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Melissos

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Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
0030 28410 41888
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Keep the Sea to your left from Elounda main Square, we are about 500...
Keep the Sea to your left from Elounda main Square, we are about 500 meters down on left towards the causeway
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  • 138
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 1
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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
Evening meal

Had a lovely meal here, very attentive staff that genuinely wanted you to enjoy your meal. Free cake for dessert and drink, lovely place would definitely go again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Had a lovely meal here, very attentive staff that genuinely wanted you to enjoy your meal. Free cake for dessert and drink, lovely place would definitely go again.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Sometimes it can be hard to find an authentic seafood restaurant as a tourist in Crete, Batis offers a local experience. Everything was very good - from service to food

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Middleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant sitting out on a pontoon style jetty. Service relaxed but food quality and portions to fill all appetites. Recommended by local Cretans too.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We loved this restaurant. The servcie was a little flaky (one night we got someone else's wine and the wrong main course) but what it lacked in finesse it made up for in friendliness. The food was delicious and the portions were huge - very good value. One night when we weren't particularly hungy we just ordered a couple of... More 

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Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Called here for lunch on our way back from a stroll. We noticed this taverna on our way to the salt flats and thought it looked a nice place to stop for lunch which indeed it was! We had a Greek salad,some stuffed zucchini flowers and some Gavros..small fish..all washed down with a bottle of Retsina..delicious and very reasonably priced... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A warm and friendly greeting awaits everyone. We went with friends and and every meal was eaten with gusto.

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We've just come back from another stay in Elounda, eating at the Melissos nearly every evening, and we can happily say that the food is exceptionally good - better than ever! The family and staff were as friendly and cheerful and lovely as ever too. The place is spotless, and the setting is beautiful. It's the perfect place to relax... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Our first night in Elounda and it was raining heavily. We dashed into Mellisos and were greeted by the friendly staff. The food was very fresh and tasty and the price was reasonable too. We decided to just have Mezze and ordered five dishes and they were huge. Although we were starving we just couldn't finish it. I loved the... More 

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Huddersfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We ate here three times in the evening. A very extensive menu and good food. The first night I had the 'special' mixed souvlaki. It was gigantic! The skewer was the length of my forearm! It had chicken, beef, pork tenderloin and vegetables. On a second visit I had grilled pork fillet and my wife had pork with alight mustard... More 

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We are half way through a two week holiday in Elounda. We ate here on our first night and had a beautiful meal in a fantastic setting. The staff and service were second to none. Although we try to eat in as many different restaurants as possible during our stay, we have been back here twice and it is consistently... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: 0030 28410 41888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

Keep the Sea to your left from Elounda main Square, we are about 500 meters down on left towards the causeway

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