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Arokaria - Restaurant - Cafe

Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
+30 693 895 4602
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
25 Sep 2017
4 Sep 2017
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 26 September 2017

Going to Crete almost every year, we decided to go back and eat at this restaurant. We were very disappointed, the service was good and staff helpful and kind. The wine selection is very poor, requires some better quality Cretan wines. The food was just...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Restaurant was quite busy when we arrived. Service initially slow then the mains were presented halfway through our starters leading to a very crouded table. The stifado was not the best I've had with little in the way of vegetables. Accompaniments were chips and rice,...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant two years ago with family and friends and had a good evening, so decided to go back with my family this year. Unfortunately, the experience was not so enjoyable. The staff were not particularly friendly or attentive even though it was far...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The setting looked great and authentic..thats the only complement i can give. We were seated very quickly, it then took an age to have a waitress come to the table, we ordered drinks and food at the same time. 35 mins later we contemplated leaving...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Wish we had read the review's before we went. Save you money and go somewhere else. The place it's self looks lovely. We went in there was no one to seat us. When they did the table cloth was burnt. We ordered out food. Then...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

There are over 100 restaurants in Platanias I was there for Two weeks and this was easily the worst one I ate in. Yes the setting in nice but the food is God Aweful. Luke warm meat half Raw French fries and very minimal portion...More

1  Thank 55port
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This place was a big disappointment. As reading the previous reviews, I think it's worth mentioning that one should make difference between the coffee place and the restaurant. The coffee place seems to be nice, bit the restaurant is absolutely the opposite. First, the girl...More

Thank Maritsa79
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We popped into this cafe early one morning simply because it looks so beautiful - and it is - the decor is a delight. We had a freddo espresso and orange juice, both were lovely. We didn't eat anything so can't review meals - they...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Arokaria is a local coffee place that serves nice desserts and homemade refreshments. The architecture of the place is also very nice!

Thank Stella C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been several times to this lovely place. The atmosphere is great, Variety of choice for drink and many snacks. We even listened live music there. The cafe is beautifully furnished with many wooden details. They have good Wi-fi connection as well. The stuff...More

Thank ivanas1973
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 21
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 693 895 4602
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On the main street of Platanias, lies the restaurant “AROKARIA”In a beautiful garden, with touches of traditional architecture that tie up harmonically with the rich natural environment, we have accommodate, since 1991 til today, thousands of visitors, known or not.Staying faithful to the authentic Cretan cuisine, we offer our visitors the joy to taste traditional dishes given with a modern perception, emphasizing to the authentic tastes and pure local products..
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