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48 Portou, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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+30 2821 076261
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London, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This address is no longer a restaurant. I believe Susanna has reopened at Nea Chora Beach. Can't wait to try her exquisite cuisine at her new venue when I have located it!

Thank Nikos051
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portes is in new location at NeaHora... fantastic seaside location overlooking the beach... gorgeous ambience, same awesome food & service. Such a treat to eat there! Well done Susanna & team 😃

Thank Mairead O
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would not miss having a meal here when we are in Chania. We always have a great night with friends. Cant wait to try out the new location

Thank butts963
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Meal was excellent, Great atmosphere and the service excellent. Stayed 5 nights in Chania I went there 3 nights and each time I discovered new tastes and flavors covering from fresh fish (tuna and octupus carpaccio) to excellent meat dishes and amazing salads Highly recommended .

Thank Tzitzilonis V
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I've visited this restaurant on a number of occasions, based on the fact that it's consistently highly rated and provides a menu with meals that differ from the usual fare. It's always very busy and you need to book to be certain of a table. I've always enjoyed each meal, and the food represents good value, but I must confess... More 

Thank TNH-111
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Portes a number of times on our last holiday to Chania, There are many good restaurants in Chania but Portes manages to be unique . A Greek friend recommended a visit as Portes is in the top 10 restaurant in Greece . The food is all truly scrumptious. The staff are friendly and on the... More 

1 Thank connollygang
Gatineau, Canada
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We didn't have a reservation so all the tables outside were taken. We were escorted to the rooftop. I feel that they could add a little ambiance to this rooftop with lights and flowers. The service was great and the food fabulous. We really enjoyed our evening.

Thank swiss2006
Perth, Australia
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965 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,292 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Portes is at present situated in Portou St and you can sit outside in the garden filled lane, inside or on the roof terrace. Susanna wanders amongst the guests to chat and enquire on their meals. The food is amazing, we shared the wild snails in rosemary for starters such delicious flavours. Our mains of rabbit cooked in prunes and... More 

3 Thank lindakthomas
San Francisco
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I have been eating here for many years, inventive food with great service and good prices. I really love the meatballs, stuffed courgette flowers.

Thank tourgrrl
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Ate twice in Portes last week: superb modern Mediterranean cooking, cheerful ambience, incredible value for money. Two memorable dinners! Go Suzanna & team...

Thank Mairead O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Portou, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 076261
This is a small family owned restaurant which has operated in the Old Harbour of Hania since 2004.We have recently moved to our new premises on the water front on Nea Hora Beach with ample seating along the beautiful harbour there.As you approach the restaurant you can't help but notice our charming decor featuring old doors as the name "PORTES" means doors.The Irish owner/chef offers her customers a blend of trend and tradition with her unique recipes catering for all tastes including local,greek,mediterranean,seafood,vegetarian and vegan options.All ingredients are fresh,seasonal,local and bought daily.Recipes are designed depending on the season and availability therefore be sure to checkout the blackboard displaying new dishes and daily specials.Here at"Portes" we open our doors each day to welcome our customers.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?