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Michalis Taverna

Sourmeli 54- 56 | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 058330
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
€€ - €€€
Sourmeli 54- 56 | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We ventured into Chania after craving some decent food from our AI and despite some of the reviews on here had a lovely meal. We had Chicken Schniztel and asked for a side of pasta with Napolina sauce and lemon (one of our favourite meals)...More

Thank Brookster
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service was awful and the waitress impolite. The rice and the pork fillets were undercooked. At some point the waiter asked if he could take the olive oil and the vinegar to give it to another table....so the chair after 5 minutes....i was shocked...More

Thank Acrobat90
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We waited 30 minutes for water, more than 60 minutes for food! The quality of food is good, the location awesome, but the service destroys all!

Thank Michele9842014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A disappointing dinner. On the positive, the setting was great near the sunset. However, the service was rushed and did not seem genuine. The staff were running around which did not create a calming or positive atmosphere. It was clear there was not enough staff...More

Thank Im28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day out we arrived back in old town Chania and decided to take a walk along the stunning landscape when we spotted Michalis. It was very busy with both locals and tourists which is usually a positive sign. We ordered the grilled...More

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is at the Chania Old harbour, so it was lovely to sit and have lunch with that view. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we really enjoyed our food. We thought the free desserts and raki was a nice touch. The...More

Thank megroy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ambiance, food, and service could not have been better. Highly recommended! Stuffed veggies, fresh seafood, oysters, grilled octopus, salads, mussels & Tsikoudia. A view of the lighthouse of Chania, and located in the old town. The sunset!! All wonderful. One of the best plates to...More

Thank AlexandraLvda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there to enjoy the sunset while we are having dinner charming romantic place with a tasty meals there , friendly stuff working there I enjoyed my kalamri and my friend enjoyed his souvlaki chicken sticks go enjoy the view and have a romantic...More

Thank MontherYASEEN
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing amazing amazing ... Ladies are like a bee !!! Ahtapodi Kalamari Salads sweets .... But Shrimp 👌unbelievable ... If you r in Crete Chania don't miss this food carnival ...

1  Thank Volkan S
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

You get nice views from the terrace here, but the service is slow and incompetent. The food was only okay. Our food was delivered to the wrong table and sat there for 10 minutes. It's very expensive for what is it. They charge per person...More

Thank DaveSwin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sourmeli 54- 56 | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 058330
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The Michalis Restaurant, the most famous old harbour restaurant,is unique in offering the best of both local traditional and international cusine. Relax and enjoy lovingly prepared delicious dishes are waiting to be tasted.A terrific place to stop off for a tasty bite and a chance to enjoy first-class dishes in extremely good prices. There is a wonterful, friendly, easy-going atmosphere, becoming quite romantic at sunset as purple and orange colors surround the splendid old venetian harbor of Chania. The attitude of the staff and their quick, warm and friendly service will create the ideal ambience. Besides the food an extensive list of excellent local wines is waiting for your choice. You just found the ideal place to enjoy your lunch or dinner!!!!
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