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Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
+30 28920 45072
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious seafood, warm welcome

One of the best restaurants we went to in Creta. Excellent price for the quality of the food. Fresh seafood, tasty vegetables. Everything you can expect from a touristic restaurant by the sea, with a good price and great quality. The fried zucchini and eggplant were delicious, light, crispy and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

One of the best restaurants we went to in Creta. Excellent price for the quality of the food. Fresh seafood, tasty vegetables. Everything you can expect from a touristic restaurant by the sea, with a good price and great quality. The fried zucchini and eggplant were delicious, light, crispy and melting in the mouth:) Warm and efficient service. And amazing... More 

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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had dinner here two times. The restaurant is on top of a hill with a stunning view over the sea in the direction of Agia Galini. The food has a good taste and quality. The staff was friendly and had a very good sense of humour! Recommendation.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We use this restaurant for a large group booking every year, and they cope well, offering good service and a pleasant atmosphere, helped by the fantastic view, and really good fish.

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Ilkley, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Went here after a day on Komos beach.What a wonderful restaurant with a great view.They specialise in fish so I had the Tuna steak.What an absolute delight that was,the best I've ever had.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We were not too taken with the area but our first night meal at this restaurant turned everything round. fantastic welcome and excellent location with glorious views, followed by great food at a very reasonable price. The restaurant prides itself on its fish but we are not big fish eaters and had wonderful meat dishes. Everything is home cooked and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Went for the view and we were not disappointed! The food was good too. It got a bit chilly after sunset so take a sweater if you are there in Sept or Oct! Definitely worth driving up there for at least 1 sunset!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This taverna is located about 1.5 km outside of Matala. We followed the signs as we were leaving Matala and took a left turn that dead ends on top of a cliff overlooking the bay. The views are stunning and the owner was so friendly and nice. We dined on wine and mussels as we enjoyed the amazing view of... More 

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Brighton
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57 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We had dinner there twice during our stay in Matala . The setting is magical on top of a cliff over looking the beach and Komos bay with its ruined minion city and magical sunsets. The fish of the day was perfectly cooked on both occasions and the service very good and friendly. They even brought some cake to try... More 

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Terni
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This delicious taverna near Matala (5 minutes car ride), is situated on a hill from which you can enjoy a very special view of Komos bay. I suggest to go there just before the sunset to enjoy the atmosphere. We ordered the fish of the day (sea bream) that was perfectly cooked. Maybe the service is a little bit slow... More 

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  • Address: Matala, Crete 70200, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Matala
  • Phone Number: +30 28920 45072

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