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Taverna Mariou

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Agiou Vasiliou, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
2832031855
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12:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Description: Our taverna,TAVERNA MARIOU is a traditional Greek Taverna where we serve...
Our taverna,TAVERNA MARIOU is a traditional Greek Taverna where we serve delicious mediterranean food made with extra care by the family and by using only local products. I cannot end the description without saying about the view, It is astonishing!I wish Our Taverna to become Yours as well..take care giorgos
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  • 254
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    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 0
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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
Lovely food and friendly staff

I've been here many times in the past four years and they never disappoint. The service is always good and the staff is always friendly. The view is fantastic, but if you want too enjoy it more you have to be there before the sun goes down. They have a large terrace and if its colder you can also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
SabrinaWinkel13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I've been here many times in the past four years and they never disappoint. The service is always good and the staff is always friendly. The view is fantastic, but if you want too enjoy it more you have to be there before the sun goes down. They have a large terrace and if its colder you can also sit... More 

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Thank SabrinaWinkel13
Kilkenny, Ireland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We went here 3 times during our stay in the area and we loved it every time. The food is great. the views are super and the staff are helpful. Well worth a visit if in the area.

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Thank Patmkk
Mirthios, Greece
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We had contacted the taverna via Facebook and they sent us directions. It was a lovely meal and good value. We ate in the afternoon: meatball in lemon soup; farmers sausage; beef (tomato & aubergine) stew with homemade chips; and baked lamb shank with mashed potatoes and mushrooms. The staff were friendly and helpful - what a way to spend... More 

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Thank SianMP
Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

The secret to finding a good taverna, is finding one filled with locals. This place has really good food, great value and a wonderful, friendly atmosphere. The only restaurant we went to twice during our stay. There is also a huge terrace.

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Thank mikey-poos
Menlo Park, CA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Wow! Super warm and friendly. We asked our hotel manager and she sent us up there. We couldn't stop talking about how delicious everything was. Spinach pies with delicate crusts. Smoked pork, some kind of eggplant dish in a little metal pan that was so good we were swooning over it. Wonderful house-made wine that was very characteristic. A little... More 

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Thank motorob
Bangor, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This taverna is quite unique in that it manages to combine traditional dishes with modern sensibilities, while retaining a relaxed and genuinely friendly atmosphere. The view is quite spectacular, even if you are already familiar with the other excellent tavernas overlooking Plakias Bay from Mariou, Mirthios and Sellia. The specials sound disarmingly simple but do not disappoint with the depth... More 

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Thank IzzysDad2010
Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Visited early October for early dinner. Had Mariou salad, tzaziki, vine leafs and another dish with aubergine and cheese. Everything was delicious. The great service and the wonderful view completed the picture and gave us a perfect memory. Will definitely go again next time we're in Crete.

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1 Thank Tom A
Haifa, Israel
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great location, view to the beaches and mountains very good food , We are vegetarian and we had many dishes espichely greek type

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Greece
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Very nice cuisine all the plates are excellent !! The staff are very friendly and the view from this restaurant amazing ...

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Thank Eleni G
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

If you took away the astonishing view then this restaurant would still rate extremely high on the basis of the excellent food and service. The view is the ultimate bonus ... A great night

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Agiou Vasiliou, Plakias, Crete 74060, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias
  • Phone Number: 2832031855

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children

Description

Our taverna,TAVERNA MARIOU is a traditional Greek Taverna where we serve delicious mediterranean food made with extra care by the family and by using only local products. I cannot end the description without saying about the view, It is astonishing!I wish Our Taverna to become Yours as well..take care giorgos
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am

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