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Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar

Port of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 068191
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fresh salad” (3 reviews)
“swordfish” (2 reviews)
“clean toilets” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Port of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Familydinner? Romantic dinner? Dinner with friends? Go to Carpe Diem. To start with, they have the best souvlaki in Creete. Second, it is 5 meters from the sea with a marvelous view over the sunset. If you bring kids, they have a playground inside the...More

Thank Fonsteer
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice and an extra child-friendly restaurant, right by the seaside, orange parasols.. So much toy for little children to play with in a shadow in the corner, and the take away offer on a large beer is 2 EUR! The toilet is always so...More

Thank Arna G
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Were here a lot since it was close to our hotel. You pay €2.5 for a sunbed by the sea where you can stay all day. The restaurant is nice, a large Mythos beer for only €2 was very refreshing in the sun. The toilets...More

Thank Þórdís B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A restaurant by the beach of Platanias with beautiful view over the sea and good food. I had the swordfish which was really good and juicy, my bf had the Lamb shank which was also very juicy and well cooked. Our friends lived at the...More

Thank ZandyGee
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Bright fresh salads, crusty bread, a great variety of starters and mains. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Perfect position!

Thank afrothiti
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Nice place, good service and the food was ok. A nice extra with the icecream after. Clean toilets but to much of syntetic scent. Nice vue over the ocean and the volume on the stereo was low and pleasent.

Thank lilliemoore
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for spot of lunch after going g on boat trip . very nice food . good prices. Good variety . nice view out to sea .

1  Thank tina R
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Thank you!! The best price for us is to know that you enjoyed your time in Carpe Diem! Have a great time !

Reviewed 23 September 2016

Went into the taverna on the first night of my holiday and really enjoyed it. Good food. Helpful, friendly staff and very efficient. Enjoyed it so much I went back almost every night.

Thank MallyQ
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Thank you for your commments and for the time spending for the review.It was quite satisfying seen you coming back almost every day but now reading your review i have a greater smile on my face!Have a great time!

Reviewed 22 September 2016

the food is good for the price, and perfect with the view to the ocean. the reason for only giving the place 4 is the rice was a little bit to the raw side.More

Thank Ann L
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Thank you for your review!! I am sorry you did not like our rice, it is black and white and it is called ''wild''. Even if you boil it more, it will remain ''a bit alive'' as we say. But it is very healthy, very...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016

We, my wife and me, had lunch a couple of times. Personnel is very nice as usual in Crete. Carpe Diem serves excellent Cretan draught beer called Charma(Χαρμα)

Thank Jusa1
ntora_p, Ιδιοκτήτης at Carpe Diem Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2017

Charma means marvelous and yes it is the name of the fresh draught beer we serve.It is local and we try to offer you only the best of greek products. Very pleased that you enjoyed your time in Carpe Diem, hope to see you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 068191
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Seaside Restaurant – Café – BarFollow the motto: ‘’ It’s not age, it’s attitude ‘’ and spoil every member of your family by living the unique experience of eating tasteful bites of Greek traditional cuisine accompanied with healthy, fresh salads and colorful appetizers.Take a sip of life by drinking the first Cretan fresh draught beer, known for its high quality and refreshing taste, your favorite type of our house-wine made from juicy grapes of the well-known local vineyards or one of our cold, refreshing and multicolored cocktails.Of course nothing of all these would matter unless you meet the hospitality of the owners, the pleasant disposition of the stuff and the Greek atmosphere under the hot sun and near the relaxing sea.Make a choice! Enjoy through your senses!
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