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Defkalionos | Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
+30 2821 057035
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (75 reviews)
“lamb” (77 reviews)
“rolled pork” (15 reviews)
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Defkalionos | Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed in Chania for 4 nights, and the receptionist at our hotel recommended this restaurant to us. We weren't disappointed! It is a traditional taverna just off the harbour and the food was delicious - so much so that we ate here twice....More

Thank CVKDaNang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food and the service is good. We used to go there with my family but we had this experience there which kind of let us down. As we were eating the cleaning lady who at the moment was cleaning the restrooms got out...More

Thank Nang3lo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked a long way to get here based on reviews and recommendations, and were disappointed! Most of the recommended dishes were off the menu (perhaps because of low season) and the pot-cooked food we ordered was was dry and overcooked. The service was slow...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Good restaurant at the east side of old port of Chania. A beautiful restaurant with variety of Cretan food. Prices are little high. It preffered from famous persons

Thank antonakakp
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This place has very good Cretan food. The lamb smothered in staka is rich and delicious. Decent house wine. Good salads. The place was very bustling so we expected to get rushed through our meal but this was not the case. We were allowed to...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

A nice atmosphere in this restaurant which serves traditional Greek food. The rolled pork and the Mousaka were outstanding,the portions were generous And the house wine good and reasonably priced.

Thank GourmetThurlestone
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

It was recommended by locals so we went to Chrisostomos restaurant and had a nice dinner. Very good starters, salad and rabbit - now we also can recommend it. As usual raki and dessert from the house.

Thank HansILA
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We were 6 friends who ordered a variety of courses and dishes here. This is very much local cuisine, frequented by the locals and offering both meat and fish. Lots of wholesome food in comfortable, rustic surroundings. We had more than enough to eat, and...More

Thank toreiraq06
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten track but the best in Chania. Traditional greek good. Simply put on the menu 'meat and potatoes' is the finest plate of food you will find. Coupled with a cretan salad and I was in heaven. The service was great, and fresh...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best lamb ribs I have ever eaten. The zucchini cakes were delicious. Started with a lovely Sauvignon Karipidis and finished with traditional grappa and loukoumades. Cost and intimate. Lovely attentive staff. A must do in Chania.

1  Thank Hendricks-Henley
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Response from CHRISOSTOMOS O | Property representative |
Hello,yes it's open the whole year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
1:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Defkalionos | Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 057035
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