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Olondi Restaurant

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Harbor Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
00302841041040
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best eating experience

We have just returned from our first trip to Elounda and visited the Olondi on 3 occassions whilst there. Its not like going out for a meal , its an eating experience, from start to end. Do not go if you want a quick in /out meal, it wont happen. The service from Yannis and the 3 Maria,s is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2011
tonyandmandy
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Whitley, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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616 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Whitley, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

We have just returned from our first trip to Elounda and visited the Olondi on 3 occassions whilst there. Its not like going out for a meal , its an eating experience, from start to end. Do not go if you want a quick in /out meal, it wont happen. The service from Yannis and the 3 Maria,s is top... More 

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Silsden, West Yorkshire
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73 reviews 73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

At the second time of trying we got a table here so it's one to book if you can. At the time of writing it was Tripadvisors No1 and who am I to argue. We tried the Lamb Kleftiko and it was absolutely spot on. The staff are brilliantly attentive without being intrusive and look like the enjoy working at... More 

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Birmingham UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Visited this restaurant twice whilst we were in Elounda. Would recommend it, food and service very good. Staff very efficient and friendly

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Dublin, Ireland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

I read all the reviews on this place while I was in Crete and had to check it out. It really is a lovely restaurant and very reasonably priced. I had lovely juicy prawns to start, even though they werent king prawns they were still huge! Seabass was very nice too. Staff were lovely and the restaurant had a nice... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

Back in elounda for second year and visited the lovely friendly resturant again. We booked our table for two visits and were not disappointed. Yiannis and the three Maria,s were wonderful. Head Maria is such a lovley person, hope the baby,s tooth has come in and you getting some sleep. Food wonderful as we remembered, keep up the good work.... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

We eat in the Olondi three times during our stay in Elounda last month. The food is beautiful, the service is excellent and very friendly. the setting what can i say, with views across the harbour to Spinalonga and a water side position it it well worth a visit or two. We enjoy all our meals here the mezze was... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

Nice location which perfectly fits for a romantic evening. The staff is friendly and courteous the food tasty and fresh prepared and that all for a fair price. We spent a great time!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

Great moussaka and greek salad- too much but obviously freshly made and very tasty

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Österreich, 8042 Graz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

We went to Crete once more this year … the reason was … OLONDI … this most beautiful place right beside the sea with the owner Jannis, who is caring soo much about his costumers … we had an ever so good time and enjoyed the fresh fish as well as the local food, the ouzo, the wine ... everything... More 

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London
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Had a couple of extremely long lazy lunches at Olundi and have to say it does not come mych better than this! We had the mezze and i can definitley recommend it. We also ate souvlaki and swordfish and each time was impressed. I also thought their hummous was the best on the island! Prices very resonable - 20 -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Harbor Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: 00302841041040

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget, Large groups

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