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“Not good at all!”

Arokaria - Restaurant - Cafe
Ranked #128 of 140 Restaurants in Platanias
Price range: US$ 19 - US$ 21
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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..
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 in the front immediately spoke to us in Swedish, which was already a sign. I mean, not everyone in Platanias is Scandinavian and even so, you are in Greece so it does not give really good impression as you are spoken to in your own language. The place itself is nice, traditionally decorated. But the food was not worth at all. The rabbit stifado was mostly just bones. The worst thing was the piglet, which was sooo tide and dry - in two words horrible. The worst restaurant we were during our 2 weeks stay. Not recommended!

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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 have traditional Cretan music nights which we'd like to try next time if we're there on the right night!

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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!

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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 is friendly and polite.

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Thank ivanas1973
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

we were drawn to this place as it stood out from the rest and we wasn't disappointed. my 2 children ordered from the kids menu and the portion sizes were very good,i enjoyed my lamb chops and the price was very good, would go back again

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Thank tillyrihanna
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