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Ta Chalkina

Akti Tobazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
+30 2821 041570
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“garlic prawns” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Akti Tobazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lured to Ta Chalkina by live music, but discovered an interesting and authentic menu before stepping inside. It’s a loud place because of the band and the crowd trying to talk over it, but the service is friendly and the food delightful. I...More

Thank VinDivan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this trying to get away from the loud trendy music of the restaurants in the main area. This place was beautifully quiet. It was full, even at lunch timeThe and I can see why. So quiet, beautiful view and great, fresh food. We...More

Thank Statistician
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the port among a lot of other taverna this is the one to visit. We passed by one evening with live music and a lot of Greeks in their best mood. Always go we’re the locals are. We did so, twice and had a...More

Thank H2O40
Reviewed 11 February 2018

freshly made lamb with stamnagkathi simply amazing! meat was soft and fresh. Loved the view and the raki!

Thank Rafaela M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this restaurant very late the night before our wedding, just needing something to eat after running around getting last minute things finished. And I’m so happy that we did! Utterly delicious and fresh seafood, stunning location at the port..so...More

1  Thank CamillyVanilly
Reviewed 3 November 2017

...because we just came for the food and were somewhat disappointed. Prawns came in a bath of something that tasted like sweet-sour sauce (more Kung-Pau than Cretan) and the white wine steamed mussels were way overcooked and served in a bowl full of oil. Giving...More

Thank aejae212
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

The tavern is located at the bank of the harbor. Out side seating is possible. Here you can get a good variety of authentic Cretean food. All dishes are fresh cooked and taste very good. The staff is very friendly. During my dinner a live-band...More

Thank joern76870
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My grand mother was a cretan..She was originally from Chania.. To honor her soul we were looking for a place full of traditional cretan food and music.And we decided to visit your place.Thanks God we made the right decision..The food,the place,the live music were all...More

1  Thank lifeiner2016
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A well known place in the old harbour in Chania. We tasted some of Crete's finest delicacies there along with great live music by a cretan folk band. The raki-traditional drink- served was top notch and the service was fast. A tad pricey but definitely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Come here around 9pm and get the best of the best. Great location in the old harbour, great and not too expensive creatan food and very good music. Perfect evening. Going there again tomorrow.

Thank Mike K
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Restaurant Details

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