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Olondi Restaurant

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Harbor Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Probably best to book. The Fish Platter was excellent, and the local rose wine delicious. Don't be put off by the wine menu which list some expensive bottles. The local wine in a carafe was very reasonable. Lovely views over the sea

Thank cressey4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last visited Crete (Elounda specifically) in 1995 & ate at Olondi restaurant in evening. Fast forward 21yrs & we found ourselves looking for a good Greek restaurant for some lunch...found Olondi again! The guy who was chef all those yrs ago is still there as are some waiting staff We ordered a Geek salad and sharing platter...did not disappoint! Sharing... More 

Thank Bec W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Olondi on a recommendation from a couple staying at our hotel. We decided to reserve a table as it looked to be a very popular restaurant. We asked for a table at the waters edge with a view of Spinalonga and booked for 8pm, the waiter was extremely helpful and pointed out the table he would reserve for... More 

1 Thank lizdrip1
Boom, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether for lunch or dinner, the Olondi serves the best of Elounda. We enjoyed the mixed mezze: a panoramic voyage for two (have it as a snack). The snails in rosemary are to die for, and so is the grilled octopus. Try the hasapiko stamnas: beef in a stone pot with aubergine, tomatos and potatoes in the oven. Have a... More 

Thank Gustaaf C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food lovely people. Need to book a table as it gets very busy. Very entertaining and know how important the customers are.

1 Thank Amanda B
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here three times over the space of a week. They have an extensive menu, Greek traditional, seafood, international. Good quality, huge portions. The shellfish are kept in the sea and are hooked out and cooked to order. The views are lovely, overlooking the Med. Staff are friendly.

1 Thank covenette
Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

staff very attentive and hospitable - really good wine and fish tasty - ask for fish to be grilled is our tip - owner keen to drink a glass of raki with u and we had a lovely romantic view - Greek salad here was the business !

Thank wesdoddsdianbelmont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered 3 'small plate/starters' as a main meal - enormous portions, couldn't finish my meal! The fried calamari wasn't amazing, a bit chewy and didn't melt in the mouth. The hummus was excellent, quite course and really tasty with soft fresh pitta. Also, although slightly salty the fried courgette was really delicious!

Thank Touringmuso8
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped by for a quick lunch: meze, salad, coffee. Service was pretty swift, though only a quarter of the tables occupied. Food was good, came quickly, as did drinks. Not particularly special or memorable, but I'd happily go back for a similar meal. Great position right next to the sea.

Thank Traveller2010ABC
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We wandered the sea front which was very busy and settled for the Olondi. What a treat we ordered the Greek Mezzi for two and a bottle of Cretan white wine. The food was fully explained and our choice of wine , which was not the most expensive, complemented. All the staff were attentive and helpful our meal was wonderful.... More 

1 Thank Rob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Greek, Soups, Seafood
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbor Front, Elounda, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: 00302841041040

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