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Vigli Restaurant

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Old Town, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
+30 2821 060559
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Kristiansand, Norway
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

After a walk up to the restaurant we saw a very nice sunset! We sat outside the whole evening! Excellent view, food and wine!! Thanks! We will come back next time!

1 Thank Grethe L
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A very pleasant taverna with a stunning view..well worth the climb up the hill in the old village, The kleftiko was wonderful!

Thank tcurtisma
Cheyenne, WY
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Enjoyable food for a fair price. Family run. Fresh, as most of the Cretan cuisine is. Not disappointing at all, but a couple other places on the hill are even better.

Thank Chowhounds
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing view and Amazingly good food. My girlfriend ordered chicken filet and it was just perfect and i ordered beef filet and that too was amazing. And the view, you can't believe it before you see it, this is on my top "to do" list the next time i visit Platanias! ❤️

Thank Christian K
Helsinki, Finland
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Their moussaka was the best moussaka I have ever eaten. Family restaurants are usually really authentic and rustic and so was this one also. There is quite nice atmosphere in this restaurant! So briefly: food is good, view is amazing, staff is friendly. Nice small wine bottles if only one wants to drink wine OR if one want's to drink... More 

1 Thank Saana L
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The walk up the hill was totaly worth It. Amazing view, very friendly staff and excellent food. Nice to see the two women in the kitchen cooking genuine greek food.

Thank Jessica L
Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The waiter we had was very friendly, social and helpful. Out food arrived quickly and we had a stunning view from our table. This restaurant suits everyone we think. We ordered both a salad and lamb and they were both delicious, the waiter also got us two extra plates so we could share our foods which was very nice. He... More 

Thank snikiniki
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Top dinner with amazing view. Good food and Service. Must-place in Platanias!!! Thank you Kostas and the staff. We will come back :)

Thank johannae64
Helsinki, Finland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We could see the Vigli from our hotel and decided that we have to try that. After a refreshing uphill walk we arrived and got a good table. Staff was very friendly and they took a good care of us. Waiter suggested that we would try the specials and i'm glad that we did. What an lamb dish. Probably the... More 

Thank mikkop124
Espoo, Finland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We had four starters and two main course with my husband and child, and it was all under any standards, stifado and mushrooms being the worst. There is really outstanding view in this restaurant but nothing more. Would recommend for drinks but eat somewhere else. I really hope this restaurant will improve the quality of their food.

Thank EmppuSO

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Town, Platanias, Crete 730 14, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 060559

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