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Zoodohou Pigis, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
+30 2897 031793
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One of the best in Crete

One of the most pleasant dining experiences I have ever had, lovely setting and fantastic food and well priced!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Connor1993
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

One of the most pleasant dining experiences I have ever had, lovely setting and fantastic food and well priced!

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Having honeymooned on the lovely island of Crete, we found this gorgeous restaurant in the Old Town area of Malia. The food itself was amazing, in particular the Farfale Pasta with Salmon in Champagne Sauce was my favourite. The hospitality was amazing, Marina is a wonderful hostess, very warm and welcoming. As this was our honeymoon we were treated to... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This restaurant really has everything. In a beautiful outdoor setting with vines overhead, superb food, mainly Greek but with Italian (including the best pizza in Malia according to my son). Marina is lovely, very pleasant with time for everyone, even when busy. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Every year when we are in Malia, we have to go to Giorgos and Marina! The garden, with the grapes, the view, the lemontree in spring. Always we feel very welcome! It's a small restaurant, but so nice, once been there and you have to go back!! See you next year!!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

this restaurant was located behind San Georgio in the old town. My first impression was amazement at the grapevines laden with grapes hanging over the tables. I wanted Lamb Kleftico, but apparently due to the length of cooking time - and as it is quieter during the week, this dish was only available on a Friday night - we didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a lovely little family restaurant and the food is wonderful. The owners are a husband and wife team and they run it completely themselves. Everything is so fresh and it really is s wonderful place.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lovely family-run taverna, with vines/grapes hanging from the roof which the lady cut and washed for your after dinner ouzo or rakiv free of charge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Got here at 8pm and it was very busy. We got a table and waited around 20 mins as there was only one lady serving. We almost walked out thinking it was going to be really bad however once we were served the food came out in a nice timescale and was fabulous! Well worth the wait! I had tomato... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We made a return visit to this restaurant after a year and were remembered and welcomed like old friends, we had a wonderful meal with fantastic service and have decided that this is our favourite restaurant in Malia. Can't wait to return!

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Amsterdam
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Been to this beautiful taverna many times now fantastic food fantastic setting and fantastic service! Beautiful home cut chips with a pepper sirloin steak simply Devine x 10/10

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Zoodohou Pigis, Malia, Crete 70007, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 031793

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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