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Square of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
+30 2821 068992
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gyro plate” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Square of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Family run, and it is a loving family. Skip the frozen-then-deep fried pie, but the rest is amazing. Go for the greek dishes.

Thank Niclas L
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Visited for lunch recently and ordered Cretan meatballs; these were amazing, slightly spicy in a rich tomato sauce. My partner ordered the spaghetti carbonara which again was so full of flavour. All ingredients were freshly cooked. Sometimes, I fear tourist spot menus end up the...More

Thank convey766
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Food in this restaurant that you can miss easily while walking by is excellent. Portions are big and quality is really good. Especially their Gyros is really good for lunch. If you eat lightly, maybe sharing the portion with another light eater is good idea....More

Thank 67tomppeli .
Avrofiliton, Ιδιοκτήτης at Avrofiliton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2015

thank you so much for your nice comment about our restaurant we hope see you again another time

Reviewed 28 April 2015

Great spot for a lunch break. Visited the area for the first time, and was pleasantly suprised by this restaurants venue. Very helpful waitstaff. The food was very good, and made with fresh local ingredients. Very generous portions. I will make sure that I visit...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Had a nice meal. food was good. menu had a good selection. prices reasonable. The staff were really nice and service good. Down side - the very annoying parrot that would not shut up. Up side - complimentary half liter of wine on the house.

Thank jp t
Reviewed 24 July 2014

If you want to taste really good greek food in a really Cretan atmosfer it's the place to be Close to platanias square

2  Thank giannisplatanias
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We have been on this restaurant several times and we have always been satisfied with the service and the food. We can strongly recomend this. We have also been with friends and they was exited by their visit as well.

Thank Torbjorn2014
Reviewed 27 June 2014

We chose to eat dinner in Avrofiliton, because it looked "more local" compared to other eateries in Platanias. Service was good and food was nice.

Thank Ami V
Reviewed 28 May 2014

A restaurant where you can see the local people, there is always a guarantee that the food and service is good. Here, you may sometimes hear and see the old men song and dance performances, which will make their own pleasure, not for tourists. It...More

1  Thank Tapyo
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We passed by Platanis just to see the place. The old town on the top of the hill is maybe more greek that Platanis.. However we had a great meal in this restaurant. Very good service and like always in touristic places we meet neighbours...More

Thank H2O40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Square of Platanias, Platanias, Crete 73014, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 068992
  • E-mail
Traditional family restaurant.Real greek food ,homemade pizza,special steaks and many others plates in a cozy place with many flowers and very kind people. Here also you can find typical mezes (greek tapas).You can ask for vegeterian and vegan food.Avrofiliton is the meeting point in the centre of Platanias for local people and tourists for many years now.Giouli and Vagelis is here to welcome you and make you feel the greek hospitality.
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