Restaurants and taverns in Platanias village are located actually in three different zones; beachfront, main street  and upper village.

Restaurants by the beach are mostly working in the daytime but many of them are nowadays open also in the evenings - the atmosphere is quiet and peaceful  without any disturbing noise of cars or motorcycles with an opportunity to admire the beautiful sunset. Want to book a table? 

Restaurants on the main street are offering not only Cretan tastes but also wider variety of tastes from international kitchen. Restaurants open their doors in the late afternoon and in the summer will stay open until the midnight. Want to book a table? 

Upper village of Platanias is known mainly as local living area but has many restaurants and family taverns starting already besides the main road going up to the upper village. These restaurants offer mainly Greek dishes and most of them are open only in the evenings. Some of them also have stunning sea view over the Cretan sea. Want to book a table? 

The unique Cretan hospitality, the friendly greeting and all the wonderful food makes Platanias a paradise for foodies! Don't miss the opportunity to try them...

Olive Tree Restaurant

Cretan cuisine is our passion! We feel so grateful and blessed to live on this amazing island with all the herbs, vegetables, cheese, prime quality of meat and the healthy philosophy that the cr...

cosmos restaurant

Upper Platanias,  * adults only


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Cosmos is the highest located restaurant in the area of Platanias, from year 2002 we serve superb dinners to all foodies who are looking for perfection.  We are proud to say that we have one...

Restaurant zafferano

top quality food

Restaurant Zafferano

RESTAURANT ZAFFERANO enjoys an excellent reputation for top quality food and service with an impressive and refreshingly different menu created and served with proficiency and flair! It’s ...

Thimari Restaurant

A roof garden restaurant with a fantastic panoramic view of Platanias and the mediterranean sea. Welcome to Thimari! We are two brothers with a passion for food and service, for 10 years we have ...

Avrofiliton Restaurant

Avrofiliton restaurant is the meeting point in the centre of Platanias village for travelers and local people as well! The restaurant is located in the heart of Platanias village and it is f...

Giaourtoplimmyra - Souvlaki - Gyros

Giaourtoplimmyra opened in 1994 in Platanias Chania, a small shop with a big ambition to become your first choice for dining kebab, fast food and any other flavor you can taste. With a lot of wor...

Basil's Honey

Located only a few steps from the beach, our restaurant awaits to introduce you to the flavors and tastes of Cretan cuisine, offering casual comfort in the form of organic, wholesome food. C...

Mylos Tou Kerata

One of the oldest and most loved restaurants in the Chania area with lots of history and decorated in the most spectacular way. We are inpartically known for our excellent meat dishes and our ama...

Kyano Beach Restaurant

Dine by the beach! Venture no further than our beach for romance, where private dining under the stars and the sounds of the Cretan Pelagos at your feet are the specialty of the house


If you want to feel like you are in the "Mamma Mia"- movie, then you found the right place. Sonio Beach Restaurant Bar with its gorgeous decoration in Greek Style and its loca...

Agioklima - Old village

In a graphic evaluated location on the main street of Ano Platanias, lies the Agioklima Restaurant. Since 2004 that started, till today, it has been distinguished for two main reasons. First, for the original familial environment, since Bebyrakis family likes to serve its customers itself. And second, for its authentic traditional Cretan cuisine.

Alkionides Seaside Restaurant

Spend your summer day together with us at Alkionides Seaside Restaurant! We have a swimming pool right next to the restaurant that our guest are welcome to use when you need a break from the beach. Enjoy your lunch and drinks with us on your holiday.

Almiras Family Restaurant

    Nauti Almiras ravintolasta avautuvasta huikeasta näköalasta Kreetan merelle ja Agii Theodoroun saarelle, joka paikallistarinan mukaan ei olekaan mikään tavallinen saari vaan paikoilleen kivettynyt merihirviö... 

Krisna - Indian Food

In the mood for something different? Restaurant Krisna offers you High Quality Indian food. Make a food journey to another country for a night. Find all your favourite indian dishes to choose from, we serve our dishes from mild to very spicy, the decision is yours

Nissos Restaurant

A unique Tavern–Bar on the beach, focusing on high cuisine. Here you can taste delicious meals of traditional Cretan flavors as well as international dishes, while relishing the warmth of the surrounding setting and the famous beach of Platanias. Delicious appetizers to start, fresh salads, traditional dishes along with fresh fish and meat are daily prepared for the restaurant’s guests.

Skoniako Restaurant

An open-air restaurant ideal for summer events where in a beautiful environment you can enjoy a delicious meal prepare and served by our friendly staff. Skoniako is a Mediterranean Restaurant with a special focus on Greek and Cretan cuisine. Every Friday we have Live Greek Music.