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Kanali Restaurant

Ancient Olous, Elounda, Crete, Greece
+30 2841 042075
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“mussels” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ancient Olous, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had sea bass baked in salt and it was delicious . Dinner in kanali is a sweet experience , a must go in elounda .

Thank Andreredseptember
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes! Believe the reviews it's the best in the area, great seafood, super service and great location We enjoyed the dinner there, the setting and defiantly worth another visit while we are in elounda

Thank ohashem1
Reviewed 1 week ago

called in here for lunch on the way back from Kolokithia beach and a very tasty lunch it was too !Nice to wave to people passing on small canal boats as we ate our food, delightful.. Great seafood!!

1  Thank PargaFanatic
Reviewed 1 week ago

By far this was the best restaurant it during the evening. locations is absoluetly scenic and atmosphere was great. Food presentation and portions were great. You will have to spend little bit more here, but it is worth, since the food and service does not...More

Thank Ajith H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing dinner! Grilled shrimp, grilled octopus and stuffed vine leaves to start - all were excellent - and then a baked salt crust sea bass for our main course which was perfectly done. Save space for dessert as the chocolate cake with vanilla...More

1  Thank Brian L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the best meal I have ever had! Beautiful private setting, directly on the seashore. Great service, anazing views and the best seafood I have ever tasted. Cannot recommend highly enough!

Thank dmatthews76
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited at lunchtime and enjoyed a variety of dishes including seafood. Everything was tasty and fresh. We loved the surroundings, it was nice to watch the little boats pass by as we ate. The waiters look really smart in their matching t-shirts! A bit...More

Thank GemZ77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice once for a delicious impromptu family (three adults plus my 16 and 19 year old sons) lunch and once for a pre booked evening dinner. What can I say, the food and the setting are simply gorgeous. The restaurant sits...More

Thank Holidaywiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful fish dishes and incredible al fresco dining. you are literally sitting at the waters edge watching the sun set over the mountains. Maybe a little pricey but so unique and so worth it and service is excellent.

Thank shellymeesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views, good food, great service. Sat right on waters edge and had a great view. Mainly a seafood restaurant.

Thank traveler3665
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it just seafood or other things, I have a fish allergy but the wife loves it
17 June 2017|
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Response from Brian L | Reviewed this property |
Check the menu which is online to be 100% sure. From memory, the menu is very seafood heavy. I think there was one lamb main course but you needed to pre-order it 24 hours in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ancient Olous, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 042075
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