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Ippopotamos

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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Cafe
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1 Sarpidonos | Old Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2821 044128
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08:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 12:00
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to relax with some drinks or share a mexican dish while listening to chill music and watching the harbour or tv. Also nice cat.

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Thank Sam V
South Shields, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great location on harbour, front line, with great views. Staff very pleasant and service very quick, reasonably priced. Great place for a drink and snack. Food tasty.

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Thank Chris B
Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We always try to eat local food when we travel, but sometimes you just need something familiar, and the kids had started missing junk food. So we went here for lunch and had pizza, pasta and mexican, all good food. The service was quick and positive. One drawback was the table....they have these really small, round tables (just a tiny... More 

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Thank Lizwallem
Bari, Italia
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Good place. I was there for a conference dinner in June, but it is not exactly a place where to have dinner. It seems more suitable for something to drink (cocktail, beer, etc.). In any case, the personnel is really friendly and the view is lovely.

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Thank Blesus_73
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Nice place for a beer with a good view of the harbour. It is in a quieter end of the town near a museum, on the way to the breakwater and lighthouse.

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Thank Starnurse2
Roma
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

That's a good place to start your night adventure by having a couple of beers. By the sounds of rock and alternative music you can seat outside, relax and watch the crowd pass by, it's an easy going bar.

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Thank Francesco10Totti
Chaniá, Khania, Greece
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

One of the finestBar restaurants in the city! Great cocktails, Mexican, Italian and Greek cuisine, finest music from around the world, a place u think u have there before. Great service from young boys and girls, always smiling and willing to make your day!! And of course the best raki with honey, traditional alcoholic drink, home made from local pure... More 

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Thank Akis V
Chaniá, Khania, Greece
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The decoration differs from the mainstream cafes. You can cover your apettite with one of the cold and hot dishes they serve and there are quite enough board games to spend the rest 2-3 hours there. Mostly a place for students, slow and happy.

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1 Thank Leonidas A
Cyprus
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Near the Fortino Boutique Hotel and the Neoria (west side of old port of Chania). As soon you will enter, you will feel immediately part of the Chania youth and everyday life / routine . The guys working there are always cool and friendly, but the best of all is the fact that local people at Chania will buy you... More 

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1 Thank sfc_lysandros_gr
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Popped in for a simple salad as this place seemed popular with the locals. Loads of young Greeks seemed to be having a laugh over board games and the whole scene looked very relaxed. The salad we had was plentiful and fresh, served with a smile.

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1 Thank John L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Pub, Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 12:00
Monday
08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
Thursday
08:00 - 12:00
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sarpidonos | Old Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 044128

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