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...

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...

Carpe Diem

Experience the essence of Greece at Carpe Diem Restaurant, where traditional Greek cuisine meets seaside elegance. Indulge in the freshest salads, appetizers, and authentic Greek dishes complemen...

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

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...

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...

The Twins- Souvlaki Gyros

You can not miss the popular Twins - The Gyros Souvlaki place that offer you their tasty Gyros Souvlaki. You can enjoy the meal in a veranda where the wind breeze softly or take away! The Twins i...

Crazy Taste -

Crazy Taste - if You dare! Located in the central of the village, a perfect place to make a stop to enjoy the delicious crepes or anything else of our rich menu. With more than 30 years of ...

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 wit...


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...

Abelopas Garden Restaurant

Live Music Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday!  Don't miss this little gem near the center of Platanias with a lovely outdoor dining area in an orange tree garden a few meter...

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

Enjoy the stunning view of the Cretan Sea and the island of Agii Theodorou from the Almiras restaurant, which according to local legend is not an ordinary island but a petrified sea monster...

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.

QUIZZ - Fresh and Organic plates!

QUIZZ - Fresh and Organic plates Hello from Joy and Erik at Quizz Meze Taverna situated in the heart of Platanias, Chania, West Crete. Nestled down a quite side street away from the hustle bustle of the main strip you can enjoy our organic garden of original Greek delicacies. We welcome you all.  

Sohoro - Under The Palms - Beach Bar

Under the palms in    SOHORO  ....the ultimate summer holiday feeling....   Sohoro is found on the beach, in the heart of Platanias, just 10 km away from the city of Chania. Spend your day under the chilling sounds of lounge, soul and trippy down tempo, on a sunbed by the pool or at the beach, under our shady vineyard, or on the elevated sea view veranda. Enjoy your breakfast, lunch or brunch from our signature menu by the chef Lefteris Pendarakis. Taste true Cretan - Mediterranean flavours, always with the best and freshest ingredients, served with a big smile from the Sohoro Team. And make sure you don't leave without experincing the magic sunset down at the beach bar with the company of an exquisite Sohoro cocktail. Open daily 09.00 to sunset...

Sta Karvouna - Grill House

Looking for a good steak in Platanias? Why not try out Sta Karvouna - Grill House in the center of Platanias?     STA KARVOUNA At Sta Karvouna you can fine tasty spareribs with BBQ sauce, fillets and of course greek souvlaki, all served with fine grilled vegetables. Everything is prepared with local produce and ingredients of the best quality. Sit in or Take Away! You can choose if you prefer to sit and enjoy your meal in the front area of the chic designed grill house or, take off up to the second floor where you have good sight of the area around.