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Melissos

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Melissos
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Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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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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  • 132
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
The best!

We have just returned to Elounda for the third year running, and came here on our first night because it is simply the best restaurant. Incredibly good food and service, in a wonderful setting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2014
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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178 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • German first
  • Greek first
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned to Elounda for the third year running, and came here on our first night because it is simply the best restaurant. Incredibly good food and service, in a wonderful setting.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Visited for dinner on our last night. The staff were accommodating and the food was very very good. It was on par price wise with other restaurants in Elounda.

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Heraklion, Greece
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Tasty food at a very nice place; good and quick service; the burger (mpifteki) and their melissos salad were great!

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Lytham St Annes
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Came here for an evening meal. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the setting is lovely. I chose to have moussaka for my meal and was slightly disappointed as when the plate was set down in front of me, it was a plate with a square of moussaka in the middle of it. Now I'm not that fussy but... More 

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St. Annes-on-Sea, England
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lovely view etc. They all have this though. Anyway food was tasty but a bit short on portion size. Great service and "free raki". But why do owners allow the guy with the bag of tat ie. cigarette lighters, squirting toilet shaped water pistols etc come into the restaurant to bother you? Do they get a percentage or do they... More 

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Scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

After checking into our apartment fairly late, we went straight out for something to eat and the Melissos restaurant was the first we came to. Minutes later we were sitting at an idyllic table overlooking the water and enjoying our first beautifully cooked meal of the holiday. We visited another four times during our stay as we liked it so... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is a nice place to site, with great views, and comfortable chairs. The food was mixed. Seafood pasta had good fresh seafood on top, but horrible overcooked and/or frozen mixed in. Cheese pies were clearly frozen (but still nice). Souvlaki was tough and dry, but it usually is. Generous free puddings and raki.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Ate here twice during our holiday in Elounda last August. Although staying close to this restaurant we passed here every night when we went out to dinner but we were very tired one night and didn't want to go far. How glad we were. The kleftico was the best we had tasted. Service was excellent and to top it all... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Very friendly initially and had a great first experience. Fantastic fried anchovies as a starter. Huge portion so we took some home and ate as a cold lunch the next day. We did have the odd meals that weren't great. We found that friendliness waned once they saw us as regulars

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Excellent food, visited twice in one week once for our annerversary and its bloody amazing! set on a section over the sea or in the sea

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lassithi 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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