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6 1st Parodos Portou, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 087146
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Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this restaurant as a great place to have delicious Greek food. We had the swordfish, grilled octopus, dorade and mixed grilled meat. We agreed that it was all really good. I would also recommend the homemade lemonade with ginger. 70€ for 4 meals, drinks and coffee.

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Thank Chiheb K
Middlewich
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to this stunning setting. The starters were excellent, very simple, very tasty and all served very hot. Had fresh fish of the day which was cooked to perfection. Mama's cooking dishes were also very good. All served with a smile and a joke. Recommended

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Thank Rob M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Off the tourist trap, amazing food and service and I couldn't recommend a better restaurant if I tried

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Stockholm, Sweden
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This small restaurant located near old town in Chania, offers a nice environment to enjoy some food, away from the hectic tourist streets. The grilled fresh fish and moussaka were both nice, and the pasta bolognese were alright, but not great. Staff were alert, but did the fatal mistake to serve an omelette with ham in on a vegetarian order,... More 

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Thank Ilons
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, fantastic food and very nice family serving. Tasteful background music gave the grates last touch. This is the greatest place to eat and have an unforgettable time.

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1 Thank Ramin I
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Set back from the hustle and bustle of the main harbour, we discovered this gem of a restaurant whilst wandering around the small side streets of the old town. The setting was beautiful. In what seemed like the ruins of an old castle, this restaurant would make for a perfect romantic dinner. Like others have said, the music played is... More 

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1 Thank Travis L
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the best restaurant we visited during our stay in Chania. Excellent and romantic place, excellent service and excellent food! Strongly recommended!

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Thank Στέφανος Τ
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Most delicious dishes I've ever had in Chania. Not touristic since the restaurant finds itself in a small side-street. Very friendly staff and they're always to reinvent traditional greek dishes.

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Thank Nicolas S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This place has one of the best designed yards I ever see. Food is great and portions are big. Try for sure Ofti patata (baked potato)

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Set back from the harbour, down a tiny street, Ellotia gave us a superb evening. Lovely atmosphere in a Cretan courtyard, the food, wine and service were very good and all at a very fair price ! Would definitely recommend it !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 1st Parodos Portou, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 087146

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