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Taverna Mariou

Agiou Vasiliou, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 2832 031855
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (13 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“saganaki” (3 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Agiou Vasiliou, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the restaurants you definitely need to try when in the area. Situated on the top of a hill with incredible views of the area and Plakias Bay underneath. Food was really great and the service impeccable...Don't leave unless you try the "Sfakiani Pitta",...More

Thank Yiannos A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Perfect spot with an amazing view on Plakias bay, under the olive trees. The waitress is adorable, the food is very good. We passed a magic moment there for lunch.

Thank Rosso F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have visited Taverna Mariou many times since it first opened , never tire of the excellent choice of food,friendly service and the view. one of the best in south Crete, well worth a visit.

Thank mikerawlings
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all the view is fantastic! The food is delicious and portions big enough.Attentive service! Do not miss it

Thank Alyssa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent local food in a super setting. Perched on the side of a mountain, the restaurant terrace looks out to the sea and surrounding mountains. The food has a real home made feel with a touch of elegance. Nice little touches like the tapenade with...More

Thank Saunds777
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Taverna Mariou only two times this year. Unfortunatelly during 10 days vaccation in Plakias no more time. But these two times remain unforgotten. Excellent dishes, imposing views over the whole bay of Plakias, warm crew and really nice boss. The best Lamb Kleftiko...More

Thank bettina s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very high quality restaurant. Food is excellent, staff is very polite and service minded. If you eat here on a night with little wind you can also enjoy a fantastic view. Order together and try the small local dishes. 😊

Thank Åke B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This incredible place would be hard to find without Satnav, but is REALLY worth the effort. Set high up in the mountains with incredible views of the sea in two directions, a stunning restaurant with polite and friendly waiters and a more varied menu than...More

Thank Unevenshifty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location, excellent views over Plakias Bay, we arrived just as the restaurant was opening up ..... Staff were friendly, food we found, although very nice seemed a little average, we had better in other restauants - but the views certainly made up for the...More

Thank akaisaka67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner! The food was tasty and fresh. In addition, the service was very friendly.

Thank Lasse S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $18
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Agiou Vasiliou, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias
  • Phone Number: +30 2832 031855
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Our taverna,TAVERNA MARIOU is a traditional Greek Taverna where we serve delicious mediterranean food made with extra care by the family and by using only local products. I cannot end the description without saying about the view, It is astonishing!I wish Our Taverna to become Yours as well..take care giorgos
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