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53 Theotokopoulou, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 076741
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Galatas, Greece
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138 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I went a few times for dinner in this restaurant and the result has always been very convincing. The restaurant is in a beautiful pedestrian street close to the Venetian harbor, very nice and well cared for. The outside tables are a bit too close to each other unfortunately. The food is really good and the staff is very kind,... More 

Thank AHeadFullOfDreams75
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We were a family of 6 visiting the restaurant for dinner. Food was very good however serving personel seemed to be non-interested in the guests and non-smiling

Thank Kell T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Good Cretan food, with a nice twist. Also,make the best curry in Crete. However, the service staff should be trained in waitering. It's like being served by prisoners, just imagine. The atmosphere is dead, due to the staff. It's amazing how this place continues, with these Neanderthals. AND, we didn't get into any confrontation. Just honest.

Thank Mario G
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here in each of the last 3 years and the food has always been excellent. This time I brought my brother and his fiancé and we were all blown away. We shared the Seafood Special and it was all incredible. The Grilled Octopus was the highlight. Every dish we had was superb and the kids said the... More 

Thank Rivelino70
Tel Aviv, Israel
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We followed other good reviews on this lovely restaurant , all correct and we had good lunch. Located in a small street with old city atmosphere. Family of five and each found his dish. Fresh Greek salad, Amizing Tzatziki, hot and tasty stuffed Vine leaves, good Moussakas and more!. We could not chose better for our lunch.

Thank Michal000
Chania Town, Greece
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Whatever we ordered was nicely prepared and tasty, the environment cosy and the staff friendly. On top of that a nice local band playing laika and rembetika songs keeping us entertained! Overall I can comfortably recommend kalnterimi!

Thank AndreasBrok
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Decided to return to this restaurant after having lunch a couple of days before and we were not disappointed. The staff are very friendly and accommodating, finding us a table inside on a windy evening. Both the lamb, which could have fed two, and the salmon dishes were cooked to perfection. No need to order dessert as it comes as... More 

Thank Rosssmack
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

We enjoyed this restaurant very much. Not only was the service very good, but everything we ordered for dinner on 3 different nights was fabulous. We are only sorry that we discovered it so late in our stay.

Thank Dianne808
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped at Kalnterimi as recomended by locals. The experience was espectacular and we doubt we will even try other restaurant in town for the two days left we have. The bread served with tomato and oil is fantastic. And thats only the bread. Order whatever from the daily recomendations and you will bot be dissapointed. Staff formidable and very... More 

Thank Isabel R
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times in the last few years and we all agree that it is the best restaurant in Chania town. Everything is great and they clearly put a lot more thought into the food than most places that just churn out the same old dishes. Salads are excellent as well.

Thank Rivelino70

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Theotokopoulou, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 076741

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