We visited prior to walking around the Aptera archeological sites to fuel us on our way Delicious local cuisine served by an enthusiastic matriarch keen to ensure we were ready for the task ahead
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We stopped by chance after visiting the nearby ruins of Aptera on a Thursday late lunch time. The smell of cooking was gorgeous. Service was friendly and polite just what you want. The meals were so taste, I had Butterbean stew which Crete is famous...More
We've visited the Chania end of Crete 5 times now over the past decade. There is one place that makes us feel like we've someone returned home: Aptera Taverna. It's location, with panoramic views over the valley to Stylos and beyond is a delight. So...More
We had 2 evenings here and had a great time each night.Excellent service made to feel like a local .The food, both Fish and local dishes are superb.Good value to boot. All fresh locally sourced , yes you can tell! The atmosphere is fabulous too,...More
After visiting the ancient ruins in Aptera it is well worth stopping for a bite to eat here. The restaurant is run by the lady owner who prepares, cooks and serves the food. The menu is on a black board which shows what has been...More
The food is beautiful and very reasonable priced, the staff couldn't be more friendly hence why we have been coming to this restaurant for the past 25 years of visiting Crete. Proper traditional Cretan food in a beautiful setting.
We had some bad experiences with fancy restaurants in Chania and Crete in general. The mass tourism always gets in the way of having a remarkable food experience, so we were looking for some "real" food... And we got it at the Aptera restaurant!