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Arokaria - Restaurant - Cafe

Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
+30 693 895 4602
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good17%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible28%
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Mediterranean, Greek
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Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here as it is always packed. Surroundings lovely 😁 Unfortunately Food awful very below average. Would never go again . Food cold , meatballs disgusting. Service pretty poor . Lack of staff . Get yourselves s chef that knows how to cook good quality...More

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kind of place that doesn't need to worry about bad reviews- churns out food for a never ending stream of tourists who will wander in regardless. Enticing place from the outside, nice and airy with trees and the like. But the service was very...More

Thank ThomasShutt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a really nice, rustic look and the waitresses were nice. I found the chairs very uncomfortable. Our drinks were delivered promptly. I know Taramas as has regional distinctions/variations and this was nicely presented but did not have much taste. I got the...More

Thank macsterling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tavern, with excellent location, a very appealing appearance, pretty nice and friendly staff, but that was almost all. The food order/service went very slow (it seems like the restaurans is always crowded), the kalamari could be better and the seafood plateau was more like...More

Thank Lala77ro
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

God food, ok service. Nice tables with white table cloth. Lots of rom in the garden. But unfortionally bad air because of smoking everywere.

Thank annikaekstedt
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I visited Crete from France for some weeks . The first night I visited this restaurant after my flight. I got my table with my president cousin. We ordered the Bifteki with the bacon cheese and ham.... WOW. This is value for money.. one of...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice place for a great lunch!! Amazing local food and very kindly staff! I really loved their great food and for sure I will be back!! I’m counting down the days to be back!

Thank Lia V
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were tempted in because it looks really nice with the tables under the orange trees. We got seated very quickly but then it went down hill - service was slow and staff didnt seem very happy.Tzatziki starter was OK. My Giouvetsi was also OK...More

Thank lisadoeseurope
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Went here for dinner one evening as setting was lovely and made a change from being by the sea. Very disappointed, they seem to be good at attracting the tourists in as the place soon filled up after our arrival but the food was poor....More

Thank Helen W
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 21
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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