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Don Rosario

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| Platani, Souda, Crete 73200, Greece
+30 2821 023663
16:30 - 23:00
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Sun 13:30 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 16:30 - 23:00
Sat 13:30 - 23:00
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this restaurant many many times. It´s not the location, it´s not the service - It´s the food you come here for. Time and a time again. They serve the most delicious italien dishes.

1 Thank iwagle
Chania Town, Greece
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times starting 4 years ago. Just now leaving a review :) We have traveled Italy and dined in NYC, this is still my 2nd favorite Italian restaurant. We order Gnocchi Gorganzola and Bucatini Aglio Olio Peperoncino consistently and they are NEVER disappointing. The bruschetta is my #1 favorite as well (complimentary). Served with house wine... More 

Thank Grays_GR
Crete, Greece
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This Sicilian restaurant used to be situated in the seaside village of Ravdouha; now it has moved to Suda, still in the Chania area. The menu is the same, the charm of the owner, Don Rosario, has not changed one iota. The courtyard in summer is very shady and pretty. The homegrown tomatoes and basil go straight into your Don... More 

Thank CreteCritic
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Two couples, four dishes, one awful experience. the food at this place is really terrible. beef was smell bad and had no 'beef' taste. after we turned back the dish and complained about the taste, the owner-chef came to our table with a really bad attitude, yelling without showing any regret to us as costumers. five minutes later he was... More 

Thank adamsommerson
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was one of many times that i was there. Usually we order pasta and we are satisfied. This time we order beef fillet (price per plate more than 20euro). So we had some expectations. The beef was not tasty well and it was terribly cooked. We kindly asked to change the one plate of beef. After a while the... More 

Thank Evasommerson
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Seeing the Venetian influences all around Chania we felt sure there were going to be a number of excellent Italian restaurants in the area. However, it has not been as easy as anticipated to locate one; but we are in Crete, not Italy after all! A number of restaurants in Chania had been suggested to us by a local travel... More 

Thank Kerry B
Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

During our stay in chania, we were advised to visit Don Rosario, a real traditional italian restaurant. We were shocked not only by the incredible taste of every plate we ordered, but by the undoubtable quality as well. I recommend this restaurant to anyone staying in Chania for a few days who likes italian food, it's one of the best... More 

Thank luisafrais1
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Don makes some of the best pasta dishes anywhere. My Greek friends have been eating here for years and they recommended it to me, and it was amazing. Ate here twice in two days and also got an order to go. My favorite was Spaghetti Vongole, my buddy loved the following in order Spaghetti al Pesto, Spaghetti Don Rosario.... More 

1 Thank danmite
Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

An excellent meal, great wine and friendly service. Very generous portions so come hungry. We will definitely be back!

2 Thank Sue H
Sarzana, Italy
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379 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

…with an excellent attention to local raw materials. Quality is really high, so everything in the menu is tasty, accurate and awesome. I totally suggest “Tagliatelle Saganaki”, but better to ask the personnel if there are special seasonal dishes or daily preparation. Good choice of wines. Personnel is professional and prepared and can provide really good suggestions. The restaurant is... More 

3 Thank GriGio91

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Platani, Souda, Crete 73200, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Souda
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 023663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?