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Medousa Restaurant

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Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 693 713 3234
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Stavanger, Norway
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were two couples having a nice dinner here. Again we selected a number of starters rather than one main dish. This way we can taste many different dishes. Local specialities were very nice, and service was excellent. Not that many visitors when we were there.

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Thank Eirik K
Réthymno, Rethimni, Greece
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very beautiful restaurant with the most friendly and professional owner!! He has control of each detail!! Food was more than delicious!! Words are not enough to describe the atmosphere and taste!!!! Don't forget to visit it!!!

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Thank Irene V
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here two years but mostly ate out in the town centre which was a shame because we had our best meal here on our last night. Coming back on this visit was high on our agenda - and we were not disappointed. Mrs O had beetroot salad for starter and lamb chops for main which were the best... More 

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2 Thank Barry O
Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We have been coming here for years back when the father ran things and have never had a bad experience. Nicos the son has taken it on, changed the decor which we think is very tasteful and made some changes to the menu. A little free taster to start with and a very nice little sweet for afters. We went... More 

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Yorkshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The Medousa ( spelling unusual) restaurant is simply the classiest eatery in Plakias. The surroundings are very tastefully decorated and the ambiance sophisticated in a friendly, Cretan way. The menu is rather more adventurous than others in town. Starters particularly generous, mains varied and desserts inventive. Service is exemplary and yet despite all of the above the prices are much... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Medusa offers very fine dining at reasonable prices, the menu is refined as is everything about this restaurant. The little touches to the dishes lift them to Fine, a simple example anchovies on bruschetta topped with a single mint leaf - transforms the taste to amazing. The service is excellent as is the wine list, with a selection of Cretan... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Food was very good on our first visit but was slightly let down by the very slow although friendly service. However as we enjoyed the food we went back again. This time the service was good. The food isn't quite fine dining but definitely a notch up from the norm and therefore slightly more expensive. Interior is pretty swish which... More 

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Thank welshtoad
Nottingham
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

One of the better restaurants in Plakias, modern dishes and traditional dishes so a varied choice for most tastes. Comfortable surroundings and just off the main road so nice and quiet. Would definitely return if in the area again.

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Thank Bob B
Stavanger, Norway
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This restaurant distingiushes itself due to the top quality. The food, the interior and the competence/ service level of the personell is outstanding. We would certainly recommend this restaurant to all visitors to Plakias.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I'm afraid I have to echo the review of Businessman Dorset a few reviews down. I was so looking forward to returning here again as we usually go about 4 times in a fortnight. This time we only went once as the food/menu didn't really suit us. A shame because the restaurant has been beautifully refurbished and run by a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias
  • Phone Number: +30 693 713 3234

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