and wonderful food. Definitely recommended. Free parking outside the front door, on the beach and easy to find.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eight days in crete gave us some great experiences, but this restaurant is something we defenitly will remember. The food was super tastfull, the view was stunning and the waiters were incredible nice with great service. This is defenitly the best greek food ive ever...More

Thank Luddegal
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

The hotel we were staying with offered a private dinner on the beach and we were going to do it but we visited the Olive Tree the first night and we basically got a private dinner right on the beach for the price of a...More

Thank MikaelaRiv
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Very nice restaurant on the beach with great view. Very friendly and helpful service. The food was excellent. We eat there 3 times during our stay at Platanias and we tried many dishes. Everything was prepared from high-quality raw materials and with love. Very tasty...More

Thank Islandbaby1
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Rustic-greek athmosphere, excellent views over the beach and sea, very special during sun-down. Food good, better than average but lacked the same strong, rustic feeling that the restaurant interior and cathering design promised. Service also a minus. With a better service would visit again.

Thank 805johannas
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The service was slow, thou the inside of the restaurant was pretty full so i guess thats okey. They did not once ask us if we wanted more to drink or if the food was good. About the food. It was pretty horrible. They over...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a beachfront table (no reservation) with a really great view. Die atmosphere and service is great as well as the greek food! The prices were totally ok for the beachfront location. After getting the receipt we got free Dessert and Raki (and the...More

Thank S-K-O24
Reviewed September 21, 2017

So I'm From Chania, and we get a lot of tourists! as a result most of the restaurants are ''touristy'' (bad frozen food, high prices) But this is not the case in this restaurant!!! Everything is really tasty,with high attention to detail! As a hotel...More

Thank Giwrgos G
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Up there with one of the best restaurants in the area. The food was very reasonably priced with most dishes under €10. The price however doesn't reflect the quality which is very high. Both of our dishes were delicious and we would not hesitate to...More

Thank Tom H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias Chania Crete, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece (Formerly Rania FC)
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 697 686 0573
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At the Olive tree restaurant you can enjoy the Cretan and Mediterean food! We use and promote local, quality products in combination with the revival of traditional flavours and new gastronomic proposals from 12:00 pm to 00:00 at midnight.
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