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To Magazaki

14 Akti Papanikoli, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“dakos” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
14 Akti Papanikoli, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had dinner with local friends from Chania at this small and sympathetic tavern on the seaside road of Nea Chora. All dishes were tasteful and of good quality (octopus and squids though quite tough). The fried herbs were delicious. However, there was no culinary...More

Thank Konstantin F
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here three times on a ten day holiday, as a couple and as part of a group. I would very highly recommend this place for couple's or groups. Eat the Cretan way by sharing dishes rather than the European way of everybody having...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed a week and went every day the food was Devine. The fish was fresh and the calarmari and the sardines were amazing! Have the home made pork souvlaki it's amazing; and the lamb tsigariasto deliciosa!!! The big Shrimp nr 1 was amazing. The staff...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you got bored of entertaining waiters, fancy meal names, here, you will find authentic Greek atmosphere and fresh, delicious sea specialties.

1  Thank Ogren P
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch at this friendly taverna. The staff are very helpful and we ordered 3 different types of dishes, the food we had was very good and large portions. The dakos was the best I have tasted in a long time and we...More

1  Thank DEBBIE P
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Magazaki is on the seafront just off the Old Town in a street with many fish restaurants. We choose it because we noticed that it was simply decorated and there were too many Greeks, following the conventional wisdom that you better eat where locals do....More

1  Thank Antoine H
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We have been using this place for many years. A local bar serving local food and drinks at very sensible prices. A taste of Crete!

Thank Nickthespur
Reviewed 10 May 2015

While we were recommended various restaurants in Chania, we saw Magazaki and were immediately drawn to the atmosphere and clientele. No touristy trappings at all, it's like a great local place, the food is brilliant and fresh and Nextaria the cook asks what you'd like...More

Thank ruth r
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

We decided to try this restaurant As it declare to have fresh seafood. We asked the waitress were the mussels fresh she said-yes! And it was 1week or older. Shells were barely open and inside wss sooo small thing that taste more like parfume then...More

2  Thank Maria k
Reviewed 4 October 2014

We sat on loungers on the beach in front of this taverna. They allowed us to take a tray of tea to the loungers. Therefore we thought we would try their food at lunchtime. The taverna is simple in style with wooden tables and check...More

Thank Chrisjcross
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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  • Address: 14 Akti Papanikoli, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30-2821-09-91-77
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