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Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar

Port of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 068191
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Port of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for spot of lunch after going g on boat trip . very nice food . good prices. Good variety . nice view out to sea .

Thank tina R
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you!! The best price for us is to know that you enjoyed your time in Carpe Diem! Have a great time !

Reviewed September 23, 2016

Went into the taverna on the first night of my holiday and really enjoyed it. Good food. Helpful, friendly staff and very efficient. Enjoyed it so much I went back almost every night.

Thank MallyQ
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your commments and for the time spending for the review.It was quite satisfying seen you coming back almost every day but now reading your review i have a greater smile on my face!Have a great time!

Reviewed September 22, 2016

the food is good for the price, and perfect with the view to the ocean. the reason for only giving the place 4 is the rice was a little bit to the raw side.More

Thank Ann L
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!! I am sorry you did not like our rice, it is black and white and it is called ''wild''. Even if you boil it more, it will remain ''a bit alive'' as we say. But it is very healthy, very...More

Reviewed September 6, 2016

We, my wife and me, had lunch a couple of times. Personnel is very nice as usual in Crete. Carpe Diem serves excellent Cretan draught beer called Charma(Χαρμα)

Thank Jusa1
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Charma means marvelous and yes it is the name of the fresh draught beer we serve.It is local and we try to offer you only the best of greek products. Very pleased that you enjoyed your time in Carpe Diem, hope to see you again.

Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed several meals and drinks at this charming restaurant. The prices are good and there's plenty on the menu. They also do a selection of drinks that you can enjoy whilst sunbathing on the gorgeous beach. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Highly...More

Thank MaryAnnSmithy
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

The best price for us is to see you coming back for a second,third,forth meal in our restaurant! But of course the pleasure becomes bigger reading such reviews!! Thank you for your visits and for your time writing this review, we appreciate it a lot!

Reviewed August 9, 2016

We had our breakfast daily in this beautiful place! Food is perfect, extremely friendly staff! Great value for money!

Thank ndtrip2016
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

It is great to have guests like you for breakfast every morning!! Thank you for your review! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to beautiful weather but had a really early start to the day, leaving Amsterdam at 5:30. We were looking for a simple meal. The kids had Carbonara, really tasty. We had the Chicken Souvlaki with salad, really good. The staff were friendly and...More

Thank BraFior
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We do care for your opinion! We know that sometimes it takes longer than other restaurants food to be served but the reason that happens is because everything is cooked the time you order!Everything is freshly cut and cooked.We have...More

Reviewed July 15, 2016

This restaurant facing the shores of Thodorou Island , can boast not only a nice range of deck chairs and umbrella right on the beach, but a wide range of traditional Cretan dishes cooked following the criteria of Slow Food chain: First rate quality of...More

Thank Blusavoia
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to serve guests like you! I appreciate your time writing the review , looking forward seeing you again soon!

Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We had a bit of everything. The calamari and Greek salad was excellent starters with generous portions. The steak, swordfish, chicken souvlaki and pasta bolognese were also great. Service very pleasant and friendly. We will be going several times in the rest of our stay...More

Thank Olekristensen777
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I was at Carpe Diem restaurant during my vacation in Crete. The surrounding is very calming and the restaurant sits right in front of the beach. The service was superb. The prices were very good and the food was just amazing. Must try the Fava...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 068191
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Seaside Restaurant – Café – BarFollow the motto: ‘’ It’s not age, it’s attitude ‘’ and spoil every member of your family by living the unique experience of eating tasteful bites of Greek traditional cuisine accompanied with healthy, fresh salads and colorful appetizers.Take a sip of life by drinking the first Cretan fresh draught beer, known for its high quality and refreshing taste, your favorite type of our house-wine made from juicy grapes of the well-known local vineyards or one of our cold, refreshing and multicolored cocktails.Of course nothing of all these would matter unless you meet the hospitality of the owners, the pleasant disposition of the stuff and the Greek atmosphere under the hot sun and near the relaxing sea.Make a choice! Enjoy through your senses!