Have eaten here during previous visits to Crete. Never disappoints. Very traditional Greek food and good service.
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We came to this place in 1999 and 2001. It has taken us 16 years to return. But we are glad we did. The simply charm of George, the co-owner is intoxicating. The food is delicious (try the swordfish for €8!) and prices reasonable.
Very friendly service and hospitality. We ate greek salad and grilled fish. All was very fresh and delicious. Sitting at the seafront is very nice after walking hours through the gorge :)
The Taverna Nikos Platanakis is located on the beach of Kato Zakros. We order a tzatziki, a Greek salad, moussaka and lamb from the oven. The service is friendly and smooth. The fries are crisp and the wine is good (retsina). The Greek salad is...More
Arrived here after a day of travelling and could not have been greeted with a nicer manager (sorry I can not remember your name), so helpful and accommodating. Helped us book into Kato Zakros Palace Apartments just up the road. Went the extra mile to...More
amazing food, very friendly staff, good value for money, literrally on the beach. Family, traditional Cretan Taverna
We visited the Nikos Platanakis restaurant after walking through the gorge known as 'The Valley of the Dead' which goes from Zakros to Kato Zakros. We drove to the restaurant and the owner helped us to arrange transportation to the start of the gorge. When...More
Lovely family run taverna on the beach. Food excellent hearty traditional fare but what makes it extra special is the much of the fruit and veg comes from the taverna's own kitchen garden. Beware ordering too much because every meal we were given a complementary...More