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Zaharias Taverna

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Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
+30 2822 041285
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This was our favourite and most frequented restaurant during our stay in Falassarna. The food is all organic, fresh and home grown. We loved the cheese pies and the tzazikis but the other food was also really good. The fried zucchini and aubergine slices were perfect. The homemade red wine is also excellent. The restaurant was recommended to us by... More 

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Roche, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If like us and have visited Greece on several occasions we have become rather fussy about not eating tourist Greek food and try and seek out more traditional Tavernas, well this was a fantastic find and we stopped here on our way back into Falasarna where we were staying. The welcome was very friendly and the menu instantly told us... More 

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Finland
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239 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Returning after a couple of years we were glad to see that the place still offers very tasty Cretan food made from local ingredients. Tzatsiki 2,70€ tells that is reasonably prices. The best are filled zucchini, moussaka and some of lamb and rabbit foods - and tzatsiki as well. Children have a play corner inside, free parking outside and yu... More 

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Celle, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

English speaking staff welcome you to this shaded, open air restaurant. There is an extensive (multi language) menu,catering for all tastes. Local wines, produced in the local area are available, or an extensive alcoholic or non alcoholic choice of drinks. Food is exceptional, cooked to order and reflects the range of Cretan dishes that has made dining in this part... More 

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vilnius
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We started with a tzatziki and immediately agreed that it was probably the best we had in a week. Followed by Greek salad made from their own garden grown vegetables and fantastic fantastic feta cheese. Then came the lamb and there was a real jackpot !!! The food is just fantastic. No further words needed. And given the fact that... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Food was ok but nothing really great. The guy who takes the ords tries to increase your consumption (and your bill). When we were there the service was quite slow. 30 minutes for order being taken and another 30 minutes for getting the food...In my opinion, there are many other places serving better food at lower prices.

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Lido di Venezia, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stopped there at lunch the first day in Platanos-Falassarna and were very happy for the quality of the food and the kindness of the staff. Excellent meatballs for my daughter, super greek salad and wonderful domadaki with Zucchini flowers. Worthy to come back

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

As we drove to the beach at Falasarna we could smell the meat on the grill and decided this is where we had to go. It was nearly 4 by the time we got there and were starving! Lovely warm welcome, friendly atmosphere And really quick service to bring drinks, bread, tsatziki (yummy!) and salad. Everyone loved their food, really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

You have to visit this Tavern. All meals are very very fresh. The most of them is organic and tastes really very very delicious. The hospitality and the ambiance is top !!!!! We promise that we visit them again and again and again ....

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Thank Taner G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

On our way back from Farlasana beach we stopped and had the best traditional Greek meal....zucchini balls, paidakia chicken, horta, fresh fish....well worth a stop!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Kissamos
  • Phone Number: +30 2822 041285
Description
Traditional Greek food. We use only locally produced food of the highest quality. We also produce our own wine and Raki. We are open for breakfast until late and offer free wifi and a very friendly welcome.

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