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Taverna Monastiri

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Akti Tombazi | Venetia Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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+30 2821 055527
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Jyvaskyla, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a perfect lunch experience with my wife here. Food was superb, and the atmosphere splendid. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Thank jarmoliukkonen
Chania Town, Greece
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88 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is very popular with locals and it is not hard to see why. The food quality is good and the service fast and friendly.

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Thank Sue P
Stavanger, Norway
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72 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent several afternoons here lingering over drinks and appetizers, simply watching the world go by. The service is unobtrusive yet attentive, the view perfect. Try the fava - it is delicious!

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Thank LivingInNorway
Athens, Greece
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169 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's one of the busiest tavernas at the harbour . Probably this makes the service a bit snob or lesser than expexted. However the food quality is just excellent.

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Thank Argyro_Koukoula
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry we didnt like it at all. The food was really bad. Very bad quality. Service was ok. We left hungry. Avoid this restaurant...

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Thank traveatall
Stockholm, Sweden
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The perfect place for lunch on a sunny day, the restaurant is overlooking the Venetian fortress and the harbour. Great food too and very pleasant, unexpected complementary service with baked apple with cinnamon, ice cream and raki...

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Thank Daniela G
Flemington
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The place is quaint and adorable. The staff was friendly and helpful. We started out by ordering the Cretan spinach pie which is more like an empanada than the typical Greek spanakopita. It was fried in olive oil and contained just spinach and onions. It was good. I was looking for grilled octopus and he told me not to order... More 

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Thank Lisa V
Vancouver
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Although the quality of the food here is not as good as at Kariatis, the location is wonderful - right on the little harbour with fabulous views and terrific people watching. This is a casual place as are most if not all of the restaurants right on the water. Dinner was certainly good and we shared a bottle of the... More 

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Thank SpikeVancouver
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this place twice during our holiday. The food was amazing, big portions. The staff is very friendly, prices are reasonable. They also have kids menu for fussy kids😁 very good Wifi as well!Highly recommended!

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Thank Erzsebet M
Chania Prefecture, Greece
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a very nice lunch here overlooking the harbour, good views good food and good service at a reasonable price, no tourist rip off. Our waiter,Michalis is a great character speaks good English, signs( for those with hearing impearment ) and has an excellent sense of humour. Would recommend this taverna to anyone local and tourists alike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Tombazi | Venetia Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 055527

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?