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Captain Nikolas

Port of Platanos | Port of Platanos, Falassarna, Crete 734 00, Greece
+30 2822 041269
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (16 reviews)
“octopus” (7 reviews)
“fish tavern” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Port of Platanos | Port of Platanos, Falassarna, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here for dinner. The location is excellent, just by the water, good better average, we still enjoyed.

Thank Maglotoys
Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all the location is great. Is a traditional tavern, not so special inside, but with the possibility to have the meal served on the terrace with very nice view or directly on the beach, near the water!! Then the food...we had the best...More

Thank Stefano C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good restaurant with a great spot over the small port and the beautiful sea. The food is simply delicious! I recommend all the fish dishes.... Great option for a lunch

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location (in the rocky Falassarna little fishing port) as you can enjoy the lovely sunset sitting 10 meters from the sea. Best time to visit (in June) is either until 3pm and after 7am as there is not enough shade in between. The staff...More

Thank Torrid23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited this Kapetan Nicolas in 2000. Ever since on every passage from Crete we make sure we have dinner here at least once and that dinner is fish soup prepared by Kiria Katina (the owner). Usually we will pass by the restaurant before...More

Thank Mats H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was perfect.Fresh fish,traditional place,by the sea,well cooked everything,big portions,must go

Thank Antonis K
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My mom and I went there after a long flight day. We were starving. They have a great reasonably priced fish menu. I love grilled calamari and there I've tried one of the best grilled calamari I've eaten in North America and Europe. Fish is...More

Thank Ася П
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Sun, sea, sand beach and a good restaurant with good food. What more could you ask for. Nice to just sit and relax, looking out over the water and eat well. Maybe take a swim after dinner?

Thank Cityscramblers
Reviewed 27 October 2016

First of all, I like cats. But when I go to a restaurant I don't expect them persistently jumping on our table and trying to eat from our plates. However at this place there were about a dozen cats doing exactly this, with the staff...More

1  Thank Kicksalot1
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Not something you find easily but absolutely worth the effort. Located on the south side of Falasarna beach, Captain Nikolas is all you can wish for in authentic good Greek cuisine. I had red peppers with garlic (my favourite) and fried aubergines and courgettes as...More

1  Thank dorinegevel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port of Platanos | Port of Platanos, Falassarna, Crete 734 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Falassarna
  • Phone Number: +30 2822 041269
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