Where to eat
Kounoupidiana is also located in Akrotiri, only a few kilometers away from Kalathas. There, you can visit Mitsos tavern and enjoy authentic dishes with meat or Bourakis tavern and taste its award-winning Cretan cuisine. At Chorafakia, Irini tavern serves homemade traditional dishes daily. Another amazing option is Almyraki tavern where you can taste the finest and freshest fish. It is located in Stavros, just a few kilometers after Kalathas.
In Old Harbor, you will find a wide range of food options. We highly recommend you the turkish restaurant Tamam where you can taste dishes with eastern oriented influences. If you are looking for fresh fish and delicious sea food, you should visit Stelios fish tavern, Apostolis fish tavern or Mihalis fish tavern. In case you want gourmet dishes and the best view of the Lighthouse of Chania, you should choose Pallas restaurant or Salis restaurant. In the neighborhood known as Tabakaria, which is in the old quarter of Halepa you will find the most scenic restaurant, Thalassino Ageri, in the city of Chania, right on the beachfront. The “sea air” is a renowned secret for gourmet lovers, perfect for a romantic dinner with the splashing waves beneath.
For light meals and Cretan tsikoudia, choose the taverns behind the Municipal Market (“Agora”) of Chania, such as the Well of the Turk restaurant, Mesogiako restaurant or Skoufos & Oinos restaurant. If you prefer homemade food, you should visit Kouzina EPE restaurant which will definitely show you how the greek mum cooks. In Platanias, just a few kilometers away from the center of Chania, Mylos tou Kerata restaurant is definitely one of the best choices.
For your breakfast, the best choices at the Old Port are Pallas or Boheme with its traditional greek garden. Other great options are Koukouvaya cafe which is located near the well known Venizelos Tombs as well as Pheidas cafe – restaurant, near the Court House, in the city center.