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Kantapi Taverna

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Platanias, Crete, Greece
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Sliema, Malta
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Kantapi. Ordered a Greek mix platter and stroganoff beef as a main but we were surprised to be serve not even 10 minutes after our order. This could let us think that food was pre cooked (which is not a big deal in some cases) but unfortunately it resulted in dry and not so fresh meals.... More 

Thank Loicdespira
Athens, Greece
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89 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The " Kantari " taverna is very close to Platania's square which give you the possibility to move easier in the area.Is small , nice , simple and it has this kind of old traditional chairs that makes you feel like in your grandparent's garden . Very tasty food and very good prices!! Recommended !

Thank Gabriela P
Ramat Gan, Israel
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620 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This restaurant is located within a beautiful garden' in between all different trees with a great atmosphere. Service was the friendliest we have encountered in a long time. Food was fresh, tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank Dr_Iris_B
West Drayton, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 384 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

A very romantic restaurant right in the heart of Platanias. Kantapi is right on the main road in the town but the minute you walk down the steps into the taverna all road traffic noise just disappears which is quite remarkable as this is an outdoor restaurant. The food portions are huge and cooked to your own liking. The staff... More 

2 Thank IanWD
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Although the entrance to the restaurant is on the main road, on a corner, it's setting and size is secondary to what they are about..... providing good food with good humour and efficiency. There is no-one at the entrance to pull you in. The menu is vast and there is something for everyone. Once you step in to the restaurant,... More 

Thank Efremis
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

In the heart of Platanias, Kantapi Taverna is located in a somewhat woodland setting, with trees and ivy growing up the walls. The floor is muddy, so considering there are fans which blow mist, the floor can be quite damp. For this reason, it would be recommended not to wear flip flops (like I did), otherwise you will leave with... More 

Thank Travis L
Western Finland, Finland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very beautiful and romantic atmosphire for dinner. Food and service was average, but good: we had garlic bread, tsatziki and grilled feta for starters and fish for main course.

Thank niiskuneiti10
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The place is really good. The food was really delicious. Fortunately there are pictures of the dishes, so you have an idea what they are like.

Thank Viviana N
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This taverna is located in the busy platanias but down a small stairway you find this beautiful and romantic green wine garden of a taverna that let's you escape the noise from the street. I have only tried the schnitzel with mushroom cream but that was to die for. It was delicious and God it was tasteful. The portion was... More 

1 Thank Christinna M
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The surroundings were nice, but the service was far from the service in upper village taverns. Slow and we got three different waiters. Food was average.

1 Thank Erika H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias

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