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Kali Kardia

Afrata, Platanias, Crete 73006, Greece
+30 2824 022077
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (3 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Afrata, Platanias, Crete 73006, Greece
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We had the good fortune to rent an excellent villa in Afrata for 5 days, and guess what there are 2 great family restaurants (friendly competition!) in Afrata village. Kali Kardia is the one on the left! Family run with local specialities and a few...More

Thank StaffordshireTrebs
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went for dinner. We had staka with eggs, fava bean dip, traditional meat pie from Chania, sheftalia and grandma' rabbit. Delicious food, all dishes very tasty and the service very good.

Thank Stefania L
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, fantastic service and the location was wonderful. Recomend everyone to visit this restaurant!

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is a family taverna where you can eat genuin, local, km 0 cretean food (the food comes from their farm). Dina and Kostas are lovely and kindest persons who will help you in the choise. Prices are really cheap and portions very big. You...More

Thank lotty909
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We are very satisfied of this restaurant! Good meze, good meal! And the girl was really nice! I recommand!

Thank Pierre T
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The original Kali Kardia was a home from home for locals and regular visitors alike, but suffered from a restricted menu and occasionally capricious service. Now refurbished and managed with enthusiasm by Konstantinos and Tzina, the grandchildren of the previous owners, it has been opened...More

Thank tram0nt
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This small family run Taverna is located in Afrata where we recently spent a week. On our first day in the village we were introduced to the taverna by Manos (who helped us out with many practicalities during our stay - many thanks ! )...More

Thank Ulf A
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the local specialities with unique sunset view to the sea and mountains and service from the heart.

Thank Nea K
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last weekend..They offer very good local traditional food at the best prices..We order "pougi" stuffed with lamb, honey and orange which was really a top main dish!!Stuffed tomatoes with rice and local rabbit cooked by the most welcome grandma Giorgia!!We have...More

Thank John k
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Crossing the Kolimvari after Gonia Monastery and a magnificent 5km route the visitor arrives in the picturesque village of Afrata.There is the traditional restaurant ''kali kardia''. In this restaurant they have ensured the best quality and purity of your meals,folowing the recipes of old,cooked and...More

Thank costasmp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Afrata, Platanias, Crete 73006, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias  >  Afrata
  • Phone Number: +30 2824 022077
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Crossing the Kolymvari after a magnificent 5km route the visitor arrives in the picturesque village of Afrata. There is the traditional tavern 'Kali Kardia' traditional homemade food is always freshcooked with fresh law vegetables, extra virgin olive oil, thyme honey, authentic local spices(oregano,sage) and an exceptionall selection of meats.
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