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Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
+30 2821 076261
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

One of the very best meals we had during our one week trip to Crete. Really really delicious food, in a really attractive setting. Lots of locals eating here, which was a good sign, and no smoking in the restaurant which was a huge bonus....More

Thank Susannah P
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Mainio ruokapaikka lähellä Venetsialaista satamaa. Hyvä palvelu ja maukasta ruokaa. Kalaruoat tuoreita ja hyviä. Nice restaurant near the Old town. Delicious food and nice service.

Thank kallelatola
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I had heard about this restaurant from a friend who raves about how good it is - so I just had to try it for myself on my first night in Chania! I wasn’t disappointed believe me - and judging by the comments from other...More

Thank MariePhillipsBrussel
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great location away from the bustle of the Venetian harbour. Large and varied menu mainly composed of very fresh sea food. Very informal setting and service. Prices are reasonable. restaurant covers very large area so you seat comfortably

Thank Amkunt
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were staying in the Old Town but visited for lunch, liked it so much we returned and as the second visit was just as good,managed a third visit. No other restaurant got a repeat. Every meal was lovely. Nice twists on usual dishes. Very...More

Thank JudeC186338
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Our group was touring the waterfront and rounded a corner and came upon a small marina and beach area. Everyone said what a great setting to have lunch. This place was just starting to fill with a lunch crowd. We were able to get a...More

Thank SenatorJerome
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I discovered this restaurant last year in the Old Town and knew I would be back. This year a new location, by the sea and on two levels. I had two weeks in Chania, the first week alone and the second with friends during which...More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Portes used to be based in the centre of Chania but they have now moved out to Neo Horia. Some of the tavernas can become a little boring as they all seem to serve the same food so if you want to try something different...More

1  Thank MX5-CG
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It was great to be back at Susanna's family restaurant. It is much more spacious and relaxing in the new setting. As always there is something new on the menu to try as well as old favourites. There are lots of good vegetarian options.

Thank YorkAngel
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Great staff, great food, great location. We really enjoyed our meal there. We had lamb and it was delicious.

Thank martina-43498245
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10 January 2017|
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Response from --___-- | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm not sure. I know they planned a move to a new location this winter. Why not contact them direct? Happy visit, David
24 November 2016|
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Response from Nikos051 | Reviewed this property |
Probably, but maybe just at weekends.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Papanikoli 1, Chania Town, Crete 731 31, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 076261
This is a small family owned restaurant which has operated in the Old Harbour of Hania since 2004.We have recently moved to our new premises on the water front on Nea Hora Beach with ample seating along the beautiful harbour there.As you approach the restaurant you can't help but notice our charming decor featuring old doors as the name "PORTES" means doors.The Irish owner/chef offers her customers a blend of trend and tradition with her unique recipes catering for all tastes including local,greek,mediterranean,seafood,vegetarian and vegan options.All ingredients are fresh,seasonal,local and bought daily.Recipes are designed depending on the season and availability therefore be sure to checkout the blackboard displaying new dishes and daily specials.Here at"Portes" we open our doors each day to welcome our customers.
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