Top Choice Cretan in Northwest Coast


This award-winning taverna about 10km west of Hania attracts locals and visitors for its authentic and refined Cretan cuisine. Tables fill an elegant stone-and-wood-beam dining room and an alfresco terrace and have …
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Book ahead for a Parthenon view from the rooftop of this exquisitely renovated townhouse. Food is simple Greek, but the setting, with elegant white linen and sweet service, elevates the experience to romantic levels…
Cretan in Athens


Alatsi represents the new breed of trendy upscale restaurants, serving traditional Cretan cuisine, such as gamopilafo (wedding pilaf) with lamb or rare stamnagathi (wild greens), to fashionable Athenians. The excell…
Cretan in Athens

Oxo Nou

This was one of the trailblazers for super-casual and super-delicious Cretan food; in the heart of Athens.
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Great, affordable Greek food with a dash of sophistication and a dram of wine makes a fun start to a night out in the area's bar quarter. Specials rotate daily.
Cretan in Athens


Crowd into this slender restaurant packed with tables to sup on home-cooked Cretan fare. Sip Cretan rakomelo (honey-infused raki liquor) while sampling small plates featuring mountain herbs and slow-cooked meats.
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Ta Karamanlidika tou Fani

As a modern-day pastomageireio – a tavern and deli conveniently located in one building – Ta Karamanlidika tou Fani is a feast of colours and smells offering the best of Greek cheese and cold cuts. Fresh deli cuts a…
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Mana’s Kouzina-Kouzina

Mana’s Kouzina-Kouzina (or ‘mother’s kitchen’) brings back the slow-cooked, traditional Greek recipes called magirefta to the forefront of Athens’ dining scene. Its open kitchen overlooks bustling Plateia Agia Irini…