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Kreta Taverna

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Eleftheriou Venizelou 62, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
+30 2897 031866
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Dining options: Dinner, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 71
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    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
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We visited the Kreta Taverna by chance on day one of our holiday. We were treated like family for the whole of our visit, was a fantastic way to be welcomed into Crete. We liked it so much that we could not wait to return to the fantastic hospitality from George, the manager. So we felt it only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Jadebob89
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited the Kreta Taverna by chance on day one of our holiday. We were treated like family for the whole of our visit, was a fantastic way to be welcomed into Crete. We liked it so much that we could not wait to return to the fantastic hospitality from George, the manager. So we felt it only fitting to... More 

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Farnworth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant on the advice of the owner of our apartments in Stalis and what good advice it turned out to be!We were a party of six and were seated in the small garden area (which is part of the main room) and then served what I can only describe as a feast!The standard of the food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Beautiful lamb, great atmosphere, and the owner will do anything he can to make you feel welcome. Best start to a holiday!

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were taken by a Greek friend and we weren't in the slightest disappointed. Great food, great company and an owner with a sense of humour. But back to the food. Traditionally Greek and I couldn't fault it. It was a lovely night. Thank you (The Dukes of Hazzard)

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Been eating at the Kreta for many many years food is always good and George the owner always make you feel welcome.Not expensive.Would recommend the Kreta to anyone.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Visited this taverna tonight with a friend. We ordered a litre of house wine, Greek salad, feta from the oven, soudjoukakia (meatballs), stuffed peppers, roast goat, dakos and roast lamb with Greek potatoes. Followed by baklavas, with cookie dough ice cream, cheesecake and copious amounts of raki, of course! Absolutely faultless meal. Beautiful food, great service from George (the owner).... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I don't recommend this place.bad place bad food and owner exreemly plesen. Owner put wery high price.and he steal oure bill in Frant of .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I was expecting great food and service and went there with confidence after reading the tripadvisor reviews. I must have been unlucky. The restaurant was empty and we were the only table to cater for. I found our host quite grumpy to be honest and when asked a couple of question about the food I felt like I offended him... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food is incredible, well priced, and the owner is very friendly and generous. Highly recommended!

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Verry nice and verry good Greek food...If you visit Kreta Taverna, you will be amzed and you will try the whole menu ...at least that;s what i deed.

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Additional Information about Kreta Taverna

Address: Eleftheriou Venizelou 62, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2897 031866
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Monday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm  7:00 pm - 12:45 am

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Eleftheriou Venizelou 62, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 031866

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:45 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?