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Eva Taverna

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Greek, Vegetarian, International, Healthy
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Emm. Tsagkaraki St. | Malia Port Area, Malia, Crete, Greece
+30 28970 31817
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Description: Charming family run Greek taverna with home cooked food for great value....
Charming family run Greek taverna with home cooked food for great value. Easily reached on foot from Malia, located near Malia Port on the sea side road to Malia Palace. • Free Wi-Fi spot • Children's playground • Parking space.
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  • 15
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  • 12
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  • 4
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic food but the owner come waiter overworks himself.

The owner here knows his stuff but tries to do EVERYTHING himself... he really needs to put some trust in staff and hire a few. The food was the best in Malia as were the premium drinks and measures. If there were more staff we would have bought more and stayed longer. Thanks for a nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
Dale B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The owner here knows his stuff but tries to do EVERYTHING himself... he really needs to put some trust in staff and hire a few. The food was the best in Malia as were the premium drinks and measures. If there were more staff we would have bought more and stayed longer. Thanks for a nice experience.

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Thank Dale B
Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We visited Eva's for lunch after a long walk.We were made very welcome.There was a great choice there pizza was fantastic.The second week of our holiday we decided to go again.On arrival the waiter remembered us and chatted away asking if we were enjoying our holiday.The food again was first class,what a great place to sit,eat and relax.

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Thank crob2015
Athens, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We were driving from the airport to our hotel, and this brightly decorated taverna caught our eye. So glad that we stopped! The food was delicious and the atmosphere was cute & funky & fun. Will return!

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Thank TrippinTrace
tel aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Never been in such a good tasty restaurant in crete. the food is homemade and highqulity the service is exelante and the place is super clean We came back several times...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Visited this Taverna several times during recent stays in Sissi. Out of the main town of Malia and in sight of the Mountains, this Taverna offers the best food l have had in Crete. Yannis and his Father cook anything your require and their attention to detail makes the whole experience most pleasant. Good wines, super food and a 'no... More 

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Minsk, Belarus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Eva Taverna is a very cozy, beautifully decorated restaurant you would love to enjoy your dinner. The waiter was very nice, friendly, and well informed of different countries and cities (I bet he knows the city you come from). The food, however, was a bit frustrating (a fish seemed to oily and lamb chops were too overdried). All in all,... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A great variety of food especially traditional startes. Very professional service and great family business attitude. We liked it very much and would love to come back.

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

friendly and prompt service and a well decorated cafe with a good atmosphere. Good was ok, but we went back again just because of the staff and environment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Ate here as it was near were we staying,the food was very tasty and the service was great too,this place got very busy quite quickly,loved the baklava here made fresh, It's was a lovely romantic meal couldn't fault it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

if you like good quality food and a good atmospher then this is surely the place to go and very generous portions ask paul and it will happen top notch

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Emm. Tsagkaraki St. | Malia Port Area, Malia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 28970 31817

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
  • Cuisine: Greek, Vegetarian, International, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Charming family run Greek taverna with home cooked food for great value. Easily reached on foot from Malia, located near Malia Port on the sea side road to Malia Palace. • Free Wi-Fi spot • Children's playground • Parking space.

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