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Amphora Taverna

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49 Akti Koudourioti | Old Venetian Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
Name/address in local language
+30 2821 093224
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What drew us to this restaurant were the 2015 -2016 certificate of excellence from trip advisor sign at the entrance. I wanted to get lamb gyro and when we sat down they said they didn't have it. We got pork gyro and I rate my meal 5 out of 10. My husband 7 out of 10. They treated us with... More 

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Thank Vanessa L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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2,671 reviews
1,414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 486 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fine dining restaurant near the sea with nice view to the harbour; Nowadays, it refers to various mezzes and sophisticated other menus as fresh fishs; personalized service and delicious cuisine, you will like to return.

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Thank Manuela L
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best giros we had. Fresh salad. Very friendly and helpful staff. We ate there three times. We like it very much. The bedt place we ate in the harbour. Recommended

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Thank traveatall
Halifax, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went one evening lucky to get a meal as the day after they closed for the season. it overlooks the harbour and is in a very pleasant spot. The staff were nice not too pushy especially as the one next door was. we had souvlaki greek salad and house wine all in all quite pleasant, and would go back,... More 

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Thank L B
manchester
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

There are many restaurants around the harbour but this one stands out as the staff to not tout for your business. That's one reason was called in for lunch. The service is quick and polite. Bread and olive paste arrive soon after you place your order. We opted to do lunch tapas style ordering the muscles, calamari and stuffed vine... More 

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Thank andrew p
Notts,England
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120 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped for lunch at this restaurant as they made a big play of their 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Given our experience they won't be winning it for 2016. The pizzas were a good size, with plenty of topping, and sensibly priced but the service was the poorest we experienced during a weeks stay in Crete.

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Thank Bagabargain
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had stayed in Creta 15 days This was the worst play we have eaten Too expensive and bad food Also the waiter was not kaind

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Thank Marcello M
Chicago, Illinois
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

As I wrote in my glowing review of Lithos restaurant, there are many restaurants on the old harbor in Chania and choosing one is difficult. This one was another great one. Fresh well prepared food, modest prices for the quality and quantity. Staff was efficient and friendly. Loved it and would go back.

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Thank Michael C
Tuusula, Finland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We found this place, because I asked from a greek lady if she could suggest me a good restaurant. Rabbit stifado was very soft and tasty. As Finnish we liked the place also because nobody from the restaurant asked us to come in! Average prices and clean toilet.

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Thank girasole_883
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nice location and service but food did not amazed us. Simple moussaka was less tasty then from M&S ;-) just OK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Cuisine
Greek, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Akti Koudourioti | Old Venetian Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 093224

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