Where to eat in Chania

At Chania you will find the famous Cretan cuisine enriched with local specialties and the delicacies of western Crete for your enjoyment. Do not miss out on such dishes as “kaltsounia”, “staka” (a local salty creamy-cheese), “boureki” (a dish with vegetables, cheese and mint), the “kreatotourta” (a meat-pie).

In the city of Chania you’ll find a wide range of culinary options: from picturesque and traditional taverns up to elegant restaurants with modern cuisine and international flavours. No palate will remain unsatisfied!

In order to find restaurants & taverns according to your desires and demands, use the smart-search in the left-hand menu! ( * ) The search-criteria can be applied in combination.

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Stimadoris
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Stimadoris

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Kissamos

Entering the main hall, you could think you're in a folklore museum, as it is decorated with old objects. The fish is always fresh and the seafood really good. 

  • type
    Fish Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 30€
  • contact
    +30 28220 22057
Captain
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Captain

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Castelli (Port)

A fish-taverna overlooking the beautiful harbor. They serve fresh fish and seafood, grilled meat dishes and stews.

  • type
    Fish Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 30€
  • contact
    +30 28220 22857
Innahorio
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Innahorio

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Elafonissi, Chania

Mrs Athena cooks only with virgin olive oil and fresh local ingredients. The meats are the produce of the owners of the tavern and there is fresh fish whenever the weather permits. 

  • type
    Family Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28220 61111
Iliovasilema (Sunset)
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Iliovasilema (Sunset)

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Sfinari beach

A family-run taverna, in a traditional setting right next to the sea, specially designed to cater to the lovers of seafood and fresh fish. Everything is caught by the owners themselves. 

  • type
    Fish Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28220 41627
Sunset
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Sunset

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Falasarna

The first restaurant that opened in the area and as the name implies, it offers a spectacular sunset view. The portions are generous and the food is prepared strictly with fresh ingredients. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 30€
  • contact
    +30 2822041204
Panorama
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Panorama

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Falassarna Chania

Lovely restaurant with great panoramic view and genuine Cretan dishes. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 30€
  • contact
    +30 2822041336
Akropoli
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Akropoli

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Polyrrinia of Kissamos

Offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains where ancient Polyrrinia once ruled the roost, and just next to the archaeological site, the Acropolis Taverna is worth the drive out on the Falassarma road to taste their traditional dishes. Whatever your choice, combine it with the dry red wine produced in the region.

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 2822023340
Gialites
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Gialites

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Livadia Inachoriou

A traditional taverna in one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in Livadia, decorated with folklore and marine items, where you can enjoy fresh fish, tasty casseroles and appetizers cooked in the wood-oven. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 2822061138
Kalyviani
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Kalyviani

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Kalyviani

In the traditional village of Kalyviani you will find this famous tavern of the same name serving Cretan dishes cooked with pure olive oil (also for sale). Accompany your food with local wines and delicious desserts. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28220 23204
Petra
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Petra

area

Kasteli (central square)

Right on one of the most picturesque squares in Kastelli, Petra is a traditional tavern built of stone with wooden details. On the menu are roasts, casseroles, souvlas .. and much more. 

  • type
    Steakhouse (traditional)
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28220 24387
Angeliko tou Fouro
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Angeliko tou Fouro

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Vasilopoulo, Platania

In the hinterland of Kissamos, this tavern serves traditional Cretan dishes made ​​from local materials, genuine and pure Cretan olive oil, and homemade pasta (courtesy of Mrs. Anthi). Excellent service in a renovated building with a lovely courtyard. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 6977572266
Agrotikon
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Agrotikon

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Voulgaro

On the road from Kaloudiana to Paleochora (and vice versa!), you should definitely stop for raki, coffee or something more filling, such as omelette with greens, “staka” (local creamy salty cheese) with eggs or fried lamb. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 2822051608
Mesogeios Cretan Restaurant
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Mesogeios Cretan Restaurant

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Korfalonas, Chania

The Mesogeios Cretan Restaurant at Korfalonas is one of the best choices for Cretan cuisine in the Kissamos region.

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Greek, Cretan
  • rates/person
    -€
  • contact
    +30 2822031662
Jay Jays Steak House
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Jay Jays Steak House

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Ano Agia Marina

At Jay Jay’s you can taste authentic steak from Argentina, bbq spare ribs, and classic American burgers. 

  • type
    Restaurant
  • cuisine
    American
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28210 84900
Leventis
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Leventis

area

Ano Stalos

Starting as a small wayside taverna serving those passing on to the mountains, "Leventis" served traditional Cretan specialties like “kremmidokallitsouna” (mini onion pies), apaki (smoked pork), beans with spaghetti, octopus with local herbs.  

  • type
    Family Tavern
  • cuisine
    Traditional, Greek, Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 2821068155
Antartis (the Rebel)
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Antartis  (the Rebel)

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Therissos, opposite the Museum of National Resistance

One taverna, one story. It might as well be a museum, since here you will find historical documents from the revolution of Therissos. Operating as a taverna for the last 20 years it serves traditional Cretan cuisine, using strictly local meat produced in the village. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28210 78833
Patrelantonis
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Patrelantonis

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Marathi of Akrotiri beach

A seaside fish restaurant right on the beach of Marathi, with delicious seafood dishes and other fresh specialties with a Cretan touch. Take a swim in the magnificent sea on one of the most beautiful beaches near Chania and enjoy coffee, drinks, food at the most attractive spot. 

  • type
    Fish Tavern
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28210 63337
Meterizi
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Meterizi

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Therissos

This restaurant is hidden at the edge of the gorge of Therissos, in a cool wooded area at the foot of the White Mountains. Rustic woven tablecloths accentuate the charm of the space. Here you’ll taste genuine Cretan cuisine. 

  • type
    Tavern
  • cuisine
    Traditional, Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28210 78930
Kouroupis
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Kouroupis

area

Agia Marina

The interior decoration displays exhibits connected with the history of the island: it gives the place the feel of a folk-museum. The cuisine is Cretan and experiments with unusual combinations of pure and fresh local raw materials. 

  • type
    Restaurant
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 20€
  • contact
    +30 28210 60318
Nichterida (Bat)
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Nichterida (Bat)

area

Korakies Akrotiri

With views across Souda Bay, this historic tavern has been famous for its creative slant on the Cretan cuisine for 74 years. Frequented by many celebrities. This was the place where Antony Quinn learned to dance the “Sirtaki” for the film "Zorba the Greek". 

  • type
    Restaurant
  • cuisine
    Cretan
  • rates/person
    up to 30€
  • contact
    +30 28210 69000
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