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Beach Front, Maleme, Crete, Greece
302821062555
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 84
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  • 27
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  • 11
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  • 2
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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
    5 of 5 stars
Dining by the Sea

This Restaurant is next to the beach.There is a well-maintained lawned area next to the pebble beach where you can dine on a warm Summer evening and enjoy the sunsets.There is also an inside area if the weather isn't so good.It is a family-run business and they are efficient at making their diners... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Joan B
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Stoke
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Stoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This Restaurant is next to the beach.There is a well-maintained lawned area next to the pebble beach where you can dine on a warm Summer evening and enjoy the sunsets.There is also an inside area if the weather isn't so good.It is a family-run business and they are efficient at making their diners feel very welcome.There is a varied menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely lunch with a wonderful view on the sea. Service was very friendly and attentive. We had the best local meatballs with spicy tomato sauce and chicken dish, all flavoured with fresh and well cooked ingredients. A must try!

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FrozenNorth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I have been coming to this place for many years and have never had a bad experience. The food and the family are great. Many many laughs have been had with the guys here. As with most Greek restaurants the service is very friendly and there are always treats thrown in. The beach garden/restaurant is one of my favourite places... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great place near to see.one advise don't order fried kalamaries.i just did and they were raw and not crispy.but they bring desert without order, fruits and cake with icecream and it was delisious.so maybe i trie something else later.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We ate here twice during our stay, On both occasions the food was very good, but the second time the service was poor with the waiters running everywhere but seeming to get nowhere, probably due to a large party eating there, that said I would still go back after all there is no rush when your on holiday is there.... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The restaurant is well placed and had a lovely garden area right next to the sea but this time wasn't open as it was early season and new turf had just been laid.The food was very very nice and the staff were very friendly,The one waiter was running around like a headless chicken trying to please us and his bosses,it... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

loved their fig salad! beutiful setting by the sea. comfy beds to sunbathe friendly staff well worth a visit.

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Deal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A fantastic place. My friends and I have been going there for several years. We often arrive there in the morning and use the sunbeds, break for lunch which includes a lot of wine, and then stay on and have dinner in the evening. The staff are very friendly and attentive and always greet us like old friends. I can... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Wave Restaurant was one of the places in Maleme, that I've experienced on 2 vacations already. First of all it should be added, that Maleme is not one of the very overcrowded tourist areas. It is however a peaceful little village, which still has a lot to offer. ONE of these places is definitely the Wave Restaurant. My wife... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Been here twice whilst on my holiday in Crete best food I've had whilst here I had a steak and homemade chips whilst my partner said she had the mousaka the best she's ever tasted. I would recommend this restaurant to anybody and everybody. Lovely staff very friendly and a lovely view sitting on the beach with a gorgeous sunset

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Address: Beach Front, Maleme, Crete, Greece
Phone Number: 302821062555
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
Cuisine: Greek

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  • Address: Beach Front, Maleme, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Chania Prefecture  >  Maleme
  • Phone Number: 302821062555

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  • Cuisine: Greek

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