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Ta Chalkina

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Akti Tobazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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+30 2821 041570
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very cosy restaurant. The food was delicious and the staff more than helpful. The cretan music very nice. it deserve a visit!!! Recommend to have reservation, because it very busy.

Thank Liviu S
Nicosia, Cyprus
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

the meal was very tasty and the atmosphere very friendly. during our visit we enjoyed a traditional Cretan group entertaining the guests.

Thank Christodoulos M
Athens, Greece
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great location, as it is situated besides the sea, looking at the old harbor. Good variety of Cretan dishes, whatever we tasted was tasty. Very good prices and nice and quick service. Highly recommended.

Thank athinageo
Heraklion, Greece
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a raki place with a menu based on the traditional cretan cuisine. The location is unique and very pleasant even at this time nearing winter, situated as it is in the old port in Chania, literally a few meters from the water, right next to the moored yachts. Just imagine how good it is during summertime. The clientele... More 

Thank petros v
Chania Town, Greece
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have been here twice, once for the great live music and drinks, the other a quiet dinner, Dinner was vine leaves, pasta with cherry tomato, potato with spinach and cheese, bread variety with olive spread and fantastic seasoned butter, and local red wine. Complimentary raki with yogurt and sweet apple jelly was delicious and a new favorite for me.... More 

Thank Grays_GR
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111 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A place on the old port with several and very interesting local dishes , good performed and tasty , polite staff rather fast service as well , a good choice in my opinion .

Thank 244miltiadisb
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We visited xalkina for dinner while they had live cretan music. Even though the place was packed, service was really quick and attentive and the quality of food was excellent! We loved our "kontosouvli" and all the different dishes we tried. The place is set right on the Chania Old harbour and the view is magnificent. We definately reccomend the... More 

Thank SYolo
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very atmospheric place set right on the harbour in an old building renovated very tastefully. Great music venue with live Cretan and Greek music most nights. Has a good menu from nibbles to mains with vegetarian options, along with meat and seafood dishes. The food is good too. The service is a bit brusque - but then the place is... More 

Thank jahfish
Espoo, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We chose the place thanks to all the previous reviews and it was even better than expected. Family dinner with two children (9 & 11) is not always an easy task when going for traditional food instead of fast food but now the kids went crazy for the mussels served here and we even had to order an extra portion... More 

Thank Juhani S
Kaarina, Finland
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Despite a construction work just next to the restaurant, the place is undoubtly one of the best locations in Chania Old Harbour. Luckily the restaurant still had free tables for us, a relatively large party of eight. Even the menu layout was a little bit confusing, everyone found great starters and main courses from the menu. You should remember that... More 

Thank Ville M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Tobazi 29-30, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 041570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?