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Odos Mahis Kritis, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
+30 2821 038141
17:00 - 23:45
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has very good and simple greek food, especially the mushroom ala cream and Stefado is a must when you visit Socrates. We ended up coming back because the food was so good, and the staff very friendly and focused on good service. The view from the terasse is beautiful, but it was a bit chilly at night because... More 

Thank Stine Waagsbø L
Joensuu, Finland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very nice restsurant with good view. We had a chicken and pork casserole with cream and mushrooms. It was good, but the sides..it was served with bowl of steemed rice and potatoes. The best potatoes that I have ever had! The restaurant had also dinner menus that included starters, main, vine etc. Next time will try that.

Thank Ani8484
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were walking up to the top of the hill when we decided to go to Socrates instead. It's a nice family restaurant and the food tasted very good. They have menus for two that I recommend. It includes a bottle of wine, ouzo and food that makes you roll downhills after dinner.

Thank Equinoxe_xx
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I visited the restaurant twice during my stay. Beginning with the setting on a lovely terrace overviewing Platanias and the sea. It was an amazing atmosphere especially for sunset. The staff was welcoming and caring at all times. The food choice is really good as well. Especially the starter choices are a beautiful selection of everything you would expect from... More 

Thank Peter H
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely lovely meal,Family of 3 teenage girls and parents. The appetisers were particularly yummy while the main courses were also beautifully presented. My souvlaki in particular was stunning, while my daughter's chicken .. was also notable.

Thank Bill Z
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We came spontaneously to platanias and we were looking for authentic Greek cousine in this pool full of 'Mediterranean restaurants' we found this place and we were not disappointed. Not far away from the crowded main promenade, but far enough to not be annoyed by all the noise, is this restaurant, with nice staff!!! Nice food!!! I wish the family... More 

Thank Christian Z
Platanias, Greece
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The food is just lovely to good prices. Your getting a service that you newer forget.Always doing the best for you when you wising Socrates. Its a lovely wiuv from the restaurant.

Thank 311J_A
Stjordal Municipality, Norway
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had the pleasure to dine here at several occasions and we were never let down by a friendly and talented staff. The cuisine in typically greek and what separates this restaurants from other in Platanias is that it is run by a family. Mother is cooking, father is doing the administrative and the daughters are serving. This truly gives... More 

Thank Rune H
Drammen, Norway
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Wonderful family-run restaurant a little bit up the hill, with a nice view. We ordered one of the menus where we got several courses with amazing food. The atmosphere was relaxed, and the staff was lovely and helpful. We would definitely recommend a visit here.

Thank Tonje E
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food and good menu. Autenthic athmospere with traditional greek music. Prices are quite a same as in Platanias centrum. Absolutely fantastic!

Thank Jari K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
17:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Odos Mahis Kritis, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 038141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?