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Amphora Restaurant

| 2nd Passage of Theotokopoulou str, Old Venetian Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 093224
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Greek, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
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| 2nd Passage of Theotokopoulou str, Old Venetian Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

The old harbour has a lot of restaurants. They cater mostly for tourists.The amphora lies at the end of the row. When you managed to pass all the others this is a good option for standard brasserietype of food. They are well organised, The menu...More

Thank BrusselsGlobetrotter
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Lots to choose from in Old Town but we were thrilled to have stopped here. Everyone was welcoming and the food was fabulous. We were traveling with another couple and the owner promised our husbands red snapper right out of the water. It was amazing...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

And these guy didn't hassle us to eat here and we were rewarded with a fabulous lunch with an amazing view. We a group of 10 ladies were looked beautifully. Food was very tasty and lots of it. Thank you.

Thank Jacksonsinbrighton
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We'd had a disappointing trip on the sightseeing bus in Chania, so we looked for a good restaurant to cheer us up with a good lunch. We settled on the Amphora Tavern by the old Venetian Harbour and we were not disappointed. The food was...More

Thank Gouge47
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I had stuffed eggplant and a couple of mojitos. Good food and drinks and attentive yet respectful service (ie they don't push sales or hassle you to come in). Main meal (stuffed eggplant) was €7 so reasonably priced for the harbour front location.

1  Thank alk2303
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here one hot October day after a ride on Captain Nick's boat. The large mixed fish plate was amazing, the Cretan Salad was to die for: can't get enough of that creamy Cretan cheese. Lovely wait staff and the freebie icecream for our...More

Thank Fleehee
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We stopped at this taverna on the Venetian harbour front for a light lunch. We ordered a Greek salad and 'little fishes' to share. A couple of bread rolls and olive paste turned up first (later charged for at €1 pp) - tasty. The plate...More

Thank BigH2
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Great fresh seafood. Fantastic pizza. We enjoyed this harbour side taverna. Complimentary fruit and raki to finish. I would definitely return.

1  Thank Ed A
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We ordered the mixed seafood for 2. The mix of seafood was ok but the seafood was not as fresh. The anchovies was even having a bad taste, mussel was tasteless, and shrimps were not even grilled but boiled.

Thank 9Traveler8
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

We ordered lamb and grilled feta cheese. The lamb meat was very hard, they added 1 euro per person for bread without us ordering it, we didn't get any water where in any other restaurant water was free and given before the meal. Don't go...More

Thank Przemysław W
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Response from VEP7 | Property representative |
No my friend is not open...we stay open from 1st of April till end of October every year...looking forward to service you that months...
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 2nd Passage of Theotokopoulou str, Old Venetian Harbor, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 093224
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