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Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 076261
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

very good if you stay nearby, fish are good, i had fried sardines, very fresh; they offer the customary dessert and raki. nice view over the harbour and friendly staff.

Thank arzklh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Inside and outside seating. Outside seating is across the street alongside the harbor. Very friendly staff and good food. Was recommended by our hotel staff at the Casa Delfino.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was so good we went there twice during our seven night stay in Chania. A fifteen minute stroll from the Venetian harbour, it overlooks a small marina where a number of local fishing boats are located. We sat outside overlooking the marina. The...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Portes after reading some reviews. I can say they served me the best ever sea bass! Perfectly cooked, super tasty, simply amazing! Also, excellent service, super clean and superb location with sea views.

Thank maria_tr1983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really enjoying our meal until my wife’s main course came out (chicken with figs) and the food was stone cold. After sending it back it reappeared very hot (didn’t hear the microwave ping) with fresh chips and to be fair it tasted good....More

Thank Standaman2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was recommended at the reception in our hotel. It is located at the beach and the view is very nice. Service is very good, free starters , water and also free desert. Food is very tasty , especially see food.

Thank Irina K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Away from the main harbour and with a great sunset view this is great. Meal for two €43 and the octopus and lamb chops were fab. House red wine not great and oddly no raki.

Thank NigelEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Susanna continues to provide interesting, deliciously cooked fare. I like the tables perched high above the little fishing port, with dramatic views especially at sunset. In the evening there are some tables below in the port. Highly recommended.

Thank Nikos051
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hello, I have been recently to Portes restaurant.First of all i would like to tell that i have been manager at many restaurants and mostly as an advisor.To begin with,in this cozy restaurant you will taste many traditional dishes with a bit modern essence.I was...More

Thank Leonard30N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner and ordered the cod patties and baked vegetable salad accompanied by a half carafe of the house red wine. Bread and olives we provided whilst we waited. The cod patties were made from smoked cod and were quite good although not...More

Thank Dave_of_Perth
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16 August 2018|
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Response from SirNorman | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take Credit Cards
10 January 2017|
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Response from --___-- | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm not sure. I know they planned a move to a new location this winter. Why not contact them direct? Happy visit, David
24 November 2016|
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Response from Nikos051 | Reviewed this property |
Probably, but maybe just at weekends.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 076261
This is a small family owned restaurant which has operated in the Old Harbour of Hania since 2004.We have recently moved to our new premises on the water front on Nea Hora Beach with ample seating along the beautiful harbour there.As you approach the restaurant you can't help but notice our charming decor featuring old doors as the name "PORTES" means doors.The Irish owner/chef offers her customers a blend of trend and tradition with her unique recipes catering for all tastes including local,greek,mediterranean,seafood,vegetarian and vegan options.All ingredients are fresh,seasonal,local and bought daily.Recipes are designed depending on the season and availability therefore be sure to checkout the blackboard displaying new dishes and daily specials.Here at"Portes" we open our doors each day to welcome our customers.
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