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6 1st Parodos Portou, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 2821 087146
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (2 reviews)
“yogurt” (2 reviews)
“tucked away” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
6 1st Parodos Portou, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is situated in an old inner court, oil lamps on the tables and smooth music make the atmosphere perfect. The food is traditionally Greek but still refreshingly different from the standard tavern food. I can recommend the Ellotia Special.

Thank Marcel M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I became a member just to review this restaurant and spare others the trouble of visiting. The restaurant is located in an secluded yard in the old part of the town. The enviroment is great but thats all. It is way too expensive for the...More

Thank AstMaria
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with friends and I was happily surprised to find out that the food was good, well cooked with local produce and spices. The ambience is very cozy and the music good too. It is not cheap though (hence missing the 5th...More

Thank Alexandros K
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The first time I went in this restaurant I only had something to drink (really nice freshly made lemon and ginger juice). Yesterday I decided to go back as I really like the quiet, beautiful place, away from the noisy, busy, touristy streets of Chania....More

1  Thank laurasuper79
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We stumbled on this just walking around..it is a courtyard has a wall of bird houses, and birdcages in the trees. Only one person working but service was very good. Cretean sausages good, we had the lamb and pork cooked in tomatoes, feta and mushrooms,...More

Thank msm1990
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The best music in Chania and one of the best environments for a dinner. But here we have to review food. Well, food was better than average but still far from perfect. The chicken breast was very tender and juicy and the dish was generally...More

Thank billblack44
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We stumbled across Ellotia Restaurant after wandering through the narrow streets of Chania shopping for souvenirs. The restaurant is set in a small courtyard and tucked away in a narrow sidestreet that I would probably struggle to ever find again - mores the pity !...More

2  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My wife and I came here for dinner several times last year,so we decided to dine here again. The food,the setting and the service was excellent as usual, and good value for money.Another enjoyable evening!

Thank Trevor I
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this restaurant as a great place to have delicious Greek food. We had the swordfish, grilled octopus, dorade and mixed grilled meat. We agreed that it was all really good. I would also recommend the homemade lemonade with ginger. 70€ for...More

Thank Chiheb K
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to this stunning setting. The starters were excellent, very simple, very tasty and all served very hot. Had fresh fish of the day which was cooked to perfection. Mama's cooking dishes were also very good. All served with a smile and...More

Thank Rob M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 1st Parodos Portou, Chania Town, Crete 731 00, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Chania Town
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 087146
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