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Defkalionos | & Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
+30 2821 057035
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“goat” (39 reviews)
“rolled pork” (13 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Defkalionos | & Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to come here after reading all the good reviews on trip advisor. We walked past it a few times and it was always busy, so figured it must be good. It did not disappoint. We went for the wood oven dishes, which are...More

Thank HemJ78
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here last night, arrived just after sunset and it was already busy. No tables free outside so only being two of us we had a small table inside. I had a beer (really nice Cretan pale ale) and my wife a small half...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely food, authentic Crete style. The bread and lamb in lemon sauce was delicious. We ate early so we didn't have to book.

Thank Peach_Peach_Peach
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by a local apartment owner. It was great food and good service. I would definitely suggest you book, it is permanently full on all days of the week. We went there twice in the end. Real thumbs up!

Thank heatha12143
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a list from locals where to eat in Chania and one of them was Chrisostomos. We booked a table before we go because we knew it's a busy restaurant so when we went we sat directly. The service is fast - not so...More

Thank Giannis T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent! Quality products cooked and served in the traditional way. Not to miss the lamb, the goat, and the salads

Thank Ivo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at a LOT of places on the past trip. Chrisostomos was the best of them ALL. From start to finish, everything was great. Let's begin with the freshly made bread which has a GREAT crust. Made at the restaurant and served warm. Move...More

Thank FromHawaii2SanJose
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two very pleasant evenings here at this smallish restaurant and were very happy with the food and service, even if at times it can be a little hectic with waiters dashing back and forth and people coming and going. Prices are mid range...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been walking around late one evening looking for loukoumades--those deep fried dough balls soaked in a honey syrup. Alas, all the places we checked out had run out or stopped making them at that time. Nevertheless, my companion really had a yen for...More

Thank Eve1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Almost all the tavernas we went to in Crete were phenomenal. Best in Greece. This stands out as better even amongst the stars. It is a Taverna. Traditional. Casual. Not "creative". Just really really great. We had lamb fricasse, baked beans with pork, lamb with...More

Thank Doby47
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10 January 2017|
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Response from CHRISOSTOMOS O | Property representative |
Hello,yes it's open the whole year.
Charlie F
1 November 2016|
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Response from Movemania | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to make a reservation!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Defkalionos | & Ikarou, Chania Town, Crete 731 32, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 057035
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