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“Excellent food, value for money, friendly staff”
Review of Kariatis

Ranked #25 of 505 Restaurants in Chania Town
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$59
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Beautiful, stylish restaurant built on the old Kastelli wall in the wonderful, picturesque Venetian harbour of Chania. Established in 1993, Kariatis enjoys an excellent reputation for top quality food and service with an impressive menu created and served with proficiency and flair. Imaginative and refreshingly different dishes inspired by flavoursome, colourful, aromatic ingredients from both Crete and Italy offering an appetizing assortment of Italian and Mediterranean dishes and delicious gourmet desserts. Also serves fresh filleted fish dishes including sea bass, salmon and tuna and lots of luscious seafood pasta and risotto dishes. During the winter months we will be seducing sushi lovers with our sensational sushi. Kariatis also offers an extensive selection of award-winning Greek and International wines from around the world.
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with a large group, no booking but very accommodating. Food was great, rich pasta sauces and ideal portion sizes. Service was attentive without being insistent. Complementary desert wine and truffles to end the evening.

Thank Ali P
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places. We’ve been many times and the food is delicious every single time. It’s disappointing that they don’t offer sushi all year round but the other options are fabulous too. The staff is the best. They always recognize us and ask about the family. The food comes decently fast as well. They also offer these amazing little chocolate truffles at the end of the meal (THE BEST BY FAR)!!

Thank Oliveem
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We picked Kariatis from the Tripadvisor site and the whole evening was excellent from start to finish. We shared a tuna carpaccio for starter and a sea bass and steak for mains. Absolutely delicious in fact so delicious we went back 2 nights later and had the same dishes again.
Staff were friendly, chatty and attentive 10/10.

Thank rolyroly1968
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We are really fond of Greek food, so at first I thought I didn't want to eat in an Italian restaurant, but after walking by, it looked so welcoming that we decided to eat there that evening. We had not booked, but on a Sunday night in late September that was not a problem. There is a lovely ambience at the restaurant. The staff are professional and very welcoming. The choice of dishes was excellent and the wine list was varied and not too expensive. We liked this so well that we ate there again two nights later. The sardines, the fish, the dessert were all excellent. The only dish that we felt was below par was a rather watery, slightly underdone truffle risotto. Every other dish was between excellent and outstanding. I highly recommend this restaurant which is not expensive compared to other good restaurants in Chania. It is absolutely good value for money!

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1  Thank Georgia B
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We spent 11 days in Crete, enjoying many good meals but this is the stand out restaurant for a fine dining experience. Decor is fabulous, tucked away from the crowds,service perfect and the food and wine were truly delicious and not expensive by any means

1  Thank trelogan
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