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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 12
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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
Pleasant restaurant with average (overall) food

Similar to our previous review, this is a great choice for lunch, since it's close to the beach, and is over the sea, with wonderful views, and fish you can feed. Service is friendly and fast, with a relaxing atmosphere as long as your expectations are not too high for the food, you will be well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
Simon W
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Menai bridge
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Menai bridge
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Similar to our previous review, this is a great choice for lunch, since it's close to the beach, and is over the sea, with wonderful views, and fish you can feed. Service is friendly and fast, with a relaxing atmosphere as long as your expectations are not too high for the food, you will be well pleased. Having said that,... More 

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Solihull
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31 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Nice location next to the sea but I had a very stodgy Moussaka and the worst latte coffee I have ever tasted. We were the only customers apart from family and friends of the owner so we felt a bit like we shouldn't be there!

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Cramlington
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29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A gale force wind made a short walk from the Hiona Apartments a necessity, so we quickly dived in to the Melissos. The weather meant that the outside area, overlooking the water, was closed and the inside was quite empty and chilly because of the weather and hence lacking in atmosphere. My sea bream was OK, but warm rather than... More 

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Haacht, Belgium
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had diner last week at Melissos and were very happy about the location the food and the service. We were waited on mainly by the man who I think is the owner. He was lovely and very friendly. I asked his advice on what fish I should take and he helped me to a delicious bass. Me and my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Having spent every summer holiday in Elounda for the past twenty years, I have become a bit of an" expert" on the many different restaurants there. To be fair ,most are excellent, offering high standards of food and very good value for money .Our favourite ,however, is Melissos, for a number of reasons. It has a lovely location on the... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We love this restaurant and return time and time again when holidaying in Elounda. The food is fabulous, the family is so warm and friendly, the service is excellent and the location super. Stelios (sorry if I haven't spelt that correctly) is a marvellous new addition to the team and is very helpful and polite. We cannot recommend Melissos enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Absolutely fantastic food, far better than others in Elounda. The view is also stunning. Family are very friendly too, often offering us after dinner aperitifs for free! Can't recommend Melissos enough.

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Yardley Gobion, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Amazing grilled haloumi starter and awesome lamb chops Friendly fast service a fab of mine Set on the shore line with a jetty seating area it allows the customer great views whilst having a great meal Good value too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Brilliant location, excellent views, very friendly service, good value for money all in all a lovely place to have afternoon lunch

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Had been recommended to come here and was not disappointed ! The Greek mezze starter for 2 was outstanding ! I look forward to my return visit !

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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: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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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