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Ta Chalkina

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29-30 Akti Tobazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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+30 2821 041570
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Holbaek, Denmark
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent an evening at restaurant Tá Chalkina last Night, and what a party that was! We had the Best of greek/Cretan fod with specialities of Crete, and afterwards we listened to the Best greek Music from two young boys, playing bouzouki and lira, a little string-instrument special for Crete. More and more Young People's of Chania... More 

Thank Henrik M
Larnaka City, Cyprus
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Locates almost opposite the old venetian lighthouse. The owner (Demetris) is very polite and professional. The food is fantastic, tasty and fresh. There, you can enjoy an authentic Crete cuisine. Highly recommend it.

Thank kstephanou02
Forde, Norway
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234 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place special in this weather conditions ;-) Its cosy , special and has a menu with traditional food, like a fast food but with better options and interesting choices. But thats it, the starter was served with 1 of the main course, the other main course 20 min. later and that chicken souvlaki was dry harsh and partly black... More 

Thank Corelli S
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place! Great music, tasteful food at good prices and quantities, the waiters very helpful for what to order. Beautiful harbor view

Thank Doros X
York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This little place on the harbour has a great traditional atmosphere and the food is delicious and what topped it all was the music so definitely go when they have live music.

Thank Suzanne Z
Piraeus, Greece
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It is seated in an excellent place and it is suggested for nightlife entertainment. A group played traditional music while we were eating traditional dishes; specifically "Potatos oftes", meatballs of chania, "mizithra" & "small goat with stamnagathi". And of course we drunk "tsikoudia". It was about traditional tastes of excellent quality and pretty reasonable price since all these cost about... More 

Thank Elena S
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very cosy restaurant. The food was delicious and the staff more than helpful. The cretan music very nice. it deserve a visit!!! Recommend to have reservation, because it very busy.

Thank Liviu S
Nicosia, Cyprus
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

the meal was very tasty and the atmosphere very friendly. during our visit we enjoyed a traditional Cretan group entertaining the guests.

Thank Christodoulos M
Athens, Greece
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great location, as it is situated besides the sea, looking at the old harbor. Good variety of Cretan dishes, whatever we tasted was tasty. Very good prices and nice and quick service. Highly recommended.

Thank athinageo
Heraklion, Greece
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a raki place with a menu based on the traditional cretan cuisine. The location is unique and very pleasant even at this time nearing winter, situated as it is in the old port in Chania, literally a few meters from the water, right next to the moored yachts. Just imagine how good it is during summertime. The clientele... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-30 Akti Tobazi, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 041570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?