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Defkalionos | Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
+30 2821 057035
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Defkalionos | Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My first language is English and all I can think is they don't want tourists as we sat there like idiots even when we made eye contact to call them over. It was recommended by our hotel as a place to get authentic Greek in...More

Thank rivi007
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

All the dishes over here, that we tried, were very high quality in terms of freshness and taste. Here are some of our favourite dishes. The Lamb in Wine Sauce was outstanding and it was extremely tender and the fries which came with it were...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Firstly I never leave a bad review unless I have been treat appallingly. I am disabled and use a scooter , I booked a table here on the advice of the Hotel we were staying for a Surprise for our 39th wedding anniversary, having travels...More

Thank 22myboys
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here two nights we enjoyed it so much. The bar staff at our hotel told us about this restaurant and also told us that many of the locals dine here often. We were very satisfied with the preparation and quality of the...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good traditional food! This place is a must if you want to taste local food. Make sure you reserve your table in advance

Thank Markella L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always nice to come to Christosomos.I have eaten there on several occations and has always been satisfied with the quality and standard of the food.Service is friendly and fast as the restaurant is always full.The complimentary loukomades at the end of a metal...More

Thank sivmyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Any restaurant in a town like Chania that doesn't have a sea view, but rather looks out on a car park, yet is fully booked, must be doing something right. The food was great, atmosphere was wonderful, and the staff were helpful and attentive without...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An award winning restaurant that we visited on recommendation. Just up from the marina, Chrisostmos is well worth looking for. The food is wonderful, price is reasonable and the service was excellent. The lamb was incredible.

Thank rachelsB5076VK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Chrisostomos on a recommendation but were underwhelmed. Meals were satisfactory but not outstanding (including cold chips served with one of our meals). Prices are very reasonable, but if this restaurant is content riding on its reputation it needs to maintain standards to ensure...More

1  Thank Clare14M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always wanted to have dinner here because it was highly recommended. And they were absolutely right. May be the location is not with a view, but this does not matter. The personnel was very polite. Food excellent. What ever we tried was well...More

Thank POLINA2006
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5 April 2018|
Response from GourmetThurlestone | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know.
9 January 2017|
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Response from CHRISOSTOMOS O | Property representative |
Hello,yes it's open the whole year.
Charlie F
31 October 2016|
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Response from Movemania | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to make a reservation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:45
18:00 - 23:45
18:00 - 23:45
18:00 - 23:45
18:00 - 23:45
18:00 - 23:45
18:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Defkalionos | Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 057035
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