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“Fabulous food & service by the sea”
Review of The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree
Ranked #34 of 147 Restaurants in Platanias
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$20
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: At the Olive tree restaurant you can enjoy the Cretan and Mediterean food! We use and promote local, quality products in combination with the revival of traditional flavours and new gastronomic proposals from 12:00 pm to 00:00 at midnight.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here in two evenings in the first 4 days of our holiday.
Right on the beach and so warm and welcoming.
The staff are great and nothing is too much trouble.
Food is out of this world and great value too.
Each time we asked for the bill we received complimentary desserts and of course the local Raki shots.

In Chania - visit the olive tree - fantastic night

Thank Colin F
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Great service with a beach front. Standard taverna menu and good quality. We booked ahead as this place gets busy.

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Thank TonyandTracey
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

a perfect place with a perfect location the service was great the kitchen and the food was fantastic A great thumbs up in chef...

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Thank robert12390
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

If you are in Platanias, we really recommend you to eat here EVERY DAY. We ate here last night, a three meal course and it all was amazing. The starters were great. For our main course we ate the lambchops and the 500g pork, and it was delicious. We have been to many restaurants both in different countries and in Sweden, and this was definitely among the top 3 places we’ve ever been to!

Excellent food, a wonderful view which made it so nice and cosy to enjoy our dinner at (sitting by the sand looking at the ocean and hearing the waves during dinner is as good as it gets) and mostly a GREAT staff. They are so serviceminded and so sweet and nice and made us laugh at several times during our dinner.

We could write a whole book about this place, because we were so pleased with everything but to summarize it all: The best restaurant in Platanias, the most beautiful location and the best people working. Thanks to The Olive Tree Restaurant we had an amazing night and the best ending possible to our trip. If we ever come to Platanias again, this restaurant will be our dining place every night. Thanks again for a wonderful evening! YAMMAS

Emilia Aspelin & Rhick Sample

Thank Emilia A
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Normally the food is very good. Among the best food in Platanias. However sometimes the food is poor. Almost no taste and not very nice on the plate. One of the waiters told us that this problem depends on who is working in the kitchen. One dominant person in the kitchen is not very professional. Even the waiter was a bit embarrassed about this but could not do very much about it.
Everything else with The Olive Tree is perfect, so good luck!

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Thank CoachHalmstad
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