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Eva Taverna

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Emm. Tsagkaraki St. | Malia Port Area, Malia, Crete, Greece
+30 28970 31817
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Slagelse, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant family friendly restaurant with amazing staff (owners). Had homemade chicken nuggets, chips, pizza special and chicken souvlaki which all had value for money, great taste and nicely served. The waiter had great attention for the kids, with pens and drawing paper, balloons and a play area. I can highly recommend this spot rather than the sea view restaurant near... More 

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Thank Thomas P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is this amazing hidden gem called Eva Taverna near Malia in Crete that incarnated new concept of a family runned restaurant. The food and drinks served was with no doubt top-notch and the vibe of a welcoming environment made all three nights spent there magical. Also, restaurant is super clean (incredible bathrooms) and very cozy with its attentive and... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in Crete and staying in Sissi. Hired quad and stopped at this Taverna for lunch. Beautifully decorated, owner is a joy to behold, brilliant service and we had a laugh and joke over lunch. We ordered Greek pizza with Cretan salad and these were absolutely stunning. Salad was in itself a work of art, and extremely tasty. This... More 

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Thank Robert L
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Ioannis' restaurant, actually because he was SO nice to show us to our hotel and it didn't disappoint. It is important to Ioannis not to have to drag people into his restaurant (like ALL other restaurants try to do in Crete) but that people come in because they want to. He has a simple and reasonable priced... More 

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Thank Sarah T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the best wineleaf Rolls i ever had in my Life as well the best greeksalad. I will for shure come back👍😍🙏 thank you for the best Service✌

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Thank elwerdee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We keep coming back. Wonderful meal. Great service. We ordered a bunch of appetizers and a big salad to share. Best salad. Salad with rocket leaves and baby spinach. Best Moussaka I've had. So good. ;)

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Thank Amy J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Taverna the garden is colorful and lovely. The host was very welcoming and warm. The food was delicious and the serving is large. The bathroom in the place is off the chart!!!

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Thank MeirSha
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off for a quick drink after a long walk. The service was quick and very friendly, stopping to chat and give us advice and a map for other places to visit. We planned to return to eat here but unfortunately didn't get the time. Would love to return for a meal.

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Thank Angela Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food in Malia, great service, excellent host, all the Greek food is in a class of its own, most visit.

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Thank Henrik R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited Eva Taverna on our final night in malia. Every meal leading up to this had been lovely but this was by far our best. We had the most friendly welcome from the waiter who looked after us so well for the rest of the night. Our food was cooked to perfection from my halloumi starter... 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
Average prices
$6 - $24
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian, International, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emm. Tsagkaraki St. | Malia Port Area, Malia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 28970 31817
Description
Charming family run Greek taverna with home cooked food for great value. Easily reached on foot from Malia, located near Malia Port on the sea side road to Malia Palace. • Free Wi-Fi spot • Children's playground • Parking space.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?