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Drakiana Cafe Restaurant

Platanias, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 061677
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meat pie” (2 reviews)
“moussaka” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Platanias, Crete, Greece
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Situated outside the city in a good and pleasant rural frame.A good table Cretan as we like them and as we like returning for the pleasure there.

Thank Chris2437
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Worth the short walk from Platanias through the orange and olive groves. Family run taverna offering friendly service of delicious food and a good variety of drinks. Beautiful setting amongst the trees at the side of a crystal-clear river flowing down from the White Mountains

Thank welshprince
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Nice walk 35 minutes from platanias through orange and olive groves with a stunning panorama across to the sea when we came upon this taverna set by the river. 2 beers whist we perused the menu put us in the mood to stay for lunch...More

Thank S H
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice place the river. Call them if you need a free pick up and drop they will do it. Food is excellent so is service. Beautiful garden setting. Must try.

Thank 01480
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Drakiana Taverna is in the middle of nowhere by the river! We chose to eat their twice in our one week stay as it came recommended and was also quite close to where we were staying. The taverna is in a lovely setting - very...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Every time we visit Crete we go back here and are always amazed by how delicious the food is. Last night we had the cheese and ham flogeres. They are to die for! The pastry is so thin and crispy and all home made. If...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We have to visit this Taverna each year we travel around Crete as the food is just superb and the family make you feel so welcome. It's in the countryside next to a river. If you get the chance do try the meat pie it's...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended for travelers and locals, searching for tasty, quality and pure Cretan recipes. The place is peaceful, spacious-discrete and the owner is very kind, calm and willing to make your visit convenient enough! Ideal place for family's also

Thank Man M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, and a lovely location with the river running right next to where we were seated.

Thank Nikolaj M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A great 3 km walk from Platanias was worth everything - this is a very cozy family place by the creek in the Orange orchard - sit outside and enjoy the nature and crickets - and the fresh orange juice 😜 Good food as well...More

Thank Greensworld
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sparrow12342015
3 October 2015|
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Response from Petros M | Property representative |
No I'm sorry, the wine is bottled special for drakiana.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 061677
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