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EmeraldSnack Bar & Restaurant

Emerald Hotel, Plaka, Crete 730 08, Greece
+30 2825 031978
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pana cotta” (2 reviews)
“white wine” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM Hours
Seafood, Barbecue, Mediterranean, Greek, Fusion
$$ - $$$
Emerald Hotel, Plaka, Crete 730 08, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfriendly welcome, unpleasant people, and poor food (happlily served in very small portions). Many other restaurants around that are worth a lot better !

Thank Oliver G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a shame, this is such a lovely location, great ambience, and our family meal started well, with delicious starters. But something is very wrong with the management of this restaurant. No fresh fish, some extremely small portions in the main courses, including a platter...More

Thank MPJ22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family dinner there with perfect view and good food which it was overpriced.tables were not straight and that was not completely comfortable to eat.A lot of years ago I have been At a restaurant and they do not offer something at the...More

Thank Nikos C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent evening, wide food variety, perfect house-wines, super and very friendly service. Element does a perfect job, much much better than the odd tavernas.

Thank Antonis2307
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I visited here, we had a few hours escape from the ankle biters. The setting is absolutely stunning, the food was very very good and the service was ok. Waiters and waitress very polite, however our table was made up on arrival,...More

Thank josh R
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice experience of greek food served in an imaginative way. New flavours and colours. Nice music and amazing views. Bravo chef!!!

Thank Kokkino73
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent home made food, you won't be disappointed:-) By the way the name of the restaurant is ELEMENT

1  Thank Zorbathepolak
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Got to the restaurant which had only one family seated at two tables and were waiting on their food. Ask the waiter if we could eat and we sat down and watched the very nice view. Approx 15 minutes went by and the waiter served...More

Thank Roger Ö
Reviewed 20 October 2017

What a lovely place. Great food and the most beautiful view. We were seven for lunch and althoug( we had to wait awhile the food was really tasty.

Thank LindaHScotland
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We came here for a special anniversary meal as we'd popped in before for a coffee and liked the look of the place. The setting is beautiful, perched high on a cliff overlooking the bay of Souda, Almyrida and the mountains. We sere seated at...More

Thank Northernblonde
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16 October 2015|
Response from Zorbathepolak | Reviewed this property |
There is a new owner and the food is excellent, you should go back there :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emerald Hotel, Plaka, Crete 730 08, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Plaka
  • Phone Number: +30 2825 031978
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Emerald
Surrounded by trees and plants, the shady snack-bar & restaurant area at Emerald Hotel, with panoramic sea view is a peaceful and magical place to enjoy your snack or dinner. Breakfast and all other meals, are served on an a la carte basis. Our restaurant serves Fusion Cretan Coastal Cuisine with local fresh ingredients. The chef Christos Saridakis is creating unique recipes such as sushi rolls with wine leafs and many more … We are serving refreshing cocktails, funky beers & our wine list is an indicative presentation of the Cretan vineyard in all its glory.
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