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Zaharias Taverna

Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
+30 2822 041285
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (11 reviews)
“greek salad” (11 reviews)
“moussaka” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We passed on our way to fallassarna. The restaurant looked very inviting with it’s bright colours so we decided to stop. The menu has something for all tastes. We decided to stick to the greek cuisine. The owner convinced us to eat goat raised on...More

Thank anaZaventem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, convenient location, good prices, good variety of dishes, very friendly staff. I will highly recommend to come here, it’s really nice taste of Greek experience.

Thank CinRV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great local food cooked in a traditional way, reminds me of the way my grandmother used to cook. The owner is very friendly and if you tell him what you are looking for, he will suggest the best dishes. Lots of local products used, some...More

Thank Emilygr2017
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

From the minute we walked in we were treated like family. The owner introduced himself and went through the menu for us. When presented with such an opportunity we left it up to the owner for his suggestions and we were very satisfied. The food...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We were the only tourists in Platanos village, staying in a beautiful traditional stone villa, with exception of eating in our villa or the local kefanion we needed a car and Zaharia’s seemed to be the best choice in close proximity last October. Quite a...More

1  Thank Merc9SLK
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We stayed in a house just a few hundred meters from this lovely taverna. We ate here most evenings. It is really, really good. Make sure you are hungry before you go! Take the advice of the staff as to what is best and have...More

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We have tested, during our stay in Falassarna, more than a dozen of restaurants which were really good, but Zaharias has something that all the other don't have. Mediterranean taste. The food is top. I could recommend filled zucchini flower and Kaziki(goat in oven with...More

Thank Tripsy01
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Our family drove past this place on our way to Falasarna Beach. The place looked so inviting we just had to stop and try it. We were so glad we did! The owner was so friendly and the food was fresh and so tasty. Our...More

Thank J K
Reviewed 21 September 2017

When on holiday in Crete, we by coincidence stopped at Zaharias, and even now, one month later, cannot stop thinking about this family-owned restaurant that was passed down to Fotis, the owner, from his father. The food is so fresh and most of it is...More

Thank BenJamIno0303
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, nice environment perfect food and a very good value for money balance! I suggest you try Kayanas, beefsteak stew and pork bits!

Thank Christine M
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanos | Falassarna, Kissamos, Crete 734 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Kissamos
  • Phone Number: +30 2822 041285
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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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