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Taverna Mariou

Agiou Vasiliou, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 2832 031855
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Agiou Vasiliou, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
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Reviewed today

If you are in the area make sure you take the time to have dinner here and watch the sun set. The views are well worth the drive and the food is the best in the area

Thank Trish P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visit that restaurant as a couple. Enjoyed it very much! The landscape and view from the restaurant is just amazing and the atmosphere is perfect there. The food is very delicious and the staff are very friendly and kind.

Thank 305sagil
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whether you are coming for the view or the food, you will not be disappointed. The view is great over the bay and the good is genuinely inspiring within its traditional Cretan roots.... just don't mind the wait !

Thank HeyMarco
Reviewed 5 days ago

We knew this Taverna in 2012 and it was one of the best. We come back in july and we found it improved a lot while maintaining the spirit of traditional Cretan cuisine. You can find everything you desire, care in the presentation and essence...More

Thank gmontoli54
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place was a very nice taverna years ago. It became a chaotic place where no service is provided, 10 people are running around without organized scheme and we kept waiting 1/2 hour before someone noticed us. No greetings at arrival, no welcoming words: just...More

Thank Axelmann
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great (still dreaming of this mouthwatering feta cheese from the nearby village of Selia), the views are breathtaking, the prices are very reasonable but what stole the show was the friendliness of the people. It is rare to see a team of...More

Thank greek1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our last visit in 2015 we decided to come back here again, because we loved the view so much. The food was average back then, but we thought to give it another try. Of course we still love the view, but the food hadn't...More

Thank Marleen1974
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
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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