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Marilena Restaurant

Akti Poseidonas, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 041322
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Akti Poseidonas, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service - we tried the large mezze which had some lovely dishes as part of it. The prawns were a particular stand out on the sea food portion of the mezze as they came in a lovely curry style sauce. The grilled pieces...More

1  Thank Jimmy_Scarlets
Reviewed June 4, 2016

We only stopped here for a quick lunch, but enjoyed a really flavoursome leek and potato soup. The restaurant is a lunch stop for coach trips, but they are hosted in a separate part of the restaurant and does not impede on service at all....More

1  Thank Lee J
Reviewed May 22, 2016

We ate in this restaurant on our first evening in Elounda, and enjoyed our meal so much that we returned later in the week. On both occasions we were given a very warm welcome, and food was consistently very good. The meze was ample for...More

1  Thank Seeking_Shangri-La
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

As ever we have to visit the Marilena on our latest trip Staff are first class and food is top notch ! A visit to this restaurant is a must

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Reviewed May 6, 2016

This was the restaurant suggested by the Tour Guide. They took us to the second room which was traditional with the vines climbing up. We were able to eat our packed lunches in here and just buy a drink. However, we were told the cooking...More

1  Thank cypriotpal
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding reception at Marilena's in their secret garden in May 2015. The bar staff, kitchen staff and management are all brilliant. Absolutely nothing is too much trouble. The service was impeccable and the food was out of this world. Many of our...More

1  Thank bentalbot1988
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Every year we return to Elounda, can't stay away, authentic and charming. Just like the Marilena.. And we can't keep out of here either. Great fun atmosphere if you go as a group, or romantic and welcoming as a couple. Food is fantastic and the...More

1  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Regular visitors to the wonderful Elounda and Marilena's is always on our list to visit for great, authentic, good value Greek food served in a traditional taverna with friendly staff. Really nice

1  Thank MaxMonty0404
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

If you try this restaurant do not miss the mezes basket at the begining!!! Try all of them, or else you will miss out. A bit expensive but very good food!!?Nice atmoshpere, close to the center, lots of parking just opposite.

1  Thank Jimman
Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

Every we year we visit Marilena several times..... We just love our steak being cooked in front if us. Service is excellent Penny, Mihalis and Dimitri have an excellent professional front of house team....and in the kitchen..even when they have c300 guest in the garden,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$12 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Akti Poseidonas, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: +30 2841 041322
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Traditional, family run, Greek/Cypriot restaurant. Facilities include a front terrace, indoor seating and a large, private vine covered garden in the rear. We can cater for large groups, special occassions such as wedding receptions, baptisms birthday celebrations as well as individual A La Carte diners.Famous for our Greek Mezze, join us and discover why we have welcomed so many as guests who have left as friends.Kopiaste!
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