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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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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Lund, Sweden
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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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Thank AlbertaDiana
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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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Thank M V
Ottawa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Thank Lynda B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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KENT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend this restaurant enough! The attention to detail from the food to the toilets (yes you have to visit the toilets - they have EVERYTHING!) is just fantastic! I have now eaten here 4 times and made my way through the menu.. Whether you want an authentic Greek Meze, or individual dishes the quality is consistent. I personally... 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, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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 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?