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Arokaria - Restaurant - Cafe

Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
+30 693 895 4602
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
1 Sep 2016
“Perfect for a morning coffee.”
23 Aug 2016
“Different than the others”
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The setting looked great and authentic..thats the only complement i can give. We were seated very quickly, it then took an age to have a waitress come to the table, we ordered drinks and food at the same time. 35 mins later we contemplated leaving...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Wish we had read the review's before we went. Save you money and go somewhere else. The place it's self looks lovely. We went in there was no one to seat us. When they did the table cloth was burnt. We ordered out food. Then...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

There are over 100 restaurants in Platanias I was there for Two weeks and this was easily the worst one I ate in. Yes the setting in nice but the food is God Aweful. Luke warm meat half Raw French fries and very minimal portion...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

This place was a big disappointment. As reading the previous reviews, I think it's worth mentioning that one should make difference between the coffee place and the restaurant. The coffee place seems to be nice, bit the restaurant is absolutely the opposite. First, the girl...More

Thank Maritsa79
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We popped into this cafe early one morning simply because it looks so beautiful - and it is - the decor is a delight. We had a freddo espresso and orange juice, both were lovely. We didn't eat anything so can't review meals - they...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Arokaria is a local coffee place that serves nice desserts and homemade refreshments. The architecture of the place is also very nice!

Thank Stella C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been several times to this lovely place. The atmosphere is great, Variety of choice for drink and many snacks. We even listened live music there. The cafe is beautifully furnished with many wooden details. They have good Wi-fi connection as well. The stuff...More

Thank ivanas1973
Reviewed 5 August 2016

we were drawn to this place as it stood out from the rest and we wasn't disappointed. my 2 children ordered from the kids menu and the portion sizes were very good,i enjoyed my lamb chops and the price was very good, would go back...More

Thank tillyrihanna
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Had a couple of beers here. When we ordered we got a plate of cheese, homemade pickles, tomatoes, different slices of meat. Along with the beers of course. Had a great waiter that was really pleasant and I recommend a stop here to at least...More

Thank Christoffer D
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This restaurant isn't entirely bad, but it's totally unremarkable. The place is very nice but the food feels so uninspired. We made the mistake of eating in very popular cretan locations twice, once here and once in Chania. Places like this simply can't compete with...More

Thank Andrea G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$21
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias-Chania, Platanias, Crete 73104, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 693 895 4602
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On the main street of Platanias, lies the restaurant “AROKARIA”In a beautiful garden, with touches of traditional architecture that tie up harmonically with the rich natural environment, we have accommodate, since 1991 til today, thousands of visitors, known or not.Staying faithful to the authentic Cretan cuisine, we offer our visitors the joy to taste traditional dishes given with a modern perception, emphasizing to the authentic tastes and pure local products..
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