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Restaurant Zafferano

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Platanias, Crete 730 14,, Greece
+30 2821 038180
18:00 - 23:30
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Its an delicated Italien restaurant with beautiful designed atmosphere in the END of Platanias next to Minoas Palace Hotel. Very Good different taste of food. Its very recomanded place,its a quiet place for romance couple and even for families,good choise to try 🌺🍾🍽☕️💖

Thank Anne M
milan, italy
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145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Usually I don't eat at italian restaurants abroad but after weeks of greek meal I was eager of pasta and I was fully satisfied. Cozy decor (reminds a little to a disco club) has a selected menu and has some very delicious dishes (tartare first).

Thank Dario S
Athens, Greece
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great service, nice surroundings and interesting dishes. The desserts are also worth trying. Prices acceptable for the quality offered. Recommended

Thank Thanassis T
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at this lovely restaurant. Filet of beef with truffle sauce, chicken mozzarella and the sushi was delicious. Not to mention the desert menu with the "mushroom" that was something extra. Highly recommend a visit and will be going back soon.

Thank KrisSweden
Floro, Norway
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a family dinner here and the food we had was diverse but Everything tasted REALLY good. We had diffrent pastas and some lobster risotto and it tasted trully amazing. Highly recommended for the whole family.

Thank Anders H
Holstebro, Denmark
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this little place as a group of 8 adults, having seen it on TA. We didn't know what to expect other than italian food, but we were pleasantly surprised. REALLY good food and variety, good service and comfy setting with glimpses of the sea and sunset. We all loved it and would not hesitate to come back, should... More 

Thank JakobAhler
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a perfect evening at the restaurant Zafferano. We were offered a table but asked to switch because the people beside us were smokers and got a new one. The service was super friendly and lovely. We took the sushi plate together which was amazing. The price is relatively high for greek conditions but still cheap compared to most... More 

Thank Gary H
Haslev, Denmark
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52 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Thus the salmon wasn't cooked and had to be switched to a new, I still apply 4 stars. The way they handled the complain and the service they provided already when entering the restaurant bring the restaurant in top level. The food was well tasting and nice served

Thank Hrjolls
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

As we already have visited the sister restaurant in Chania town, we know about this restaurant in Platanias. After a bus ride from our hotel we jumped if the bus and walked for a while before finding the restaurant. We were very well received and got a nice table in the beautiful dining room (i was even more beatiful when... More 

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Bromma, Sweden
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Platanias, just a few hundred meters from our hotel. I was a little bit suspicious seeing that they serve both Italian cuisine and sushi, but I was pleasantly surprised. We were seated at the back, where you could feel the nice sea breeze and birds singing. We had a starter and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$54
Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Sushi
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias, Crete 730 14,, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 038180
Restaurant Zafferano is the second Italian restaurant opened by the owners of the well-established Restaurant Kariatis in Chania. Beautiful, contemporary design offering both style and comfort, Zafferano opened in 2004 with a refreshingly different menu comprised of premier ingredients from both Crete and Italy. Every dish at Zafferano is prepared and cooked completely fresh to order, serving up a delicious selection of fresh pasta, risotto, fresh filleted fish and seafood specialities, vegetarian dishes and succulent fresh fillet steaks. Also for the third summer we continue to seduce sushi lovers with our sensational sushi bar. All this, together with the added indulgence of our delicate, gourmet desserts and a wine list featuring both excellent award-winning Greek wines and an extensive choice of great International wines from around the world - we invite you to fine dine in Zafferano for what promises to be, an evening of delicious indulgence!

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