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12 Katechaki | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 731 33, Greece
+30 2821 055600
18:30 - 23:30
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Sun 13:30 - 22:30
Wed - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Simply put, this and it's sister establishment Zeffranos, are the best restaurants on the whole of Crete. I contacted them with my booking to inform them i would be proposing to my partner on our visit. They could not have been more accommodating. The waiter's knowledge of both the menu and the wine's suited best to each dish was second... More 

Thank foodysouthend
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place excellent food and service .highly recommended.food was a bit expensive but the quality was great so it was worth it.

Thank ericakz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

A truly great restaurant and overall dinner - attentive staff- experienced and very professional . The menu was vast and a reasonably priced; but good wine list to match. The food was outstanding - both portions and quality - and without doubt a fine dining experience, Need to book for best seats - whilst it doesnt have the views of... More 

Thank JMofCB
Fredrikstad, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Nice atmosphere, great service and good kitchen. Nice Greek interior. Pleasantly subdued background music that was not typically Greek and that suited our ears.

Thank otta-br
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. Seated at 10pm in a three-quarter full house. Front of house lady was very friendly and helpful. Her older colleague taking the orders unfortunately seemed a bit more relaxed about things. We waiting 10 mins for a menu and another 15 to order. The rest of the staff were great however. Food was in big... More 

Thank Shaun W
The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

excellent service food wine, had the best pasta and pizza ever with best service and wine, we enjoy the music and desert

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

What an outstanding place.... Sitting here right now and the food, ambience, servers are just brilliant.... Coming back again soon.... Cheers

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I agree entirely with all the many favourable comments about the food, staff, ambience, pricing, etc. and for all the other tipplers like me one other stand out experience for my family were the fabulous cocktails. Just amazing and the best we have had.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Having been to Chania many times we had some how missed Kariatis as it is set back partially obscured from marina part of harbour, a very modern restuarant with the best service and excellent food.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Been here twice. Last visit three years ago, remember the staff discussing between themselves whether the wine was good or not, ended with a new bottle and a lot of fun! This time all was fine. The ravioli was as good as it gets! Will try to taste it once more before leaving Crete!

1 Thank Bård S

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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
Average prices
US$16 - US$49
Pizza, Sushi, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
13:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Katechaki | Old Harbour, Chania Town, Crete 731 33, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 055600
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.

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