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Nikos Platanakis

Beachfront, Kato Zakros, Crete 723 00, Greece
+30 699 231 8685
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (4 reviews)
“greek salad” (3 reviews)
“fruit” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
Beachfront, Kato Zakros, Crete 723 00, Greece
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Exeptional food and service.Sitting by the sea enjoying the waves music with excellent plates and raki

Thank imakion
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Very friendly service and hospitality. We ate greek salad and grilled fish. All was very fresh and delicious. Sitting at the seafront is very nice after walking hours through the gorge :)

Thank kseitsor
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Taverna Nikos Platanakis is located on the beach of Kato Zakros. We order a tzatziki, a Greek salad, moussaka and lamb from the oven. The service is friendly and smooth. The fries are crisp and the wine is good (retsina). The Greek salad is...More

Thank hhuisman2
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

amzing location after the hike. very nice atmosphare. excelent food. vegan frindly !!! very recomanded

Thank yotam r
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Arrived here after a day of travelling and could not have been greeted with a nicer manager (sorry I can not remember your name), so helpful and accommodating. Helped us book into Kato Zakros Palace Apartments just up the road. Went the extra mile to...More

Thank Jessiehunter
Reviewed 12 August 2016

amazing food, very friendly staff, good value for money, literrally on the beach. Family, traditional Cretan Taverna

Thank GEORGEF1983
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We visited the Nikos Platanakis restaurant after walking through the gorge known as 'The Valley of the Dead' which goes from Zakros to Kato Zakros. We drove to the restaurant and the owner helped us to arrange transportation to the start of the gorge. When...More

Thank Marjorie R
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely family run taverna on the beach. Food excellent hearty traditional fare but what makes it extra special is the much of the fruit and veg comes from the taverna's own kitchen garden. Beware ordering too much because every meal we were given a complementary...More

Thank Janet5195
Reviewed 2 December 2015

After an interesting drive from Ag Nik down to Zakros , we strolled from the archeological ruins of the Zakros Palace through the gardens of this restaurant to lunch on the beach . This is one of a strip of similar looking taverna on the...More

Thank Flynn59
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Memorable local food. Came back for second year and just as good as we remembered. Fantastic briam and herb pastries with roast vegetables

Thank Fred B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beachfront, Kato Zakros, Crete 723 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Kato Zakros
  • Phone Number: +30 699 231 8685
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