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28300, Greece
+30 694 248 7436
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
29 Sep 2016
3 Sep 2016
“Great food, friendly service & unbeleivable views”
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
28300, Greece
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very ,very good, nice people, Excellent. will always do their best for you. Excellent food. Excellent chef de cuisine (Vasislis). Kostas, and his wife, the owners have a real heart for the restaurant. Waiters always friendly. Best on the island. Will recommend it without a...More

2  Thank pododesar
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Situated around 8-10 kilometres from Vathy atop the isthmus that separates North from South Ithaca Chani (Xani) is well worth the drive. My wife had a superb swordfish steak & I had baked lamb & potatoes. They rear their own lamb & goat & it...More

Thank Boyo45
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wide and varied menu, with goat and cheeses from their own production. Quiet at lunchtime, even in August. And stunning views to both sides of the island. Friendly service and good value.

Thank StevefromWashington
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We spend a very nice evening with tasty fresh Salat, excellent lamp, beautiful haloumi cheese and very good red wine! The desert, a kind of Tiramisu, was also very nice. We were sitting in front of the open fireplace and beautiful Christmas tree. So the...More

Thank April T
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We are regular visitors to Ithaca and Chani restaurant is our favorite The view is superb the food fantastic and the service great The owner Yerasimoula is a lovely lady who will do everything to make your night Our niece held her wedding reception here...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Although this restaurant is a little drive out of Vathy the views are outstanding. We ate there a few times. The food was typical good quality Greek cuisine. We did not watch the sunsets, but did watch Vathy slip quietly into darkness. The owner was...More

Thank HappyWanderers31
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This restaurant is the perfect place to watch the sun set and the moon rise. Cathy on one side and Kefalonia on the other you can't help but be mesmerised by the glorious panoramic scenery. The food is local and tasty. We came here two...More

1  Thank RinaBina
Reviewed 8 September 2015

This restaurant is probably located on Ithaca's most beautiful spot. The views are stunning. The food however isn't. I had lamb chops which were dry and overcooked. My friend had fried cod which was very, very oily. The location is beautiful, the staff are friendly,...More

Thank Bloed M
Reviewed 7 September 2015

My girlfriend and I had been trekking the south of the island all early afternoon and on the way back to the north thought we would take a break along the road at Xani (Chani) Before walking into the restaurant, we thought we would just...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I v been eating there on a hot summer nigth in early august, we where a group of 8 people and all the food was tasty and amazing, i m still dreaming of spaghetti with fennel, shrimps and a liquor of wich i don't remember...More

Thank Tirrena_K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28300, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Ionian Islands  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +30 694 248 7436
  • E-mail