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Kreta Taverna

Malia, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #21 of 59 Restaurants in Malia
Cuisines: Greek
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
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English first
Toronto, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

As soon as you enter the Kreta Taverna you can't help but notice a big olive tree with little lantern lights on them and tables and chairs underneath. Makes for a romantic setting at night! We were most entertained by Georgis (spelling??) who charmed my sisters and myself (my husband included!) and we spent the whole night just laughing The... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

When we walked in there were plenty of empty tables but we were given a funny look as though to say 'don't know if we can fit you in'. Long wait to place order, clear table and get bill. Only one person dealing with customers so no interaction. Food was good but service poor

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My mother's family lives on the island of Crete and like so many other Greek americans we journey back to see our family at least once a year. During our trip this year, we celebrated my niece's birthday at Kreta Taverna on the recommendation of my uncle as my niece wanted traditional Cretan food for her birthday (she turned 14).... More

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We don't go on holiday to eat British food or watch British television so were looking for an authentic local restaurant near our hotel in Malia and our holiday rep recommended The Kreta Taverna. It is an unassuming building at the side of the main road but when you walk inside the transformation is amazing. It is beautifully laid out... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was a great little restaurant with some of the best food of the trip. Love;y family run place just outside of Malia.

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Chorley
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

23rd July 2014 This was our second time at this restaurant having been a couple of years ago.This time we had taken my partners parents and auntie We sat slight in side but never the less the stating was beautiful with the natural environment. The food was absolutely delicious from start to finish

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Market Bosworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've lived here for 8yrs now and my first time to eat here..... WISH I HAD BEEN BEFORE..... Food was excellent service good.... Will be coming again, definitely recommend a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great food. Family run restaurant. Authentic and natural design. Away from the Malia strip so you get a calm and friendly atmosphere. Great banter and rapport with the manager.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Didn't eat here but the prices were expensive and no-one was at the restaurant which turned us off. It's traditionally designed but it looks very old school, it's a family run resturant

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London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We have been visiting Crete now for the past 8 years and this restaurant is one of our favorites. George the owner is always welcoming and the food is spectacular. My advice is tell George what type of food you like and let him order for you.

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Address: Malia, Crete, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
Cuisine: Greek

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