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Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
0030 28410 41888
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best restaurant on the Bay of Elounda without doubt. The most amazing fish dishes, friendly staff, knowledgeable chef, a perfect Greek experience. Amazing setting on the waterfront with the sea lapping at your side. Bliss

Thank mgbabe
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was our last afternoon and we were killing time and having one last meal, so decided to drop into the first restaurant from where we were staying, at first glance of the menu it looked a little more expensive than I had planned on but it was such a nice location it was understandable... With our drinks ordered My... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a restaurant that we have visited before and enjoyed very much but it has changed. Menu is different and very much seafood based and the old favourites that we liked are no longer available. It is also more expensive than it used to be and on the night we visited the service was terrible. My wife and I... More 

Thank Bill S
Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

best elounda beaches further along from here - had beers here at lunch time and an amazing halloumi salad one lunch time - superb fish one evening - very attentive and hospitable - recommended - shame not busier - tourists should venture a little further beyond ferryman the al for beach bars and tavernas

Thank wesdoddsdianbelmont
Golf del Sur, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were there with friends to celebrate a wedding. We had a wonderful range of local dishes and sea foods. The staff and owners were so friendly. Went back 2 more times during our stay and good each time.

Thank Richard W
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful lunch with excellent service from Tassos who knows exactly what wine and food to recommend to make it into a perfect meal.The dishes were beautifully presented and the seafood was as fresh can be. When had a lot of laughs and a really relaxing time. Thank you Melissos for a great time, I wish I could... More 

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South Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food by the very talented Albanian chef. Relaxed and witty personal service from Tasos, who speaks good English and really knows the menu. Also, tables on a jetty sticking out into the clear-blue Mediterranean. The best restaurant we went to in Elounda.

Thank steveeddy2015
Maitland, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Earlier this week, my lovely wife Maria and I visited the small town which was host to the 1964 "Moonspinners" film by Disney, starring the then-teen actress Hayley Mills. We stopped by for lunch at Melissos and enjoyed excellent dining fare while the charming and humorous proprietor chatted with me about the film and the town sites that were utilized.... More 

Thank RD505050
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For several years now old age has prevented my wife and I from visiting our son who lives in Sydney. The three of us have therefore been meeting in various locations that are conveniently situated between Australia and the UK, such as Singapore, Bali and Mauritius For the last three years this has been in the Crete village of Elounda,... More 

Thank cyclohexyl
Leicester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this restaurant however they were closed for refurbishment...can't wAit to visit in October. Sorry I am trying to put ano review through but TA keeps asking me to do this review ?

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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
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opposite Alykes Hotel, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda
  • Phone Number: 0030 28410 41888
Keep the Sea to your left from Elounda main Square, we are about 500 meters down on left towards the causeway

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