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Eva Taverna

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Emm. Tsagkaraki St. | Malia Port Area, Malia, Crete, Greece
+30 2897 031817
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Went 4 times back during our stay in malia which says a lot - great thanks for the excellent service and time enjoyed over there. Very good food. Wish you all the best for the future.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

This place is excellent! We went back having eaten there earlier in our stay not only because of the lovely food but also because of the attentiveness, customer care and genuine interest shown to all his customers by Yani, the host. Set on the corner it would be easy to overlook this place but step inside to sit amongst the... More 

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Yannis C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx millions guys 4 the 5 stars on tripadvisor merry xmas and happy new year all the best P/S you are my heroes thx a lot More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

If like me you are a stickler for good customer service then you will really enjoy dining here. Sit back and watch the waiter give a master class in customer service. He is fantastic, preempting every need and request, he is s true professional. He loves what he does and it absolutley shows in the way he carries out his... More 

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Yannis C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx millions guys 4 the 5 stars on tripadvisor merry xmas and happy new year all the best P/S you are my heroes thx a lot More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Second year I come to Eva Taverna. My friends visit this place for 6 yearsm Menu is not too big but all dishes are very delicious. Owner is very friendly and positive.

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Yannis C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx millions guys 4 the 5 stars on tripadvisor merry xmas and happy new year all the best P/S you are my heroes thx a lot More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

The owner of the restaurant was very nice and welcoming even it the restaurant was not yet opened (11:45), he prepared us a delicious Greek salad, tsatziki and taramasalata. The terrace is very beautiful and everything is clean and delicious. After lunch he recommended us a few tips for our visit in Crete. Thank you, it was a very nice... More 

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Yannis C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx millions guys 4 the 5 stars on tripadvisor merry xmas and happy new year all the best P/S you are my heroes thx a lot More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

We woke up too late for breakfast, and just thought to lookup one of our pre-selected restaurants for lunch ;-). Came across this family run place with an extremely friendly cook/waiter. Great food, good value and on top of that gave us tips regarding places to visit. Worth it!

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Yannis C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx millions guys 4 the 5 stars on tripadvisor merry xmas and happy new year all the best P/S you are my heroes thx a lot More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We chose Eva Taverna because it was the top rated restaurant in Malia and it did not disappoint. Even though it's not in the centre, it's well worth the walk. The service was very warm and welcoming, and the meal was one of the best we've had in Crete. Per our server's recommendation we split the Greek plate for one... More 

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Yannis C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx millions guys 4 the 5 stars on tripadvisor merry xmas and happy new year all the best P/S you are my heroes thx a lot More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We found the food to be of the highest standard and simply delicious. We dined beneath the canopy of mulberry trees, with lots of lit lanterns, it was beautiful. The owner Yiannos was dedicated to delivering superb service, extremely hardworking, and a genuinely lovely man. The bathroom was out of this world! Impeccably clean, automatic lights came on, and the... More 

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Yannis C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx millions guys 4 the 5 stars on tripadvisor merry xmas and happy new year all the best P/S you are my heroes thx a lot More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

portions a little small for the prices and vice versa. friendly staff, good selection, food is absolutely ok.

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Yannis C, Διευθυντής at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

thx a lot for the nice tips for the food felixb all the best to you and happy 2017[YAMAS--EFHARISTO POLY]???good luck??? More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay, and each time it was busy, always an encouraging sign. Traditional Greek setting. Vast menu with lots of tasty authentic dishes. Good attention to food presentation. Reasonably priced. Generally good service, albeit one slightly grumpy waiter. Would recommend.

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Yannis C, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Eva Taverna, responded to this review

THX A LOT???thank you for rating on trip advisor for us all the best to you guys and happy 2017????{YAMAS--EFHARISTO POLY}??? More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $24
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emm. Tsagkaraki St. | Malia Port Area, Malia, Crete, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Heraklion Prefecture  >  Malia
  • Phone Number: +30 2897 031817
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?