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“excellent Cretan hospitality” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Megaro

Megaro
Elounda Square | elounda, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
+302841042220
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Ranked #39 of 92 Restaurants in Elounda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Greek
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“excellent Cretan hospitality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Just returned from pre-season week in Elounda, Crete. Beautifully quiet. Only a few restaurants open - thankfully discovered Megaro and ate their several times during the week. Fresh fish sold by weight and cooked to your specification. Wonderful warm welcome and superb Cretan hospitality meant that we were lavished with much more food/drink than we paid for. Celebrated my birthday (our 3rd meal) and was made a fuss of. Highly recommended. Delicious food and made to feel very welcome, as were all the other diners. No wonder it's very popular.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Alcester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent restaurant in Elounda”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Spent a week in Elounda, summer 2013. Ate at Megaro on several occasions, food was excellent, generous servings and good range. Friendly, helpful staff, great waterfront location, reasonable prices. The fish was very fresh, and the grilled octopus was particularly good!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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62 restaurant reviews
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
“Another excellent visit to Megaro for our evening meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Great food, tip-top service. Warm welcome. Cannot fault this restaurant. We always go there when we go to Elounda.
This visit was a little different as one minute it was hot and calm then suddenly the wind whipped up and became very strong and lighter items started to blow about - the wind went wild and then came thunder, lightning and torrential rain! The staff were battling with the screens to get them pulled down and the road turned into a river. We had finished our meal and the storm was still raging so we thought we'd stay put a while!
It was still hot and everyone was laughing at the sudden change so the atmosphere wasn't spoiled by this storm.
The staff took it in their stride and did all they could to minimise the effects.
The food was lovely and we ate our complimentary dessert as the storm calmed and by the time we finished it there was just light rain and it was clearing up.
You must try this restaurant - you will not be disappointed.

Visited September 2013
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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Very good meal (Again)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Have been going there fr 12 years now and have never had a bad meal. Service and staff excellent as usual and my scrimp spaghetti as usual is to die for. House wine 5 euros for half a litre is very drinkable . We had many of them.
Thank you megaro and see you next year as usual

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Excellent.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Extremely friendly staff. Very good food and excellent fresh fish. We ate here on our last evening and regretted we hadn't sooner as it was pointless eating anywhere else. Food was brilliant and a freak storm meant we were rained in. Thankfully the owner made sure we fed with complimentary dessert, brandy and free ride home. Honestly a truly excellent evening and would recommend to anyone.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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