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$8 - $56
International, European, Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed September 2, 2021

My friends and I had called the restaurant in prior. They assured us that they could make gluten-free meals. We also had it confirmed by our waiter at the restaurant that the meal my friend would get was gluten free, since he is very allergic....Cut to one spaghetti aglio olio and a few hours later, we are in the hospital with our friend on his birthday because of gluten poisoning. When we contacted the restaurant and they refused to have a part of the scandal, although they offered of free cocktails as compensation. I wouldn’t recommend this restaurant to my worst enemy, and I advice other guest to eat elsewhere on your stay in Malia.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Soultana P, Owner at Elia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2021

Dear guest, In reference to the incident you are describing we would like to verify that there was a prior communication before your visit. Our chef indeed prepared a gluten free pasta with thoroughly clean equipment just for you. We are sorry to hear for...More

Reviewed October 15, 2020

Great location if you can get a table at sunset. ate here twice and both times it was good and appreciated the free drinks. Would recommend

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 4, 2020 via mobile

Very nice seafront location. Food good although disappointing that a lot was missing off the menu. They get 4 stars though because the food was very nice and cosmos the waiter is absolutely fabulous and his job comes naturally to him. Very pleasant and caring...man and couldn’t do enough for us.More

Date of visit: August 2020
HighBeachPR, Ιδιοκτήτης at Elia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience after your visit at our a la cart restaurant Elia. Your positive comments about our food selection and quality as well our very attentive staff, are encouraging for us and give us a strength to keep up...More

Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, lots of choice and reasonably priced, if on the beach look out for the girls in the orange hats as they are your waitresses and tip them generously and they will look after you . Really lovely setting and food.More

Date of visit: July 2019
HighBeachPR, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Elia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting our restaurant Elia and for taking the time to describe your experience . We are always offering excellent food and drink quality, along with top service and your flattering words are really very much appreciated. We will be honored...More

Reviewed May 20, 2019

Nice, traditional little restaurant. Enjoyed an Ouzo as we passed by on the way back to the bus station.More

Date of visit: May 2019
HighBeachPR, Υπεύθυνος Δημοσίων Σχέσεων at Elia Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Dear Guest, We are delighted to learn that our Elia Restaurant, was able to fill you with a relaxed and joyful experience. It was our pleasure to serve you! We look forward to doing so again in the near future! With best regards, Haris Prinari...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

We walked along the coastal path from our hotel in Sissi to Malia beach and in need of refreshment stopped at Elia for a drink. Elia is a lovely cafe/restaurant situated on the seafront opposite a small island. We were served delicious freshly squeezed orange...juice. Friendly staff and good location.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a full English breakfast here which was very nice and included a glass of fresh orange that was delicious. It certainly wasn’t the cheapest breakfast we had but it was lovely We also have takeaway pizzas one night and they were very expensive...and didn’t have very much topping on them apart from lots of cheese. Bit disappointed after our lovely breakfastMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We walked to Elia’s which was almost a mile from our resort, but definitely worth the walk. We requested a table upstairs which gave us a beautiful view of the sea and the sunset over the mountain to our left. We shared orders of their...saganaki and zucchini balls. Both were really good. My wife got the sea bass and I got the vegetable risotto, again YUM. We had a half liter of their house white wine, just okay. They didn’t ask us about dessert of coffee. I’m thinking that you have to order it with your meal. Anyway our server brought us some Rakomelo which is Raki with honey, really quite good. This meal was not only totally YUM, but also very reasonably priced. A definite 👍More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 25, 2018

"Elia" restaurant is located in front of the luxury wing "White" of High Beach Hotel Resort on the beach of Malia. It has tables on the sand, next to sun loungers and umbrellas, providing food, lunch and brunches from morning to night! It also has...a beautiful terrace with great view, ideal for romantic evenings! The chef is great! Delicious food, fresh fish, amazing seafood, the nicest fish soup we've ever tasted! Fantastic environment, wonderful romantic lighting, impeccable service, reasonable prices. Those who stay in Malia on vacation have found the perfect place for quality food! Visit it, we strongly recommend it!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We went as a family group and all really enjoyed it here. The food was good, the owner was very friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere is very nice - the place looks classy and is very nicely laid out front and back Authentic oven-fired...pizzas, and the cooked feta was lovely. Recommended!More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Elia Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5