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“Fantastic food wine and wonderful staff” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Restaurant Zafferano

Restaurant Zafferano
Ranked #14 of 127 Restaurants in Platanias
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $54
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Restaurant Zafferano is the second Italian restaurant opened by the owners of the well-established Restaurant Kariatis in Chania. Beautiful, contemporary design offering both style and comfort, Zafferano opened in 2004 with a refreshingly different menu comprised of premier ingredients from both Crete and Italy. Every dish at Zafferano is prepared and cooked completely fresh to order, serving up a delicious selection of fresh pasta, risotto, fresh filleted fish and seafood specialities, vegetarian dishes and succulent fresh fillet steaks. Also for the third summer we continue to seduce sushi lovers with our sensational sushi bar. All this, together with the added indulgence of our delicate, gourmet desserts and a wine list featuring both excellent award-winning Greek wines and an extensive choice of great International wines from around the world - we invite you to fine dine in Zafferano for what promises to be, an evening of delicious indulgence!
Guernsey
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3 reviews
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“Fantastic food wine and wonderful staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

We have returned to Zafferano restaurant time after time and it is an absolute must for anyone looking for wonderful food, wine and atmosphere. I think we might have possibly between us tried everything on the menu and been served up a delight every time. The staff are all genuine lovely people headed up by the owners - always making recommendations and sharing stories and history about the island. We were recommended a Greek wine Four Lakes which we would highly recommend - again showing that extra special touch from the staff. There is a mix of regular locals and tourists all having a wonderful time enjoying the music and atmosphere - go and try for yourselves - I am 100% certain you will become regulars just like us

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Jonesjj
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CHANIA
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“TASTE AND STYLE COMBINED”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

We have had many wondeful dinners in Zafferano during summer. The service and the food are the two major reasons for it being a favourite and the atmosphere is open, lively and fun for there is always interesting crowds of holiday makers and locals. The staff commandeer plates, wine and cameras showing wonderful talent and experience. The menu is diverse and such selection allows for all tastes......looking forward to eating there again this summer....

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank MARIA-VARV
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3 restaurant reviews
“Value for money!e”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

The restaurant is at not à great location. Along à boring part of the road. From The inside it's prety design, but getting a bit old. Because we were early also not à lot of cliënts yet. So far sceptic then came the service and the food. Both excellent! aspergus and pasta and pizza all excellent. My red wine also great All and all very very recommandable. À little pricier than average in The region but well worth it

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Thank AMfromHlem
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Tampere, Finland
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“Best pasta I have ever ate!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

We heard about this Italian restaurant, and it is absolutely worth for praise!!! I can't say anything bad about this place, everything was just great!! Starters, prosecco, and especially that main PASTA, it was something I have ever ate before!! And I must say, I love pasta, so I have tryed it everywhere, but this was just awesome!!!! Very nice and friendly staff, nice athmosphere and... I could go on and on!! Absolutely something to recommend for people who love good food. :D

  • Visited August 2012
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“a very nice restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

We have visited Creete for at least the last 12 years and we always visit Zafferano at least 2 times each time we are there-------They have so many speciel pasta and pizza ------we love all your food-----and the staff is very proffesionel----and they know us when we arrive -------

  • Visited August 2012
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3 Thank ousenen
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