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Volakas Fishtavern

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18 Akti Papanikoli, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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+30 2821 092267
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

With competitors all round, a waiter coaxed me in from across the road, to consume a huge pork steak.

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Thank Patrick F
Milan, Italy
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This tavern is situated in neo Chora beach. Is nice, staff gentle, quality of food is Ok (we have eaten one of the best feta cheese), wine as in all greek tavern not so good (I advise to taste always before to order) and price very good.

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Thank GianMarco_AfroNine
Wroclaw, Poland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This was the first, and as it turned out the best, taverna we had dinner in Crete. Delicious food - for starters we had local cheese that was just amazing, for main course we tried the vegetarian dish and volakas (yummy). The waiter was very polite. Taverna serves fruit and raki at the end of the meal and you can... More 

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1 Thank Ewelina N
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Volakas is a great taverna, they serve honest, simple, delicious Cretan dishes But besides the nice food, the waitress Georgina is the star of this place She puts a smile on your face while serving :-)

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1 Thank Alain M
Cyprus
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were in Chania for 4 days, it was the best restaurant we have eaten in. Excellent food and very good price. Very hostpitable owners, the owner is in the kitchen and you can see her also having a chat with the guests... is also interested in pleasing all requests. Thank you for a great time!

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Thank annitafarah
israel
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We visit in chania and we travle whit our car outside and sanedly we saw the flag of TripAdvisor out of the restaurant Nobody inside and we afride to go in But we deside to trust TripAdvisor review and we got in We talk to yolanda that is orner of the restorant and she show us the fresh fish the... More 

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1 Thank davidcoifman
Wroclaw, Poland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Probably the best place for lunch, dinner, or just to take some rest on whole seashore of Chania. All meals are perfect prepared. Service leds by Gergana is on outstanding level.

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1 Thank Artur W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Food made with love... Fresh and tasty! Will come back every time when in Crete! Is at the beautiful beach! Very friendly service!

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Thank Ina H
Limassol, Cyprus
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158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,316 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Visited place after the recommendation of some friends. Food was not bad as we order shrimp’s, calamari and octopus but for sure the place need renovation. Place from the beginning we sat was not looking very clean but because the food was ok we were happy. Unfo I visited WC that was near the kitchen in the inside area of... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Just have a wonderful dinner here, the waitress was very nice, cheerful, and especially cheerful when we told her how popular she is in tripadvisor, the food is also nice, freshly made and not so expensive. Definitely recommend

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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$27
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Akti Papanikoli, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 092267

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