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Drakiana Taverna

Platanias, Crete, Greece
+30 2821 061677
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (5 reviews)
“snails” (2 reviews)
“lovely drive” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
Platanias, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I were recommended the Drakiana Taverna restaurant by some friends as a place to dine whilst on our recent holiday in Crete. Wow! It was so good we went there several times during our week, it was that good. The family run...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good tastefull local food. Simple menu, which is equivalent to a restaurant that knows what it is doing.

Thank Dan V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a most, when in the area. The food is fabulous, the place authentic and the service is one of a kind. The hole of Crete in one restaurant. We arrived around 7 in the evening and spent the hole evening there. Sitting...More

Thank Mads L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We found this restaurant through Tripadvisor as we wanted to try something typical instead of visiting one of the many touristic venues on platanias high street.The restaurant is located out of the town noise, 10 minutes away by car in a very quiet place surrounded...More

Thank Leomoro
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My good friend, Dimitris Kastranakis from Taverna Horiatiko, took me to Drakiana Taverna. Sitting outside and the only thing you can hear is the water from Homers River, cikades singing and happy people enjoying life and food, or maybe from kids playing at the playground...More

Thank Ole B
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening, with friends celebrating my 65th Birthday. Food, wine and venue, enjoyed by all. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Drakiana is a wonderful place for walks for nature lovers and Drakiana Taverna is the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat with friends or even just a drink. Relaxing atmosphere next to the river Iardanos (or Keritis) which unfortunately is dry in...More

Thank To_Yelasto_Mourelo
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

After the most beautiful 3km walk from Platanias, through the valley of Keritis river I came to the Drakiana taverna. The land family are the nicest of people and they serve the best food you can get. A must do during your vacation.

Thank Torbjörn C
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a country tavern. It is a very special place. Only a short drive from Platanias out through the hills and orchards, it really is a lovely drive, it sits amongst beautiful shady trees along the river (no water in the summer). Tables are...More

Thank Ronald J
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We drove to this secluded restaurant from Maleme. We chose to have a set Cretan meal which was delicious. The service was good and the owners very friendly. The place is surrounded by trees around a large eating are and a river runs by. This...More

Thank Jackie T
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3 October 2015|
Response from Petros M | Property representative |
No I'm sorry, the wine is bottled special for drakiana.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Platanias, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Platanias
  • Phone Number: +30 2821 061677
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