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Drakona, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 065083
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drakona, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow! The best place I have ever been! That is not just the restaurant with a great food, it is a soul of the place and the owner and food magician Stelios Trilirakis himself. I suggest to go there very hungry, relaxed and not to...More

Thank Natkina
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited many authentic taverns in Crete but this was the best by far. Set in the mountains approx 30 min from Chania town this place is a must for food enthusiasts. It takes organic food to another level. The food is simply delicious and...More

Thank BondiSydney
Reviewed 6 days ago

The location is in the middel of the mountains of Crete. But it is worth the travel! No menu, you eat what the cook has made that day. Lot of slow cooked meat and excellent salad. All the ingredients are local, so no tourist Greek...More

Thank Valentijn v
Reviewed 1 week ago

From Chania it will take close to an hours drive but it is an interesting gorge (Theriso) on its way up, and the location kn the mountainous area is very nice. The place is very rustic, family-run with a real Greek cook. The food is...More

Thank christia200145
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were offered a trip up in the mountains outside Chania and grabbed the chance of seeing something else. We will never regret it. The drive is beautiful and the restaurant is a gem. Food is absolutely amazing, so tasty and very authentic. The view...More

Thank QueenTSG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yum! Is the first thing i will say. My boyfriend and I visited the island of Crete during july/august 2017. In order to really enjoy the island and its food we decided upon visiting Dounias in the mountains, which we choose simply based on the...More

Thank Carressa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To fully experience Crete, it's a must to visit Dounias. The owners are incredibly friendly and the food is out of this world. Instead of ordering one dish, order small portions of everything available that day. You will not regret it.

Thank Sergej S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came out for Sunday lunch and had the best time. The views on the drive there were beautiful and I took several photos on the way. We were staying near Rethymno and it was a pleasant hour drive to get there. We almost went...More

Thank Landiesrule
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were there during our days in chania. very nice place friendly people and traditional cretan food. totally recommended

Thank nickhamanoslo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third year in a raw in western Creta. We thought we cannot bw amused anymore. But this place was astonishing. Excellent food, reasonable price, nice owners, home atmosphere. I hope evaluators from Michelin will find this place.

Thank Maksym K
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Response from NtouniasStelios | Property representative |
I open every days from 11 to 7 o'clock in the summer
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drakona, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Drakona
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 065083
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Ntounias restaurant is a traditional Cretan restaurant with authentic tastes cooked in the wood oven, even the bread is hand made and cooked in the restaurant. Most ingredients are taken from the family farm and many are harvested from the neighboring area. Stelios is a unique person with love for life and cooking, and this spirit you can see, smell and taste in his food! When you visit Ntounias, take your time as we will produce to you to taste our plates, which are different every day. The restaurant is located at Drakona village, east of Therisso village at Keramia, Chania prefecture in west Crete.
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