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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 August 30, 2017 via mobile

It is an amazing restaurant with excellent cretan food! Everything we tried was simply exquisite! They use fresh products and create well known recipes and give then a twist that makes them even better!! A very good list of wines! The staff is extremely helpful...More

Thank Kyriaki M
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

The setting, the food, the ambience and staff were amazing. We had a fabulous meal including a birthday celebration which the restaurant decorated our table and bought a cocktail with sparklers! It hit every note! Wonderful! Recommend a sunset dinner there

Thank Jo G
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Olive tree is a fantastic restaurant in Platanias, Crete. Wonderful location, on the beach, with excellent views. The last three years we spent our summer vacation in Paltanias. This summer, we were for 10 days in Platanias and every night we had dinner at Olive...More

Thank ebongr
Reviewed August 23, 2017

The food was fantastic. Fine authentic Cretan cuisine made by Cretan ingredients. The service was fine and the prices were very reasonable. Everything was excellent! It is worth to visit it!

Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

It was our first night in the area and I was a bit overwhelmed by how busy it was. I hadn't expected such a long busy strip of places and stores and restaurants. We chose carefully via TripAdvisor and we were extremely happy with Pellaris....More

Thank mch32
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach front location.Excellent food,good service & relaxing atmosphere watching the sunset before travelling home the next day.Resonably priced menu with welcoming staff/waiters.

Thank datknt
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

I think they are very tired of tourists. It takes forever to be contacted when you arrive. If you then just pick a table you get the evil eye... When forgiven for that master mistake, you just might get a menu. Be prepared for a...More

Thank Fonsteer
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We are a group of 7, (6 Girls and me!) The food and service was 5*. We would recommend at least 2 visits if you're in the area for a week! Thanks

Thank Mike4831
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

The food is nice (though there are better places in the vicinity), the setting at the beach is great and the staff is friendly and funny.

Thank Alice v
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Perfect localization, nice food and super nice staff! We had fresh fish of the day with local vegetables. Delicious! Will definitely return!

Thank sofiaferreira13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $21
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
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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